• Read the February Edition!

    Read the February Edition!

    Our new employee newsletter focuses on celebrating extraordinary employees living our mutual commitment to the KentuckyOne Health Promise. Read the February edition featuring Rhonda Carl, and share your story ideas.

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  • Be a Heart Hero this February!

    Be a Heart Hero this February!

    February is heart health awareness month, and KentuckyOne Health is encouraging you to be heart heroes by taking action to fight heart disease – the leading cause of death for men and women. You won’t need the ability to fly or superhuman strength, all you need is a little bit of time and a willingness to learn about heart health information that could help you or a loved one in the future.

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  • Black History Month Events Address Diversity

    Black History Month Events Address Diversity

    Two dynamic discussions are planned in February as KentuckyOne Health celebrates Black History Month, also known as African American History Month. You are invited to attend these events, which will address diversity in nursing and leadership.

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  • New Employee Access Concierge Service Launched

    New Employee Access Concierge Service Launched

    Choose Our Door and Save Money: By choosing providers from the Enhanced CIN (clinically integrated network) Network, KentuckyOne Health employees and their dependents will save money, have preferred access to preventative health screenings and services; and support the overall growth of KentuckyOne Health.

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  • New 30-Minute ER Pledge Now in Effect

    New 30-Minute ER Pledge Now in Effect

    KentuckyOne Health is making emergency room visits faster for all patients with a new “30-minute ER pledge,” which is expected to cut down the time it takes to see a physician by 50 percent. Keep an eye out for our new “Fast ER” advertisements on television, radio, newspapers, outdoor and online.

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  • 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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  • ITS Transformation 646 Progress Update

    ITS Transformation 646 Progress Update

    Our work to improve our IT infrastructure is continuing in 2017. You’ll benefit from reduced IT outages, slowness and freezing, and an overall improved user experience. Stay up-to-date on the latest progress and highlights ...

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CHI Decides to Sell Interest in PAML, Joint Ventures to LabCorp

CHI Decides to Sell Interest in PAML, Joint Ventures to LabCorp

KentuckyOne Health

CHI and Providence Health & Services have decided to sell interests in Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML). Laboratory Corporation of America, also known as LabCorp, will acquire PAML.

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National Dress in Blue Day is March 3

National Dress in Blue Day is March 3

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health is celebrating national "Dress in Blue" day on Friday, March 3. Employees are encouraged to wear their best blue to show their support for colorectal cancer awareness.

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Giving the Shirts Off their Backs

Giving the Shirts Off their Backs

KentuckyOne Health

Several of our KentuckyOne facilities recently collected gently used scrubs/uniforms to donate to those in need. Now that our professional image initiative is in effect, employees wanted to put their old clothing to good use ...

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Winter Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

Winter Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

KentuckyOne Health

Read KentuckyOne Health's community magazine focusing on wellness, healing and hope. The current edition features articles related to reviewing your insurance plan, heart failure treatment, weight-loss surgery, healing with dignity, improving access to lifesaving drugs and more.

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Internet Explorer 11: Arriving at Workstations Near You

Internet Explorer 11: Arriving at Workstations Near You

KentuckyOne Health

The upgrade of CHI workstations that use Windows 7 to Windows Explorer 11 is headed to new locations this week, including Kentucky.

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Electronic Health Record Updates Available Via the New OneCare App

Electronic Health Record Updates Available Via the New OneCare App

OneCare

OneCare electronic health record (EHR) users who have iPhones and InsideCHI access (via login and password), can now view valuable information via the OneCare mobile app.

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Access Your W-2 and 1095-C Tax Forms

Access Your W-2 and 1095-C Tax Forms

KentuckyOne Health

Your W-2 and 1095-C forms are now available online, if you provided consent to receive your forms electronically. NEW: You must create and activate a secure account to access pay and tax information.

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New Staffing Solution to Improve Nursing Scheduling and Patient Care Goes Live Feb. 14

New Staffing Solution to Improve Nursing Scheduling and Patient Care Goes Live Feb. 14

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health will be implementing Smart Square®, a new staffing and scheduling software for nursing units, emergency departments and surgical services starting Feb. 14.

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Women’s Wellness Affair to Raise Funds for Scholarships

Women’s Wellness Affair to Raise Funds for Scholarships

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

The Women’s Wellness Affair on March 20 in Shelbyville will raise awareness about women’s health and funds for scholarships for high school students who are interested in the health care field.

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New Heart Means Second Chance for Versailles Patient

New Heart Means Second Chance for Versailles Patient

KentuckyOne Health

Heart transplant patient Pat Sutherland said she has experienced quality care that has been seamless - from her surgery and post-surgery care at Jewish Hospital in Louisville - to her continuing care and cardiac rehab at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

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Surgery on Sunday Louisville Honored with 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

Surgery on Sunday Louisville Honored with 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Congratulations to providers and staff who volunteer their time with Surgery on Sunday Louisville, Inc. Surgery on Sunday is being honored by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable.

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Find Your Match this Valentine’s Day

Find Your Match this Valentine’s Day

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The KentuckyOne Health Foundations are holding a “Be the Match” drive on Tuesday, Feb. 14, to help link people in need of bone marrow transplants with potential matches.

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Be a Heart Hero at Upcoming UofL Basketball Games

Be a Heart Hero at Upcoming UofL Basketball Games

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

During the University of Louisville women’s basketball game on Feb. 2 and the men’s basketball game on Feb. 26, KentuckyOne Health will train those in attendance in hands-only CPR with help from celebrity guests.

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London and Berea Galas to Support Hospital Programs, Projects

London and Berea Galas to Support Hospital Programs, Projects

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

The Saint Joseph London Foundation and the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation are gearing up for two memorable galas this winter. The 8th Annual Saint Joseph London Foundation Gala will be held Feb. 4, and the Gala for Healing & Hope will be March 4.

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Annual Theme Basket Raffle Raises More than $31,000

Annual Theme Basket Raffle Raises More than $31,000

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health employees in the Louisville market teamed up in December to raise a total of more than $31,000 for the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation through the annual Theme Basket Raffle.

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Free Smoking Cessation Class Begins Jan. 30

Free Smoking Cessation Class Begins Jan. 30

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will host a free smoking cessation class beginning Monday, Jan. 30. An introductory session will be held on Monday, Jan. 23.

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Get Smart about Your Heart

Get Smart about Your Heart

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

During this happy month of celebrating our sweethearts, Rhonda Carl also wants you to think about your heart health. As a cardiovascular services manager, awareness and education about heart disease are priorities for Rhonda.

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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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Autobiography Helps in Mental Health Healing

Autobiography Helps in Mental Health Healing

University of Louisville Hospital

Carolyn Furdek, a physical therapist at University of Louisville Hospital, shares her emotional story of hope and resilience after three military deployments and the years after her service.

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The Right Path for Healing

The Right Path for Healing

Saint Joseph East

Debbie Gibbons, RN, bereavement coordinator for Saint Joseph East, guides a unique program throughout the region for families dealing with the heartbreaking diagnosis of a miscarriage during pregnancy.

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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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Sharing Her Blessings

Sharing Her Blessings

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Lisa Beckner, a 22-year employee at KentuckyOne Health, is dedicated to giving back to others and is an active volunteer for a meal delivery program in her neighborhood.

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Gail Johnson Resigns, Jennifer Carter to Lead Employee Health for KentuckyOne

Gail Johnson Resigns, Jennifer Carter to Lead Employee Health for KentuckyOne

KentuckyOne Health

Linda Gail Johnson has resigned from her position as division director of Employee Health for KentuckyOne. Effective now, Jennifer Carter has been promoted to division manager of Employee Health, serving the entire state.

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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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Just Imagine the Places You Can Go: Getting to Know Your Wellness Website

Just Imagine the Places You Can Go: Getting to Know Your Wellness Website

KentuckyOne Health

Log on to the Healthy Spirit wellness website, and you’ll see many options to get started with your 2017 program.

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Women’s Wellness Affair to Raise Funds for Scholarships

Women’s Wellness Affair to Raise Funds for Scholarships

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

The Women’s Wellness Affair on March 20 in Shelbyville will raise awareness about women’s health and funds for scholarships for high school students who are interested in the health care field.

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Winter Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

Winter Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

KentuckyOne Health

Read KentuckyOne Health's community magazine focusing on wellness, healing and hope. The current edition features articles related to reviewing your insurance plan, heart failure treatment, weight-loss surgery, healing with dignity, improving access to lifesaving drugs and more.

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Managing Anxiety is Topic of February Well-being Webinar

Managing Anxiety is Topic of February Well-being Webinar

Wellness

The 2017 Healthy Spirit program is offering employees an opportunity to view monthly webinars on well-being. February's topic is managing anxiety. Both this topic and January's sleep webinar are available now through Nov. 30 and will earn employees a $25 health account contribution for viewing.

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Weight Watchers Offering Webinars

Weight Watchers Offering Webinars

Wellness

If part of your New Year’s goals includes losing weight in a healthy way, you may be interested in the upcoming Weight Watchers webinars.

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Free Smoking Cessation Class Begins Jan. 30

Free Smoking Cessation Class Begins Jan. 30

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will host a free smoking cessation class beginning Monday, Jan. 30. An introductory session will be held on Monday, Jan. 23.

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Healthy Spirit Offering New Monthly Well-Being Video Webinars

Healthy Spirit Offering New Monthly Well-Being Video Webinars

Wellness

Sleep is the first topic of a new series of monthly well-being webinars offered to employees as part of the 2017 Healthy Spirit program. Coming up in February and March look for webinars on managing anxiety and on depression.

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Healthy Spirit Program Offers Biometric Screenings

Healthy Spirit Program Offers Biometric Screenings

Wellness

Sign up today for your biometric screening and start earning money for being healthy! Screenings run February through April and you can register through the My Healthy Spirit website to get your screening at a facility near you.

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Answer All Questions and More Helpful Tips

Answer All Questions 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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Great Catch, Amy Spears!

Great Catch, Amy Spears!

Jewish Hospital

While performing a discharge medication review at Jewish Hospital, pharmacist Amy Spears discovered several medication errors and omissions. She contacted the prescriber for clarifications, and sent new prescriptions to the patient's pharmacy with corrections.

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Great Catch, Tina Nelson!

Great Catch, Tina Nelson!

Saint Joseph London

Tina Nelson, RN, noticed a patient in pre-op “didn’t look right.” The patient was at Saint Joseph London for an outpatient surgical procedure. Tina utilized several SafetyFirst techniques to help this patient receive the care she desperately needed.

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Safety Topic for February: National Patient Safety Goals

Safety Topic for February: National Patient Safety Goals

KentuckyOne Health

Each year the Joint Commission publishes National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) that are established to improve patient safety. The goals focus on problems in health care safety and how to solve them. This February, let's focus on the 2017 NPSGs.

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Great Catch: Sonnie Monger

Great Catch: Sonnie Monger

University of Louisville Hospital

Sonnie Monger, a sitter on 9 South, was sitting with a patient when she noticed that the other patient in the same room was having difficulty breathing. She immediately alerted the nursing staff ...

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Sign Up for ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training

Sign Up for ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training

KentuckyOne Health

Employees are invited to participate in an upcoming Bridging the Gap medical interpreter training course, starting this March. The course is just one requirement of the KentuckyOne Health Medical Interpreter Qualification Program for Bilingual Employees.

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Great Catch: Margaret Smith

Great Catch: Margaret Smith

Saint Joseph Martin

Margaret (Peggy) Smith, dietary manager at Saint Joseph Martin, demonstrated great use of the SafetyFirst technique Validate and Verify to ensure a patient received her diet-appropriate meals ...

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Safety Topic of the Month: Falls Prevention

Safety Topic of the Month: Falls Prevention

KentuckyOne Health

Falls, especially those resulting in injury, are a significant problem in health care. Any patient, regardless of age or condition, is at an increased risk of falls in the health care setting due to a variety of factors ...

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