• Jewish Transplant Care: 55 Years of Saving Lives

    Jewish Transplant Care: 55 Years of Saving Lives

    “I am forever grateful,” said kidney recipient Melanie Hughes. “I am grateful to Davey, the Albright family and the team at Jewish Hospital. My heart broke at losing him, but Davey’s gift changed my life.” Hughes was one of the more than 100 transplant recepients who gathered to mark the Jewish Hospital Transplant Care 55th Anniversary Celebration last week.

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  • Celebrating our Best Places to Work!

    Celebrating our Best Places to Work!

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Medical Center Jewish Northeast and Medical Center Jewish South were recently recognized by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management as "2019 Best Places to Work in Kentucky." View facility leader videos and download email banners.

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  • Spotlighting our Leaders and Employees of the Year

    Spotlighting our Leaders and Employees of the Year

    Get to know our Employees and Leaders of the Year! Check out the list of award winners and read spotlights on each of these outstanding employees.

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  • Supporting Each Other With Time Off Assistance

    Supporting Each Other With Time Off Assistance

    Most of us will experience some personal hardship – such as illness or the death of a close family member – during our time with CHI/KentuckyOne Health. Benefit eligible employees in need of time off can apply to our Time Off Assistance Bank.

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  • Policy Stat Library Update

    Policy Stat Library Update

    Have you ever wanted to review a specific KentuckyOne Health or facility policy but were unaware of where to go? KentuckyOne Health’s Policy Stat policy library is a searchable policy database available to all employees of KentuckyOne Health.

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TOP STORIES

Dr. Shea Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

For over 30 years, University of Louisville Football fans saw a familiar face on the sidelines taking care of athletes – Dr. Raymond Shea. Dr. Shea and the Shea Orthopedic Group, part of KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Associates had been providing sports medicine services to University of Louisville sports teams for three decades.

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Jewish Hospital Celebrates 50th CardioMEMS HF System implant

Jewish Hospital held a celebration for its 50th CardioMEMS Heart Failure System implantation, a revolutionary wireless monitoring sensor that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Jewish Hospital has performed more of these implantations than any other provider in the state, with a total of 53 procedures completed since 2018.

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Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Rolls out First Bilingual Weight Loss Program in the Country

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky has the fifth-highest rate of obesity in the country, while the Hispanic population has the highest age-adjusted prevalence of obesity at 47 percent. In an effort to help address these devastating statistics, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has created a bilingual weight loss support program for Spanish-speaking patients seeking bariatric surgery. It is the first program of its kind in the country.

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Jewish Hospital Celebrates 50th CardioMEMS HF System implant

Jewish Hospital Celebrates 50th CardioMEMS HF System implant

Jewish Hospital held a celebration for its 50th CardioMEMS Heart Failure System implantation, a revolutionary wireless monitoring sensor that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Jewish Hospital has performed more of these implantations than any other provider in the state, with a total of 53 procedures completed since 2018.

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Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Rolls out First Bilingual Weight Loss Program in the Country

Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Rolls out First Bilingual Weight Loss Program in the Country

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky has the fifth-highest rate of obesity in the country, while the Hispanic population has the highest age-adjusted prevalence of obesity at 47 percent. In an effort to help address these devastating statistics, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has created a bilingual weight loss support program for Spanish-speaking patients seeking bariatric surgery. It is the first program of its kind in the country.

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A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

As I have talked with many of you over the past few weeks, you have asked that we continue to communicate often and provide updates, even if there are no significant milestones or decisions to share at this time. As of today, no decisions have been made about the new owner of KentuckyOne Health; yet I do want to be clear with the details of what we know today.

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A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

I know last week’s UofL announcement that they were unable to secure a financial partner was disappointing for many of us at KentuckyOne Health. However, as I have made the rounds and spoken with you over the past several days, I am not surprised (and continuously inspired) by your resilience, and ability to remained focused on what is most important… taking care of the thousands of patients who depend on us every month.

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Prayer Quilt Blessings at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Prayer Quilt Blessings at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Mary Carver, one of the amazing volunteers at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, is gifted at sewing and has so beautifully blessed their Chaplain department with the loveliest prayer quilts. These small quilts are distributed based on need: patients who are passing away or in a dark place in their lives.

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Prepare for Year-End Performance Evaluations

On May 28, the Workday system opens for year-end performance evaluations. Employees will receive a message in their Outlook and Workday inboxes with instructions for completing their self-evaluation in Workday by June 30.

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Healing Heroes: Frazier Rehab Institute Providers

Healing Heroes: Frazier Rehab Institute Providers

Among the overwhelming number of thank you messages for National Doctor's Day, were many recognitions for our Frazier Rehab Institute providers. Read just a few of the messages from our KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region employees.

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Employee of the Year Spotlight: Andrea Scott

Employee of the Year Spotlight: Andrea Scott

Get to know our employees and leaders of the year! They've answered a few questions about their careers at KentuckyOne Health and their personal interests.

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Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region is home to over 5,000 employees who do amazing work every day taking care of our patients and their families. When not here, our employees do exceptional things away from work – serving on community boards, competing in sporting competitions, leading at their place of worship, running small businesses, and more.

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Capps and Fischer Present on National Webinar

Capps and Fischer Present on National Webinar

Amy Capps, RN, MSN, ER Manager at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, and Janet Fischer, PharmD, at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, were selected to present on a national webinar as part of the Kentucky Hospital Association Statewide Opioid Stewardship program. Both shared about pilot projects taking place at KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region facilities.

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A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

A Message from Deborah Lee-Eddie, Interim CEO for the Louisville Market

As I have talked with many of you over the past few weeks, you have asked that we continue to communicate often and provide updates, even if there are no significant milestones or decisions to share at this time. As of today, no decisions have been made about the new owner of KentuckyOne Health; yet I do want to be clear with the details of what we know today.

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Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

From time to time, we’re all subject to feelings of stress. But left unaddressed, when pressure and anxiety creep into your life, the effects can be harmful to your overall well-being.

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Our Lady of Peace Unveils New Portion of History Wall

Our Lady of Peace Unveils New Portion of History Wall

Our Lady of Peace

On January 29, Our Lady of Peace unveiled a new portion of their history wall.

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Three KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region Facilities Selected as

Three KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region Facilities Selected as 'Best Places to Work'

We are very pleased to announce that three of our Louisville Region facilities - Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Medical Center Jewish Northeast and Medical Center Jewish South - were recognized as "2019 Best Places to Work in Kentucky"!

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Policy Stat Library Update

Policy Stat Library Update

Have you ever wanted to review a specific KentuckyOne Health or facility policy but were unaware of where to go? KentuckyOne Health’s Policy Stat policy library is a searchable policy database available to all employees of KentuckyOne Health.

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Transaction Work Continues

Transaction Work Continues

Work continues on the complex and confidential discussions regarding the transition of the CHI/KentuckyOne Health Louisville-based operations to a new owner. Over the recent holidays, two update messages were sent to all Louisville Region employees to keep everyone abreast of the latest details in the divestiture discussions.

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Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kristin Little

Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kristin Little

To recognize the outstanding athletic achievements and healthy lifestyles of our employees, Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine has created an Athlete of the Month spotlight. Through this new spotlight, employees can share about their athletic passions and competitive successes – hopefully inspiring others to get active!

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Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region is home to over 5,000 employees who do amazing work every day taking care of our patients and their families. When not here, our employees do exceptional things away from work – serving on community boards, competing in sporting competitions, leading at their place of worship, running small businesses, and more.

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Are You Using Your PTO?  Four science-based reasons you should book your next vacation

Are You Using Your PTO? Four science-based reasons you should book your next vacation

According to a survey by Inc. Magazine, the average U.S. employee takes only half of their allotted vacation time. Taking time off from work is important for mental and physical health, helping you return to work more productive and effective. Consider these four science-based reasons you should use your PTO.

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New! Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kiper Runs Moose Double for 60th Birthday

New! Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kiper Runs Moose Double for 60th Birthday

To recognize the outstanding athletic achievements and healthy lifestyles of our employees, Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine has created an Athlete of the Month spotlight. Through this new spotlight, employees can share about their athletic passions and competitive successes – hopefully inspiring others to get active!

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Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

From time to time, we’re all subject to feelings of stress. But left unaddressed, when pressure and anxiety creep into your life, the effects can be harmful to your overall well-being.

Read More
Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

Exceptional Employees Doing Exceptional Things!

KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region is home to over 5,000 employees who do amazing work every day taking care of our patients and their families. When not here, our employees do exceptional things away from work – serving on community boards, competing in sporting competitions, leading at their place of worship, running small businesses, and more.

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Prayer Quilt Blessings at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Prayer Quilt Blessings at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

Mary Carver, one of the amazing volunteers at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, is gifted at sewing and has so beautifully blessed their Chaplain department with the loveliest prayer quilts. These small quilts are distributed based on need: patients who are passing away or in a dark place in their lives.

Read More

Prepare for Year-End Performance Evaluations

On May 28, the Workday system opens for year-end performance evaluations. Employees will receive a message in their Outlook and Workday inboxes with instructions for completing their self-evaluation in Workday by June 30.

Read More
Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kristin Little

Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kristin Little

To recognize the outstanding athletic achievements and healthy lifestyles of our employees, Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine has created an Athlete of the Month spotlight. Through this new spotlight, employees can share about their athletic passions and competitive successes – hopefully inspiring others to get active!

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Don’t Let the Unexpected Catch you Unprepared

Don’t Let the Unexpected Catch you Unprepared

Our upcoming Annual Enrollment is the time to consider giving yourself some additional protection from curve balls: options include Accident Coverage, Critical Illness Coverage and Identity Theft Protection. These plans add a new layer of protection to your other benefits, helping guard against the financial challenges that can come with serious health issues or identity theft. And, you don’t need to be enrolled in a CHI medical plan to qualify — you only need to be eligible for CHI benefits.

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OptumRx – New Manager for a New Year

OptumRx – New Manager for a New Year

Starting January 1, 2020, OptumRx will be your new pharmacy benefit manager. There is no action required on your part, and this does not change your benefits for 2019. Through the end of the 2019 calendar year, you may continue to fill your prescriptions at any Catholic Health Initiatives pharmacy (available at select ministries), via CVS Caremark mail order or at a CVS Caremark network pharmacy (based on plan design). When we make the change to OptumRx, you will have access to a large network of retail pharmacies, including national chains and local pharmacies and the ability to fill maintenance medications through mail order services.

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Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Rolls out First Bilingual Weight Loss Program in the Country

Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Rolls out First Bilingual Weight Loss Program in the Country

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky has the fifth-highest rate of obesity in the country, while the Hispanic population has the highest age-adjusted prevalence of obesity at 47 percent. In an effort to help address these devastating statistics, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has created a bilingual weight loss support program for Spanish-speaking patients seeking bariatric surgery. It is the first program of its kind in the country.

Read More
Are You Using Your PTO?  Four science-based reasons you should book your next vacation

Are You Using Your PTO? Four science-based reasons you should book your next vacation

According to a survey by Inc. Magazine, the average U.S. employee takes only half of their allotted vacation time. Taking time off from work is important for mental and physical health, helping you return to work more productive and effective. Consider these four science-based reasons you should use your PTO.

Read More
New! Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kiper Runs Moose Double for 60th Birthday

New! Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month: Kiper Runs Moose Double for 60th Birthday

To recognize the outstanding athletic achievements and healthy lifestyles of our employees, Frazier Rehab Sports Medicine has created an Athlete of the Month spotlight. Through this new spotlight, employees can share about their athletic passions and competitive successes – hopefully inspiring others to get active!

Read More
Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

Two Top Sources of Stress – And How to Address Them

From time to time, we’re all subject to feelings of stress. But left unaddressed, when pressure and anxiety creep into your life, the effects can be harmful to your overall well-being.

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Spread the Word: Free Stroke Screenings at April 10 Health Fair

Spread the Word: Free Stroke Screenings at April 10 Health Fair

The Friendly Folks Stroke Club Support Group at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital is hosting a health fair with free screenings on Wednesday, April 10. Stroke risk assessments, blood pressure, BMI, cholesterol/glucose, and more will be offered. Additionally, more than 20 vendors and community businesses will be on hand to share health education and information.

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Our Lady of Peace, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Honored with KHA Quality Award

Our Lady of Peace, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Honored with KHA Quality Award

Our Lady of Peace and Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital were honored with Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Awards at the organization's annual luncheon on Friday, May 10. The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) Quality Award is presented to honor hospital leadership and innovation in quality, safety and commitment in patient care. Hospitals are encouraged to consider participation in this award process as recognition of their quality improvement and patient safety efforts and to assess their progress in creating an environment focused on safety.

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