UMC, U of L to partner with KentuckyOne Health
Agreement comes as a result of a thorough, yearlong effort to find a partner that fits the needs of UMC, U of L and the Louisville community.
University of Louisville Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center will join forces with KentuckyOne Health.
The University Medical Center (UMC) and the University of Louisville announced today that they have entered a partnership that brings together University Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center with KentuckyOne Health.
The agreements for the partnership have been signed by the partners along with Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear.
This new collaboration with KentuckyOne Health is essential for University Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center to continue its core mission as an innovative academic medical center and a vital regional safety net hospital that provides the highest level of care to all patients. This partnership will maintain local control of the hospital.
Additionally, it enables U of L to continue to recruit and retain the best faculty for its health schools, which are critical as the pipeline of future generations of doctors, nurses, dentists and caregivers.