KyOne-ThisWeek
August 17, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 32
You will find more—articles, photo galleries and videos—at
InsideKentuckyOneHealth.org

Your Input Needed!
Take the Brief ‘Experience’ Survey Today

LAST CHANCE: 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 very brief survey by Aug. 19. 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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Employee Recruitment & Retention Program to Launch

KentuckyOne Health is focused on improving the health of patients and communities across the Commonwealth. To achieve this goal we must ensure that we are hiring and retaining skilled, talented, and dedicated employees, at all levels. To better support you, our current employees, and to fill critical need areas while positioning us for continued growth, we are launching in the coming days a high-impact program to recruit and fill open positions ...

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Employee Recognition Program
Reaps Rewards

Saving up your employee recognition points for a new camera? If so, you are among the 59 percent of KentuckyOne employees who have a points balance. At the end of its first year, the recognition program is reaping rewards for those participating; 553 employees have redeemed points for digital music downloads (just 7 points each!), movie tickets (64 points), TVs, pet supplies and much more.

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2014 Winning Photograph - Susan King, Sunrise, Big Four Bridge

Share Your Photography Talents

Participate in the second annual Employee Art Exhibition as part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art Program. KentuckyOne Health would like to feature your photographic images of our great Commonwealth. Send us your photographic images of Kentucky by Sept. 20. The exhibit will take place from October 2015 to September 2016 in the Jewish Hospital Chestnut Café. Employees may submit up to 10 photographs for consideration. Submit the images and a completed entry form ...

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New Ambulance Transportation Partnership

KentuckyOne Health will be entering into a new partnership with Rural/Metro Ambulance to provide ambulance transportation to all inpatient and ambulatory care facilities in Jefferson and Fayette Counties. Slated to begin Sept. 1, this partnership will bring a new focus of on-time performance and compliance in ambulance transportation to benefit KentuckyOne patients and ensure clinical excellence.

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KentuckyOne Health Partners:
Meet Our Leadership

KentuckyOne Health Partners was created to address the fragmentation of our health system, providing a platform for integration that allows physicians and all member providers to care for patients in a thoughtful, coordinated manner. An extraordinary group of experts in clinical integration leads the organization.

Meet the Team

Our Lady of Peace Helps Youth Face Challenges

The aim of a partnership between Our Lady of Peace and the University of Louisville Athletic Department is to help student-athletes manage the stress of balancing academics and athletics. Thanks to KentuckyOne Health’s commitment to help these student-athletes, there is no cost for these services.

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Do You Know a Nurse Who has Made a Difference?

Nominate a registered nurse by Sept. 8 for the UofL School of Nursing Florence Nightingale Awards. Tell us how he or she has impacted, improved, elevated or inspired a patient's health and the nursing profession. You do not have to be a UofL graduate to nominate or to be nominated.

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Spotlight on Employees

Amanda Carey, RN, Daisy Award, Flaget Memorial Hospital, First Quarter 2015

Sarah Bunch, RN, Daisy Award, Flaget Memorial Hospital, Second Quarter 2015

Vicki Lee, Critical Care Monitor Tech, Rose Award, Flaget Memorial Hospital, Second Quarter 2015

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Visit KentuckyOne at the State Fair!

KentuckyOne Health will offer free health screenings, demonstrations, opportunities to talk with medical experts and more at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 20-30, at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. KentuckyOne will have the largest exhibit in the “Health Horizons” area of the South Wing. Visit us! Learn more and review the daily schedule at KentuckyOneHealth.org/statefair.

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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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More Headlines & Events

KentuckyOne Awarded $206,116 Grant for LIFE Program to Benefit Senior Citizens in Belize City

U.S. Department of HHS Recognizes Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Jessamine for Organ Donor Enrollment Achievement

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

Back-to-School Bite Size Learning in London Aug. 19

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

Free Cancer Care Prevention & Screening Event Sept. 12

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Stroke Seminar Sept. 17

Bike Trek to Shakertown Sept. 19-21

Flaget Community Health & Wellness Fair Sept. 26

For all headlines, news and events happening across our organization, visit InsideKentuckyOneHealth.org!

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