August 4, 2014 | Volume 3, Issue 31

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Signage Celebrations Continue Across the State – We are One! 

The installation of the new KentuckyOne Health signage has begun facility-wide across the state. As the construction crews are hard at work, a giant seven-foot “K” from the KentuckyOne sign is traveling to the various locations through Aug. 29, giving employees an opportunity to sign it and take selfies during on-site celebrations. Employees also are being given “We are One” employee buttons and enjoying refreshments and fellowship. 

So far, the K, which will ultimately be placed on the headquarters’ building in Louisville, has collected more than 3,500 signatures! Everyone is encouraged to participate in their facility's celebration. 

To follow the big “K” across the state and watch for progress updates, opportunities to celebrate and event photos, visit

Help us mark this milestone in our Becoming KentuckyOne journey. We are One! 

Big K Next Stops:
Aug. 4 at Saint Joseph Martin
Aug. 6 at Saint Joseph London
Aug. 8 at Saint Joseph Berea
Aug. 11 at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling
Aug. 13 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville
Aug. 15 at Medical Center Jewish Northeast
Aug. 15 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital (New date!)
Aug. 18 at Medical Center Jewish East
Aug. 20 at Our Lady of Peace
Aug. 26 at Medical Center Jewish South
Aug. 28 at Medical Center Jewish Southwest
Aug. 29 at Flaget Memorial Hospital 

Visit for more details. Don't forget to enter our selfie contest! Show us your best KentuckyOne Health selfies with our new signage and win a prize. 

More photos from recent signage celebrations can be found on our facebook page. 

Watch a video of our employees celebrating the new KentuckyOne brand! 

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Beware of Phishing Emails 

On July 23 and 25, several physicians and employees received a phishing email with the intent of obtaining their private banking information. The email appeared legitimate, with a KentuckyOne logo, asking recipients to click on a link to "confirm their salary raise." ITS identified the problem quickly and blocked any further emails from distribution. Remember to be extra vigilant when reviewing your email messages. Never click on unknown links, open unknown attachments or provide confidential information.

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OneCare Cerner Wave 3 Training Update 

It is about a month before WAVE 3 Cerner facilities go live on Sept. 6 and the countdown has begun! If this affects you as a clinical end-user, don’t forget that the several steps involved in training are critical to prepare you to feel comfortable with the Cerner electronic health record system in time for the Sept. 6 go-live date. It is easy to register. Sign-ups are in LEARN.  

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Calling All Artists! Show Off Your Work While You Help People Heal 

Displaying beautiful works of art in the hallways and rooms of KentuckyOne Health facilities has long been a way of bringing “wellness, healing and hope to all.” Are you artistic? If the answer is yes, now is your chance to have your work displayed in the Employee Art Exhibition, which is part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art Program. We invite you, as part of KentuckyOne’s team, to engage in the healing power of art while you share your favorite pieces. Applications for the Employee Art Exhibition will be accepted from Aug. 15 through Sept. 20. 

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Helping Patients Monitor Chronic Disease with Latest Technologies 

Select patients managing chronic disease will soon have new technologies at their fingertips to monitor their condition thanks to the support of Verizon to the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation. After being discharged from Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, patients age 50 and older can participate in a new program to help monitor and manage their health with new technologies such as digital weight scales, blood pressure monitors, FitBit activity trackers and more. 

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Become a Healing Therapy Practitioner 

The Healing Therapy program, developed by Dr. Carl Middleton, vice president of Theology and Ethics for CHI, teaches a holistic approach to care. Healing Therapies include non-pharmacological methods to assist in alleviating pain and promoting relaxation in those who are experiencing anxiety, tension or stress, and also in supporting those who are at the end of life. Applications are being accepted to become a Healing Therapy Practitioner for the downtown Louisville campus. 

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In the Media: Michelle Eckhart 

Michelle Eckhart, a registered dietitian with KentuckyOne Health and manager of employee health and wellness, was featured on WDRB-TV July 28 in a "School Smarts" segment about how to pack a healthy lunch for kids going back to school. She demonstrated ways to add nutrition and interest to lunch time. Watch the video here

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Fuel Your Spirit Registration Opens 

The third quarter wellness challenge is to “Fuel Your Spirit.” This challenge, which runs from Aug. 18 to Sept. 4, will help you take a closer look at what you put on your plate and introduce you to Healthy Spirit website logging tools such as the fruit and veggie tracker and food diary. Registration opens TODAY on the My Healthy Spirit website. Earn 50 wellness incentive points! 

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Step Forward for Mental Health Walk 

To help increase awareness of mental health issues, KentuckyOne Health is sponsoring the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Louisville Step Forward for Mental Health Walk on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Waterfront Park in Louisville. Registration and pre-walk activities begin at 9 a.m. Our Lady of Peace has a team for the event and is hoping to attract 50 walkers to register. All KentuckyOne employees are invited to join the team. To pre-register, go to or call 502.588.2008. 

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We Want Your Opinion! What are Your Educational Needs? 

Take the CHI/GlobalHealth Education Needs Survey by Aug. 29 and help us build educational services for all staff potentially interested in advancing their education. CHI, in collaboration with GlobalHealth Education, is conducting the survey to identify the educational needs of our employees. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and can be found at

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Headlines from Across KentuckyOne 

Frazier Rehab Institute Raised $22,500 at Walk To Victory Over Paralysis Event 

Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation Announces New Board Members 

Saint Joseph Foundations Name New Board Members, Establish 2014-2015 Executive Committees 

Third Annual Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Tourney Raises $34,700 

Jump Start Your Points Total for Recognition Program Activities 

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Upcoming Events 

Tai Chi Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 4 

Farmers Market at Saint Joseph East Aug. 5 

Tai Chi Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 6 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 6 

SIRH Cookout to Aid Stroke Survivors Aug. 8 

Walk with a Doc in Bardstown Aug. 9 

Walk with a Doc at Saint Joseph London Aug. 9 

Walk with a Doc at Parklands Aug. 9 

Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest (Discount Tickets!) Aug. 9 

Tai Chi Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 11 

Farmers Market at Saint Joseph Hospital Aug. 12 

Tai Chi Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 13 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 13 

Kentucky State Fair Aug. 14-24 

Walk with a Doc at Iroquois Park Aug. 16 

NAMI Step Forward for Mental Health Walk Aug. 16 

Boots & BBQ Bash–OLOP Fundraiser Aug. 16 

Farmers Market at Saint Joseph East Aug. 19 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 20 

Walk with a Doc at Shawnee Aug. 23 

Farmers Market at Saint Joseph Hospital Aug. 26 

Yoga Class at Medical Center Jewish Northeast Aug. 27 

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