Business awards: Week of July 28

Tim McDaniel
Tim McDaniel

Baptist Health Lexington has been ranked No. 1 in Kentucky for 2014-15, according to U.S. News & World Report. Baptist Health Lexington is a general medical and surgical hospital that performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals in 10 adult specialties, including diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; kidney disorders; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonary; and urology.

Baptist Health Louisville again tied for the No. 2 spot — this time with last year's top-rated hospital, St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Rounding out the top five are: University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital (No. 4) and Norton Hospital (No. 5).

The rankings are available at and will appear in the U.S. News "Best Hospitals 2015" guidebook, available in August.

Tim McDaniel a Central Kentucky financial services adviser, has been recognized as a Pacesetter by HD Vest Investment Services, an independent broker-dealer of tax and wealth management-based financial advice. McDaniel is qualifying with 55 other Pacesetters for the 2014 Pacesetters Assembly in Dallas in October.

McDaniel, a certified financial planner and CPA. offers comprehensive financial planning, including retirement and financial planning, insurance, tax, and estate planning. McDaniel Wealth Management is at 110 North First Street, Danville. A satellite office is at 2333 Alexandria Drive, Lexington. For more information, call (859) 236-0595 or go to

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo