This version of This Week is intended for employees in the Remaining Operations:

Continuing Care Hospital • Flaget Memorial Hospital • Our Lady of Peace • Saint Joseph Berea •
Saint Joseph East • Saint Joseph Hospital • Saint Joseph Jessamine • Saint Joseph London •
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling • Women's Hospital at Saint Joseph East

December 18, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 42
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Enjoy the Christmas Season,
Prepare for an Exciting New Year

A Message from Our CEO Bruce Tassin: Every year, I am amazed at how quickly the holiday season rolls around; but this year, Christmas seems to be arriving even sooner than usual. In just a few days, we will be celebrating this special time of year with our loved ones. Before we all take some time off to spend with family and friends, I want to take a moment to express my deepest appreciation to each of you for your ongoing dedication to this ministry.

I believe the reason that 2018 passed by so quickly is because of all the progress and success we have experienced this year in central and eastern Kentucky. When we launched our RENEW strategic plan earlier this year, the excitement across our organization was immediate. Since I arrived a few years ago, I have heard time and time again that we need to remember who we are; where we came from; and blaze a new path forward in honor of our foundresses, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. RENEW established the blueprint to do just that and we have already accomplished many of the early priorities in the plan ...

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Employee Engagement Pulse Survey Results Are In

Results are in from November’s employee engagement pulse survey—and it's positive news. Across the enterprise, scores went up on all six engagement questions. “In our market we continue to see improvement as it relates to our overall employee engagement which ultimately equates to higher quality patient care,” said John Petrov, chief human resources officer for KentuckyOne Health’s remaining operations ...

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Going Paperless with Your Tax Forms

CHI has a paperless option for receiving your W-2 and 1095-C tax forms for 2018. Instead of receiving paper forms in the mail, you can provide consent to receive them “online only.” If you provided consent in the past, you don’t need to do so again; your forms will be online by Jan. 31. However, you can follow a few quick steps to make any needed updates to your delivery options. To enjoy the benefits of going paperless, follow these steps by Jan. 7 ...

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A Few December Reminders

Pick Up Your Complimentary Turkey this Week

Complete Your December Assignments in the Hub

Take a Quick Community Health Needs Assessment

Play Our Holidays Past, Present and Future Trivia

Share a Reflection for Christmas

Remembering Sr. Michael Leo Mullaney – Watch a Video of Her Memorial Service

A memorial service recently was held at Saint Joseph Hospital for Sr. Michael Leo Mullaney, beloved Saint Joseph Hospital administrator from 1966-1988. Pieces of her autobiography were read aloud and friends and associates shared memories as they celebrated a life well-lived. A video of the service is now available ...

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Foundation News: Rotary Support

Thank you to the Bardstown Rotary for its incredible support of $20,000 for Project Hope, the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation’s fundraising initiative to expand Flaget’s Cancer Center! Learn more about Project Hope at or contact Andrea Shepherd at 502.350.5058 ...

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Holiday Publishing Notes

This marks the last edition of This Week for the month of December. We will see you again in the new year! Remember, all non-volume sensitive areas are closed on Dec. 24 & 25 and Dec. 31 & Jan. 1. KentuckyOne wishes employees a joyous holiday season. Thanks to everyone who will be working in our clinical areas, keeping our doors open to those in need!

More Headlines & Upcoming Events

Holiday and Personal Time Balance Transition to 2019

Watch Out for End-of-Year Scams

Read the Winter Issue of One Health Magazine

CHI's FY2018 Annual Report Now Available

Bourbon & Bluegrass Holiday Bash Raises More Than $140,000 to Benefit Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation

Give the Gift of Wellness This Holiday Season

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