February 13, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 4
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Thanks for Rocking Your Red!

February is National Heart Month, and KentuckyOne Health employees kicked it off in style! Thanks to everyone who sported their best shades of red for National Wear Red Day on Feb. 2 in support of the Go Red for Women movement. By wearing red, employees showed their support for the fight against women’s cardiovascular disease. Thanks to all our heart heroes!

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Celebrate Valentine's Day and Heart Month by Sending Messages of Appreciation

During this Valentine's Day and all February-long, tell the people in your life how much you care about them. And don't forget your co-workers – it takes only a moment to send a note of appreciation through the online employee recognition program. By sending recognition messages this month, you'll be entered into a drawing for award points. Log in to the site and brighten someone's day!

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Employee Achievements & Accolades

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions! Thanks for expanding your knowledge, honing your expertise, and providing safe, quality care and exceptional service ...

• Torey Benjamin
• Jennifer Burba
• Paige Holt Cissell
• Dr. Laman Gray
• Rohitkumar “Raj” Joshi
• Dana Keys
• Jennifer Nolan                 
• Charlie Powell
• Lisa Prewitt
• Wende Skillman
• Marie Small
• Dr. Wayne Tuckson
• Preston Watkins

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Earn Rewards for Volunteer Activities

New for this year's wellness program is the opportunity to earn rewards for volunteer activities. By giving your time and heart, you will receive wellness dollars in return. For example, you can donate your time at a food bank, help your neighbor by mowing their lawn, walk in a local charitable event or even donate blood. Log on to the Wellness Website to learn more.

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Celebrating Recent Facility Distinctions

Saint Joseph East Marks Lands Tenth Consecutive Recognition for Higher Quality in Bariatric Surgery: For the tenth year in a row, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky has recognized Saint Joseph East with a Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery designation ... Read More

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Recognized Again for Higher Quality in Maternity Care: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky has recognized Saint Joseph Mount Sterling with a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation ... Read More

Information Technology Services News

ITS Updates: Learn about the latest news from information technology services, including why you need your employee ID number when you call the ITS Service Desk, training on our web-meeting tools and possible downtime for remote Citrix users ... Read More

ITS Security Tip of the Week: Information security isn't just important at work. We take the security of our patient and organizational information very seriously, and have many protections in place. But, what about your personal data? What steps can you take at home to protect your confidential information from identity thieves? To find out and learn more ... Visit CHI Security Tips

Foundation News

London Gala Raises Important Funds, Thomas Mullins Named Top Physician: The Saint Joseph London Foundation’s annual London Gala was held on Feb. 3 and netted nearly $35,000! We are grateful to the event’s nearly 300 guests, and our sponsors, volunteers and leaders who made this an evening to remember. Congratulations to Physician of the Year Dr. Thomas Mullins (pictured left with Saint Joseph London President Terry Deis)! View the event photos.

Year-End Charitable Donation Tax Information: The KentuckyOne Health Foundations are so very grateful for the tremendous support made possible by our employees. If you participated in the employee giving campaign through payroll deduction, you may access your annual contribution on your final year-end payroll pay stub via InsideCHI under “Rewards.” If you made outright donations throughout the year ... Read More



More Headlines & Events

CHI's Second Quarter Sees Best Three-Month Financial Performance in Several Years

Learn More about Irregular Heartbeat During American Heart Month

Forty Lucky Ladies Chosen by KentuckyOne Health to Attend Women’s 101 Clinic at Rupp Arena

“Lost Boy of Sudan” and Jewish Hospital Employee Reunited with Family

Ash Wednesday Services at Lexington Facilities Feb. 14

Go Red for Women Lunch and Learn Hosted by Saint Joseph Martin Feb. 15

Celebration Reception (Center of Excellence Designation) for Robotic Surgical Program at Saint Joseph East Feb. 16

Step It Up Challenge (log 180,000 steps!) Continues through Feb. 18

Go Red For Women Lunch and Learn (complimentary screenings!) Hosted by Saint Joseph Berea Feb. 22

Park Rx America Presentation by Founder Robert Zarr, MD, at Rudd Heart & Lung Building Feb. 28

5th Annual Gala for Healing and Hope in Berea March 3

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