• Take the Workplace Culture Survey!

    Take the Workplace Culture Survey!

    Please take a few minutes to complete the Performance Culture Assessment online survey, open now through Friday, Nov. 7. Your feedback will help us improve our workplace and measure progress toward becoming KentuckyOne.

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  • Ebola Preparedness for KentuckyOne Health

    Ebola Preparedness for KentuckyOne Health

    As concern related to the Ebola virus continues to rise across this country, there have been questions about how we should best manage a suspected case of Ebola across our system. The clinical leaders and infectious disease physicians have been working diligently to ensure that KentuckyOne remains a safe environment.

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  • My Voice, My Vote 2014

    My Voice, My Vote 2014

    All members of the Catholic Health Initiatives/KentuckyOne Health family are encouraged to vote in the general election on Nov. 4. As you advocate for candidates and issues, please remember not to use your company email to demonstrate your support for political campaigns or to solicit votes.

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  • Celebrate Your Spirit

    Celebrate Your Spirit

    The Healthy Spirit 4th quarter theme is “Celebrate Your Spirit” and focuses on eating healthy, exercising and practicing good stress management as we progress into the holiday season. Start earning your wellness incentive points!

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  • Annual Benefits Enrollment Begins Oct. 31

    Annual Benefits Enrollment Begins Oct. 31

    Annual enrollment for 2015 employee benefits will be held Oct. 31 through Nov. 14. Please watch for more information in your mailbox. For all benefits and enrollment information, articles and videos, please visit the annual enrollment page on My Healthy Spirit.

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Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends this Weekend

Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends this Weekend

All KentuckyOne Health

Set your clocks back an hour Sunday morning, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m. Standard Time & Attendance Users, please be aware.

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Southern Indiana Brothers Present Donation to James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Southern Indiana Brothers Present Donation to James Graham Brown Cancer Center

James Graham Brown Cancer Center

In memory of their parents, southern Indiana native Jamie Fleming and his siblings held a family-friendly event to raise funds for the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

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World Stroke Day is Oct. 29

World Stroke Day is Oct. 29

All KentuckyOne Health

Wednesday, Oct. 29, is World Stroke Day, a day to help spread public awareness of the world’s high stroke risk and prevalence. Learn how you can get involved.

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Donate Your Old Electronics, Support Those Less Fortunate

Donate Your Old Electronics, Support Those Less Fortunate

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Rather than clogging the landfill with old electronic devices, recycle them! KentuckyOne Health is partnering with Catholic Charities in Louisville for an electronics drop-off day Nov. 8.

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Lunch & Learn: Healthy Habits for Better Hearing and Balance

Lunch & Learn: Healthy Habits for Better Hearing and Balance

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne employees are invited to a Lunch & Learn focusing on healthy habits for better hearing and balance. The speaker will be Dr. Casey Rutledge Roof.

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Ruth Brinkley Named One of America’s Most Admired Health Care CEOs

Ruth Brinkley Named One of America’s Most Admired Health Care CEOs

All KentuckyOne Health

The prestigious annual list by Becker’s Hospital Review recognizes the health care leaders who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments for patients and communities.

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Saint Joseph Berea Employees Get Creative with Pumpkins

Saint Joseph Berea Employees Get Creative with Pumpkins

Saint Joseph Berea

Saint Joseph Berea's rehab department hosts an annual pumpkin contest and reception.

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Saint Joseph Berea Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Saint Joseph Berea Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Saint Joseph Berea

Because early detection is the key to surviving breast cancer, Saint Joseph Berea presented a free educational event Oct. 17.

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Time to Enroll in Benefits for 2015

Time to Enroll in Benefits for 2015

All KentuckyOne Health

Annual enrollment for 2015 employee benefits is open Oct. 31 through Nov. 14. Enrollment takes place online through the My Healthy Spirit home page.

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Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends this Weekend

Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends this Weekend

All KentuckyOne Health

Set your clocks back an hour Sunday morning, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m. Standard Time & Attendance Users, please be aware.

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Kentucky Nurses Must Renew Licenses

Kentucky Nurses Must Renew Licenses

All KentuckyOne Health

All Kentucky nurses – RNs, LPNs, APRNs and SANEs – must renew their licenses with the Kentucky Board of Nursing by Oct. 31.

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Two-factor Authentication Required for Remote Access to Citrix Applications

Two-factor Authentication Required for Remote Access to Citrix Applications

All KentuckyOne Health

Enroll in two-factor authentication Nov. 10-Dec. 8.

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Congratulations to Facilities Reaching First PCA Milestone

Congratulations to Facilities Reaching First PCA Milestone

All KentuckyOne Health

Several facilities achieved 25 percent participation in the PCA “pulse” survey as of Oct. 21. KentuckyOne employees at those locations were entered into a random prize drawing.

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Employees Receive Points in First Survey Participation Drawing

Employees Receive Points in First Survey Participation Drawing

All KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations to the 25 KentuckyOne employees who will receive 100 recognition points each from an Oct. 22 random drawing based on their facility’s participation in the PCA pulse survey.

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New TAGS Process Makes System Access Requests Easier

New TAGS Process Makes System Access Requests Easier

All KentuckyOne Health

A new online process called Total Access Governance Solution (TAGS) is now the standard application to request IT access for all employees and replaces the current CHI Request process.

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Points Awarded for PCA Survey Participation Milestones

Points Awarded for PCA Survey Participation Milestones

All KentuckyOne Health

Take the workplace culture survey and you’ll help your facility qualify for drawings of 100 recognition program points!

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Ruth Brinkley Named One of America’s Most Admired Health Care CEOs

Ruth Brinkley Named One of America’s Most Admired Health Care CEOs

All KentuckyOne Health

The prestigious annual list by Becker’s Hospital Review recognizes the health care leaders who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments for patients and communities.

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Physician Assistant Kelly Simms Joins KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates

Physician Assistant Kelly Simms Joins KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Kelly Simms, PA, PT, has joined KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates in Bardstown, formerly Bardstown Ambulatory Care.

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Dr. Wayne Gibson Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

Dr. Wayne Gibson Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

Wayne Gibson, MD, has joined the KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. The cardiologist is practicing at KentuckyOne Health Cardiology Associates in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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Governor Appoints KentuckyOne Social Worker to State Board

Governor Appoints KentuckyOne Social Worker to State Board

University of Louisville Hospital

After working for more than 17 years in the Care Coordination Department of University of Louisville Hospital, Sandra Dattilo has been appointed to the state’s Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Board by Gov. Steve Beshear.

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David Joos Named New VP of Access Management and Transitions of Care

David Joos Named New VP of Access Management and Transitions of Care

All KentuckyOne Health

David will lead the development and implementation of a strategic and operational plan aimed at ensuring access and the “right site of care” for all patients throughout KentuckyOne.

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

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

Saint Joseph East

Among the six chosen this year for the U of L School of Nursing’s Florence Nightingale Award is KentuckyOne's Al Saylor, case management manager at Saint Joseph East.

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Dr. Ashok Kapur Now Affiliated With KentuckyOne Health

Dr. Ashok Kapur Now Affiliated With KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Ashok Kapur, MD, with Associates in Gastroenterology, is accepting patients at the medical practice, located at 4402 Churchman Avenue, Suite 201, in Louisville.

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Dr. Joseph Oropilla Joins KentuckyOne Health Neurology Associates

Dr. Joseph Oropilla Joins KentuckyOne Health Neurology Associates

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne welcomes Joseph Oropilla, MD, who has joined KentuckyOne Health Neurology Associates. His main office will be at Medical Center Jewish South in Shepherdsville.

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World Stroke Day is Oct. 29

World Stroke Day is Oct. 29

All KentuckyOne Health

Wednesday, Oct. 29, is World Stroke Day, a day to help spread public awareness of the world’s high stroke risk and prevalence. Learn how you can get involved.

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Lunch & Learn: Healthy Habits for Better Hearing and Balance

Lunch & Learn: Healthy Habits for Better Hearing and Balance

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne employees are invited to a Lunch & Learn focusing on healthy habits for better hearing and balance. The speaker will be Dr. Casey Rutledge Roof.

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Pink-a-BOO! Wear Pink on Oct. 31 in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Pink-a-BOO! Wear Pink on Oct. 31 in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne facilities will trade in the traditional Halloween orange for pink on Friday, Oct. 31, for breast cancer awareness. Employees are encouraged to wear pink!

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KentuckyOne Health Offers Tips to Stay Well as Flu Season Peaks

KentuckyOne Health Offers Tips to Stay Well as Flu Season Peaks

All KentuckyOne Health

The delights of fall—changing leaves, cooling temperatures and the return of football season—are accompanied by an unwanted guest: the flu.

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Failure to Follow Doctor

Failure to Follow Doctor's Advice on Prescription Medications Can Have Negative Health Consequences

All KentuckyOne Health

Whether it is a course of antibiotics or a daily diabetes medication, many patients don’t follow their doctor’s orders.

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Healthy Spirit 4th Quarter Challenge Kicks Off

Healthy Spirit 4th Quarter Challenge Kicks Off

All KentuckyOne Health

The theme is “Celebrate Your Spirit” and focuses on eating healthy, exercising and practicing good stress management as we progress into the holiday season. Start earning your wellness incentive points!

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Mobile Mammography Provides Screenings to Women in Need

Mobile Mammography Provides Screenings to Women in Need

James Graham Brown Cancer Center

For more than 20 years, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center’s Mobile Mammography Unit has provided mammograms to women in their community, church, school or workplace.

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Saint Joseph Martin to Host Free Weekly Smoking Cessation Classes

Saint Joseph Martin to Host Free Weekly Smoking Cessation Classes

Saint Joseph Martin

Saint Joseph Martin is hosting free smoking cessation classes every Wednesday morning from 10-11 a.m. The classes will take place at the Saint Joseph Martin Seton Complex.

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Leading by Example – Ruth Brinkley on Being Here Now

Leading by Example – Ruth Brinkley on Being Here Now

All KentuckyOne Health

As president and chief executive officer of KentuckyOne Health, I admit that it is often challenging to be fully present in all of my interactions. Since embarking on the culture journey and participating in the training, I have made a conscious effort to practice the Be Here Now concept.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Bethany Austin

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Bethany Austin

Saint Joseph Jessamine

Bethany Austin, RN, was about to give a rabies vaccination to a patient in the Saint Joseph Jessamine ED. The nurse took a very close look at the vial of medication and knew something was wrong.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking

SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking

All KentuckyOne Health

Do you care enough to ask, "Are you going to wash in?" When we are working together, we should be looking out for our fellow team members.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Shelly McCane

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Shelly McCane

Saint Joseph Hospital

Thanks to Shelly McCane’s observations, and to her questioning attitude, a patient’s life was saved.

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Becoming KentuckyOne is Building a Desired Culture

Becoming KentuckyOne is Building a Desired Culture

Becoming KentuckyOne

Developing a strong KentuckyOne culture is a critical factor in helping us achieve our purpose: to bring wellness, healing and hope to all. In order to do this, we need all employees to engage in our culture-shaping efforts.

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Nursing Vision for KentuckyOne is Unveiled

Nursing Vision for KentuckyOne is Unveiled

All KentuckyOne Health

Under the leadership of Chief Nursing Officer Dr. Velinda Block, a team of KentuckyOne Health’s nursing leaders developed a vision for nursing across the system.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking

SafetyFirst Focus: Team Member Checking

All KentuckyOne Health

What are some common activities you do in your department that could benefit from a peer check?

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ULH Transitions to HealthStream

ULH Transitions to HealthStream

University of Louisville Hospital

After several months of behind-the-scenes planning and work, University of Louisville Hospital has successfully moved over to HealthStream for its patient satisfaction survey process.

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