May 1, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 14
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Why Should You Take the Annual PCA Employee Survey?

Your opinion matters. It is crucial that you share your input on how things are going at work and with your leader. You have an opportunity to do so by taking the Performance Culture Assessment (PCA). Watch a video from CHI on how previous survey responses have made a difference – You Said, We Did! And be inspired to speak up on this year's survey, closing May 7! We want to hear from you ...

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Vibra Healthcare to Purchase
Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital

KentuckyOne Health, along with partners Clark Memorial Hospital and Baptist Health Floyd, will transfer ownership and operation of Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital (SIRH) to Vibra Healthcare. The facility will be retaining its current name. New signage, branding and marketing initiatives will communicate this change to the patients we serve in southern Indiana ...

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Office 2016 Upgrade Begins

On April 30, CHI began upgrading workstations that currently have Office 2013 to Office Professional Plus 2016. The upgrade will be automatically pushed to in-scope workstations in waves through June. It typically takes 20-30 minutes for the upgrade to install. Affected users will receive an email with instructions the day of their installation push. If you have any questions, please email

Happy Birthday, CHI!

Each May, CHI marks another year of building healthy communities: 22 in all this year. Our second feast day of the year, the Birthday of CHI, celebrates this milestone on or around May 1. It's a time to gather, reflect on how CHI began, assess where we are today, talk about the gifts we give to and receive from CHI, and simply enjoy each other's company. Enjoy these resources in honor of our sponsor organization's birthday ...

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S&P Upgrades CHI's Credit Rating Outlook

S&P Global Ratings has upgraded CHI’s credit outlook to positive from stable, while also affirming our BBB+ rating. The agency cited our improved operating performance during the first half of 2018 and planned alignment with Dignity Health as contributors to the upgraded outlook. In addition, S&P noted CHI’s strong business position with operations in 17 states, solid depth in key markets and stable balance sheet ...

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Are You Taking the Front Seat for Your Finances?

Visit Fidelity's new "Front Seat" website to learn what's important when it comes to your financial wellness journey. It's vital that you understand what you own – including your 401(k), or 403(b), your IRA, other savings and real estate; what you owe – your mortgage, student loans and other debt; and what your financial goals are – whether it's a new home, retirement, college or any other goal ...

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Celebrating the Gift of Life

In honor of National Donate Life Month, members of the Transplant Team at Jewish Hospital wore “Donate Life” shirts and served blue/green cupcakes to the nursing units on April 26. Trager Transplant Center team members, including transplant recipients and nursing staff, also took time to share with others the important work being performed at the hospital on a daily basis ...

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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 ...

Hannah Downs
Marsha Juarez

Don't forget to submit your entries for this monthly roundup!

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What Our Patients Are Saying ...

The Appalachian News-Express recently published a story about lung transplant survivor Jerry Chaffins, who thanked the Jewish Hospital Transplant Team for saving his life. A coal miner for 17 years, he underwent a lung transplant three years ago as a result of Black Lung Disease. Jerry is now very protective of his new lungs and regularly speaks with fellow coal miners who are facing similar health challenges ...

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