The University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), which serves as a connector, catalyst and creator at UK and UK HealthCare, announces the launch of its new website and seeks membership applicants for its efforts in applying research to optimize health care delivery. The CHSR is focused on creating, testing, and scaling next-generation health services research solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health delivery within Kentucky and beyond.
Dr. Lumy Sawaki cried as she watched one of her patients, who has no motor or sensory function, take a first step.
But it wasn't a normal step. The patient was wearing a helmet and a full-body, robotic exoskeleton — reminiscent of something in a Marvel superhero movie.
Sawaki recalled knowing the paralyzed patient couldn't feel the foot hit the ground, but the patient's eyes lit up and Sawaki considered that step, after months of rehabilitation, a major accomplishment.