KentuckyOne Health offers sneak peek at medical operations for 96th PGA Championship - Archived


 

For more than a year, KentuckyOne Health officials plan for their partnership to provide medical care for the more than 40,000-50,000 spectators daily at the 96th PGA Championship in Louisville.

 

WHAT:                 Behind the scenes look at medical management for PGA 

WHERE:           Valhalla Golf Course
                       Louisville, KY

 WHEN:           August 4-10, 2014
                      Interviews available upon request. Contact Barbara Mackovic at 502.641.5461 to schedule.

 WHO:             Mario Maya, M.D., Medical Director
                      Denise Wooldridge, RN, BSN, Director of KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine

OPPORTUNITIES:

                        Interviews with Maya and Wooldridge
                        B-roll of medical management sites located throughout Valhalla

 

MORE:           KentuckyOne has provided medical management for five of the six tournaments hosted at
                    Valhalla including the 2000 PGA Championship, 2004 Senior PGA Championship, 2008 Ryder Cup, 
                    2011 Senior PGA Championship and 2014 PGA Championship.

                     KentuckyOne will be managing three medical trailers, each staffed with a physician, a registered 
                     nurse and an administrative support person. These locations will be staffed daily for the duration of 
                     the event from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

                     More than 150 volunteers will work for KentuckyOne during the week of the tournament to provide
                     medical care, including on-call physicians in a variety of specialties.

 

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Publish Date: 

Monday, July 28, 2014