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 4, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 40
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A Shimmering Success

A Message from Leslie Buddeke Smart, President, KentuckyOne Health Foundations: More than 500 guests dressed in tuxes and shimmering gowns filled the Lexington Center on Nov. 10, helping make the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s STARS Gala the biggest success in its 30 years. Thanks to incredible supporters, a record $140,000 was raised to benefit the Emergency Department at Saint Joseph Hospital.

This event is one of the Foundation’s most anticipated events of the year. Guests look forward to the live music, four-course meal, extensive live auction, and impactful mission moment. We also have the pleasure of honoring some of the area’s most innovative and caring health care professionals and community leaders ...

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Enjoy Our Annual Holiday Meal!

Please join us for this year's holiday meal! An annual tradition, this complimentary meal, served by leadership, is one way we celebrate the season and thank our wonderful team of employees. Please "read more" to see your facility's schedule and remember to wear your name badge. Thanks for everything you do to make the holidays brighter for our patients and families ...

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New Employee Benefit: Community Pharmacy Delivers, Helps Save on Costs

KentuckyOne employees in the central and eastern market have a new option for lowering the cost of maintenance medications such as those associated with diabetes. The retail pharmacy at Saint Joseph East can provide employees covered by the CHI health plan the maintenance medications at half the cost of the same medications at outside pharmacies, including the CVS/Caremark mail order. And, they deliver ...

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Add Mandatory Hub Assignments to Your Holiday To-Do List

A final set of 2018 mandatory e-learning modules has been assigned to all employees in the Knowledge Hub. These assignments must be completed by the end of December. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Clinical Education Department at your facility. Learn more and download a flyer to post/share ...

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When the Weather Outside is Frightful

With wintry weather arriving early this year, this is a friendly reminder about inclement weather (snow) situations at our workplace. It is important for departments to begin planning in regards to transportation, possible sheltering for employees, and to have an updated call list and roster ...

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Tax Applied to 2018 Recognition Points in December

The points you receive in the employee recognition program have value, so federal law requires us to charge a small amount of tax on the points. If you received points in 2018, the earnings section of your Dec. 21 paycheck will include an entry coded “99 GFT CRT.”

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Foundation News: Shop for a Cause!

Shopping on Amazon for holiday gifts? Don’t forget that if you shop through, Amazon will donate part of the proceeds to support the KentuckyOne Health Foundation of your choice! Be sure to select the Foundation of your choice, and Amazon will do the rest. Happy shopping!

More Headlines & Upcoming Events

Regulatory Approvals Complete for Creation of CommonSpirit Health

CommonSpirit Health Headquarters Location Announced

KentuckyOne Health Educating Public on Effective Ways to Control Diabetes During the Holidays

Celebrating Advent at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East this December

Administration Open House at Saint Joseph East Dec. 5

Women's Hospital Open House, Santa Party Dec. 6

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