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Bluegrass Care Clinic

INTERNAL MEDICINE
Department of Infectious Diseases
Bluegrass Care Clinic
RESOURCES Service RW  
       

1. How do I go about referring a patient to the Bluegrass Care Clinic?

Call 800-888-5533 UK-MDs Referral Service or 859-323-5544 and leave a message for Barbara, our Patient Services Coordinator.

2. How can I be supportive of my patient’s HIV treatment regimen?

Encourage patients to keep regular quarterly appointments at the Bluegrass Care Clinic. With patient consent, you are encouraged to communicate with UK physicians about patient medical-related concerns.

3. How can I learn more about treating patients who are HIV positive?

The Kentucky AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC), located at the University of Kentucky, provides free HIV/AIDS consultation and training services to Kentucky healthcare providers. The Kentucky AETC program offers valuable information for providing up-to-date optimal medical care. The program sponsors a warmline for healthcare providers desiring one-on-one consultations, patient-specific information, educational materials on HIV/AIDS topics, references, or other assistance. The warmline records callers’ messages; calls are returned by a professional.

HIV/AIDS warmline:
866-777-9969 (Kentucky toll free)
859-323-9969 (Lexington)

For more information about HIV/AIDS training opportunities in your vicinity, via videoconferencing, or at the University of Kentucky visit www.mc.uky.edu/kyaetc.

4. How can a patient enroll in an HIV clinical trial at the University of Kentucky?

For information about HIV studies and treatment trials in Infectious Diseases at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and eligibility criteria, contact Dr. Richard Greenberg 859-323-6327. More information about clinical trials may be found in the Infectious Diseases website.