April 4, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 13
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Influenza Season:
Extended Mask Wearing Time

As we continue to see influenza activity throughout our communities, and in an effort to protect our patients, visitors and co-workers, KentuckyOne Health has extended its current influenza policy through April 15. Therefore, employees with approved exemptions should continue to wear approved masks ...

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Friday's Speaker Series Event to Focus on ‘Unconscious Bias in Health Care’

The next session of KentuckyOne Health's “Closing the Gap” Diversity & Inclusion Speaker Series is on April 7, featuring David B. Hunt discussing the topic of unconscious bias in health care. Employees are encouraged to attend at Rudd Heart & Lung Center, with live-streaming locations across the state ...

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Employee Achievements

An Employee Achievements update is shared in KentuckyOne This Week on the first Tuesday of every month, spotlighting employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions. This month, we celebrate:

Bev Beckman, Carrie Botts, Sherri Craig, Jill Farmer, Marlene McKinley, Tracy Rose and Pam Watts ...

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April SafetyFirst Topic: Medication Safety

KentuckyOne Health is focusing on medication safety this April as part of the SafetyFirst program. Learn about the common sources of error and steps for improving medication safety in an article from the American Hospital Association ...

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Recognition Celebrates March Madness

The basketball tournament may be over, but you can still celebrate March Madness through the KentuckyOne Health employee recognition program. You’re automatically entered to receive recognition points each time you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition through April 7. See the latest list of sweepstakes winners! ...

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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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Healthy Spirit Offering New Well-Being Webinars for Spring

Supermarket Savvy is the first topic of the new slate of monthly well-being webinars that launched on April 3 as part of the 2017 Healthy Spirit program. Not only can employees learn important health information, they receive $25 for each webinar viewed toward their health savings accounts ...

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Attend a KentuckyOne Weight Loss Surgery Seminar this Month

At KentuckyOne Health, weight loss surgery is performed at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Jewish Hospital. Learn more about the health benefits of weight loss surgery and the various types of procedures available by attending a complimentary seminar this April ...

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Foundation News:
Celebrating Carol Dwyer, Giving Garden

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation is grateful for supporters like Chief Nursing Officer Carol Dwyer, who has devoted her time, energy and heart to serving the hospital, patients and staff. Find out how Carol’s service to the hospital and community extends beyond clinical improvements, and join us for an April 27 reception in The Giving Garden at Saint Joseph Hospital.

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New Headlines & Events

Welcome New Providers to KentuckyOne Health

Weight Watchers Offering Webinars in April and May

Thunder Over Louisville Event Tickets Now on Sale!

KentuckyOne Health Donate Life Event April 21

Upcoming Biometric Screenings

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