August 8, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 26
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Thanks for Sharing Your Feedback

Thank you for sharing your opinions about how we can improve internal communications within the KentuckyOne Health remaining operations. More than 700 employees completed the survey. We appreciate everyone's candor and feedback as we work to improve our employee communications moving forward in our ministry. Special thanks to those who volunteered to participate in providing ongoing feedback; watch for more information soon.

Congratulations to the following individuals who each won a $50 Amazon gift card:

Sherry Newsome, Saint Joseph Hospital
Amy Tuttle, KentuckyOne Primary Care
Peggy Miller, Saint Joseph London


See How Changes to Our Vision Plan
Can Help You

We know that many of you who wear eyeglasses would like to have the option to purchase new frames each year (those frames can get a lot of wear and tear). So, we’re making two significant changes to our Vision Plan for 2019:

• Annual eye exams at no cost to you
  (no more $10 copay out of your pocket)

• New frames ($150 allowance) every 12 months
  (instead of every 24 months)

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Drink Up! Stay Hydrated with New Wellness Challenge this Month

The Drink Up Challenge started Monday, but it is not too late to participate! Join the challenge now and start tracking your water. Log at least 112 cups of water between now and Sept. 2 to receive $50 wellness dollars. Here are a few tips to help you reach your goal: add slices of fruit (fresh or frozen), cucumber or fresh herbs to your water; get a reusable water bottle and don’t leave home without it; and if you are feeling tired, stay hydrated for more energy!

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Scholarship Opportunities — RN to BSN

Walden University is offering four full-tuition scholarships for employees of KentuckyOne and CHI-affiliated hospitals who enroll in the RN-BSN Completion Program by Tempo Learning® for the Oct. 1, 2018 start date. With Walden's program, you can learn at your own pace and leverage your on-the-job experience and potentially speed your progress. The application deadline is Sept. 17, 2018 ...

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Back-to-School Bash in London Prepared Families for New School Year

The 3rd Annual Back-to-School Bash hosted by KentuckyOne Health Pediatric Associates, a department of Saint Joseph London, was a huge success! More than 400 families walked through the doors on July 27 to receive free supplies to get a jump start on the new school year. More than 300 backpacks were given to children ...

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More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Saint Joseph Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Back-to-School Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for New 3D Mammography Equipment at Flaget Memorial Hospital Aug. 9

Register for A Midsummer Night's Run with Special Employee Discount Code; Race Set for Aug. 11

Kendra Scott Gives Back Party – Support Go Red for Women Aug. 22

Exclusive Employee Benefit: Prescription Delivery to Saint Joseph Hospital Now through Aug. 30

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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