May 8, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 15
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Gushing with Appreciation
Happy Health Care Week!

We are a statewide team of hardworking people delivering wellness and healing every day. That’s a tough job! We appreciate you year-round, but it’s especially meaningful during National Health Care Week, May 6-12. Thank you for all your contributions to the work environment at KentuckyOne Health.

Please be generous with smiles and thank you’s to your co-workers this week. It's a great time to log in to the employee recognition website and send co-workers a note of thanks or encouragement ...

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Give a Nod to Nurses
Happy National Nurses Week!

During Nurses Week, May 6-12, KentuckyOne Health wants to thank its nurses for their passion and compassion. We are grateful for all that you do to provide the best care for our patients and their families. We hope you are enjoying this special week in honor of your dedication.

Show your appreciation to the nurses at your facility – give an extra “hello” in the hallways, send peer-to-peer recognition through the employee recognition website or nominate a nurse for the Daisy Award ...

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Keeping Your Covered Dependents
Up to Date

We will conduct a re-verification audit May 18–June 28 to ensure that any dependents covered by your CHI medical, dental and vision benefits are still in dependent relationships with you. You'll need to take action to make certain all of your dependents remain covered ...

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Our PTO Donation Bank
Helps Co-workers in Times of Need

Although the majority of paid time off is to be used for relaxation, employees may donate a portion of their vacation time to the organization’s PTO Donation Bank to help those in need. Just one hour can make a big difference to someone who has exhausted all available leave. Learn how to donate or request donated PTO ...

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Try Lifestyle Coaching for a Healthier You

Are you working to change an unhealthy habit, but struggling to reach your goal? Our Lifestyle Coaching services can help, with trained professionals who can help you drop weight, stop smoking, manage stress and more. Each session is private and confidential. And, you receive $75 in wellness dollars for every three Lifestyle Coaching sessions you complete ...

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Celebrating Recent Facility Accolades

Saint Joseph Hospital Receives ACE Accreditation for Cardiovascular and Endovascular Care: Saint Joseph Hospital has been accredited for cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention by the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), an organization dedicated to ensuring adherence to the highest quality standards for care ... Read More

Continuing Care Hospital Awarded NALTH 2018 Goldberg Award for Providing Innovative Care:
Continuing Care Hospital has been awarded the 2018 Goldberg Award from the National Association of Long Term Care Hospitals (NALTH). The hospital received the designation for innovative measures taken to ensure patient and employee safety. Continuing Care Hospital submitted a practice called “De-Escalation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)” ... Read More

Harvest of the Month: Honeydew Melon

With summer just around the corner, our May Harvest of the Month highlights the refreshing, sweet taste of honeydew melon. It’s great for a snack, in a smoothie or as part of a fruit kebab (and it's only 60 calories per cup). You can try delicious menu items that include honeydew melon in our cafeterias throughout the month. For more information about honeydew melon, visit the well-being pages on InsideCHI ...

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More Headlines & Events

Now Open – KentuckyOne Community Pharmacy at
Saint Joseph East

24/7 Chest Pain Observation Services Now Offered at Medical Center Jewish South

Shop & Support Yes, Mamm! Program May 9

Robert Farrell, MD, to Discuss Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery during Seminar in Lebanon May 10

“Stroke Strike Out Night” at Lexington Legends May 11

Improve Your Baseball Game and Prevent Injuries with Throwing Clinic in Mt. Sterling May 12

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