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University of Kentucky finalizing deal to manage Ashland’s King’s Daughters Medical Center

The University of Kentucky and King’s Daughters Health System, which has a major hospital in Ashland, have formed what’s being called a “joint venture.” Mark Newman, UK’s executive vice president for health affairs, told his colleagues, “This is our most significant hospital partnership since the acquisition of Good Samaritan Hospital” next to UK’s Lexington...