• Test Out Our New Retail Store, Receive a Discount!

    Test Out Our New Retail Store, Receive a Discount!

    KentuckyOne has launched a new retail program at KentuckyOneHealthStore.org to give patients access to reliable health products. Employees are invited to test the site and use a discount code to receive 20 percent off their purchase now through Oct. 31!

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  • Thanks for Your Support at the State Fair!

    Thanks for Your Support at the State Fair!

    The KentuckyOne Health exhibit at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair was a huge success in large part because of you – our employee volunteers. With your help, KentuckyOne conducted approximately 2,000 health screenings and provided health information to more than 56,000 visitors.

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  • Calling All Artists!

    Calling All Artists!

    Are you artistic? If the answer is yes, now is your chance to have your work displayed in the Employee Art Exhibition, which is part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art Program. Show off your work while you help people heal. Enter your artwork from Aug. 15 through Sept. 20.

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  • Service Excellence Training for Nurse Leaders

    Service Excellence Training for Nurse Leaders

    Nurse leaders are key drivers when it comes to an excellent patient experience. With that in mind, a laser-focused educational series has begun, giving nurse leaders the tools they need to prepare the foundation for exceptional service within their department.

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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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Saint Joseph London Earns ENERGY STAR Rating Efficiency

Saint Joseph London Earns ENERGY STAR Rating Efficiency

Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

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Saint Joseph Martin to Host Senior Health Festival

Saint Joseph Martin to Host Senior Health Festival

Saint Joseph Martin

Saint Joseph Martin will host a Senior Health Festival on Thursday, September 25th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Gateway United Methodist Church (8410 Kentucky 80)

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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 Oct. 5.

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Flaget Memorial, VNA Nazareth Home Care Voted Best in their Class in Nelson County

Flaget Memorial, VNA Nazareth Home Care Voted Best in their Class in Nelson County

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital and VNA Nazareth Home Care, both in Bardstown, and both part of KentuckyOne Health, have been voted best in Nelson County in their class.

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Join a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Join a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

All KentuckyOne Health

Let’s make this breast cancer’s final few decades! Join KentuckyOne in the Lexington walk Oct. 18, and the Louisville walk Oct. 26!

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Saint Joseph Martin Awarded $15,750 Grant for Violence Prevention Initiative

Saint Joseph Martin Awarded $15,750 Grant for Violence Prevention Initiative

Saint Joseph Martin

Saint Joseph Martin has been awarded a $15,750 grant to support a Violence Prevention Design and Start-up Program for the Martin community.

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JHSM Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant to Help Curb Childhood Obesity

JHSM Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant to Help Curb Childhood Obesity

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Farm-to-Family Obesity Prevention Initiative is designed to connect underserved youth and families with fresh foods, the people who grow it, the land, and each other.

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Mental Health Telemedicine Collaboration Now Connects SMEH Patients with OLOP Professionals

Mental Health Telemedicine Collaboration Now Connects SMEH Patients with OLOP Professionals

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The collaboration connects mental health professionals from Our Lady of Peace with the emergency department at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital to quickly help individuals in crisis.

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Saint Joseph London Earns ENERGY STAR Rating Efficiency

Saint Joseph London Earns ENERGY STAR Rating Efficiency

Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

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'Pulse’ Survey Will Help Refresh Action Plans

All KentuckyOne Health

We will conduct an employee “pulse survey” this fall to gauge progress since our Performance Culture Assessment in spring 2013.

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ICD-10 Date Reset for Oct. 1, 2015; Work Continues throughout KentuckyOne

ICD-10 Date Reset for Oct. 1, 2015; Work Continues throughout KentuckyOne

All KentuckyOne Health

CMS announced Oct. 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for ICD-10 implementation. Provider and staff education will be postponed until early 2015, closer to the go-live date.

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KentuckyOneHealthStore.org Offers Online Retail for Accountable Care

KentuckyOneHealthStore.org Offers Online Retail for Accountable Care

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne has launched a new retail program to help give patients access to reliable health products. Employees are invited to test the site and use a discount code through Oct. 31.

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Project Win Delay

Project Win Delay

All KentuckyOne Health

Project Win, the enterprise-wide upgrade to Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Office 2013, is changing its implementation schedule.

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Submit Your Sacred Story by Oct. 1

Submit Your Sacred Story by Oct. 1

All KentuckyOne Health

Everyone working at our KentuckyOne facilities are invited to share their stories for consideration for the 16th edition of 'Sacred Stories.'

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Thanks for Your Support at the State Fair!

Thanks for Your Support at the State Fair!

All KentuckyOne Health

With your help, KentuckyOne conducted about 2,000 health screenings and provided health information to more than 56,000 visitors.

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Shop Online at Our Company Store

Shop Online at Our Company Store

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health has launched a new online company store for employees to purchase items such as polo shirts, button-down shirts, sweatshirts and jackets. Now through Sept. 29, receive 10 percent off your order.

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Pam Elzy Named Director of Clinical Education for KentuckyOne

Pam Elzy Named Director of Clinical Education for KentuckyOne

All KentuckyOne Health

Effective Sept. 28, Pam Elzy, BSN, RN, MHA, CNOR, will serve as the director of clinical education for KentuckyOne Health.

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Helen O. Hamilton Honored for 40 Years of Service

Helen O. Hamilton Honored for 40 Years of Service

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

On July 30, the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation held an event to celebrate Helen O. Hamilton, who founded the Saint Joseph Hospital Patient Representative Program in 1974.

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Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Announces New Board Members

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Announces New Board Members

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation named new board members, effective July 1, 2014.

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New Certified Change Agents Named

New Certified Change Agents Named

All KentuckyOne Health

Recently, six KentuckyOne leaders completed CHI’s Change Agent Certification. To gain their certification, leaders attended two sessions – CAP & Work-Out – for a total of five days of training.

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19th Annual Doctors

19th Annual Doctors' Ball Honors Physicians and Leaders

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

For 19 years, the annual Doctors' Ball, hosted by the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation has honored the service of area physicians and community leaders.

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Dr. Anthony Dragun and Diane Warner Elected to Komen Louisville Board

Dr. Anthony Dragun and Diane Warner Elected to Komen Louisville Board

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

A KentuckyOne Health-affiliated physician and a KentuckyOne employee have been elected to serve on the governing board of the Louisville affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Anthony Dragun, MD, and Diane Warner, BSN, OCN.

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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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Healthy Spirit: End of Quarter Nearing … Have You Earned Your 150 Points?

Healthy Spirit: End of Quarter Nearing … Have You Earned Your 150 Points?

All KentuckyOne Health

The end of the third quarter of Healthy Spirit is nearing. You need to have 150 points logged in your My Healthy Spirit account by Sept. 30 to receive the wellness incentive!

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Jewish Hospital Shelbyville to Host Free Weekly Smoking Cessation Classes

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville to Host Free Weekly Smoking Cessation Classes

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will host a free 12-week smoking cessation class on Monday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 8.

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What’s the Best Way to Avoid a Stroke or Ruptured Aneurysm?

What’s the Best Way to Avoid a Stroke or Ruptured Aneurysm?

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne employees, family members and friends can take a quick vascular screening to assess their risk for stroke and vascular disease.

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Mammograms@Work Make It Easy to Protect Your Health

Mammograms@Work Make It Easy to Protect Your Health

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health wants to help you protect your health, and with Mammograms@Work, we are making it more convenient than ever to get your yearly mammogram.

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Our Lady of Peace Announces Upcoming Peace for Parents Free Seminars

Our Lady of Peace Announces Upcoming Peace for Parents Free Seminars

Our Lady of Peace

Peace for Parents is a series of free seminars for parents with school-age children, from elementary to high school, on topics you may face each day.

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Healthy Spirit Offers Free Lifestyle Coaching

Healthy Spirit Offers Free Lifestyle Coaching

All KentuckyOne Health

Through a one-on-one phone partnership with your coach, you can set goals to stop smoking, control your weight, eat healthier, get in better shape, and manage a chronic health condition or stress.

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KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care to Offer Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation Class

KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care to Offer Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation Class

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

It’s time to take control of what’s controlling you! Join KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care's 13-week Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation Class beginning Sept. 23.

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

All KentuckyOne Health

Have you noticed that more healthy food options are now available in your facility café? If you have, you might want to know that it is all part of KentuckyOne Health’s purpose to create greater wellness across the state.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: James Ross

SafetyFirst Great Catch: James Ross

Saint Joseph Hospital

James Ross, a pharmacist at Saint Joseph Hospital, noticed a medication error on a patient’s discharge summary and used the "validate and verify" technique to prevent harm.

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Service Excellence Training for Nurse Leaders Begins

Service Excellence Training for Nurse Leaders Begins

All KentuckyOne Health

Nurse leaders are key drivers when it comes to an excellent patient experience. With that in mind, a laser-focused educational series has begun, giving nurse leaders the tools they need to prepare the foundation for exceptional service within their department.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Lauren Thompson

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Lauren Thompson

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

When Lauren Thompson, a radiologist at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, felt a patient's order was wrong, she used the STAR technique (Stop, Think, Act and Review). In doing so, she ensured the patient received the correct procedure.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Julie Ham, RN, and Mark Banderman, CRNA

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Julie Ham, RN, and Mark Banderman, CRNA

Saint Joseph Berea

Julie Ham, RN, and Mark Banderman, CRNA, at Saint Joseph Berea used their questioning attitude to stop the wrong medication from being used to treat a patient–a medication with the potential to injure that patient.

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We Are One: Maintaining Our Heritage

We Are One: Maintaining Our Heritage

All KentuckyOne Health

The new signage going up at facilities across the Commonwealth is a visual symbol of the integration of the rich history in quality, compassionate care of our former systems.

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Calling All Artists! Show Off Your Work While You Help People Heal

Calling All Artists! Show Off Your Work While You Help People Heal

All KentuckyOne Health

Are you artistic? If the answer is yes, now is your chance to have your work displayed in the Employee Art Exhibition, which is part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art Program.

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Become a Healing Therapy Practitioner

Become a Healing Therapy Practitioner

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Holistic Care Council is taking applications for the Healing Therapies Program in downtown Louisville.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Marie Washington, MHW

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Marie Washington, MHW

Our Lady of Peace

Mental Health Worker Marie Washington had a questioning attitude and was able to ensure that contraband was found and removed, preventing a potentially harmful situation.

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