August 28, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 29
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This version of This Week is intended for employees in the Remaining Operations.

Patient Experience Surveys –
The Voice of Our Patients and Families

A Message from Kim Hatchel, SVP/Market Chief Nursing Officer: July 1, 2019, marked the launch of our three-year RENEW strategic plan, which places a special emphasis on transforming the health of our communities by elevating patient care and its delivery. As a part of our Catholic ministry we strive to bring wellness, healing and hope to all individuals and families we serve across central and eastern Kentucky, including the underserved.

As such a strong mission-driven organization, it is important to continually monitor our impact on the patient experience and explore areas for possible improvement. One way to measure success is to review our Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores ...

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Your Paycheck May Grow 2%
Starting Oct. 7

Most KentuckyOne employees in the remaining operations will receive a 2 percent pay increase effective Oct. 7, showing on your paycheck dated Oct. 26. You’ll find out more details from your manager during your performance discussion (performance discussions are underway now through Sept. 17). To be eligible, you must have been hired by April 1, 2018, have received a minimum of “meets expectations” (or equivalent) ...

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Labor Day Holiday Extends Weekend for Many Employees

Remember, all non-volume sensitive areas will be closed on Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 to allow an extended Labor Day holiday weekend for many of our employees to rest and rejuvenate. Employees are required to take scheduled flex time/holiday leave on these days. A special thanks to our patient-care employees who will be working on the holiday, keeping our doors open to those in need ...

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New KentuckyOne Health Express Care Location Opens in Palomar Center

KentuckyOne Health has a new Express Care location in Lexington that offers expanded access to affordable care for acute illness and minor injuries seven days a week. On Aug. 20, the KentuckyOne Health – Palomar Express Care opened at 3581 Harrodsburg Road. The new location offers care for those experiencing non-threatening ailments and injuries, and no appointment is necessary ...

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‘My CHI Knowledge Hub’ Replaces LEARN in September

Employees in the remaining operations will begin using ‘My CHI Knowledge Hub’ on Sept. 27. It is a new learning management system that will replace LEARN. You’ll use My CHI Knowledge Hub for the same learning activities that you did in LEARN, including completing your annual education course(s), clinical certification assignments and other assigned training. Action is needed prior to the go-live date. Learn what you need to do to be prepared ...

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How to Maximize a Health
Savings Account

In the High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account (HDHP/HSA) – one of the CHI Medical Plan options you can choose from during this fall’s Annual Enrollment period – the money you and CHI contribute to your HSA doesn’t have to just sit there: it can grow. Your unused dollars roll over year to year, and you can grow that money by investing it in mutual funds ...

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More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Looking Ahead: Labor Day Holiday Brings Special Payroll Procedures for Managers

Performance Discussions Are Underway through Sept. 17; Remember to Acknowledge Your Review in Workday

Cuddler Program at Women’s Hospital Saint Joseph East Featured on WEKU

Dr. Jessica Pennington Discusses with WKYT Why Skin Cancer Awareness Should Be a Year-Round Conversation

KentuckyOne Health Partners Achieves “Elite 5-Star” Status from America’s Physician Group

Optimize Your Mental Well-being Webinar Available; Receive $25 Wellness Dollars

Receive $50 Per Preventive and Biometric Screening Exam as Part of Wellness IncentiveSubmit Your Forms

President’s Circle Luncheon in Lexington is Aug. 29

Flaget Cancer Center to Honor Survivors During Celebration of Life Picnic Sept. 16

Scholarship Opportunities — RN to BSN — Application Deadline is Sept. 17

Spoonbread Festival 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run in Berea Sept. 22

Kendra Scott Gives Back Party – Support Yes, Mamm! Sept. 23

Register for the Yes Mamm! 5K with Special Employee Discount Code; Race Set for Oct. 13

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