May 22, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 20

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Honor Memorial Day, Give Peer Recognition to Teammates 

As we approach Memorial Day on May 25, we pause in appreciation for all who have lost their lives in service to our country. Our core value of Reverence calls us to recognize their dedication. Recognizing and appreciating our co-workers is part of our culture. Take a moment to send peer-to-peer recognition to someone who’s dedicated and passionate about what they do every day. Click here to link to the recognition site login page. 

Remember, the “Give One for the Team” campaign will award extra points if you send someone a peer-to-peer recognition note in May!  

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Recovery Efforts Continue 

After suffering two major earthquakes, just weeks apart, the people of Nepal are trying to pick up the pieces. The capital city of Kathmandu and the surrounding area suffered devastating loss of life, homes and historical buildings. The recovery efforts continue and your help is greatly needed. KentuckyOne employees may help by offering support to the following agencies: 

Jewish Community of Louisville
Catholic Relief Services
American Red Cross 

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Coming June 29: Employees Will See New, Improved HR/Payroll Connection 

HR/Payroll Connection is getting a makeover this year. A sleek new design, a new search engine, a simplified tuition reimbursement process and an in-house support center will make HR/Payroll Connection one of your go-to sites. The new system has been designed with you in mind... 

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Healthy Spirit Weight Loss Challenge
Sign-ups End May 31

Employees on the KentuckyOne or CHI insurance plan can earn $50 in their Health Equity Account for successful completion of the Healthy Spirit Weight Loss Challenge. Sign up through My Healthy Spirit now through May 31. The challenge will run from June 1-July 12. Get ready to shed those extra pounds! 

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A series about KentuckyOne's community benefit efforts

Creating Healthier Communities – from the Young to Young-at-Heart 

Walking through an inflatable heart with schoolchildren to talk about the dangers of smoking and chewing tobacco is just one way the respiratory and sleep lab team at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville are doing everything they can to grow a healthier community. In an effort to change the next generation, the team, led by manager Jason Everson, provided outreach to more than 500 school-aged children at the Spencer County Redi-Fest earlier this year. 

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Supply Chain Team Members Supported Red Nose Day 

KentuckyOne Integrated Supply Chain team members wore a red schnozz on May 21 to help fight poverty around the world. They participated in Red Nose Day, a day devoted to raising funds to help 12 charities help kids by simply having fun and making people laugh. Thanks to everyone who supported this great cause! 

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2nd Annual Race for Healing and Hope Employee Giving Campaign Begins 

The Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, Saint Joseph London Foundation and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation employee giving campaigns are in the starting gates and ready to raise funds for programs that help our patients, families and each other. We are asking all employees, including physicians, at Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling to be as generous as you can. The campaign will conclude on June 19. Ask your manager for an employee giving form. 

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Celebration of Life for National Cancer Survivors Day 

KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care in Lexington is hosting its first Celebration of Life for National Cancer Survivors Day. This is a way to show support for all of our employees, patients, families and friends. Join us for a wonderful, uplifting hour on June 7, from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Cancer Center at Saint Joseph East Memorial Garden. 

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People on the Move 

Terrence G. Deis has been named president of Saint Joseph London. He will assume his new role on June 1. Terry succeeds Chuck Neumann. Read More 

Dorothy Lockhart, RN, has been hired as the regional director for the KentuckyOne Health Partners Lexington market. Read More




Events & Headlines

Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center Recognizes Organ Sharing Network For Reaching Milestone of 500,000 Deceased Donor Organ Transplants 

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Opens River Ridge Location 

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Offers Handwriting Rescue Course for Kids this Summer 

Kentucky Center Musicians to Perform for Patients, Employees in Louisville Facilities 

Gray Street Farmers Market Now Open Every Thursday 

Free Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Lifestyle Classes Begin at Saint Joseph Berea May 28 

Open House for Drs. Miller and Sutherland is May 29 

Book Your Stay at Great Wolf Lodge by May 29 and Enjoy Exclusive KentuckyOne Savings! 

Lexington's Walk to Stop Diabetes is May 30 

Lymphedema Course at Frazier Rehab is June 5-7 

Volunteers Needed–SJH Foundation Golf Tourney June 8 

Education Fair at Saint Joseph Hospital is June 11 

Education Fair at Saint Joseph East is June 12 

SJMS Foundation Golf Tournament is June 18 

Vote for Ruth Brinkley on “100 Most Influential People” List by June 26 

Larosa Loop at the Louisville Waterfront is June 27 

Our Lady of Peace’s Boots & BBQ Bash is Aug. 22 

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