KyOne-ThisWeek

October 13, 2014 | Volume 3, Issue 41

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Culture Assessment Starts Wednesday 

We’ve taken a lot of steps toward becoming one stronger organization. An upcoming employee survey will help us learn your perspective of our culture and growth this year. We ask that you set aside a few minutes from Oct. 15-31 to complete the Performance Culture Assessment pulse survey.  

Please watch for a survey link on Inside KentuckyOne starting Wednesday, Oct. 15. Your feedback will help us continue to grow as one organization. Survey results will also help local facilities update their Performance Culture Assessment action plans. Plan to participate Oct. 15-31.

Annual Benefits Enrollment Begins Oct. 31 

Annual enrollment for 2015 employee benefits will run from Oct. 31-Nov. 14. Please watch for more information on Inside KentuckyOne and in your mailbox. One of the changes for 2015 will be expanded eligibility for dependents. Click here to read more. For all benefits and enrollment information, articles and videos, please visit the annual enrollment page on My Healthy Spirit

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Recognition Site Makes it Easy to Say ‘Thanks’ 

Thank a co-worker for helping you with a patient visit or finishing a difficult report. It’s easy to do through the KentuckyOne employee recognition website. A simple “thank you” can make someone’s day. Watch this short video for inspiration. Log in to the site here and send a thank you note through the box at the upper left of the home page.

30 Employees Receive Points in Monthly Sweepstakes 

Congratulations to those who received employee recognition program points in the September sweepstakes! Click here to see who received 100 points.  

Want to see your name on this list? You are entered into the monthly sweepstakes each time you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition through the online employee recognition program. Each month, five employees who gave recognition and 25 employees who received recognition are randomly drawn. Log in to the recognition site here and honor a co-worker through the recognition box in the upper left corner. 

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Al Saylor Honored with U of L School of Nursing’s Florence Nightingale Award 

Impacting patient lives, improving health outcomes, elevating the profession of nursing and inspiring others to consider nursing as a professional career are a few of the distinguishing characteristics of the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s Florence Nightingale Award winners. Among the six chosen this year is KentuckyOne's very own Al Saylor, a nurse at Saint Joseph East. 

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Headlines from Across KentuckyOne 

Ruth Brinkley Named in Louisville Magazine’s Power 50 

First Responders in Breckinridge County Benefit from KentuckyOne Health Donation 

Keeneland Race Course “Wears Red” Oct. 15 in Support of the American Heart Association 

Cocktails for Cancer Event Oct. 15 in Lexington to Benefit Yes Mamm! Program 

Dr. Joseph Oropilla Joins KentuckyOne Health Neurology Associates 

Dr. Ashok Kapur Now Affiliated With KentuckyOne Health 

New Medicare Advantage Plan (StableView Health) Enters Select Kentucky Markets 

Ebola Hits the US: Heighten Awareness, Be Alert for Signs and Symptoms of Ebola 

Healthy Spirit 4th Quarter Challenge Kicks Off 

Read News from Your Facility

Upcoming Events 

Cocktails for Cancer Event in Lexington Oct. 15 

Wear Red Day at Keeneland Oct. 15 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Oct. 15 

19th Annual Doctors' Ball Oct. 18 

Walk with a Doc at Iroquois Park Oct. 18 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Lex Walk Oct. 18 

Peace For Parents: Managing Difficult Behaviors Oct. 21 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Oct. 22 

Walk with a Doc at Shawnee Oct. 25 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Lvlle Walk Oct. 26 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Oct. 29 

2014 Acute Care Symposium Oct. 29 

Ribbon Cutting: Expanded Breast Center at SJE Oct. 29 

26th Annual Evening with the S*T*A*R*S Nov. 15 

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