September 14, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 36
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Mandatory Influenza Vaccine Program Begins this Fall

To protect everyone who walks through our doors, and to comply with the expectations of the CDC and The Joint Commission, KentuckyOne Health is requiring all employees to participate in an influenza vaccine program beginning this fall. This includes completing an education module in LEARN and receiving the influenza vaccine by Dec. 15.

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KentuckyOne Health Expands
‘Project GreenPrint’

Over the next few months, Project GreenPrint will take its first steps with KentuckyOne Health locations in the Louisville area where it has not been previously implemented. Project GreenPrint is a system-wide initiative to support and manage all of Catholic Health Initiatives’ internal printing functions, with the goals of being green and efficient. The first steps of the project begin Sept. 15 ...

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KentuckyOne Nurses Must Renew License by Oct. 28 

KentuckyOne Health nurses are dedicated to excellence and are passionate about delivering high-quality care to all we serve. As a part of setting the bar for excellence, we are requiring all KentuckyOne nurses to renew their license by Oct. 28 – a few days prior to the Kentucky Board of Nurses deadline of Oct. 31. To update your license, visit the Kentucky Board of Nursing website.

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‘Find a Physician’ Enhances the Patient Experience

To enhance the patient customer service experience, KentuckyOne Health offers a single toll-free phone number to schedule new appointments with many of our KentuckyOne Health primary care physicians throughout Kentucky. Patients and employees can call 1.844.303.WELL (9355) or fill out an appointment request online at

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Thanks for Your Support at the State Fair!

The KentuckyOne Health exhibit at the 2015 Kentucky State Fair was a huge success, in large part because of you – our 556 employee volunteers. Congratulations to the winners of the gift cards:

$100–Olena Goff, Medical Center Jewish Northeast
$100–Courtney Nanney, Medical Center Jewish East
$250–Brittany Pimentel, University of Louisville Hospital

Each individual will be contacted with more details.

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KentuckyOne Health Celebrates Return of Colon Cancer Survivor from Journey

Avid hiker, retired firefighter, and colon cancer survivor Caleb “Semi-Colon” Payne just returned from a 5-month, 14-state journey along the Appalachian Trail. The goal of his long hike was to raise awareness and funds for colon cancer. KentuckyOne Health provided care, support and T-shirts during his hiking journey. To celebrate Caleb's return, a special free event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Molly Malone's in Louisville.

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Health Fair Highlights Wellness and Community Outreach

The Fourth Annual Caring for You and Our Community Health Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Louisville Shawnee High School's Newcomer Academy. The event features more than 40 exhibitors and hospital employees providing information on how to detect health issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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LAST CHANCE! Enter Your Photographs of Kentucky in New Employee Art Exhibit

Participate in the second annual Employee Art Exhibition as part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art Program. KentuckyOne would like to feature your photographic images of our great Commonwealth. Send us your photographs of Kentucky (up to 10) by Sept. 20 for consideration. Complete an entry form ...  

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Yoga Offers Healthy Benefits for Employees Through Healthy Lifestyle Centers

Yoga can be a great stress-reliever, and Louisville-area KentuckyOne employees can get discounted rates on classes, or with a discounted fitness membership, all yoga classes are included. Take advantage of these special offers to try yoga and live healthier today!

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More Headlines & Events

Bite Size Learning in London (Fibromyalgia) Sept. 16

Aortic Stenosis Treatment-FREE Webinar/CEU Sept. 16

Stroke Care Seminar at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Sept. 17

‘After Dark’ Bite Size Learning Event in London Sept. 17

Kentuckiana Heart Walk Sept. 19

Bike Trek to Shakertown Sept. 19-21

Saint Joseph Martin Senior Health Fest Sept. 24

Flaget Community Health & Wellness Fair Sept. 26

Caring for You & Our Community Health Fair Sept. 26

Saint Joseph London Maternity Fair Oct. 2

‘Physician of the Year’ Nominations for Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East Due Oct. 2

Blood Drive at Jewish Hospital Oct. 16

Yes, Mamm! 5K Race in Nicholasville Oct. 17

KentuckyOne Health Breeders’ Cup Festival Oct. 24-31

Evening with the S*T*A*R*S Nov. 7

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