• 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.

    Read More
  • 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!

    Read More
  • A Month of Thanksgiving

    A Month of Thanksgiving

    In this month of giving thanks, we want to encourage a spirit of appreciation. The online recognition program gives all KentuckyOne employees a simple way to say “thanks” to co-workers anywhere in the organization. And special for this month, we are offering weekly sweepstakes drawings; you’re automatically entered when you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition.

    Read More
  • 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!

    Read More
26th Annual Evening with the STARS Gala Honored Physicians and Community Volunteers

26th Annual Evening with the STARS Gala Honored Physicians and Community Volunteers

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington Area

The 26th annual Evening with the STARS Gala raised a record amount of more than $100,000 for the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation.

Read More
Employee Art Exhibition Announces Prize Winners

Employee Art Exhibition Announces Prize Winners

All KentuckyOne Health

Thirty works 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.

Read More
KentuckyOne Donation Helps First Responders Save Lives in Rural Counties

KentuckyOne Donation Helps First Responders Save Lives in Rural Counties

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health donated new technology in several Kentucky counties to ensure that patients who may be suffering a heart attack get the care they need more quickly.

Read More
KentuckyOne Named Official Health Care Provider for St. Catharine College Athletics

KentuckyOne Named Official Health Care Provider for St. Catharine College Athletics

Flaget Memorial Hospital

As part of the agreement, KentuckyOne will establish a walk-in primary care clinic on campus to make care convenient and accessible for St. Catharine students.

Read More
Support the Coat Drive at Saint Joseph Hospital

Support the Coat Drive at Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital will host a coat drive to help the Catholic Action Center, Dec. 1-5. Please bring in your gently used or new items.

Read More
Two KentuckyOne Facilities Earn ‘Top Performer’ Quality Recognition from The Joint Commission

Two KentuckyOne Facilities Earn ‘Top Performer’ Quality Recognition from The Joint Commission

KentuckyOne Health-Central and Eastern Market

Flaget Memorial Hospital and Saint Joseph Martin have been recognized as 2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®.

Read More
Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program gives you the opportunity to give joy to a child or children this holiday season.

Read More
Thanksgiving Sweepstakes Winners

Thanksgiving Sweepstakes Winners

All KentuckyOne Health

Everyone who gives and receives peer-to-peer recognition in November, through the online employee recognition site, will be entered into weekly drawings.

Read More
Top Priorities Announced for Nursing in 2015

Top Priorities Announced for Nursing in 2015

All KentuckyOne Health

After months of careful collaborative work, KentuckyOne’s nurses and nursing leaders created a Nursing Vision. In order to realize that vision, the CNO Council has developed four areas of focus for the new year.

Read More
Congratulations to Facilities with Highest PCA Survey Participation

Congratulations to Facilities with Highest PCA Survey Participation

All KentuckyOne Health

Several facilities achieved at least 70 percent employee participation in the Performance Culture Assessment “pulse” survey that closed Nov. 7.

Read More
Congratulations to Winners in Final PCA Drawing

Congratulations to Winners in Final PCA Drawing

All KentuckyOne Health

Thank you to all who completed the Performance Culture Assessment “pulse” survey in recent weeks. We are pleased to award 100 recognition points to 25 KentuckyOne employees.

Read More
Kynect Open Enrollment is Under Way through Feb. 15

Kynect Open Enrollment is Under Way through Feb. 15

All KentuckyOne Health

Open Enrollment on the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, Kynect, has begun. KentuckyOne congratulates Ruth Brinkley on her continued role on the Kynect Advisory Board.

Read More
Financial Progress & CHI Fiscal Year 2014 Report

Financial Progress & CHI Fiscal Year 2014 Report

All KentuckyOne Health

Though it is early in our fiscal year 2015, the initial analysis of the financial reports is very encouraging. KentuckyOne is on track with the 2015 goals.

Read More
Select KentuckyOne Facilities Transition Environmental Services In-House

Select KentuckyOne Facilities Transition Environmental Services In-House

All KentuckyOne Health

Select KentuckyOne facilities will be pioneering a new way to provide environmental services (EVS) entirely with in-house staff.

Read More
Shop the KentuckyOne Company Store for Great Holiday Gifts

Shop the KentuckyOne Company Store for Great Holiday Gifts

All KentuckyOne Health

Now through Dec. 15, you can use a coupon to receive 10 percent off your order, or free shipping on orders of $100 or more.

Read More
More Winners! Results of Second PCA Pulse Survey Participation Drawing

More Winners! Results of Second PCA Pulse Survey Participation Drawing

All KentuckyOne Health

Congratulations to the 25 KentuckyOne employees who will receive 100 recognition points each from the Oct. 29 random drawing based on their facility’s participation.

Read More
Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program gives you the opportunity to give joy to a child or children this holiday season.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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, ARNP, has been named the vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for University of Louisville Hospital.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
Dr. Wayne Gibson Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

Dr. Wayne Gibson Joins KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group

Wayne Gibson, MD, has joined the KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. The cardiologist is practicing at KentuckyOne Health Cardiology Associates in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Read More
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.

Read More
November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

All KentuckyOne Health

Helping to prevent diabetes in high-risk individuals and at the same time offering assistance to those with diabetes to manage their disease is the dual goal of KentuckyOne Health’s diabetes offerings for employees and those in the community.

Read More
Run, Walk, Spin! Take a Step Toward Wellness after Turkey Day

Run, Walk, Spin! Take a Step Toward Wellness after Turkey Day

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The last race in the KentuckyOne Health Four De Lis Classic Series is Friday, Nov. 28, right after Thanksgiving. KentuckyOne celebrates all steps toward wellness!

Read More
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

All KentuckyOne Health

KentuckyOne Health offers a statewide lung screening program to aid in the early detection of lung cancer. Learn more and view upcoming Lung Cancer Awareness events.

Read More
Free Massage Day for Employees

Free Massage Day for Employees

All KentuckyOne Health

The KentuckyOne Health Wellness Committee, in conjunction with “Celebrate Your Spirit,” is providing FREE massages to all employees leading up to the holiday season.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Holiday Giving Opportunity: Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

KentuckyOne Health - Louisville Market

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program gives you the opportunity to give joy to a child or children this holiday season.

Read More
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.

Read More
Thanksgiving Sweepstakes Winners

Thanksgiving Sweepstakes Winners

All KentuckyOne Health

Everyone who gives and receives peer-to-peer recognition in November, through the online employee recognition site, will be entered into weekly drawings.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
SafetyFirst Focus: Peer Checking

SafetyFirst Focus: Peer Checking

All KentuckyOne Health

Take advantage of working together to perform fast and easy verifications of each other’s work.

Read More
SafetyFirst Great Catch: Carol Cassedy

SafetyFirst Great Catch: Carol Cassedy

Our Lady of Peace

Medications were being passed one evening recently at Our Lady of Peace on 3 South. Carol Cassedy, RN, was about to administer Clorpromazine to a patient.

Read More
Celebrating the Holidays and Respecting the Heritages of KentuckyOne

Celebrating the Holidays and Respecting the Heritages of KentuckyOne

All KentuckyOne Health

As winter approaches, it is a time of holidays and celebrations for many religious traditions. As we prepare for these celebrations, let's decorate appropriately ...

Read More