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Woman’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East Hosts 19th Annual Maternity Fair

Lexington, Ky. (April 9, 2018) – The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host its 19th annual Maternity Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The event will take place at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, located at 1800 Newtown Pike.


The event will include panel discussions with OB/GYN physicians, as well as maternity and pediatric specialists.


Giveaways and prizes will be distributed throughout the event. One lucky attendee will win the grand prize, which includes free delivery at the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, and a package of assorted goodies. The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East will cover the out-of-pocket expenses, up to $2,000.


“Bringing a child into the world is an exciting time for parents, but they may also have questions about resources available to them while they are expecting,” said Dana Brundon, Director of Women’s Services. “We plan to answer those questions for them during this free and fun community event, to help better prepare them for the arrival of their new child.”


This event is free and open to the public. To register or see the physician panel schedule, visit www.KentuckyOneHealth.org/maternityfair.


Sponsors for this event include Associates for Women’s Care, and Enfamil. Those interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor should email Angela Florek at AngelaFlorek@kentuckyonehealth.org.

Living Well with a Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia

Join us as Neurologist Greg Cooper and Research Coordinator Jackie Williams of Baptist Health speaks about how to live well with a mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia diagnosis.  Loved ones or caregivers are welcome to attend.  This class will cover ways to live well and take control of your health and wellness if you’ve been diagnosed.  Registration required;  call 859-260-4354.  Program provided by Baptist HealthwoRx, Baptist Health, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Lexington Clinic Wins Community Impact and Innovation Award

 LEXINGTON, Ky. – March 22, 2018 – Lexington Clinic has been recognized by Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, as an Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award winner for Community Impact and Innovation.


The award was received for Lexington Clinic’s groundbreaking work with the Direct-To-Employer program. Lexington Clinic’s Direct-To-Employer program offers customized, premier partnership options for progressive employers in the Commonwealth, and is able to address both preventive care and chronic health conditions of employee populations to improve both employee health and the bottom line.


 “We are honored to be recognized by Intalere for the work we have done to improve healthcare delivery at our facil-ity,” says Eric Riley, Lexington Clinic Chief Administrative Officer. “We are dedicated to making improvements to benefit our patients, staff and the community, and appre- ciate the national recognition of our efforts.”


Through this annual awards program, Intalere recognizes successful initiatives its members implement to enhance quality and operations, improve patient satisfaction and increase community awareness and education.


“In this era of disruptive change within the healthcare industry, it is more important than ever to not only recognize the successful initiatives that providers are implementing to enhance their services, patient outcomes and bottom line, but to also share these best practices with others in order that they too may be successful in their efforts as well,” says Julius Heil, Intalere president and CEO. “Our awards program does just that. And we feel strongly that in working together we can all make a powerful impact in this ever-changing industry.”


For more information about this award or Lexington Clinic’s Direct-To-Employer program, please visit LexingtonClinic.com/youremployeehealth.

Yes, Mamm! Program Receives $20,000 Grant to Provide Additional Breast Cancer Screenings in Kentucky

Grant will provide breast health care and support for underserved populations


Lexington, Ky. (April 6, 2018) – The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust Fund, to continue the Yes, Mamm! program at the Saint Joseph East Breast Center. This program provides mammography screenings and diagnostic services to individuals in need from central and eastern Kentucky.


“This generous grant will help us continue providing potentially lifesaving breast can-cer screenings to low-income, uninsured or underinsured men and women in our community,” said Leslie Smart, president, Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation. “The funding will be used to provide 90 mammograms and, if needed, further diagnostic screenings at no cost to patients. We are thankful for this gift in support of our mission to bring wellness, healing and hope to all.”


Approximately 1 in 8 women, and 1 percent of men, will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. However, with early detection, the five-year survival rate is more than 80 percent. Mammograms are an important tool in early detection, but too often, cost prevents people from getting a screening. The Yes, Mamm! program helps make breast cancer screenings accessible for more people who currently fall through the cracks of available services.


The Yes, Mamm! program was created in 2012, and collaborates with local health departments to identify individuals in need and provide services. Yes, Mamm! has helped hundreds of people across the Commonwealth, with 100 percent of its program funding spent on patient care.


To learn more about the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation and the Yes, Mamm! program, call 859.313.1705.