• Pause Before You Print

    Pause Before You Print

    As part of Project GreenPrint, we are asking ourselves to be good stewards of our natural resources through our printing practices. We will conserve paper, ink, energy and save money ... and we need your support! Please work with your leaders to examine your department’s environmental practices and strive to go paperless.

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  • Read the November Edition!

    Read the November Edition!

    Our new employee newsletter focuses on celebrating extraordinary employees living our mutual commitment to the KentuckyOne Health Promise. Read the November edition featuring Justin Wells and Melissa Wood, and share your story ideas.

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  • Paid Time Off During the Holidays

    Paid Time Off During the Holidays

    Employees are encouraged to use their holiday, vacation and personal time around these holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Read the guidelines to follow during the upcoming holidays ...

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  • ‘Fast ER’ Advertising Campaign Launches

    ‘Fast ER’ Advertising Campaign Launches

    Keep an eye out for the new “Fast ER” advertisements on television, radio, newspapers, outdoor and online. The campaign educates consumers on our ER process improvements and how these enhancements have reduced ER wait times and improved patient experience, so patients can get in, get out and get back to life.

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  • ITS Transformation 646 Progress Update

    ITS Transformation 646 Progress Update

    KentuckyOne Health Information Technology Services (ITS) is working to improve our IT infrastructure. By fall, we expect fewer outages, elimination of slowness and freezing, and improved user experience. Stay up-to-date on the latest progress and highlights ...

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Providers Opening Doors to New Patients

Providers Opening Doors to New Patients

KentuckyOne Health

Looking for health providers accepting new patients? These new KentuckyOne Health providers have opened their doors and have current availability ...

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Environmental Stewardship Call to Action: Printing

Environmental Stewardship Call to Action: Printing

KentuckyOne Health

As part of Project GreenPrint, we are asking ourselves to be good stewards of our natural resources through our printing practices. We will conserve paper, ink, energy and save money. We ask all employees to strongly support this effort.

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FLSA Overtime Rules Halted

FLSA Overtime Rules Halted

KentuckyOne Health

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules have been halted by a federal judge. Thus, KentuckyOne Health is also halting the implementation of the planned changes until more information is known about the fate of the rules.

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Read the New Issue of ‘Common Thread eStories’

Read the New Issue of ‘Common Thread eStories’

KentuckyOne Health

The November edition features Justin Wells, who guides an anti-bullying initiative in the Montgomery County school district, and Melissa Wood, who helps women in jail find a better way of life in Floyd County.

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Redesigned Language and Interpreter Services Model to Provide Better Access, Services

Redesigned Language and Interpreter Services Model to Provide Better Access, Services

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health is implementing a redesigned language and interpreter services model for better services for patients and more efficiency for staff and physicians ...

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When the Weather Outside is Frightful

When the Weather Outside is Frightful

KentuckyOne Health

We are approaching that time of the year again! This is a friendly reminder to start thinking about inclement weather (snow) situations at our workplace ...

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Employee Referral Bonus Now $5,000 for New Full-Time Nurses

Employee Referral Bonus Now $5,000 for New Full-Time Nurses

KentuckyOne Health

Tell your friends! Now is the time to refer an RN friend and you could earn a $5,000 bonus! A new employee referral campaign is also offering an $18,000 sign-on bonus for PRNs who commit to full-time.

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ITS Transformation 646 Approach: Network, Server and Storage Improvements Nearing Completion

ITS Transformation 646 Approach: Network, Server and Storage Improvements Nearing Completion

KentuckyOne Health

Teams are working to complete our IT infrastructure improvement projects, designed to reduce IT outages, slowness and freezing, and provide an overall improved user experience. Recent highlights include ...

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Saint Joseph Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation from Anthem

Saint Joseph Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation from Anthem

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital is proud to be recognized by Anthem for meeting the robust selection criteria for knee and hip replacements and spine surgery set by the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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Frazier Rehab Institute to Benefit from Federal Grant to Help Local Veterans

Frazier Rehab Institute to Benefit from Federal Grant to Help Local Veterans

Frazier Rehab Institute

Through the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation, Frazier Rehab Institute has received $63,000 from the Veterans Administration to launch its “Veteran Soldier Adapted Sports Camps” project.

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Employee Referral Bonus Now $5,000 for New Full-Time Nurses

Employee Referral Bonus Now $5,000 for New Full-Time Nurses

KentuckyOne Health

Tell your friends! Now is the time to refer an RN friend and you could earn a $5,000 bonus! A new employee referral campaign is also offering an $18,000 sign-on bonus for PRNs who commit to full-time.

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Healthy Spirit Program 2017 Offers Better Health and Savings

Healthy Spirit Program 2017 Offers Better Health and Savings

Wellness

The Healthy Spirit Wellness program will again offer incentives for employees to increase their physical and mental wellness in 2017. Potential health premium reductions and dollars to be earned for your health savings account will make your wellness efforts pay off.

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Jewish Hospital First in Kentucky to Receive PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation

Jewish Hospital First in Kentucky to Receive PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation

Jewish Hospital

Jewish Hospital is the first hospital in Kentucky to receive full Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an Institute of the American College of Cardiology.

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New Emergency Department at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Now Open

New Emergency Department at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Now Open

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital has completed a $9 million renovation and expansion of the hospital’s emergency department, which is one of the busiest in Louisville.

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Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Provides a Safe, Fun ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ for the Community

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Provides a Safe, Fun ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ for the Community

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital’s second-annual Trunk-or-Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 26, was a “terrorific” success, with more than 1,500 people attending ...

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Donation to Saint Joseph Berea Provides Comfort to Patients in Wheelchairs

Donation to Saint Joseph Berea Provides Comfort to Patients in Wheelchairs

Saint Joseph Berea

The new wheelchair phlebotomy arm makes it quick and easy to perform blood draws when the patient is confined to a wheelchair.

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Employee Achievements

Employee Achievements

KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions! Thanks for expanding your knowledge, honing your expertise, and providing safe, quality care and exceptional service.

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Changing Hearts, Changing Lives

Changing Hearts, Changing Lives

KentuckyOne Health

Melissa Wood accepted a call to help women in jail find a better way of life with a ministry team that went inside the Floyd County Jail for a weekend ...

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Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect

Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

Justin Wells, a violence prevention coordinator at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, guides an anti-bullying initiative in the Montgomery County school district, where he implements the program at two local schools ...

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Employee Achievements

Employee Achievements

KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions! Thanks for expanding your knowledge, honing your expertise, and providing safe, quality care and exceptional service.

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KentuckyOne Health Celebrates DAISY Award Recipients

KentuckyOne Health Celebrates DAISY Award Recipients

KentuckyOne Health

The annual DAISY Awards celebration honors all nurses who have been named DAISY recipients this year from KentuckyOne Health facilities. DAISY recipients are nominated by patients, their families or their co-workers to recognize them for exemplifying the core values of KentuckyOne.

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Passion for People

Passion for People

Saint Joseph Hospital

It might sound cliché, but when Dwight Badgett talks about “the people” being the best part of his job, you automatically believe him. He’s passionate about his work, and it shows ...

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The Art of Healing

The Art of Healing

Our Lady of Peace

Laura Chamberlin requested that Simon and Garfunkel be playing in the surgery room when she had a double mastectomy because she believes in the power of art to heal ...

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Lisa Rutherford to Retire as VP of Mission for Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Martin

Lisa Rutherford to Retire as VP of Mission for Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Martin

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

Lisa Rutherford, the vice president of mission services for Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Martin, recently announced she will be retiring at the end of December.

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Providers Opening Doors to New Patients

Providers Opening Doors to New Patients

KentuckyOne Health

Looking for health providers accepting new patients? These new KentuckyOne Health providers have opened their doors and have current availability ...

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Attend a KentuckyOne Weight Loss Surgery Seminar this December

Attend a KentuckyOne Weight Loss Surgery Seminar this December

KentuckyOne Health

This holiday season, learn more about the health benefits of weight loss surgery, as well as the new procedures coming soon to Jewish Hospital ...

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Healthy Spirit Program 2017 Offers Better Health and Savings

Healthy Spirit Program 2017 Offers Better Health and Savings

Wellness

The Healthy Spirit Wellness program will again offer incentives for employees to increase their physical and mental wellness in 2017. Potential health premium reductions and dollars to be earned for your health savings account will make your wellness efforts pay off.

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KentuckyOne Facilities Encouraging Lung Cancer Awareness

KentuckyOne Facilities Encouraging Lung Cancer Awareness

KentuckyOne Health

Lung cancer forms in the tissues of the lung, usually in the cells lining the air passages. The recommended screening for lung cancer is a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan ...

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Workplace Stress – Your EAP Can Help

Workplace Stress – Your EAP Can Help

KentuckyOne Health

When you feel overwhelmed and stretched past your comfort zone, our Employee Assistance Program can help. Take advantage of free, confidential counseling to help you find solutions and support.

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Genetic Testing May Help Protect Women from Breast Cancer

Genetic Testing May Help Protect Women from Breast Cancer

KentuckyOne Health

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October, KentuckyOne Health is encouraging women to to protect themselves from breast cancer through new genetic screening methods.

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Named a Fit-Friendly Worksite

Flaget Memorial Hospital Named a Fit-Friendly Worksite

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

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Discounted Fitbit Trackers Available Aug. 15 through Healthy Spirit

Discounted Fitbit Trackers Available Aug. 15 through Healthy Spirit

KentuckyOne Health

Didn't buy a discounted Fitbit last year? Your chance has come again. The Fitbit Cart will be open again starting Aug. 15 through the My Healthy Spirit website.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking & Coaching

SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking & Coaching

KentuckyOne Health

Every employee is responsible for the safety of our patients and each other. We can’t help each other if we don’t stick together. Team Member Checking & Coaching is an easy way to help our co-workers to perform at their best.

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Be Brief and More Helpful Tips

Be Brief and More Helpful Tips

KentuckyOne Health

Represent KentuckyOne professionally in all email correspondence, observing our core values and adhering to our email guidelines. Learn quick tips for using our email system effectively, and respectfully ...

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Recycle Every Day, Celebrate on Nov. 15

Recycle Every Day, Celebrate on Nov. 15

KentuckyOne Health

Help keep America beautiful and join in the celebration of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15 by learning more about recycling and increasing your efforts at home, work and in the community.

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New Issue of Cultural Competence Corner Focuses on Caring for Our Veteran Population

New Issue of Cultural Competence Corner Focuses on Caring for Our Veteran Population

KentuckyOne Health

Stay informed about culturally-competent care in Cultural Competence Corner, a newsletter from the the Division of Diversity and Inclusion.

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SafetyFirst Topic: Clarifying Questions

SafetyFirst Topic: Clarifying Questions

KentuckyOne Health

Research has shown that asking a couple clarifying questions during verbal communication leads to less miscommunication due to wrong assumptions ...

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Alanna Sun

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Alanna Sun

Saint Joseph East

Alanna Sun, a pharmacist at Saint Joseph East, had a Questioning Attitude recently when she received mg/kg orders on a 16-month-old whose weight in the computer was 24 kg ...

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SafetyFirst: How a Questioning Attitude Encourages Safety

SafetyFirst: How a Questioning Attitude Encourages Safety

KentuckyOne Health

In an article by Maria E. Schwartz, with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, we're encouraged to redevelop that questioning attitude we embraced as children ...

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SafetyFirst: Questioning Attitude – How this Technique Could Play a Role

SafetyFirst: Questioning Attitude – How this Technique Could Play a Role

KentuckyOne Health

In an article by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a scenario is outlined where a Questioning Attitude could have significantly impacted the outcome ...

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