November 28, 2012 | Volume 1, Issue 3

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  Leaders Commit to Leading by Example

Over the past few months, leaders across KentuckyOne have been discussing leadership and culture and what they mean for their behavior with our community, patients, physicians, employees and one another. As a result of this conversation, they developed the KentuckyOne Leadership Commitments that set the standard for how they act as leaders. You will be hearing more about these in the coming weeks from your manager.

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  Update: New Partnership with UofL 

We’ve had a whirlwind of activity as we worked with University of Louisville and the University Medical Center to announce that KentuckyOne Health was selected as their partner in a joint operating agreement (JOA). Debbie Molnar will lead the integration effort, which is already under way. Full integration will occur March 1, 2013. Visit for a fact sheet that outlines the terms of the JOA for a 20-year partnership.

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  Eric Gilliam Named President of SJE 

Eric Gilliam is now president of Saint Joseph East, after serving as administrator of the hospital since 2007. He has been with the former Saint Joseph Health System since 1997. Gilliam oversaw the launch and completion of the $65 million dollar master facility plan at Saint Joseph East, including the construction and opening of The Women's Hospital, new cardiac cath labs and renovation of the hospital's main floor.

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  Annual Enrollment is Under Way 

KentuckyOne Louisville Employees – If you want benefits coverage for you or your family in 2013, you must participate in this year’s annual enrollment now through Dec. 7. Annual enrollment is taking place online through a website called Your Benefits Resource. You’ll find detailed steps in the postcard that was mailed to your home. Click on "Read More" for other helpful annual enrollment materials, including a schedule for onsite Q & A opportunities for employees. 

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LEARN Module Due Nov. 30

KentuckyOne Louisville Employees – All KentuckyOne Health employees in the Louisville market are required to complete a LEARN module titled Gifts from Patients -Preventing Abuse by Nov. 30. This module reinforces
policies around accepting and NOT accepting gifts from patients. Please direct questions to Betsy Hall or Jennifer Robards.

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Advanced Education Opportunities

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and GlobalHealth Education have partnered to offer employees one-stop access to top health care degree programs offered through some of the most trusted colleges and universities in the country – fully online. Now you can earn your associate’s, bachelor’s and master's degree, while maximizing past professional training and CHI's generous tuition assistance program.

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Holiday Giving

Peace Doves for Peace Kids – Help provide holiday toys and other goods for the children at Our Lady of Peace. The wellness committee in Louisville is offering Peace Doves to help match employees with children in need.  Read More 

Good Giving Guide Challenge – Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation is part of this year’s Good Giving Guide Challenge, running now through Dec. 31.  Read More

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