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Ashland, Ky. - King’s Daughters Medical Specialties will present a free health fair from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, July 27. The event, “Controlling the Two Bs — Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure,” will take place at the KDMS - Endocrinology office at 2025 Carter Ave., Ashland, Ky. The event is jointly sponsored by King’s Daughters endocrinologists and nephrologists.
King’s Daughters Medical Center, in
conjunction with the Kentucky Heart Foundation, is offering a free varicose
vein screening beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the King's Daughters Offices, 1709 State Route 321, Prestonsburg.
Interventional Radiologist Wes Lewis, M.D., will perform the
Ashland, Ky.— King’s
Daughters Health System has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired
for Health Information Technology in the July issue of Hospital & Health
“This recognition reflects the effort and intensity
that King’s Daughters Health System has put into information technology over
the past few years,” said Cathy Cooper-Weidner, vice president, chief
information officer. “This includes implementing Epic™, an electronic health
record system, to continually improve quality outcomes for our patients.”
Epic system integrates electronic medical records wherever the patient receives
treatment throughout King’s Daughters Health System. Epic is used daily by 104
King’s Daughters practitioners in over 60 offices across all specialties within
the medical center and at regional locations including the offices of King’s
Daughters Medical Specialties, The Kentucky Heart Institute as well as King’s
Daughters family and urgent care centers throughout the region.
“The progress that KDHS has made with respect to
information technology and the electronic health record in such a short period
of time is remarkable,” Cooper–Weidner said. “This progress occurred because of
the talent and team effort made by all of our team members and physicians.”