September 21, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 37
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We Are One – Recruitment & Retention Campaign Launch

We are proud to launch the We Are One campaign, focused on employee recruitment and retention at all levels, particularly our nursing teams. The success of our organization is tied to our ability to hire and retain skilled, talented and dedicated employees. We Are One is designed to embrace our existing employees and provide incentives to Staff RNs who commit to building their career with us, while attracting new talent to KentuckyOne Health.

Leaders have approved bold incentives for Staff RN retention and new hire referrals, along with exciting programs to draw talent to KentuckyOne Health.

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FY2015 Pay Increase Will Show on
Oct. 2 Paycheck

Eligible KentuckyOne employees’ FY2015 merit increase became effective Sept. 13, 2015. The first paycheck to reflect this increase will be delivered Oct. 2. If you have questions about the merit increase, please contact your leader.

Support for ICD-10 Go-Live Oct. 1

When we go live on ICD-10 on Oct. 1, physicians and providers will continue to use the processes currently in place for reporting any issues that arise. Issues could include EHR/AEHR-related questions/matters (e.g., functionality not working) or clinical documentation or diagnosis selection-related questions/matters.

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Recent Scholarships Awarded by Our Volunteer Programs

KentuckyOne Health's various Volunteer Guilds and Auxiliaries throughout the system support talent acquisition by offering scholarships to graduating teens and employees. Here is a summary of recent scholarships awarded ...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Nursing and Health-related Scholarship Recipients

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation recently held a ceremony to honor its 2015 nursing and health-related scholarship recipients and award them their checks. Since 2001, more than $500,000 has been awarded by the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation in scholarships and continuing education grants to support our nurses and clinical staff.

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Win an African Safari Adventure

As a fundraiser for the 2015 Doctors' Ball on Oct. 17, the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a 7-night photo safari adventure for two in Africa. Raffle tickets are $100 each, and only 250 tickets will be sold. Learn more and purchase tickets online here. KentuckyOne employees also can purchase raffle tickets through payroll deduction ...

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Get Discounted Tickets for Louisville Orchestra's Production of ‘Mass’

KentuckyOne Health is a sponsor of the Louisville Orchestra’s upcoming production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass. Because of our sponsorship, employees and providers can take advantage of discounted performance tickets. The Louisville Orchestra will present Mass on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m. at Whitney Hall at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.

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New: Episodes of Care Program

KentuckyOne Health Partners’ orthopedic care management and episode payment program coordinates the information, care planning, health coaching and costs of all physicians, specialists and hospitals involved in an orthopedic episode of care. It is the only such Medicare-designated program in Kentucky.

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KentuckyOne Joins ‘HopeLine’ Used Phone Drive to Combat Domestic Violence

Have an old cell phone collecting dust? You can still put it to good use by donating it to HopeLine, a fundraising drive to combat domestic violence. From now through Oct. 16, KentuckyOne Health will have drop boxes for any used cell phones or accessories at University of Louisville Hospital, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth, Our Lady of Peace and Frazier.

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Food for Thought: Flaxseed

From your Registered Dietitians in KentuckyOne Health Food & Nutrition Services

Flax is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, lignan and fiber, all of which may reduce inflammation, combat heart disease, prevent certain types of cancer and enhance the immune system. Flaxseed is added to all kinds of foods ranging from crackers to frozen waffles to oatmeal. You may sprinkle a tablespoon of flaxseeds on yogurt, throw some ground seeds into muffin or cookie batter, or prepare salad dressing or smoothies with flaxseed oil.

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More Headlines & Events

Jewish Hospital Opens Helipad Atop Patient and Guest Parking Garage

Frazier Rehab Institute Receives Grant from Kentucky Colonels Good Works Program

Saint Joseph Martin Senior Health Fest Sept. 24

Flaget Community Health & Wellness Fair Sept. 26

Caring for You & Our Community Health Fair Sept. 26

On-site Job Fair at Our Lady of Peace Sept. 30

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

Doctors' Ball at Marriott Louisville Downtown Oct. 17

KentuckyOne Health Breeders’ Cup Festival Oct. 24-31

Statewide Trauma and Emergency Medicine Symposium (Earn CE!) Nov. 4-6

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

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