April 11, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 14
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Inspirational Stories of Hope

As we approach the celebration of Easter and Passover in the coming days, Catholic Health Initiatives has invited some of our employees from across the system to share a story of hope that represents for them the promise of freedom and new life these holidays hold for us. Among those is our own Karl Lusk, chaplain at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.

Please take a few moments to listen to these reflections in this podcast. You may want to consider using one to begin a meeting. They are powerful stories that may help you to reflect on moments of loss and hope in your lives as we approach these important faith observances.

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Department Spotlight: The Human Resources Operations and Analytics Team

The HR Operations and Analytics team is in the spotlight for their great community service work on behalf of the underserved, living the KentuckyOne Health core value of Compassion. Not only are they walking the talk by modeling the Values-Led component of the KentuckyOne Health Promise, they are making these service activities a part of their actual work goals ...

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What Our Patients Are Saying ...

Breast cancer survivor Lori Beth Miller and her husband, Brian, share their inspirational story of positive determination while facing this life challenge. “I never thought cancer was going to be the end of me. And we always felt like we were going to fight this and it was going to be a memory,” Lori Beth said. From diagnosis, chemotherapy, surgery and finally radiation, Lori Beth believed KentuckyOne is where she was meant to be ...

Watch a Video on Lori Beth’s Journey

Bring Awareness to Organ Donation

The KentuckyOne Health Foundation is holding its annual Donate Life event on Friday, April 21, to promote organ, eye and tissue transplantation. There is an extreme need for registered donors, and you can help spread the word. April 21 is also National Wear Blue and Green Day to promote organ donation ...

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Steve Dean

Sleep Center Technologist Steve Dean is our featured SafetyFirst Great Catch. Steve used his critical thinking skills to prevent harm from occurring to a patient when she presented for her sleep study appointment at Saint Joseph East. The patient was complaining of chest discomfort with pain radiating down her left arm ...

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Weight Watchers Offering Webinars
in April and May

Weight Watchers is hosting a series of informative webinars available to KentuckyOne Health employees to learn more about the Beyond the Scale program. See how healthy foods can be both delicious and satisfying, learn real tips from someone who has transformed her life and learn a simple cooking concept ...

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Get Your Veggies While You Work

KentuckyOne Health and Bluegrass Harvest are partnering to provide easy access for KentuckyOne employees to enjoy fresh, locally organic grown vegetables. Employees can purchase vouchers through participating local farms at pickup points that will service KentuckyOne Health. Hurry and sign up before April 15!

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Foundation News: 
Celebrating WHAS Crusade for Children’s Wonderful Support

If this isn’t reason to celebrate, we don’t know what is: WHAS Crusade for Children has provided more than
$1 million to Frazier Rehab Institute. The Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation recently hosted an event to recognize this amazing support ...

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New Headlines & Events

Flaget Earns Accreditation for Oncology Services

March Madness Points Winners Selected

KentuckyOne Weight Loss Surgery Seminars in April

Flaget Names Nurses Station after Retired President Sue Downs–Celebrate at the Dedication on April 20

Thunder Over Louisville Event is April 22 (Buy Tickets)

Hats in the Garden at Saint Joseph Hospital is April 27

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