September 9, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 35
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Employees Invited to Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Today for New Helipad

Patients being airlifted to Jewish Hospital will soon have a new place to land. Jewish Hospital will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Jack M. and Janis B. Klempner Family Helipad today, Sept. 9, in the Frazier Lobby, from 10 a.m. to noon. Tours of the helipad will follow.

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New Advertising Campaign Features
Teddy Bridgewater

This past Saturday, during the University of Louisville vs. Auburn football game, KentuckyOne Health launched a new 30-second television spot in the Louisville market featuring former UofL and current Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. The theme of the new spot is about “team” and is parallel with the mission of KentuckyOne to be the leading health system ...

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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. With your help, KentuckyOne conducted more than 2,230 health screenings (an 87 percent increase from last year!) and provided health information to thousands of exhibit visitors. The winners of the $250 and $100 gift cards will be announced soon!

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Annual Enrollment for 2016 Begins Oct. 26

Annual enrollment is the time each year when you can reevaluate your benefits and make any changes to best fit your and your family’s needs. Details about annual enrollment will be mailed to your home later this fall, including the new steps to enroll. Also, starting Oct. 1, visit the My Healthy Spirit page for all the latest information. Save the Dates: Annual enrollment is Oct. 26-Nov. 8.

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Changes to PTO Begin January 2016

Don’t forget that changes are coming to our PTO plans effective the first pay period in January 2016. Now is the perfect time to check your current PTO accrual and ensure that you will be under the new maximum by January. With summer waning and fall on the way, you may want to plan time to take a break from work.

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Find HR Policies in New
HR/Payroll Connection

You can find human resources policies in the updated HR/Payroll Connection online. After you’ve logged in, click the “Find an Answer” tab in the top navigation bar, browse the “My Policies” list under the “HR Topic Tree” and click the policy of your choice for the full description. You also may type a few key words in the Search field ...

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Degree Advancement Opportunities Available to Employees

Through alliances with some of the leading universities and colleges in the country, employees can further their education while taking advantage of special tuition discounts, programs and CHI’s Tuition Assistance Program. Grant opportunities may be available for certain programs.

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‘Physician of the Year’ Nominations
Due Oct. 2

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2015 President’s Award for Physician of the Year at Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East. One physician from each facility will be recognized for bringing wellness, healing and hope to our patients and families and exhibiting our core values. Any KentuckyOne Health employee can nominate a physician for this award.

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Media & Communications Guidelines

KentuckyOne Health believes it is the responsibility of all employees to protect patient privacy and to protect the reputation of the organization. Only individuals designated to speak on behalf of the organization should interact with the media, community organizations, government officials and the public. No one other than these individuals is authorized to represent KentuckyOne Health’s public position ...

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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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Register for the Yes, Mamm! 5K

Run or walk in the inaugural Yes, Mamm! 5K Race on Saturday, Oct. 17, in Nicholasville. Presented by the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, the Yes, Mamm! 5K is a fundraiser for the Yes, Mamm! program, which provides mammography screening and diagnostics for the underinsured. KentuckyOne employees and family members can take advantage of a special registration discount ...

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KentuckyOne Partners with
Weight Watchers

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with Weight Watchers to bring our employees effective weight management offerings at a special price. A pilot program is now underway at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Jessamine. Register today!

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More Headlines & Events

Jay Shah, MD, Joins KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Associates in London

Free Smoking Cessation Classes Begin at Saint Joseph Hospital Sept. 10

Legacy of Life Walk in Louisville Sept. 12

Free Cancer Screenings at Saint Joseph East Sept. 12

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

Flaget Community Health & Wellness Fair Sept. 26

Community Health Fair in Louisville Sept. 26

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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