March 1, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 8
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Our Lady of Peace Opening
First-of-its-Kind Clinic

Our Lady of Peace will open the only pharmacist-operated, long-acting injection clinic at a behavioral health care center in the U.S. on March 7. The clinic is intended to integrate pharmacy practice with behavioral health specialists ...

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Downtown Campus Implementing a
‘No Pass Zone’

The downtown Louisville campus is implementing a new initiative, ‘No Pass Zone.’ Every staff member and physician is responsible for the safety and satisfaction of our patients. If you are walking through a unit on the downtown campus and see a call light on, it is expected you stop and see what the patient needs. If you see a light – make it right!

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CHI Decides to Sell Interest in PAML,
Joint Ventures to LabCorp

CHI and Providence Health & Services have decided to sell interests in Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML), which provides reference lab services and is based in Spokane, Washington. Laboratory Corporation of America, also known as LabCorp, will acquire PAML and its assets as well as several joint venture laboratories, including outreach lab services in Kentucky ...

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National Dress in Blue Day is March 3

KentuckyOne Health is celebrating national "Dress in Blue" day on Friday, March 3. Employees are encouraged to wear their best blue to show their support for colorectal cancer awareness. Dress in blue on Friday and tell your friends why. Encourage them to get screened!

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What Our Patients Are Saying ...

Heart transplant patient Pat Sutherland said that KentuckyOne Health made getting a new heart – a life-changing experience – easier to handle because it was obvious how much everyone cared. “When we met the transplant team, we knew we made the right choice,” Pat said. Today, the Versailles native continues her care and recovery at the cardiac rehab program at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

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Read Our Latest Issue of Common Thread eStories Featuring Rhonda Carl

Our monthly newsletter Common Thread eStories celebrates extraordinary employees living our mutual commitment to the KentuckyOne Health Promise. If you haven't already, read the February edition featuring Rhonda Carl, cardiovascular services manager, who wants you to get smart about your heart. 

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Read the New KentuckyOne Nurse

The winter 2017 edition of KentuckyOne Nurse is available now for online viewing. Recently published and distributed to nurses across our system, the current issue focuses on the many shared governance processes at facilities within KentuckyOne Health, including those of the CNO council; facility-specific, unit-based councils; and unique collaborations for nurses within service lines.

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Foundation News:
Charitable Payroll Deductions

Don’t forget to include your charitable payroll deductions when you do your taxes. All employees who made donations to any of our KentuckyOne Health Foundations can access their 2016 charitable payroll deduction amount by viewing their final pay stubs for 2016. Thank you for your support!

New Headlines & Events

KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph Hospital Invests in Technology to Improve Cancer Patient Care

SIRH to Host Postpartum Health Series

‘Power of One’ Reception Honors 106-Year-Old Nurse for Accomplishments for Women and Minorities

Free Seminar: Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and at School is March 2

Gala for Healing & Hope is March 4

Upcoming Biometric Screenings

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