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Lockhart named regional director for KentuckyOne Health Partners in Lexington
Lexington, Ky. (May 26, 2015) – Dorothy Lockhart, RN, has been hired as the regional director for the KentuckyOne Health Partners Lexington market.
Prior to joining KentuckyOne Health Partners, Lockhart served as director of cardiothoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support at the University of Kentucky. Prior to that, she worked in the organ transplant programs at UCLA and Cedars Sinai.
In addition, she coordinated an interdisciplinary medical care delivery system for transplant patients, starting with receiving organ donor offers from organ procurement agencies, all the way through providing individualized patient and family teaching, and coordinating all team members in the event of a transplant.
Lockhart is a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the American Society of Transplantation. She is the co-author of a number of scientific papers about organ transplantation, and has given presentations across the nation on that subject. She is a board member of Kentucky Trust for Life and a proponent of organ donation and awareness.
About KentuckyOne Health Partners
KentuckyOne Health Partners is a clinically integrated network of nearly 1,600 physicians across Kentucky, as well as regional areas in Indiana and Ohio. Accepted into the Medicare Shared Services Program, KentuckyOne Health Partners is one the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) across the nation that ensures Medicare beneficiaries have access to high-quality, coordinated care. As a certified ACO, KentuckyOne Health Partners works to provide appropriate, safe and timely care for Medicare beneficiaries, while ensuring cost-savings measures through coordinated care. KentuckyOne Health Partners has twice been recognized among “100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review.