February 1, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 4
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ALERT: Watch for Email Scams

KentuckyOne Health has received recent reports of fraudulent emails that appear to come from our own leaders, making urgent requests for everything from employee W-2 forms to bank transfers. To help protect yourself and the organization, please be on high alert for identify theft and email scams ...

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Culture Survey: Extended through Feb. 3

Please be sure to participate in the culture survey. It's an opportunity to share your views about CHI, KentuckyOne's national sponsor, as well as the desired future culture of a potentially combined organization with Dignity Health. To provide extra time for you to participate in this very important process, we are keeping the survey open through Friday, Feb. 3 ...

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Jackets Available for Purchase that Match New Scrub Colors

The KentuckyOne Health Company Store is now offering jackets to purchase that match the new scrub colors as part of our professional image initiative. Go to, and choose “Professional Image Initiative Apparel.” Jackets are now available to purchase in the Galaxy Blue, Gray and Ceil colors. Jacket colors in Wine will be coming soon ...

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W-2 Tax Forms Now Available

Your W-2 forms are now available online, if you provided consent to receive your forms electronically. If you didn’t provide online consent, your forms are being mailed to you now. Contact the HR/Payroll Connection Support Center with any questions or concerns.

NEW: All employees are required to create a secure account using Direct Authentication to access pay and tax information due to increased security measures ...

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Black History Month Events Address Diversity in Nursing and Leadership

Two dynamic discussions are planned in February as KentuckyOne Health celebrates African American History Month. You are invited to attend these events, presented by our division of Diversity & Inclusion.

• KentuckyOne’s African American senior leaders—including Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO—will be on the panel for “African American Leadership Forum: Advancing Leadership Diversity” on Feb. 6.

• The power and benefit of nursing diversity is the topic of the second event, KentuckyOne African American Nurses’ “The Power of ONE” reception on Feb. 27 ...

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Wear Red, Dress Like a Superhero Feb. 3

February is heart health awareness month, and KentuckyOne Health is encouraging you to be heart heroes by taking action to fight heart disease. In recognition of National Wear Red Day this Friday, Feb. 3, wear red or dress like a superhero and visit our heart health tables ...

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Be a Heart Hero at Upcoming UofL Games

During the University of Louisville women’s basketball game on Feb. 2 and the men’s basketball game on Feb. 26, KentuckyOne Health will train those in attendance in hands-only CPR with help from celebrity guests, and a few superheroes ...

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Safety Topic for February:
National Patient Safety Goals

Each year the Joint Commission publishes National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) that are established to improve patient safety. The goals focus on problems in health care safety and how to solve them. This February, let's focus on the 2017 NPSGs ...

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Shopping’s More Fun with Updated Recognition Catalog  

Improvements to our employee recognition award catalog make it easier to view the site, search for items and check the status of your orders. Visit the online KentuckyOne Health Employee Recognition Program site, and check out these improvements to the “shop” page ...

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Read the Latest Common Thread eStories

Our monthly newsletter Common Thread eStories focuses on celebrating extraordinary employees living our mutual commitment to the KentuckyOne Health Promise. Read the latest edition featuring Debbie Gibbons, a bereavement coordinator for Saint Joseph East, and Carolyn Furdek, a physical therapist at University of Louisville Hospital.

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Foundation News: Employee Scholarships

KentuckyOne Health employees have the opportunity to receive scholarships to further their education, thanks to the KentuckyOne Health Foundations and their generous supporters. In December, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation awarded 102 scholarships for more than $300,000 total. Find out about new scholarship opportunities, including the Bruce A. Klockars Employee Scholarship Fund ...

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Sign up today for our medical interpreter training course!

New Headlines & Events

Sign Up for ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training – Feb. 3 Registration Deadline for March Course in Louisville!

KentuckyOne Health to Offer Health Screenings at Macy's for Wear Red Day Feb. 3

KentuckyOne Health Heart Month Events

Upcoming Biometric Screenings

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