July 24, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 24
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Your Engagement Leads to
Happy Patients

A Message from Kim Hatchel, Chief Nursing Officer: In their recent messages to the ministry, both Bruce Tassin and John Petrov talked about the exciting things coming our way in fiscal year 2019. John specifically referenced our Performance Culture Assessment (PCA) and the employee commitment and engagement required to make our organization a very special place for our patients.

As the chief nursing officer, I clearly understand the connection between engaged employees and happy patients. I encourage each of you to take an active role in the PCA action plans in your areas; your voice and suggestions for how we can improve will make all the difference. While the PCA is in place to gauge employee engagement and satisfaction, we also have a system in place to measure the patient experience ...

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Share Your Thoughts!
Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Have an opinion about how we can improve internal communications within the KentuckyOne Health remaining operations? We’re all ears. From July 24–Aug. 3, share your feedback about employee communications and you could be a winner. Employees who complete a brief survey will have an opportunity to enter a drawing for a chance to receive one of three $50 Amazon gift cards ...

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Flaget Memorial Hospital Recognized for Quality Cancer Care

Flaget Memorial Hospital was recently awarded with the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The cancer center at Flaget is one of a select group of 16 accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for cancer surveys performed July 1 to Dec. 31, 2017 ...

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New Mission and Ministry Fund Grants Support Building Healthy Communities

On July 1, CHI’s Mission and Ministry Fund awarded 27 new grants totaling $5.2 million. Among the recipients were the Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation and Saint Joseph Berea, which both received funding to support the Green Dot violence prevention program. The program's mission is to reduce school-age bullying, sexual assault and dating violence within our schools and communities ...

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(Berea | Flaget)

Register Today for the Drink Up Challenge

Please join our Drink Up Challenge and drink at least four cups of water per day, for four weeks. Water is important to wellness and is a better alternative to sodas and caffeinated drinks. Not only is water refreshing, it helps with digestion, absorption, circulation and much more. You can receive up to $50 wellness dollars for participating. Sign up now for the challenge, which runs Aug. 6–Sept. 2 ...

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Employee discount code!

More Headlines, Events & Reminders

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Back-to-School Bash for Families (London) July 27

Exclusive Employee Benefit: Prescription Delivery to Saint Joseph Hospital Now through Aug. 30

Register for the Yes Mamm! 5K with Special Employee Discount Code; Race is Set for Oct. 13

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