Category: Awards


Kentucky REC Wins 2015 MediStar Award: A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education

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10th August

Kentucky REC has been selected as the honoree for the 2015 A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education presented to an organization that takes creative approaches to developing and implementing programs, which enhance the level of knowledge, education and career opportunity in healthcare.

Since 2007 IGE Media, publisher of Medical News and Medical News For You, has recognized excellence in the business of healthcare at the exclusive MediStar Awards, which honors eight healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, design, aging care, as well as announces the Physician and Nurse of the Year award. For more information about MediStar Awards, click here.

We are honored to receive this MediStar Award and join this elite group of healthcare leaders.

View 2015 MediStar Honorees here.


All Six Kentucky REC PCMH Cohort Members Receive National Recognition

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21st July

We are pleased to announce that all six healthcare organizations participating in our inaugural Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Cohort have received national recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a well-respected, non-profit organization that has been a central figure in driving improvement throughout the healthcare system. PCMH designation by NCQA is an indicator that healthcare practices and clinics are providing high-quality, patient-centered care to their clients and in their communities.

Congratulations to:
UK HealthCare Family and Community Medicine – Lexington, KY – Level 3
Georgetown Pediatrics – Georgetown, KY – Level 3
Central Internal Medicine – Lexington, KY – Level 3
Bluegrass Community and Family Practice – Bardstown, KY – Level 3
Family Medicine Clinic of Danville – Danville, KY – Level 2
Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky – Hazard, KY – Level 2

These pioneer provider organizations, representing over 75 primary care providers, joined Kentucky … Read More »


Kentucky REC Nominated for 2015 MediStar Awards

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1st June

We are honored to be nominated for Medical News MediStar Awards two years in a row!

Kentucky REC has been nominated for the following 2015 MediStar Awards:
The A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education
The Kentucky Life Science Council Healthcare Innovation Award

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Rob Edwards for his nomination as well!

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Congratulations 2014 MediStar Award Winners

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10th June


Proud MediStar Award Finalist

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28th April

Congratulations to our 3 MediStar Award Finalists:

Mark D. Birdwhistell-UK HealthCare
The Seven Counties Services Healthcare Advocacy Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has worked to raise awareness of health challenges in our region and worked to affect change.

Dr. Carol Steltenkamp- Kentucky REC & UK HealthCare
The Hall Render Leadership in Healthcare Award
Presented to a progressive and entrepreneurial individual who is not afraid to take risks and whose job performance is considered exemplary by providers, patients and peers.

Kentucky Regional Extension Center
The Healthcare Innovation Award
Presented to an organization that has developed a new procedure, device, service, program or treatment that improves the delivery of care.

Since 2007 IGE Media, publisher of Medical News and Medical News For You, has recognized excellence in the business of healthcare at the exclusive MediStar Awards, which honors eight healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, … Read More »