• More Winners, More Points—It’s March Madness!

    More Winners, More Points—It’s March Madness!

    Your Mood Elevator will bounce up to “optimistic” when you hear about the special March Madness promotion through the Employee Recognition Program this month. Special weekly sweepstakes will award points to 64, 32, 16 and 4 winners as the college basketball tournament progresses.

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  • Changes Coming for PCA Survey, Opening April 13

    Changes Coming for PCA Survey, Opening April 13

    In April we will participate in the Performance Culture Assessment, an employee survey conducted through CHI. Please be prepared to share your thoughts and feedback about your workplace. By participating, you could win recognition points in sweepstakes.

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  • Enroll Now for Free Credit Monitoring

    Enroll Now for Free Credit Monitoring

    As a follow-up to the Anthem data security breach that we have communicated about over the past two weeks, if you are an Anthem member you can now sign up for credit monitoring and protection. This service is being provided by Anthem at no charge to you.

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  • Saint Joseph Hospital Using Intraoperative CT

    Saint Joseph Hospital Using Intraoperative CT

    Saint Joseph Hospital can now use CT technology in the operating room during surgery for timely and informed decision-making. The hospital is the first facility in Kentucky and only the tenth in the U.S. to have this advanced imaging technology within the operating room.

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  • 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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Drug Overdose Kits To Be Available at University of Louisville Hospital for Heroin Patients

Drug Overdose Kits To Be Available at University of Louisville Hospital for Heroin Patients

University of Louisville Hospital

Kentucky’s First Lady Jane Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway announced a new program that benefits patients at University of Louisville Hospital. Heroin/opiate overdose reversal kits will be made available for free to people treated for overdoses at that facility. In 2013, 588 people were treated at University of Louisville Hospital for heroin overdoses.

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Live Stream and Tweets from Operating Room on April 2

Live Stream and Tweets from Operating Room on April 2

Jewish Hospital

On April 2 at 10 a.m., Jewish Hospital will live stream and tweet updates from the operating room during a TAVR procedure.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Honors its Catholic Heritage

Saint Joseph Hospital Honors its Catholic Heritage

Saint Joseph Hospital

Members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined Saint Joseph Hospital leadership and staff for an event commemorating the renaming of the facility’s administrative conference rooms to honor the hospital’s Catholic heritage.

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Flaget Holds “Just Because” Day for Employees

Flaget Holds “Just Because” Day for Employees

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital has implemented "Just Because Days" to celebrate and appreciate employees' efforts on a regular basis. The events are held quarterly, and employees are responding positively to the opportunity for appreciation.

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Our Lady of Peace Receives Award for Adolescent Substance Abuse Program

Our Lady of Peace Receives Award for Adolescent Substance Abuse Program

Our Lady of Peace

Our Lady of Peace was honored on March 20 by Mental Health America for its After School Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program. This unique program offers services in an after-school setting on school grounds and provides substance use prevention education and other services.

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Walk with a Doc this Spring

Walk with a Doc this Spring

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health Walk with a Doc events offer an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of exercise and empowerment.

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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 of Louisville for an electronics drop-off day on March 28.

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KentuckyOne Health is United in Safety

KentuckyOne Health is United in Safety

All KentuckyOne Health

March 9-14 was National Patient Safety Awareness Week across our nation and around the globe. Across KentuckyOne Health, facilities took advantage of this event to recognize staff members who had performed Great Catches to keep patients from being harmed.

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March Madness Sweepstakes Winners: March 23

March Madness Sweepstakes Winners: March 23

All KentuckyOne Health

See the 32 employees who won 200 points each in the March 23 drawing. Be sure you’re in the running—send a co-worker peer-to-peer recognition today!

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SafetyFirst Focus: Just Culture

SafetyFirst Focus: Just Culture

All KentuckyOne Health

The safety topic for the month of March is having a Just Culture when it comes to employee incidents or errors.

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Don

Don't Forget to Earn $150 in Health Incentives by April 30

All KentuckyOne Health

April 30 is the deadline to complete your biometric screening and take your personal health assessment through My Healthy Spirit. Completion of these two activities earns you $150 in health incentives towards your CHI Medical Plan costs.

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Changes Coming for PCA Survey, Opening April 13

Changes Coming for PCA Survey, Opening April 13

All KentuckyOne Health

In April we will participate in the Performance Culture Assessment, an employee survey conducted through CHI. Please be prepared to share your thoughts and feedback about your workplace. By participating, you could win recognition points in sweepstakes.

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March Madness Sweepstakes Winners: March 16

March Madness Sweepstakes Winners: March 16

All KentuckyOne Health

See the 64 employees who won 100 points each in the March 16 drawing. Be sure you’re in the running—send a co-worker peer-to-peer recognition today!

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New Cerner Support Site

New Cerner Support Site

All KentuckyOne Health

On March 16, we will launch the OneCare Cerner Support Site. All KentuckyOne Health Cerner users can access this new online resource to support their everyday needs.

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More Winners, More Points—It’s March Madness!

More Winners, More Points—It’s March Madness!

All KentuckyOne Health

Your Mood Elevator will bounce up to “optimistic” when you hear about the special March Madness promotion through the Employee Recognition Program this month. Special weekly sweepstakes will award points to 64, 32, 16 and 4 winners as the college basketball tournament progresses.

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Complete Your Corporate Responsibility Annual Education Training by March 31

Complete Your Corporate Responsibility Annual Education Training by March 31

All KentuckyOne Health

Annually, all CHI and KentuckyOne employees are required to complete at least one hour of compliance education, which is offered as web-based training in LEARN.

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Lindsay Lewis Puts Heart into Her Work

Lindsay Lewis Puts Heart into Her Work

Jewish Hospital

Lindsay Lewis, RN, chest pain coordinator for Jewish Hospital, has been asked to participate in a five-state Chest Coordinators Task Force and speak at three regional conferences and share her expertise about heart attack care.

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Tammy Schuley Named Market Director of Care Management

Tammy Schuley Named Market Director of Care Management

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Tammy Schuley, RN, BSN, MSM, will focus on implementing an evidence-based approach to utilization review, discharge planning and transitions of care for our patients.

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Carroll Senior Named New System Director for Recruitment and Relations for KMG

Carroll Senior Named New System Director for Recruitment and Relations for KMG

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

Congratulations to Carroll Senior for being named the new system director for recruitment and relations for KentuckyOne Health Medical Group.

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Mount Sterling Employees Step Up for Community Coalition

Mount Sterling Employees Step Up for Community Coalition

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

Employees at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling collected items to fill "care bags" for the homeless in their community. In addition, they held a bake sale and cake auction to contribute funds to the Montgomery County Homeless Coalition, an organization fighting homelessness in the city.

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Karen Veselsky Named Vice President of Revenue Cycle for KentuckyOne Health

Karen Veselsky Named Vice President of Revenue Cycle for KentuckyOne Health

All KentuckyOne Health

Karen Veselsky has accepted the new position of vice president of revenue cycle for KentuckyOne Health, effective March 15, 2015.

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Rounding in Action: Michael Northcraft

Rounding in Action: Michael Northcraft

All KentuckyOne Health

Michael Northcraft believes rounding on patients, staff and internal clients is the best way to keep connected to the human aspect of his work, and allows leaders to stay focused on what’s important – providing a safe and exceptional experience for every patient, every time.

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KentuckyOne’s Alice Bridges Nominated for “Most Admired Woman” Award

KentuckyOne’s Alice Bridges Nominated for “Most Admired Woman” Award

All KentuckyOne Health

Vote today for Alice Bridges in the Today's Woman Magazine's “Most Admired Women” Poll. Alice, vice president of Healthy Communities, has been nominated in the Health/Health Care category. Voting closes March 31 at 12 p.m.

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Kim Hite Named VP of Hospital Operations for Louisville Downtown Campus

Kim Hite Named VP of Hospital Operations for Louisville Downtown Campus

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

Kim Hite, RN, BSN, MBA, has been named vice president of hospital operations for the Louisville downtown campus. Kim previously served as the vice president of surgical services.

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Happy National Nutrition Month! Food For Thought: Hummus

Happy National Nutrition Month! Food For Thought: Hummus

Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month and we are providing weekly Food for Thought tips throughout the month. This week's food for thought is hummus. Thanks to all of our dietitians across KentuckyOne for sharing your knowledge!

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Walk with a Doc this Spring

Walk with a Doc this Spring

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

KentuckyOne Health Walk with a Doc events offer an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of exercise and empowerment.

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Don

Don't Forget to Earn $150 in Health Incentives by April 30

All KentuckyOne Health

April 30 is the deadline to complete your biometric screening and take your personal health assessment through My Healthy Spirit. Completion of these two activities earns you $150 in health incentives towards your CHI Medical Plan costs.

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

Happy National Nutrition Month!

Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month and we are providing weekly Food for Thought tips throughout the month. This week's food for thought is quinoa. Thanks to all of our dietitians across KentuckyOne for sharing your knowledge!

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Screening Options Help Detect Polyps Early and Prevent Colon Cancer

Screening Options Help Detect Polyps Early and Prevent Colon Cancer

All KentuckyOne Health

Colon cancer can be among the most treatable forms of cancer when found and treated in its early stages. It’s also one of the few cancers to have an effective prevention strategy—removing precancerous polyps before they develop into cancer.

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

Happy National Nutrition Month!

Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month and we are providing weekly Food for Thought tips throughout the month. This week's food for thought is dragon fruit.

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Dress in Blue Day is Rescheduled for March 13

Dress in Blue Day is Rescheduled for March 13

All KentuckyOne Health

Wear your best blue on March 13 to show your support for Colorectal Cancer Awareness. Information tables will be located throughout our KentuckyOne facilities.

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

Happy National Nutrition Month!

Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month and we are providing weekly Food for Thought tips throughout the month. This week's food for thought is kale.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Have a Questioning Attitude

SafetyFirst Focus: Have a Questioning Attitude

All KentuckyOne Health

The safety topic for the month is having a questioning attitude—thinking through our actions to ensure that they are the best we can take.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Nicole McNees

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Nicole McNees

Saint Joseph Hospital

Nicole McNees, RN, who works on the 2 East Medical Telemetry Unit at Saint Joseph Hospital, used her questioning attitude to verify the Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) status of a patient.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Honors its Catholic Heritage

Saint Joseph Hospital Honors its Catholic Heritage

Saint Joseph Hospital

Members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined Saint Joseph Hospital leadership and staff for an event commemorating the renaming of the facility’s administrative conference rooms to honor the hospital’s Catholic heritage.

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Flaget Holds “Just Because” Day for Employees

Flaget Holds “Just Because” Day for Employees

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital has implemented "Just Because Days" to celebrate and appreciate employees' efforts on a regular basis. The events are held quarterly, and employees are responding positively to the opportunity for appreciation.

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Assume Positive Intent

Assume Positive Intent

All KentuckyOne Health

The fourth concept your leader will be sharing with you this March and April to help us achieve our desired KentuckyOne culture is Assume Positive Intent. Practicing this concept will help us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service.

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KentuckyOne Health is United in Safety

KentuckyOne Health is United in Safety

All KentuckyOne Health

March 9-14 was National Patient Safety Awareness Week across our nation and around the globe. Across KentuckyOne Health, facilities took advantage of this event to recognize staff members who had performed Great Catches to keep patients from being harmed.

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SafetyFirst Focus: Just Culture

SafetyFirst Focus: Just Culture

All KentuckyOne Health

The safety topic for the month of March is having a Just Culture when it comes to employee incidents or errors.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Diana Robbins

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Diana Robbins

Saint Joseph London

A physician ordered morphine for a patient. While going through orders, Diana Robbins, a cardiac special care registered nurse, noticed that an allergy to morphine was listed for that patient. She quickly took action.

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