• New Primary Care Advertising Campaign

    New Primary Care Advertising Campaign

    Establishing a relationship with a primary care physician is an essential part of a health care routine. We have launched a new primary care advertising campaign, “Choose Your Door,” to remind consumers about the many options they have with KentuckyOne Health.

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  • Congratulations to Our DAISY Winners

    Congratulations to Our DAISY Winners

    Several KentuckyOne nurses were honored recently at the DAISY Nursing Awards Banquet in Louisville. The DAISY Award program provides ongoing recognition of the clinical skill and compassion nurses demonstrate at the bedside. Nominations for the awards come from grateful patients and families.

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  • Employee Art Exhibition Opens in Louisville

    Employee Art Exhibition Opens in Louisville

    As part of the KentuckyOne Healing Art Program, 30 artworks from 18 employees are currently on exhibit in the Chestnut Café at Jewish Hospital and will be on display through May 2015. Six employees were awarded prizes for their artwork.

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  • Great KentuckyOne Holiday Gifts!

    Great KentuckyOne Holiday Gifts!

    At KentuckyOneCompanyStore.org, you can purchase items such as polo shirts, button-down shirts, sweatshirts, jackets and more. The KentuckyOne Health logo, or a facility logo, can be placed on all items. Now through Dec. 15, take advantage of special holiday sales!

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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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Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

The holidays are here and it’s the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends through traditions, celebrations and food! With all the temptations, it can be a difficult time to keep your waistline in check and eat healthy.

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Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

For the nearly 24 percent of Kentuckians who’ve reported suffering from depression in their lifetime, the holidays can be an especially challenging time. With the extra stress and pressures of holiday gatherings, gift-giving and more, some find their mental health may worsen during this time when joy is the common expectation. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, is working to ensure that the needed mental health services are available for Montgomery County residents.

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Fox Family Lights Hanukkah Candles at Medical Center Jewish East

Fox Family Lights Hanukkah Candles at Medical Center Jewish East

Medical Center Jewish East

Members of the Fox family will carry on a 60-year tradition when they light Hanukkah candles on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 5:15 p.m. at Medical Center Jewish East.

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Frazier Rehab Celebrates 60 Years

Frazier Rehab Celebrates 60 Years

Frazier Rehab Institute

Employees and physicians are invited to join in the celebration at a special reception (including delicious cake) in the lobby of Frazier Rehab on Tuesday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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KentuckyOne Cancer Care Earns National Accreditation

KentuckyOne Cancer Care Earns National Accreditation

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East received three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer.

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Lexus Store of Lexington Donates $4,000 to Provide Access to Mammograms

Lexus Store of Lexington Donates $4,000 to Provide Access to Mammograms

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

Money raised was contributed to the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation and will support the Yes Mamm! Program, which provides lifesaving screenings, patient navigation and more.

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Project Win Update: Implementation Process Begins at Lexington Facilities

Project Win Update: Implementation Process Begins at Lexington Facilities

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

As part of Project Win’s Phase 2 implementation, some Lexington employees will be upgraded to Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) and Office 2013 starting this December.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Partnership with LexArts Highlighted in Publication

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Partnership with LexArts Highlighted in Publication

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

Artwork purchases create surroundings that are calm and restful and also comforting and optimistic inside our KentuckyOne facilities.

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Staff ICD-10 Training Available Jan. 1

Staff ICD-10 Training Available Jan. 1

All KentuckyOne Health

Staff ICD-10 education will be available in LEARN starting Jan. 1 and due July 31, 2015.

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Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

The holidays are here and it’s the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends through traditions, celebrations and food! With all the temptations, it can be a difficult time to keep your waistline in check and eat healthy.

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Service Success; Units Rank Among Best in Country for Patient Satisfaction

Service Success; Units Rank Among Best in Country for Patient Satisfaction

All KentuckyOne Health

With the close of quarter one patient satisfaction data, the Patient Experience Department has assembled an impressive listing of these high performing units.

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Expand Your Horizons with Help from KentuckyOne and CHI

Expand Your Horizons with Help from KentuckyOne and CHI

All KentuckyOne Health

Many educational programs are available to KentuckyOne/CHI employees who are interested in advancing their careers. Take advantage of special tuition discounts and assistance.

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Thousands Shared Peer Recognition in November

Thousands Shared Peer Recognition in November

All KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations! Nearly 2,200 of you sent and received messages of appreciation through the employee recognition program last month. See who won the weekly drawings for 100 recognition points each ...

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Information on CHI Financial Reports

Information on CHI Financial Reports

All KentuckyOne Health

Recent media reports have highlighted financial challenges of our sponsor CHI. Due to a variety of short-term factors, which many national health providers have also faced, CHI has experienced lower than expected financial performance.

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Thank You for Contributing to Our Workplace

Thank You for Contributing to Our Workplace

All KentuckyOne Health

We appreciate all you do to make KentuckyOne a great place to work and serve our communities. You can share your gratitude with co-workers, too, through the online employee recognition program.

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New Primary Care Advertising Campaign Launches

New Primary Care Advertising Campaign Launches

All KentuckyOne Health

We have launched a new primary care advertising campaign, “Choose Your Door,” to remind consumers about the many options they have with KentuckyOne Health.

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Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

For the nearly 24 percent of Kentuckians who’ve reported suffering from depression in their lifetime, the holidays can be an especially challenging time. With the extra stress and pressures of holiday gatherings, gift-giving and more, some find their mental health may worsen during this time when joy is the common expectation. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, is working to ensure that the needed mental health services are available for Montgomery County residents.

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Congratulations to Our DAISY Award Winners

Congratulations to Our DAISY Award Winners

All KentuckyOne Health

Several KentuckyOne Health nurses were honored in October at the DAISY Nursing Awards Banquet in Louisville. The DAISY Award recognizes the clinical skill and compassion nurses demonstrate at the bedside.

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June Waiz Named Director of Operations for MCJE, MCJNE and MCJSW

June Waiz Named Director of Operations for MCJE, MCJNE and MCJSW

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

June Waiz, RN, MBA, has been promoted to the director of operations for Medical Center Jewish East, Medical Center Jewish Northeast, and Medical Center Jewish Southwest.

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Lisa Jackson Promoted to Executive Director of Surgical Services for Jewish Hospital and ULH

Lisa Jackson Promoted to Executive Director of Surgical Services for Jewish Hospital and ULH

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Lisa Jackson, RN, BSN, MHA, CNOR, has been promoted to the position of executive director of surgical services for Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital.

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Shari Kretzschmer Named VP of Patient Care Services and CNO

Shari Kretzschmer Named VP of Patient Care Services and CNO

University of Louisville Hospital

Shari Kretzschmer, RN, MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, has been named the vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for University of Louisville Hospital.

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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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David Cook Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group as COO of Louisville Market

David Cook Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group as COO of Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

David Cook, CPA, MBA, CMPE, has joined KentuckyOne Health Medical Group as the COO of the Louisville market. The health care executive has more than 25 years of experience in leading physician organizations for hospital systems.

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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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Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

Be Mindful Of Holiday Eating To Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

The holidays are here and it’s the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends through traditions, celebrations and food! With all the temptations, it can be a difficult time to keep your waistline in check and eat healthy.

Read More
Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

Holiday Season Can Be Challenging For Those With Depression

For the nearly 24 percent of Kentuckians who’ve reported suffering from depression in their lifetime, the holidays can be an especially challenging time. With the extra stress and pressures of holiday gatherings, gift-giving and more, some find their mental health may worsen during this time when joy is the common expectation. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, is working to ensure that the needed mental health services are available for Montgomery County residents.

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Looking for Holiday Gift Ideas? Consider a Gift Certificate to the Healthy Lifestyle Center

Looking for Holiday Gift Ideas? Consider a Gift Certificate to the Healthy Lifestyle Center

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

A gift certificate to the Healthy Lifestyle Center can be used for a massage, an exercise class, yoga, tai chi, personal health coaching and more!

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KentuckyOne Honored as Healthiest Employer

KentuckyOne Honored as Healthiest Employer

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health was honored by Business First magazine as the Healthiest Employer of Greater Louisville. This marks the fourth year in a row KentuckyOne has received this distinction.

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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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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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Leading by Example – Lisa Shannon is Mindful of the Mood Elevator

Leading by Example – Lisa Shannon is Mindful of the Mood Elevator

All KentuckyOne Health

Being mindful of the Mood Elevator is the best way we can create a safe, high quality workplace. When we are at our best, we get better results with less effort and less stress. The Mood Elevator plays a key role because it is our state of mind dashboard.

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Thousands Shared Peer Recognition in November

Thousands Shared Peer Recognition in November

All KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations! Nearly 2,200 of you sent and received messages of appreciation through the employee recognition program last month. See who won the weekly drawings for 100 recognition points each ...

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SafetyFirst Focus: STAR

SafetyFirst Focus: STAR

All KentuckyOne Health

The Stop, Think, Act and Review technique is especially helpful to use when you are distracted or tired, when you are running behind and feel pressured to work fast, or when you are about to do a high-risk procedure or patient intervention.

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Thank You for Contributing to Our Workplace

Thank You for Contributing to Our Workplace

All KentuckyOne Health

We appreciate all you do to make KentuckyOne a great place to work and serve our communities. You can share your gratitude with co-workers, too, through the online employee recognition program.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Sonya Gray

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Sonya Gray

Saint Joseph London

After her shift was over, registered nurse Sonya Gray hand-delivered a prescription to a patient in a great deal of pain. She discovered the patient had left it behind after discharge.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Kristen Longino

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Kristen Longino

Saint Joseph Jessamine

While discharging a patient, Kristen Longino noticed that the patient’s blood pressure was markedly elevated, and the patient was complaining of a headache.

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SafetyFirst Focus: The STAR Technique

SafetyFirst Focus: The STAR Technique

All KentuckyOne Health

Whenever we go to the vending machine to get something to eat or drink we always use the STAR technique (Stop, Think, Act & Review) to ensure we hit the right button for the right snack or drink.

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Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Celebrates More than a Year with No Serious Safety Events

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Celebrates More than a Year with No Serious Safety Events

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

November 5 was a day of celebration at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. The facility’s leaders honored employees for keeping the hospital a safe place for patients.

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