University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017

University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital (Lexington). The 569-bed University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is home to the region's only Level I trauma center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. In recent years, it underwent a $532 million facelift, which added the trauma center, updated its emergency department and added 128 beds. These improvements have been critical to the hospital's ability to keep up with demand; discharges increased 88 percent from 2004 to 2015, while case complexity also increased. University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is the No. 1 ranked hospital in the state for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report

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