August 16, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 32
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Watch for Common Thread eStories to Arrive in Your Inbox!

KentuckyOne Health is launching a new employee newsletter this August, Common Thread eStories, focusing on our best asset – YOU! The electronic publication is a digital spin and reimagining of our former Common Thread print magazine, and will allow us to more frequently share inspiring stories about our employees, physicians and leaders living our mutual commitment to the KentuckyOne Health Promise ...

Read More & Share Your Story!

Nurse Recruitment Spotlight –
ULH Referral Program in Action

To reward great employee referrals, we’re extending the $1,000 employee referral bonus program. Great stories of employee referrals are across KentuckyOne Health, including Dallas and Corey’s story: Dallas, a PCA on University of Louisville Hospital's (ULH) 9S unit, referred her fiancé, Corey, to ULH and he was recently hired as an RN. Dallas loves working at ULH ...

Read More & Learn about the Referral Program

Safe Care Starts with You

Living our purpose to bring wellness, healing and hope to all is our reason for being part of KentuckyOne Health. Every moment counts when dealing with our patients and families. Recently, a nurse, Kay Winfield, from the intensive care unit at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, helped show a patient, a family member and a nursing team what our Purpose & Values look like in action – she is living them ...

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KentuckyOne Health Sends Supplies to Equip Hospital in Haiti

A new hospital under construction in a remote and poor area of Haiti will soon receive much needed medical supplies through a partnership of KentuckyOne Health and Supplies Over Seas (SOS). Together, the organizations will celebrate the send-off of a 40-foot shipping container filled with dry medical supplies and equipment today at the SOS facility in Louisville ...

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Participate in PCA Results Review

Thank you for the thoughtful feedback in the Performance Culture Assessment (PCA) this past spring. We listened, made changes and now saw improvement in ratings for employee recognition and development opportunities. You’ll hear more about your department’s PCA results from your leader later this month. Please participate in the brainstorming for action plan priorities and ways we can continue to be at our best for our co-workers, patients and the community.

Always Include a Relevant Subject Line

Meaningful subject lines earn attention. Always include a relevant subject line that is meaningful to the recipient. When changing the subject, start a new message with a new subject line. Do not tag your message as “High Importance” unless it is truly urgent or critically important. For more tips on using our email system effectively, and respectfully, refer to KentuckyOne's Email Guidelines ...

Learn More: Email Etiquette Resources!

People on the Move

Ashley McGrane and Melissa Krishna Named KentuckyOne Health Administrative Fellows: Ashley and Melissa are both completing a one-year administrative fellowship. Former fellow Samantha Carraway is now an employee with KentuckyOne. Read More

Jewish Hospital and OLOP CMO Dr. Jeff Goldberg
Dr. Jeff Goldberg, chief medical officer for Jewish Hospital and Our Lady of Peace (OLOP), announced he will step-down from these roles to spend more time with his family. Read More

Discounted Fitbit Trackers Available Now through Healthy Spirit

Did you miss out on buying a discounted Fitbit last year? Your chance has come once more, but only if you did not buy one in 2014 or 2015. As of yesterday, Aug. 15, employees on the CHI health plan who did not purchase a discounted Fitbit previously can purchase one through the Healthy Spirit website. Act quickly ...

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New Headlines & Events

Saint Joseph Hospital Participating in Landmark Study of First-of-its-Kind Treatment for Heart Failure in the United States: PARACHUTE IV Clinical Trial

KentuckyOne Health Recognition Program Website Downtime Aug. 18-21

Visit KentuckyOne at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 18-28

Jewish Hospital: Past, Present and Future – Attend a Special Presentation on Aug. 21

Test Your Culture IQ and Receive Recognition Points Starting Aug. 22

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