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    Don't Forget to Plan Your Holiday Time Off

    Spending time with family and friends is very important, and CHI Saint Joseph Health encourages employees to use their holiday, vacation and personal time around these holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Read the guidelines to follow this holiday season.

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  • Dress Down on Fridays for a Great Cause

    Dress Down on Fridays for a Great Cause

    If you would like to wear jeans and/or* a CHI Saint Joseph Health logo shirt every Friday, you can by making a charitable donation to the Foundation. Stop by your facility's Administration or HR office now through Dec. 31 with your completed donation form and you'll receive a Jeans Day sticker to wear on your badge.

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  • Why Are You Called to Serve?

    Why Are You Called to Serve?

    At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we are called to serve. Learn how our employees live out this call to service and the reasons why, along with other moments of gratitude and appreciation. And, let us know your reasons!

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  • How to Fill Your Prescriptions in 2020

    How to Fill Your Prescriptions in 2020

    OptumRx will be your new pharmacy benefit manager, replacing CVS/Caremark, in 2020. With OptumRx, you'll have access to a large network of retail pharmacies, including national chains and local pharmacies. Please remember that using our local CHI Saint Joseph Health Community Pharmacy will save you the most money.

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  • New Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic

    New Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic

    CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care Centers in Lexington and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center have launched a formal affiliation to expand access to highly specialized cancer treatments, clinical expertise and research studies for patients in central Kentucky.

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  • Recognize Your Co-workers!

    Recognize Your Co-workers!

    Appreciation is an important part of our culture. Our employee recognition site – Spirit of Appreciation – helps you send a thumbs up for a job well done or celebrate a co-worker’s milestone event, like a service anniversary. You can give and receive recognition (and earn points)!

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  • Our New Mission Statement

    Our New Mission Statement

    The Office of the CEO has announced the Mission Statement for CommonSpirit Health, which will replace all existing mission statements across the ministry. It is a formal declaration of CommonSpirit’s purpose; an affirmation of why we exist. It will inspire and guide us for years to come.

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Pulse Survey Is Now Open

Pulse Survey Is Now Open

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Our second Employee Engagement Pulse Survey for FY20 began Dec. 2, when randomly selected employees received emails with survey links from our survey partner SMD. If you received a link, please be sure to complete the survey by Dec. 23 at 3 p.m.

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Season’s Greetings from the CHI Discount Program

Season’s Greetings from the CHI Discount Program

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Find something for everyone on your Christmas List for less with the CHI Discount Program. You can get exclusive offers on everything from games and apparel to event tickets and restaurant vouchers.

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Tax Applied to 2019 Recognition Points in December

Tax Applied to 2019 Recognition Points in December

CHI Saint Joseph Health

The points you receive in the employee recognition program have value, so federal law requires us to charge a small amount of tax on the points.

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Read Our New Issue of

Read Our New Issue of 'Spirit of Health'

CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health's newest edition of Spirit of Health, our community magazine focused on creating healthy communities, is on stands now. In this issue, you will find articles about how we are serving our communities, employees who are doing extraordinary things and holiday gift ideas for better health!

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Your Retirement Savings Plan Contribution Limits are Going Up Next Year

Your Retirement Savings Plan Contribution Limits are Going Up Next Year

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Another year will end soon, meaning we are another year closer to retirement. As we approach the end of the year, here are some important updates regarding the CHI retirement savings plans.

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Enjoy a Christmas Turkey on Us! And Join Us at the Annual Holiday Meal

Enjoy a Christmas Turkey on Us! And Join Us at the Annual Holiday Meal

CHI Saint Joseph Health

This December, employees will receive a complimentary turkey as a token of our appreciation. Also in December, employees are invited to celebrate with us at our annual holiday feast. 'Tis the season!

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Don't Forget to Plan Your Holiday Time Off

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Spending time with family and friends is very important, and CHI Saint Joseph Health encourages employees to use their holiday, vacation and personal time around these holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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What's Your Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish or Tradition?

CHI Saint Joseph Health

At our recent Called to Serve event, employees shared with us a few of their favorite Thanksgiving side dishes and traditions. There are quite a few surprises on the list! Enjoy, and have a Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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31st Annual STARS Gala Raised More than $135,000 for Emergency Care

31st Annual STARS Gala Raised More than $135,000 for Emergency Care

CHI Saint Joseph Health-Lexington Area

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation hosted its 31st Annual STARS Gala on Nov. 9. The event raised nearly $135,000 to support the Emergency Department Renovation Project and recognized local physicians and philanthropists.

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Facilities Seeking ‘Best Places to Work’ Recognition

Facilities Seeking ‘Best Places to Work’ Recognition

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Four CHI Saint Joseph Health facilities are applying to the 2020 Best Places to Work in Kentucky program: Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.

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Flaget's Annual Health Fair Offered Important Screenings for the Community

Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital hosted its 7th Annual Community Health & Wellness Fair on Oct. 19. The 180 participants enjoyed visiting with the 43 vendors on-site and receiving complimentary health screenings.

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Yes, Mamm! 5K, Brunch Raised More than $55,000

Yes, Mamm! 5K, Brunch Raised More than $55,000

CHI Saint Joseph Health-Lexington Area

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation's 5th Annual Yes, Mamm! 5K and the Lexus Yes, Mamm! Brunch raised more than $55,000 for the Foundation’s Yes, Mamm! program.

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Kentucky Colonels Gift Helps Diabetic Patients

Kentucky Colonels Gift Helps Diabetic Patients

CHI Saint Joseph Health-Lexington Area

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation is grateful to the Kentucky Colonels for a $22,000 donation to purchase equipment for diabetic patients.

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Happy Birthday, Saint Joseph Hospital!

Happy Birthday, Saint Joseph Hospital!

Saint Joseph Hospital

This Wednesday, Oct. 2, marks the 142nd anniversary of the founding of Saint Joseph Hospital. On this special anniversary, let’s remember our mission, which the founding Sisters began, to care for all people in need, with dignity and respect.

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Congrats to Our 2019 Bruce A. Klockars Employee Scholarship Award Recipients

Congrats to Our 2019 Bruce A. Klockars Employee Scholarship Award Recipients

Flaget Memorial Hospital

These scholarships provide financial assistance for continued education to hospital employees who demonstrate exceptional career potential and a drive to achieve personal and academic goals.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®

Saint Joseph Hospital Earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification. The hospital was recognized for demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards.

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Give Meaningful Gifts This Holiday

Give Meaningful Gifts This Holiday

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Some of the best gifts aren’t easily wrapped in boxes and tied with a bow. In fact, some of the most meaningful gifts I ever received were from loved ones who donated to causes that I care about.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations Provide $50,000 in Employee Scholarships

CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations Provide $50,000 in Employee Scholarships

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Across the system, the Foundation provided 64 employees with nearly $50,000 in scholarships to pursue their educational goals.

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Gratitude and Grateful Patient Families

Gratitude and Grateful Patient Families

CHI Saint Joseph Health

There’s no doubt about it: Your hard work at CHI Saint Joseph Health leads to many grateful patients, and when the Foundations are linked with those patients, great things happen.

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Leaders on the Move

Leaders on the Move

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Brian Neville is returning to CHI Saint Joseph Health as the market director of access and logistics effective Oct. 21. Dennis Netzel, director of lab, radiology and pain management, retired from his service in Lexington.

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Leaders on the Move

Leaders on the Move

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Welcome Jason M. Adams to the CHI Saint Joseph Health team as the new president of Saint Joseph East and COO of Saint Joseph Hospital, and learn about other recent leadership transitions.

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Leaders on the Move

Leaders on the Move

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Amanda Goldman has resigned from the position of system director of quality & wellness for CHI Food & Nutrition Services and as the director of Diabetes & Nutrition Care with CHI Saint Joseph Health effective Oct. 8.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Today marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a month when the Foundations work hard to raise funds for the Yes, Mamm! program that provides free mammography screening, diagnostic services and program support to the underserved.

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Congrats to Our 2019 Bruce A. Klockars Employee Scholarship Award Recipients

Congrats to Our 2019 Bruce A. Klockars Employee Scholarship Award Recipients

Flaget Memorial Hospital

These scholarships provide financial assistance for continued education to hospital employees who demonstrate exceptional career potential and a drive to achieve personal and academic goals.

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Employee Program Makes it Easier to Manage Diabetes

Employee Program Makes it Easier to Manage Diabetes

CHI Saint Joseph Health

November is American Diabetes Month. Did you know that CHI Saint Joseph Health – Diabetes and Nutrition Care offers a program for employees living with diabetes?

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You’re Invited to a Special Web Workshop on Retirement Savings

You’re Invited to a Special Web Workshop on Retirement Savings

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Get help to set and reach your retirement savings goals. Register now for an upcoming session.

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Making it Easier to Manage Diabetes

Making it Easier to Manage Diabetes

CHI Saint Joseph Health

November is American Diabetes Month. Our Wellness Program offers multiple resources that can help you manage diabetes, including Livongo and WW (Weight Watchers® reimagined).

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Demand More from Your Money & Health

Demand More from Your Money & Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Fidelity Investments and WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) have teamed up to prepare an inspiring presentation about managing stress over money and health concerns.

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Redeem Your Wellness Dollars by Oct. 31

Redeem Your Wellness Dollars by Oct. 31

CHI Saint Joseph Health

If you earned wellness dollars through our 2019 Wellness Program, remember that you only have until Oct. 31 to redeem them in the form of a contribution to your health savings account or a gift card.

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It's Flu Season: Get Ready to Be Vaccinated This Fall

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Complimentary flu vaccines will be available to employees, medical staff, volunteers and contracted workers starting Oct. 3 through the Employee Health Office. The deadline for vaccination is Nov. 30.

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Free Apps to Track Steps, Earn Wellness Dollars

Free Apps to Track Steps, Earn Wellness Dollars

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Remember that you can continue to earn wellness dollars through our Wellness Program until Sept. 30. And, if you want to earn dollars by tracking steps but don’t want to invest in a device, you have options.

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OptumRx: New Pharmacy Benefit Manager for a New Year

OptumRx: New Pharmacy Benefit Manager for a New Year

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Starting Jan 1, 2020, OptumRx will be your new pharmacy benefit manager. There’s no action required on your part, and this does not change your pharmacy benefits for 2019.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®

Saint Joseph Hospital Earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®

Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification. The hospital was recognized for demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards.

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Changes to Leader Rounding

Changes to Leader Rounding

CHI Saint Joseph Health

In the coming weeks you may notice additional managers, directors and senior leaders rounding in clinical areas. Leadership at CHI Saint Joseph Health facilities will be practicing a more intentional form of rounding on staff that focuses on direct operational issues and current needs.

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Celebrating Outstanding Patient Care at Saint Joseph Hospital

Celebrating Outstanding Patient Care at Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital

Our team at Saint Joseph Hospital celebrated multiple Healthgrades awards last week. It's always an honor to be recognized for outstanding patient care, and we're proud of Saint Joseph Hospital being Kentucky’s only recipient of the America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™ in 2019.

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Celebrating Outstanding Patient Care at Saint Joseph East

Celebrating Outstanding Patient Care at Saint Joseph East

Saint Joseph East

Our team at Saint Joseph East celebrated multiple Healthgrades awards last week with some food, fun and fellowship. Saint Joseph East achieved Five-Star and Excellence Awards for achievement in several service areas.

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Snooping in the Electronic Medical Record: Don’t Do It!

Snooping in the Electronic Medical Record: Don’t Do It!

CHI Saint Joseph Health

Patients have a right to privacy of all the protected health information (PHI) that they share with us. Our electronic medical records (EMRs) contain much of this PHI.

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Be Aware of Social Engineering Tactics

Be Aware of Social Engineering Tactics

CHI Saint Joseph Health

It’s important for all of us to be aware of social engineering tactics. Social engineers are devious about finding ways to access sensitive and confidential information. Here are some of their most common attack types.

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Saint Joseph Hospital is Only Facility in Kentucky Among ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ in 2019

Saint Joseph Hospital is Only Facility in Kentucky Among ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ in 2019

CHI Saint Joseph Health-Lexington Area

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East have earned multiple 2019 Healthgrades awards for outstanding patient care.

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