- KentuckyOne Health Appoints Director of Healthy Lifestyle Centers
KentuckyOne Health Appoints Director of Healthy Lifestyle Centers
Louisville, Ky. (May 23, 2014)— KentuckyOne Health, the largest health care system in the Commonwealth, has promoted Jo Carol Stephens, M.S.N., R.N., B.C., to director of the KentuckyOne Healthy Lifestyle Centers in Louisville.
The Healthy Lifestyle Centers are a new concept in prevention and wellness that provide medically supervised exercise, nutrition counseling, stress management and more to help people get and stay healthy.
There are currently two Louisville area centers open, one at Medical Center Jewish Northeast and one downtown at 250 E. Liberty Street. Another center is set to open at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital later this year.
Stephens has nearly 30 years experience in health care and a 28-year tenure with KentuckyOne Health’s legacy organizations. She most recently served as manager of the Healthy Lifestyle Centers. Prior to that she worked as team leader of the cardiac rehab center.
Stephens holds a master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University and an associate’s degree in nursing from Midway College. She lives in Bloomfield, Ky., with her husband of 14 years, Kevin Stephens, who is a staff pharmacist at Jewish Hospital.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with nearly 15,000 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.