• 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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Berea Spoonbread Festival & 5K Race are Rousing Success

Berea Spoonbread Festival & 5K Race are Rousing Success

Saint Joseph Berea

Thousands of people came out to enjoy the 2014 Berea Spoonbread Festival, sponsored in part by Saint Joseph Berea. The fall festival featured a 5K Race, hosted by the hospital.

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'Yes, Mamm' Program Provides Mammograms to Women in Need

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

For women 40 and older who are uninsured, KentuckyOne Health offers "Yes, Mamm," a program that provides free or reduced-cost mammography screenings.

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KentuckyOne Sponsored an Acute Care Nursing Assistant Training Program

KentuckyOne Sponsored an Acute Care Nursing Assistant Training Program

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Program graduates were offered Patient Care Assistant/Unit Coordinator positions within Jewish Hospital and Frazier Rehab, and attended New Employee Orientation on Sept. 15.

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Mental Health Telemedicine Collaboration Now Connects Saint Joseph London Patients

Mental Health Telemedicine Collaboration Now Connects Saint Joseph London Patients

Saint Joseph London

Individuals in crisis can now get the help they need more quickly thanks to a mental health telemedicine collaboration between Our Lady of Peace and Saint Joseph London.

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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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Evening with the STARS Gala to Honor Physicians and Community Volunteers

Evening with the STARS Gala to Honor Physicians and Community Volunteers

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

Proceeds from the black-tie event will support the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation. Buy your tickets now.

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James Graham Brown Cancer Center Becomes First Site in Kentucky Providing Keytruda

James Graham Brown Cancer Center Becomes First Site in Kentucky Providing Keytruda

James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Keytruda is a newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs.

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Physician of the Year Award Launches

Physician of the Year Award Launches

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

The Physician of the Year will be named for Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East at the Evening with the STARS event on Nov. 15. Nominations are due Sept. 30.

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New TAGS Process Will Make Access Requests Easier

New TAGS Process Will Make Access Requests Easier

All KentuckyOne Health

Requesting system access will be easier with a new online process available later this fall. Called Total Access Governance Solution (TAGS), the program will streamline the pre-hire process for managers, and it automatically creates log in, network and email accounts.

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Flu Education Required for All Employees; Vaccination Strongly Recommended

Flu Education Required for All Employees; Vaccination Strongly Recommended

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne employees must complete their influenza education requirements and receive their influenza vaccine, or submit a declination, by Dec. 15.

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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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Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky Joins KentuckyOne Health

Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky Joins KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne welcomes Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky as the new vice president of mission for Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

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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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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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University of Louisville Hospital to Host Community Health Fair Oct. 4

University of Louisville Hospital to Host Community Health Fair Oct. 4

University of Louisville Hospital

The health fair will offer several free health screenings, flu shots, mammograms, education from experts, activities for children and entertainment.

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Flu Education Required for All Employees; Vaccination Strongly Recommended

Flu Education Required for All Employees; Vaccination Strongly Recommended

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne employees must complete their influenza education requirements and receive their influenza vaccine, or submit a declination, by Dec. 15.

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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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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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SafetyFirst Focus: Read Back & Repeat Back to Ensure Accuracy

SafetyFirst Focus: Read Back & Repeat Back to Ensure Accuracy

All KentuckyOne Health

As care providers, you communicate critical information every day. So by structuring your conversation based on three steps, you ensure accuracy and increased productivity.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Chasity Lane

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Chasity Lane

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Certified Pharmacy Technician Chasity Lane was restocking the cart in the cesarian-section surgery room on Sept. 10 when she noticed a single vial of anesthesia medicine included in a drawer full of bottles.

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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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