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UK HealthCare Hopes to Become Regional Powerhouse
The $592 million hospital bed tower at the University of Kentucky medical complex now stands tall on the Lexington skyline. The head of UK HealthCare, Executive Vice President Michael Karpf, has a vision for the entire system that will in the end cost $1 billion and, he says, turn the University of Kentucky's health care system into a regional powerhouse for Kentucky and parts of West Virginia, Ohio and Tennessee.