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Lexington physician Dr. Dale Toney becomes KMA president; has practiced medicine for 30 years

Dale Toney, M.D., a Lexington internist, became the 170th president of the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) over the weekend during the organization’s annual meeting, which was held virtually for the first time in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. KMA members also elected three other officers during the 2020 meeting. Neal Moser, M.D., of Crestview Hills was elected president-elect, Michael Kuduk,...

Six Kentucky hospitals named among nation’s ‘Best Regional Hospitals’ by U.S. News & World Report

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Six Kentucky hospitals have been named among the nation’s “Best Regional Hospitals” in the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report magazine. They are, in order, the University of Kentucky hospital, St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood-Covington Hospitals, and in a tie for third, Baptist Health Lexington, Baptist Health Louisville, Norton...

UK HealthCare is No. 1 in Kentucky in latest U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings released Tuesday. It also is the only hospital in the state rated as High Performing in cancer. The complete rankings for 2016-17 are now available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals. In addition to being named as top hospital in Kentucky,...

Oncologist competing in triathlon in effort
to provide better care to patients he treats

Dr. Jonathan Feddock is an accomplished triathlete. He is using his athletic talents to raise funds to help his cancer patients. (Photo from UKNow)   By Allison Perry Special to KyForward   The Louisville Ironman – a triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim in the Ohio River, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run – is a competition that would test even the toughest of wills.  ...

Oncologist competing in triathlon in effort to provide better care to patients he treats

Dr. Jonathan Feddock is an accomplished triathlete. He is using his athletic talents to raise funds to help his cancer patients. (Photo from UKNow)   By Allison Perry Special to KyForward   The Louisville Ironman – a triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim in the Ohio River, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run – is a competition that would test even the toughest of wills.   But...