• New Cardiovascular Ad Campaign Launches

    New Cardiovascular Ad Campaign Launches

    Preview our new cardiovascular advertising campaign! KentuckyOne Health continues to lead the way with new technologies and innovative new techniques for our heart care patients across the region. With each new first, we give more people a second chance at life.

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  • Becoming KentuckyOne: Signs of Change

    Becoming KentuckyOne: Signs of Change

    KentuckyOne Health is preparing to install new exterior branded signage at all facilities and off-site provider locations. There are several exciting activities planned to commemorate this historic milestone in our Becoming KentuckyOne journey, including on-site celebrations and a selfie photo campaign with the big "K."

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  • Value-Based Behavior Guidelines Build Culture

    Value-Based Behavior Guidelines Build Culture

    What should Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence look like in practice across KentuckyOne? Questions like this from employees guided a team that worked to further define our shared Values as part of the effort to build the KentuckyOne culture.

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  • Now Open! New Employee Recognition Website

    Now Open! New Employee Recognition Website

    The new KentuckyOne Health Employee Recognition Program is now available. You can use the online program to recognize your co-workers for going the extra mile, speaking up for safety, living our core values and much more.

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  • Volunteer at the Kentucky State Fair

    Volunteer at the Kentucky State Fair

    Help support KentuckyOne Health at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 14-24. Online registration is now open. Approximately 30 clinical and non-clinical volunteers will be needed each day to staff our exhibit.

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Saint Joseph Foundations Name New Board Members, Establish 2014-2015 Executive Committees

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

The Saint Joseph Foundations have started the new fiscal year off by establishing their executive committees and naming new members to their boards of directors.

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Mobile Mammography Unit will Travel to 4th Street Offices July 29

Mobile Mammography Unit will Travel to 4th Street Offices July 29

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center's mobile mammography unit will be at the 4th street offices on July 29 to perform digital screening mammograms for eligible women.

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Saint Joseph Berea

Saint Joseph Berea's Rotating Exhibit Features Macrophotography by Local Artist Michelle Hayden

Saint Joseph Berea

Through Saint Joseph Berea's partnership with the Berea Arts Council, new works of art grace the hospital's hallways every six to eight weeks.

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OneCare Cerner Wave 3 Update

OneCare Cerner Wave 3 Update

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Sept. 6 go-live date for implementing the new Cerner electronic health record system is less than 50 days away! Between now and Sept. 6, the biggest challenge will be getting everyone trained.

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Emergency Department Named in Memory of Neil Maxey

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Emergency Department Named in Memory of Neil Maxey

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

The emergency department at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling has been named the Neil R. Maxey Emergency Department thanks to a generous gift to the Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation from the Neil R. & Mildred Maxey Estate.

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Three Saint Joseph Facilities Receive Grants for Mammography Services

Three Saint Joseph Facilities Receive Grants for Mammography Services

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

Monies received from The Lexington Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation will help provide screenings for underserved women and men through the “Yes, Mamm!” Program.

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KentuckyOne Partners with Healthcare Clinic at Select Walgreens

KentuckyOne Partners with Healthcare Clinic at Select Walgreens

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The clinical collaboration between KentuckyOne Health and Walgreens expands coordinated health care services and improves access to high-quality, convenient and affordable care for patients in the Louisville and southern Indiana area.

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Foundation Golf Event Raises More than $100,000

Foundation Golf Event Raises More than $100,000

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

The 25th Annual Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament raised more than $100,000 for mission and outreach services of Saint Joseph facilities in the Lexington area.

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Getting Better? Employee Feedback Improves Communications

Getting Better? Employee Feedback Improves Communications

All KentuckyOne Health

If you’ve noticed employee communications improving, thank the members of our KentuckyOne Health Employee Feedback Panel.

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Jump Start Your Points Total for Recognition Program Activities

Jump Start Your Points Total for Recognition Program Activities

All KentuckyOne Health

Ready to receive points? Complete your profile or honor a co-worker through the new online KentuckyOne Employee Recognition Program. You’ll be automatically entered in a drawing for 200 points if you fill out your online profile by Aug. 1.

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Please Note Email Address from Recognition Program

Please Note Email Address from Recognition Program

All KentuckyOne Health

Occasionally you will receive emails from the KentuckyOne Health Employee Recognition Program. The sender will appear as "KYOneRecognition@biworldwide.com.”

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Health Coaching Puts KentuckyOne at Forefront of Patient Care

Health Coaching Puts KentuckyOne at Forefront of Patient Care

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne has launched a health coaching pilot program at four primary care physician offices. Dr. Ron Waldridge of Shelbyville was the first to embrace the program. Watch his video discussing the benefits of health coaching.

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Guidelines for Employee-Volunteers

Guidelines for Employee-Volunteers

All KentuckyOne Health

Hundreds of KentuckyOne employees volunteer their time each year at events including the Kentucky State Fair bringing the valuable gift of health and healing to our community. All volunteer positions come with responsibility, and this includes following specific guidelines when the event, such as the fair, is sponsored by KentuckyOne.

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Leadership Award Nominations Due August 1

Leadership Award Nominations Due August 1

All KentuckyOne Health

Know a leader who consistently models our purpose and core values? Nominate him or her for the new KentuckyOne Health Leadership Excellence Award. Online nomination forms must be submitted by Aug. 1, 2014.

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New Cardiovascular Advertising Campaign Launches

New Cardiovascular Advertising Campaign Launches

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health has just launched a new cardiovascular advertising campaign that includes television, print, outdoor, radio and digital. See an exciting preview!

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Watch for the Big “K” Traveling to Your Town Soon!

Watch for the Big “K” Traveling to Your Town Soon!

All KentuckyOne Health

A giant seven-foot “K” from the KentuckyOne sign will travel to our various locations from July 25 to Aug. 29 as the new KentuckyOne Health exterior signage is installed. Sign the "K," take selfies and celebrate this historic milestone in our Becoming KentuckyOne Journey.

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Two Nurses Lauded for Workplace Health and Safety Efforts

Two Nurses Lauded for Workplace Health and Safety Efforts

All KentuckyOne Health

Two KentuckyOne Health nurses have been recognized for their exemplary efforts to promote workplace safety: Jennifer Carter and Annette Calvert.

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Ruth Brinkley, Kevin Lofton Among Top 25 Minority Executives

Ruth Brinkley, Kevin Lofton Among Top 25 Minority Executives

All KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations to KentuckyOne President and CEO Ruth Brinkley and Kevin E. Lofton, CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives. Both Ruth and Kevin were recognized by Modern Healthcare in their 2014 listing of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.

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Amy Nunn Joins KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates

Amy Nunn Joins KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Amy Nunn, ARNP, has joined the KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates practice at the Flaget Memorial Hospital campus in Bardstown.

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Congratulations to Our SafetyFirst Outstanding Managers

Congratulations to Our SafetyFirst Outstanding Managers

All KentuckyOne Health

A SafetyFirst Outstanding Manager is one who goes above and beyond for safety, empowering their employees to practice safe behaviors.

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Dr. Luyen Van Cao Joins KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates

Dr. Luyen Van Cao Joins KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates

Physicians

Dr. Luyen Van Cao joined KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates on July 1. He is fluent in Vietnamese and very active in the Vietnamese-American community. He earned a B.A. in chemistry with honors from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

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KentuckyOne Health Names Chief Financial Officer

KentuckyOne Health Names Chief Financial Officer

All KentuckyOne Health

Randall (Randy) Combs has joined KentuckyOne as chief financial officer (CFO). Randy has more than 35 years experience in health care, including 22 years as a CFO for both faith-based and academic systems.

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Amy O’Connell Named System Director of CIN Clinical Support Services

Amy O’Connell Named System Director of CIN Clinical Support Services

KentuckyOne Health Partners

Amy O’Connell, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, has been named the new system director of CIN support services at KentuckyOne Health Partners, our clinically integrated network (CIN).

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Congratulations to Karen Owens – Safety Champion

Congratulations to Karen Owens – Safety Champion

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Karen Owens, system director of sterile processing for KentuckyOne in the Louisville market, was awarded a prestigious fellowship by the International Association of HealthCare Central Service Materials Management.

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Mobile Mammography Unit will Travel to 4th Street Offices July 29

Mobile Mammography Unit will Travel to 4th Street Offices July 29

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center's mobile mammography unit will be at the 4th street offices on July 29 to perform digital screening mammograms for eligible women.

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Weight Awareness Program Begins July 28

Weight Awareness Program Begins July 28

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Have you been interested in losing weight but just need a little motivation to get going? KentuckyOne is offering a new 10-week weight awareness program that is running in conjunction with the Healthy Spirit quarterly theme of “Fuel Your Spirit” and could earn you 25 wellness incentive points.

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KentuckyOne Joins Million Hearts Initiative to Improve Heart Health

KentuckyOne Joins Million Hearts Initiative to Improve Heart Health

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health facilities throughout the area are participating in the Million Hearts® program to increase awareness of heart disease and prevent heart attacks. Make your pledge to take steps to live a healthier heart lifestyle.

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Farm-Fresh Healthy Eating Now Easier than Ever in Lexington

Farm-Fresh Healthy Eating Now Easier than Ever in Lexington

Saint Joseph Hospital

Join us this summer at Saint Joseph Hospital’s “In House” Farmers Market. Choose from a variety of nutritious food selections and earn wellness points with each visit!

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Tai Chi Classes Held Every Monday and Wednesday Night

Tai Chi Classes Held Every Monday and Wednesday Night

Medical Center Jewish Northeast

Tai Chi classes are now held every Monday and Wednesday night at Medical Center Jewish Northeast. Everyone is welcome!

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Becoming KentuckyOne: Changing How We Care for Patients

Becoming KentuckyOne: Changing How We Care for Patients

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne's new health coaching program focuses on healing and wellness. It is expected to expand beyond the pilot project to incorporate more coaches and more patient populations across KentuckyOne in the near future.

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KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors from the American Heart Association

KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors from the American Heart Association

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health’s Louisville market facilities received three honors from the American Heart Association for excellence in heart and stroke care, as well as employee wellness initiatives.

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Yoga Classes Now Held Every Wednesday Night

Yoga Classes Now Held Every Wednesday Night

Medical Center Jewish Northeast

Enjoy Yoga on Wednesdays at Medical Center Jewish Northeast from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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Jump Start Your Points Total for Recognition Program Activities

Jump Start Your Points Total for Recognition Program Activities

All KentuckyOne Health

Ready to receive points? Complete your profile or honor a co-worker through the new online KentuckyOne Employee Recognition Program. You’ll be automatically entered in a drawing for 200 points if you fill out your online profile by Aug. 1.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Dorita Wilcox, RRT

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Dorita Wilcox, RRT

Saint Joseph Martin

Dorita Wilcox, RRT, at Saint Joseph Martin had a questioning attitude and stopped to resolve a perceived issue and prevented a patient from going home without oxygen.

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SafetyFirst: Close the Communication Loop

SafetyFirst: Close the Communication Loop

All KentuckyOne Health

Using read-back and/or repeat-back as a part of closed loop communication reduces the chances of making an error.

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Have You Visited the Recognition Website Yet?

Have You Visited the Recognition Website Yet?

All KentuckyOne Health

Have you checked out the new KentuckyOne Employee Recognition Program website yet? Use the site to give and receive recognition, earn points, celebrate service anniversaries and redeem points through a shopping site with thousands of choices.

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Value-Based Behavior Guidelines Build Culture

Value-Based Behavior Guidelines Build Culture

All KentuckyOne Health

What should Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence look like in practice across KentuckyOne? Questions like this from employees guided a team that worked to further define our shared Values as part of the effort to build the KentuckyOne culture.

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Now Open! New Employee Recognition Website

Now Open! New Employee Recognition Website

All KentuckyOne Health

The new KentuckyOne Health Employee Recognition Program is now available. You can use the online program to recognize your co-workers for going the extra mile, speaking up for safety, living our core values and much more.

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Good Catch: Pharmacist James Ross Ensures Patient  Receives Proper Medication

Good Catch: Pharmacist James Ross Ensures Patient Receives Proper Medication

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital Pharmacist James Ross validated and verified information on a patient's order to ensure the proper medication was given.

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Art Exhibit Offers Healing for Saint Joseph Berea Patients, Families, Staff

Art Exhibit Offers Healing for Saint Joseph Berea Patients, Families, Staff

Saint Joseph Berea

Berea, Kentucky, has long been a mecca for artists. That’s why Saint Joseph Berea has such beautiful art in its permanent collection.

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