• Zika Virus

    Zika Virus

    Like all health providers, KentuckyOne Health is monitoring the Zika virus closely, working in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We are in close communication with our internal teams to track the Zika virus and react effectively and safely should a case be identified locally.

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  • Thank You for the Feedback through PCA Survey

    Thank You for the Feedback through PCA Survey

    We appreciate all of you who were able to share workplace feedback through the Performance Culture Assessment (PCA). This annual employee survey closed May 16 and we anticipate sharing results in July. You will have another chance to provide feedback when your group sets an action plan based on your PCA results. Find out if you won recognition points for participating! ...

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  • ITS Transformation Program Adopting ‘646’ Approach

    ITS Transformation Program Adopting ‘646’ Approach

    Information Technology Services is adopting an accelerated approach to improving our IT infrastructure. While 646 won’t immediately solve all challenges, over time we expect fewer outages, elimination of slowness and freezing, and improved user experience.

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  • Employees Say Work is Better with Culture-Building

    Employees Say Work is Better with Culture-Building

    Our recognition and culture-building programs grew and positively affected our work environment in 2015. For example, about nine in ten employees believe that the culture process helps the organization to succeed with better results.

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  • Recognition on the Go: Mobile App Now Available

    Recognition on the Go: Mobile App Now Available

    A new mobile app makes it “EZ” to connect to our employee recognition program. The “EZ Thanks” app is free and available for mobile devices. Now you can send peer-to-peer recognition, submit a PURL message, redeem points in the online store and more while you're on the go!

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Branding KentuckyOne through Professional Attire

Branding KentuckyOne through Professional Attire

KentuckyOne Health

We are moving to a standardized professional image to clearly convey the expertise and excellent care we provide. Specific roles, such as staff nurse, therapist, nursing assistant and medical imaging tech, will be identified by a chosen scrub color.

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Thank You for Celebrating Health Care Week and National Nurses Week

Thank You for Celebrating Health Care Week and National Nurses Week

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health celebrated Health Care Week May 8-14 and National Nurses Week May 6-12. Employees engaged in activities at their facilities to celebrate the week …

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Thank You for the Feedback through PCA Survey

Thank You for the Feedback through PCA Survey

KentuckyOne Health

This annual employee survey closed May 16 and we anticipate sharing results in July. You will have another chance to provide feedback when your group sets an action plan based on your PCA results.

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Vote Today! Ruth Brinkley Named Finalist on ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

Vote Today! Ruth Brinkley Named Finalist on ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health President and CEO Ruth Brinkley is a finalist in Modern Healthcare’s ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care. We need your votes to put Ruth on the final list!

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Culture Journey: Accountability

Culture Journey: Accountability

KentuckyOne Health

How aware are you of your words and actions? This May and June, your leader will be revisiting the culture concept Accountability with you. Learn to use the Accountability Ladder to determine your personal level of responsibility.

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Year-End Performance Evaluations

Year-End Performance Evaluations

KentuckyOne Health

In August, you will meet with your leader to discuss your performance. And starting this year, all eligible KentuckyOne employees will be participating in Pay for Performance ...

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Embracing Diversity Awareness!

Embracing Diversity Awareness!

KentuckyOne Health

Join KentuckyOne Health as we celebrate diversity and common experiences of the many ethnic groups!

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Spring into Health Care Week

Spring into Health Care Week

KentuckyOne Health

When we celebrate Health Care Week, May 8-14, we celebrate our dedicated employees. Our purpose is to bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. We do this through the hands of our KentuckyOne employees.

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KentuckyOne Health Honored with Kentucky Hospital Association’s Quality Awards

KentuckyOne Health Honored with Kentucky Hospital Association’s Quality Awards

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

A KentuckyOne Health hospital and physician have both received top honors from the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), demonstrating dedication to patient safety and care.

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Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Scholarship Program

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Scholarship Program

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Have you applied for your chance to be awarded scholarships? Are you considering going back to school? Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s are offering scholarships to employees …

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KentuckyOne Health Employees Have Opportunities for Fitness Discounts

KentuckyOne Health Employees Have Opportunities for Fitness Discounts

Wellness

KentuckyOne Health Employees now have three places to exercise and get healthy at a discounted rate: KentuckyOne Healthy Lifestyle Center locations in Louisville and Lexington, Jewish Community Center and University of Lousiville's Get Healthy Now 24/7 Center.

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KentuckyOne Doctor First in Kentucky to Use Newly-Approved Aortic Branch Device

KentuckyOne Doctor First in Kentucky to Use Newly-Approved Aortic Branch Device

Saint Joseph Hospital

KentuckyOne Health is now treating patients in Lexington with a new device that preserves iliac artery blood flow in those with iliac or aortoiliac aneurysms ...

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Major Gifts Announced for the Foundations

Major Gifts Announced for the Foundations

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health is pleased to announce the recent contributions to our Foundations. Each dollar contributes to our mission to provide the best health care for our patients.

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Thank You for Celebrating Health Care Week and National Nurses Week

Thank You for Celebrating Health Care Week and National Nurses Week

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health celebrated Health Care Week May 8-14 and National Nurses Week May 6-12. Employees engaged in activities at their facilities to celebrate the week …

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Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Providing Ten $1,000 Scholarships this Summer!

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Providing Ten $1,000 Scholarships this Summer!

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Jessamine employees can apply by June 1 for a variety of nursing and allied health scholarships this year. Don’t miss this opportunity …

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Among Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals

Flaget Memorial Hospital Among Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals

Flaget Memorial Hospital

The top 100 hospitals named on the list outperform their peers across each pillar of the Hospital Strength INDEX, including quality and outcomes, patient and safety satisfaction and costs and charges measures …

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Vote Today! Ruth Brinkley Named Finalist on ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

Vote Today! Ruth Brinkley Named Finalist on ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health President and CEO Ruth Brinkley is a finalist in Modern Healthcare’s ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care. We need your votes to put Ruth on the final list!

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Spring into Health Care Week

Spring into Health Care Week

KentuckyOne Health

When we celebrate Health Care Week, May 8-14, we celebrate our dedicated employees. Our purpose is to bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. We do this through the hands of our KentuckyOne employees.

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Dr. Kutz, World-Renowned Hand Surgeon, Retiring

Dr. Kutz, World-Renowned Hand Surgeon, Retiring

Joseph E. Kutz, MD, co-founder of the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center and world-renowned hand surgeon, is retiring at the age of 87.

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Employee Achievements

Employee Achievements

KentuckyOne Health

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

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Becker’s Names Damian P. “Pat” Alagia, III, MD on Top CMO List

Becker’s Names Damian P. “Pat” Alagia, III, MD on Top CMO List

Dr. Alagia, chief physician executive for KentuckyOne Health, was recognized as one of “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know,” in Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading hospital magazine for hospital business news and analysis for hospital and health system executives.

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Habitat for Humanity: A Success Thanks to KentuckyOne Health Employees!

Habitat for Humanity: A Success Thanks to KentuckyOne Health Employees!

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

From March 9-12, Louisville-area KentuckyOne Health employees raised hammers and lifted hearts for Habitat for Humanity. The volunteers participated in a build with new homeowner Yasir Al-Hussein and other Habitat volunteers in a Raise the Roof event.

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Honoring 2016 Black History Makers of Tomorrow

Honoring 2016 Black History Makers of Tomorrow

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated Black History Month by honoring ten local high school students with scholarships. Area business leaders, including KentuckyOne's Rick Smith, participated in round table discussions with the winners, helping the students prepare for life after high school.

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KentuckyOne Employees Attend Homeland Security Training

KentuckyOne Employees Attend Homeland Security Training

KentuckyOne Health

Emergency Responders from KentuckyOne Health recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Join the UofL Get Healthy Now Wellness Center

Join the UofL Get Healthy Now Wellness Center

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne employees can join the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, a UofL employee-based facility that offers wellness classes, coaching, motivational programs, state-of-the-art fitness equipment and more.

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KentuckyOne Health Employees Have Opportunities for Fitness Discounts

KentuckyOne Health Employees Have Opportunities for Fitness Discounts

Wellness

KentuckyOne Health Employees now have three places to exercise and get healthy at a discounted rate: KentuckyOne Healthy Lifestyle Center locations in Louisville and Lexington, Jewish Community Center and University of Lousiville's Get Healthy Now 24/7 Center.

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Quench Your Spirit Challenge Encourages Healthy Hydration

Quench Your Spirit Challenge Encourages Healthy Hydration

Wellness

A new hydration wellness challenge could earn you $50 in health account incentives. Quench Your Spirit Challenge sign-ups begin on My Healthy Spirit on May 23 and continue until June 6, when the six-week long challenge begins. The challenge ends on July 3.

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Injuries are the Leading Cause of Death in those 19 and Younger

Injuries are the Leading Cause of Death in those 19 and Younger

KentuckyOne Health

Research shows that formal swimming lessons, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training, wearing a life jacket, using the buddy system, and designating an adult to watch young children in the water reduces drowning risk ...

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Go Green!

Go Green!

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne facilities participate in Green Teams in many efforts to “Go Green” and ensure we safeguard our environment!

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Spring into Health Care Week

Spring into Health Care Week

KentuckyOne Health

When we celebrate Health Care Week, May 8-14, we celebrate our dedicated employees. Our purpose is to bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. We do this through the hands of our KentuckyOne employees.

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Allergy Sufferers Can Enroll in New Online Workshop and Earn Incentive Points

Allergy Sufferers Can Enroll in New Online Workshop and Earn Incentive Points

Wellness

A new workshop is now being offered through My Healthy Spirit online that gives tips for KentuckyOne employees to survive allergy season. Bonus: If you are on the medical plan, you can also earn incentive dollars ...

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We Made Our Mark on Cancer, Now it

We Made Our Mark on Cancer, Now it's Your Turn!

James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Throw a paint balloon to Splat Out Cancer at Louisville Waterfront Park on May 4. The event raises money for the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

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STAR Technique Can Help a Latte

STAR Technique Can Help a Latte

KentuckyOne Health

One way to reduce our likelihood of experiencing a skill-based error is to practice the STAR technique (Stop, Think, Act, Review). It’s a one second pause to give our heads a moment to catch up with our hands ...

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Culture Concepts Making Daily Difference in KentuckyOne Culture

Culture Concepts Making Daily Difference in KentuckyOne Culture

Culture

As a psychologist for the Frazier Neuro-Rehab program, Brian Monsma has a great opportunity to see our culture concepts in action. As one of our featured culture success stories, Brian shares his observations about the KentuckyOne Health culture journey.

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Major Gifts Announced for the Foundations

Major Gifts Announced for the Foundations

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health is pleased to announce the recent contributions to our Foundations. Each dollar contributes to our mission to provide the best health care for our patients.

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Culture Journey: Accountability

Culture Journey: Accountability

KentuckyOne Health

How aware are you of your words and actions? This May and June, your leader will be revisiting the culture concept Accountability with you. Learn to use the Accountability Ladder to determine your personal level of responsibility.

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Celebrating Our Great Catches

Celebrating Our Great Catches

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

On April 29 Saint Joseph Mount Sterling hosted a luncheon to recognize staff members for their Great Catches throughout the SafetyFirst journey.

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Prompt and Safe Return to Work

Prompt and Safe Return to Work

KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health is committed to prompt and safe return to work for employees who are injured or become ill or disabled as a result of non-work related incident or occurrence ...

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Embracing Diversity Awareness!

Embracing Diversity Awareness!

KentuckyOne Health

Join KentuckyOne Health as we celebrate diversity and common experiences of the many ethnic groups!

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Spring into Health Care Week

Spring into Health Care Week

KentuckyOne Health

When we celebrate Health Care Week, May 8-14, we celebrate our dedicated employees. Our purpose is to bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. We do this through the hands of our KentuckyOne employees.

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