KyOne-ThisWeek
June 7, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 23
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Participate in a Survey for
Professional Attire Color Preference

KentuckyOne Health is moving to a standardized professional image. Specific roles, including those in clinical ancillaries, nursing, support staff, rehab services and behavioral health, will be identified by a chosen scrub color. To participate in a survey indicating your color preference, go here. Survey may be taken one time per employee through June 20 at 5 p.m.

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Show Appreciative Spirit this Summer

Although Health Care Week has passed, please take the spirit of appreciation with you into the summer. Organize a potluck lunch for your team, or thank a co-worker in person for going out of their way to help you. Also remember to use the online employee recognition program. See if you're one of the lucky employees who received 100 points ...

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University of Louisville Hospital President Steps Down

Ken Marshall, president of University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, announced his resignation as of July 1, 2016. Interim leadership will be identified prior to Ken’s departure, and KentuckyOne Health will launch a search committee ...

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Amanda Doyle

Amanda Doyle, RN, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, had a patient with a platelet level result of a low 14. Knowing this result was low, Amanda called the lab to verify this number and the lab requested a recollect. Due to her questioning attitude, the patient did not receive an unnecessary transfusion ...

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Employee Achievements

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions!

Melissa Marksbury Roe, Patient Experience Director
Tina Jones, Patient Experience Manager
Melissa Wood, Patient Experience Manager

They each have earned top certification as patient experience professionals ...

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Employee Referrals Welcome at Upcoming Nursing Expo

Saint Joseph Hospital is hosting a nursing expo on June 9 featuring RN opportunities at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Continuing Care Hospital and the Women's Hospital. Employees can still receive incentives through June 30 for referring friends for RN and non-RN positions ...

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Mission in Motion – Violence Prevention

KentuckyOne Health is making real community impact with violence prevention efforts such as bullying prevention and dating violence prevention. Grants have helped to fund community work through KentuckyOne facilities in Lexington, Louisville, London, Martin, Bardstown, Shelbyville, Berea and Mount Sterling.

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Spring Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

KentuckyOne Health's spring edition of One Health, a community magazine focusing on wellness, healing and hope, is on stands now. If you haven’t already, make sure you check it out. In this issue, you will find articles related to allergies, arthritis, migraines, stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, skin cancer and more.

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National Safety Month: Home and Abroad

In honor of June being National Safety Month, Andrew Cline, division director of preparedness and security services, shares tips to help prepare your home for the upcoming hurricane season – which could bring high winds and strong storms to Kentucky.

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New Headlines & Events

KentuckyOne Sponsors New Junior Achievement Center

Employees Wore Red Noses for a Good Cause

KentuckyOne Health Honored as One of Louisville's Healthiest Employers

Jewish Hospital Receives Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Accepting Applications for Health Scholarships through July 8

Prostate Cancer Affects One in Seven Men Nationwide

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