kentuckyone health http://wfpl.org en KentuckyOne Health Lays Off 500, Cuts 200 Vacant Jobs http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckyone-health-lays-500-cuts-200-vacant-jobs <p>Louisville-based KentuckyOne Health has laid off about 500 employees and cut 200 vacant positions in an effort to address a $218-million budget deficit.</p><p>In a <a href="http://kentuckyoneemployees.org/Becoming-KentuckyOne/Video-Messages.aspx#.UxH0HbRsA20">video posted Friday to&nbsp;employees, </a>KentuckyOne chief executive Ruth Brinkley confirmed the layoffs and said the laid-off employees would be given priority consideration for jobs in the system.</p><p>In January, KentuckyOne&nbsp;said it needed to make up $218-million by the end of its 2015 fiscal year.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:20:19 +0000 Joseph Lord 8746 at http://wfpl.org KentuckyOne Health Lays Off 500, Cuts 200 Vacant Jobs KentuckyOne Health Begins Layoffs http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckyone-health-begins-layoffs <p>KentuckyOne&nbsp;Health has begun cutting staff to make up the $218 million over the next 17 &nbsp;months its chief executive says is needed to make up a budget deficit.</p><p>KentuckyOne&nbsp;Health falls under Catholic Health Initiatives and was formed in 2012 to include Jewish Hospital and the St. Joseph Health System. In November 2012, University Hospital was added <a href="/post/university-louisville-hospital-announces-partnership-kentuckyone-health">through a joint operating agreement</a>—that was after Gov. Steve Beshear&nbsp;rejected a full merger.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:52:04 +0000 Joseph Lord 8627 at http://wfpl.org KentuckyOne Health Begins Layoffs KentuckyOne's Headquarters to be in Louisville, Bringing 10 New Jobs http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckyones-headquarters-be-louisville-bringing-10-new-jobs <p>KentuckyOne Health's headquarters will be in downtown Louisville in the <a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=100+e.+liberty+st+louisville+ky&amp;ie=UTF-8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=0x886972ba256bfc43:0x931adf71b016f416,100+E+Liberty+St,+Louisville,+KY+40202&amp;gl=us&amp;ei=Sa8KUbSuA8LorAGE1YGoBA&amp;ved=0CDEQ8gEwAA">Jewish Hospital Medical Plaza building, </a>the health system announced Thursday.</p><p>The decision is expected to add 10 new full-time jobs—$1.3 million in new annual payroll, according to a related news release from Greater Louisville Inc.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:58:05 +0000 Joseph Lord 3728 at http://wfpl.org KentuckyOne's Headquarters to be in Louisville, Bringing 10 New Jobs Reports: Catholic Health Initiatives Claims Fetuses Not 'Persons' in Wrongful Death Suit http://wfpl.org/post/reports-catholic-health-initiatives-claims-fetuses-not-persons-wrongful-death-suit <p>A Colorado family is asking that state's Supreme Court to consider whether twin fetus who were lost when a pregnant woman died can be part of a wrongful death lawsuit against Catholic Health Initiatives — which has thus far successfully argued that the fetuses <a href="http://coloradoindependent.com/126808/in-malpractice-case-catholic-hospital-argues-fetuses-arent-people">were not "persons,"</a>&nbsp;The Colorado Independent reports.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:56:15 +0000 Joseph Lord 3586 at http://wfpl.org Reports: Catholic Health Initiatives Claims Fetuses Not 'Persons' in Wrongful Death Suit Restrictions on Birth Control Prompt Louisville Medical Practice to Leave KentuckyOne Health http://wfpl.org/post/restrictions-birth-control-prompt-louisville-medical-practice-leave-kentuckyone-health <p>In January, when Jewish Hospital &amp; St. Mary's Healthcare merged with Lexington's St. Joseph Health System to form KentuckyOne Health, Highlands Family Medicine was part of the deal. But now the Bardstown Road doctors office, which has around 6,000 patients, has announced they'll leave KentuckyOne&nbsp;due to religious restrictions that affect how they can care for patients.</p><p>Under KentuckyOne's policies, doctors whose practices had been part of Jewish &amp; St. Mary's aren't allowed to dispense birth control for pregnancy prevention.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 1467 at http://wfpl.org