• Jewish Hospital Performs 200th TAVR

    Jewish Hospital Performs 200th TAVR

    The Jewish Hospital Heart Valve Team performed its 200th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure on June 18. The patient was an 88-year-old woman. TAVR is a revolutionary, minimally-invasive heart procedure for patients with severe aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the aortic valve.

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  • Test Your Culture IQ

    Test Your Culture IQ

    Think about how much you’ve learned on our culture journey—then test yourself with a quiz and earn recognition points! Answer correctly on 8 of the 10 culture concepts questions and you’ll get 40 points.

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  • Volunteer at the Kentucky State Fair this Summer!

    Volunteer at the Kentucky State Fair this Summer!

    Help support KentuckyOne Health at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 20-30. KentuckyOne is returning to the fair as the principal sponsor and largest exhibitor of “Health Horizons.” Clinical and non-clinical volunteers will be needed. Please save the dates and watch for the online sign-up site to open in early July.

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  • How We Can Help

    How We Can Help

    After suffering two major earthquakes, just weeks apart, the people of Nepal are trying to pick up the pieces. The capital city of Kathmandu and the surrounding area suffered devastating loss of life, homes and historical buildings. The recovery efforts continue and your help is greatly needed.

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  • Win a Trip by Referring a New Employee

    Win a Trip by Referring a New Employee

    The KentuckyOne employee referral program is offering a special contest this summer. Refer a successful job candidate to an open position at KentuckyOne and you could win a trip to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas!

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  • Walk with a Doc this Summer

    Walk with a Doc this Summer

    KentuckyOne Health Walk with a Doc events offer an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of exercise while walking side-by-side with health care providers. Lace up your sneakers and get moving!

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KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors at American Heart Association’s Annual Awards Banquet

KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors at American Heart Association’s Annual Awards Banquet

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health facilities received multiple honors at the recent Kentuckiana American Heart Association’s annual awards banquet on June 9.

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The Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Heart Disease

The Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Heart Disease

All KentuckyOne Health

At the Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women, Jo Carol Stephens discussed the role cardiac rehabilitation plays in treating heart disease and the impact that lifestyle changes can have on cardiac disease. Watch the video!

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Discounted Fitbits Available Beginning on July 13 While Supplies Last

Discounted Fitbits Available Beginning on July 13 While Supplies Last

All KentuckyOne Health

Fitbit fitness trackers will be on sale at a discount beginning July 13 for employees who did not purchase one in 2014. To purchase a Fitbit after July 13, visit the Healthy Spirit website.

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Refer a New Employee to Our Team

Refer a New Employee to Our Team

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health currently has career opportunities for several health care professionals. Send a qualified friend our way, and if he/she gets hired you may earn up to 4,000 points in our employee recognition program. Plus, you could win a trip to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas!

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KentuckyOne Lists Fourth Street Facility for Sale

KentuckyOne Lists Fourth Street Facility for Sale

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Effective July 6, KentuckyOne Health is putting up for sale our property at 535-539 South Fourth Street.

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A Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life

Saint Joseph East

KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East in Lexington invited staff, patients, families and friends to gather in celebration of life on National Cancer Survivors Day, June 7.

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Saint Joseph Jessamine Supports Relay for Life

Saint Joseph Jessamine Supports Relay for Life

Saint Joseph Jessamine

Saint Joseph Jessamine represented KentuckyOne at the Jessamine County Relay for Life event on June 12. The team raised more than $1,700 to contribute to cancer research and distributed information about our health system and key services offered to the community.

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Jewish Hospital Performs 200th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Jewish Hospital Performs 200th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Jewish Hospital

The Jewish Hospital Heart Valve Team performed its 200th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure on June 18. The patient was an 88-year-old woman.

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HR/Payroll Connection Upgrade Now Live

HR/Payroll Connection Upgrade Now Live

All KentuckyOne Health

Starting Monday, June 29, you’ll notice a fresh look and new features when you visit HR/Payroll Connection. The updated system is now live for KentuckyOne Health.

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Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

All KentuckyOne Health

On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a 6-3 decision.

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Refer a New Employee to Our Team

Refer a New Employee to Our Team

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health currently has career opportunities for several health care professionals. Send a qualified friend our way, and if he/she gets hired you may earn up to 4,000 points in our employee recognition program. Plus, you could win a trip to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas!

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Dr. Kristin Vondrak Named Vice President of Quality for KentuckyOne Health

Dr. Kristin Vondrak Named Vice President of Quality for KentuckyOne Health

All KentuckyOne Health

Kristin K. Vondrak, RN, ARNP, BSN, MSN, DNP, has been named vice president of quality for KentuckyOne Health. She will begin on July 27.

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Culture Journey: Accountability

Culture Journey: Accountability

All KentuckyOne Health

The sixth concept your leader will be sharing with you this June and July to help us achieve our desired KentuckyOne culture is Accountability. Practicing this concept will help us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service.

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Say ‘Hello’ to the New In-house Support Center June 29

Say ‘Hello’ to the New In-house Support Center June 29

All KentuckyOne Health

The HR/Payroll Connection Support Center is moving in-house to Erlanger, Kentucky, beginning June 29 when the new upgraded HR/Payroll Connection goes live.

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CHI Among 50 Great Health Systems to Know

CHI Among 50 Great Health Systems to Know

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne's sponsor Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) has been named by Becker's Healthcare to the list of the 50 Great Health Systems to Know for 2015.

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Tanja Oquendo Shares Her Insights on Our ‘Curious’ Culture Concept

Tanja Oquendo Shares Her Insights on Our ‘Curious’ Culture Concept

All KentuckyOne Health

Tanja Oquendo, senior vice president, chief human resources officer, chief administrative officer, shares with us her thoughts about the culture concept of ‘Curious.’

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Dr. Kristin Vondrak Named Vice President of Quality for KentuckyOne Health

Dr. Kristin Vondrak Named Vice President of Quality for KentuckyOne Health

All KentuckyOne Health

Kristin K. Vondrak, RN, ARNP, BSN, MSN, DNP, has been named vice president of quality for KentuckyOne Health. She will begin on July 27.

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Bumpous Named Chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders at UofL

Bumpous Named Chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders at UofL

University of Louisville Hospital

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has named Jeffrey “Jeff” Bumpous, MD, chair of the newest department in the UofL School of Medicine, the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders.

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Saint Joseph Nurse Connie Banks Given Daisy Award

Saint Joseph Nurse Connie Banks Given Daisy Award

Saint Joseph Hospital

Nurse Connie Banks, at Saint Joseph Hospital, has been honored as one of the latest recipients of the quarterly Daisy Awards program.

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Samantha Carraway and Brian Neville Named KentuckyOne Health Administrative Fellows

Samantha Carraway and Brian Neville Named KentuckyOne Health Administrative Fellows

All KentuckyOne Health

Please welcome Samantha Carraway and Brian Neville, who both will be completing a one-year administrative fellowship with KentuckyOne.

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Steven Stack, MD, Inaugurated as 170th President of AMA

Steven Stack, MD, Inaugurated as 170th President of AMA

New AMA president is the first emergency physician to serve in the role and the organization’s youngest president in the last 160 years.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Leader Attends Commerce Lexington Peer City Visit

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Leader Attends Commerce Lexington Peer City Visit

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

Each year, Commerce Lexington sends a number of area professionals to study the successes and challenges of a peer city. Di Boyer joined this year’s group of leaders on a trip to Kansas City, Missouri.

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KentuckyOne CFO Recognized by Becker

KentuckyOne CFO Recognized by Becker's Hospital Review

All KentuckyOne Health

Randy Combs, chief financial officer of KentuckyOne Health, was recognized as one of “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know” in Becker’s Hospital Review.

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Brandon Johnson from Our Lady of Peace Named Recipient of the Daisy Award

Brandon Johnson from Our Lady of Peace Named Recipient of the Daisy Award

Our Lady of Peace

Brandon Johnson was recently honored with a 2015 Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Brandon, who works in adult treatment services at Our Lady of Peace, has been with the facility since 1997.

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Food for Thought: Have a Fantastic, Fit, Fun and Fruity Fourth

Food for Thought: Have a Fantastic, Fit, Fun and Fruity Fourth

All KentuckyOne Health

Let's focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Today's food for thought is having a fantastic, fit, fun and fruity fourth.

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The Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Heart Disease

The Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Heart Disease

All KentuckyOne Health

At the Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women, Jo Carol Stephens discussed the role cardiac rehabilitation plays in treating heart disease and the impact that lifestyle changes can have on cardiac disease. Watch the video!

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Discounted Fitbits Available Beginning on July 13 While Supplies Last

Discounted Fitbits Available Beginning on July 13 While Supplies Last

All KentuckyOne Health

Fitbit fitness trackers will be on sale at a discount beginning July 13 for employees who did not purchase one in 2014. To purchase a Fitbit after July 13, visit the Healthy Spirit website.

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KentuckyOne Launches Non-Invasive Program for Reversing Heart Disease in Kentucky

KentuckyOne Launches Non-Invasive Program for Reversing Heart Disease in Kentucky

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne is the first and only health provider in the state providing the nationally renowned Ornish Reversal Program, which addresses underlying causes of disease through lifestyle change.

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Calling All Bikers to the Bike MS Event: Bluegrass, Bikes, Bourbon & BBQ

Calling All Bikers to the Bike MS Event: Bluegrass, Bikes, Bourbon & BBQ

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne employees are invited to join the Bike MS ride, June 27-28, and raise money to help end the suffering of MS patients. KentuckyOne is a $5,000 sponsor of the ride.

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Food for Thought: Lemons

Food for Thought: Lemons

All KentuckyOne Health

Let's focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Today's food for thought is the power of lemons.

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Creating Healthier Communities – from the Young to Young-at-Heart

Creating Healthier Communities – from the Young to Young-at-Heart

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

The respiratory and sleep lab team at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville has made it their mission to educate their community about the dangers of smoking and tobacco use.

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Healthy Spirit Weight Loss Challenge Sign-ups Now through May 31

Healthy Spirit Weight Loss Challenge Sign-ups Now through May 31

All KentuckyOne Health

Participate in a weight loss challenge this summer and you could earn $50 in your Health Equity Account! Sign up May 18-31 through the My Healthy Spirit website.

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Provides Free Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Service

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Provides Free Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Service

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is doing its part to help create wellness in its community by providing the convenience of a free drive-thru flu vaccine service.

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While KentuckyOne Sites Form Green Teams, You Can Go Green at Home

While KentuckyOne Sites Form Green Teams, You Can Go Green at Home

All KentuckyOne Health

While KentuckyOne facilities are forming their Green Teams so we can go green at work, there are many things we can do at home to protect our planet. Here are a few ...

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Culture Journey: Accountability

Culture Journey: Accountability

All KentuckyOne Health

The sixth concept your leader will be sharing with you this June and July to help us achieve our desired KentuckyOne culture is Accountability. Practicing this concept will help us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Read-Back and Repeat-Back

SafetyFirst Focus: Read-Back and Repeat-Back

All KentuckyOne Health

Read-Back and Repeat-Back is an important communication technique we can use to ensure that the information we share is clear, complete and accurate.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Phyllis Danford

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Phyllis Danford

Saint Joseph East

Phyllis Danford, a pharmacist with Saint Joseph East, prevented grave harm from coming to a patient by using the Read-Back and Repeat-Back technique.

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Community Nurse Program Benefits Patients at Saint Joseph London

Community Nurse Program Benefits Patients at Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London

The Community Nurse Program at Saint Joseph London is making a difference for patients with congestive heart failure and other chronic diseases. The program is keeping patients healthier at home and avoiding hospital stays.

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Tanja Oquendo Shares Her Insights on Our ‘Curious’ Culture Concept

Tanja Oquendo Shares Her Insights on Our ‘Curious’ Culture Concept

All KentuckyOne Health

Tanja Oquendo, senior vice president, chief human resources officer, chief administrative officer, shares with us her thoughts about the culture concept of ‘Curious.’

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Are You a Culture Concepts Whiz?

Are You a Culture Concepts Whiz?

All KentuckyOne Health

Think about how much you’ve learned on our culture journey—then test yourself with a quiz and earn recognition points! Answer correctly on 8 of the 10 culture concepts questions and you’ll get 40 points.

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