KyOne-ThisWeek
August 10, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 31
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‘Experience’ Survey Extended!

We need your input! Please take the brief “years of experience” survey, now open through Aug. 16.

Your feedback will help us make sure your pay reflects your experience and is comparable with others in similar jobs across KentuckyOne. Click here to take the survey. The survey is open to all KentuckyOne employees who are manager level and below—including exempt and non-exempt, clinical and non-clinical. Directors and above, and advance practice clinicians, are not included. 

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Apply Now for Fall Tuition Reimbursement

Would you take a college class if you had help covering the cost? KentuckyOne Health offers up to $3,000 per calendar year in tuition reimbursement for full-time employees ($1,500 for part-time benefits-eligible employees) who take courses that help in their current job. Now is the time to apply for tuition reimbursement for fall courses.

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KentuckyOne Employees Can Help ‘Splat Out Cancer’ for JGBCC Fundraiser

On Aug. 29, participants in Splat Out Cancer will donate $25 each to have the chance to launch a paint-filled balloon from a catapult onto a large wall on 6th and Market Streets in Louisville. All the splats launched on the wall will create a permanent public art mural for the city. The new and unusual event will help raise money to fund research for the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

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What's your WHY?

Kentuckiana Heart Walk Raises Funds to Combat Heart Disease

KentuckyOne Health is supporting the American Heart Association's 2015 Kentuckiana Heart Walk. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 19, at Louisville's Waterfront Park. Get involved! Sign up to walk, be a team captain or donate. Also, tell us your WHY! Why are you walking for heart disease? Upload a photo to share!

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Wanda Miller Given Daisy Award

Wanda Miller, a charge nurse at Continuing Care Hospital in Lexington, is the latest recipient of the Daisy Award given to exceptional nurses. According to Director of Nursing Regina Masters, one of Wanda’s nominators, “Wanda goes above and beyond on a daily basis. She has an incredible work ethic ... Wanda goes out of her way to develop a rapport with patients and families.”

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Saint Joseph Hospital Named Hospital of the Year by Mended Hearts

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation were awarded the Central Region Hospital of the Year award at the National Mended Hearts Conference in Orlando. Mended Hearts is the largest heart patient support network in the world.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Diabetes Prevention Program Receives National Recognition

The American Association of Diabetes Educators recently announced that Saint Joseph Hospital has obtained “full recognition” for its Diabetes Prevention Program through the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program.

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Welcome to Our Team

Christina Givens Joins KentuckyOne Neurology Associates: We have a new mental health provider in our network! Christina Givens is a clinical social worker who cares for patients under the supervision of Dr. Lacey Price. Her office is located in Lexington in the Beaumont Centre at KentuckyOne Neurology Associates. Christina provides individual mental health counseling for adults of all ages.

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More Headlines & Events

Jewish Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care

U.S. Department of HHS Recognizes Flaget Memorial Hospital for Organ Donor Enrollment Achievement

U.S. Department of HHS Recognizes Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital for Organ Donor Enrollment Achievement

U.S. Department of HHS Recognizes Saint Joseph London for Organ Donor Enrollment Achievement

Saint Joseph Martin ‘Walk with a Doc’ Event Aug. 13

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Cookout Aug. 14

Step Forward for Mental Health Walk Aug. 15

Heart and Vascular Imaging (Richmond) Open House & Ribbon Cutting Aug. 18

Kentucky State Fair Aug. 20-30

Boots & BBQ Bash Fundraiser Aug. 22

Family Health Fair in Mount Sterling Aug. 22

Papa John’s to Donate $2 to United Way for Every Online Order Using Promo Code LIVEUNITED Now–Aug. 23

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