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CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners Recognized for the First Time on “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” List

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2022) – CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners has earned a place on the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” list. Each year, the list identifies and honors Kentucky's best employers. CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners, in its first time applying for the award, has been recognized as one of the 39 top small-sized employers, which includes businesses with 15-149 employees.

“CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners takes a collaborative approach while working to be an extension of the provider office for the patients we serve,” said Dorothy Lockhart, market vice president, CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. “We are committed to providing the best possible care information to our patients and creating an excellent workplace for our employees. We are thrilled to be recognized as a top employer in Kentucky."

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) host the annual Best Places to Work initiative. This is the 18th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky program – a multi-year initiative designed to motivate and inspire companies throughout the commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. 

Companies are selected based on an assessment of their employee policies, procedures, and the results of an internal employee survey.

The winners and their final rankings will be announced at an awards dinner on Thursday, June 9, at Central Bank Center in Lexington. For more details about Best Places to Work in Kentucky, visit

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners

CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners is a care management company with a network of primary care providers, specialists, hospitals, ancillary services, skilled nursing facilities and agencies that collaborate to ensure that their patients conveniently receive the highest quality of care and value. Nearly 3,000 providers across Kentucky participate in the network. The company’s compassionate care management team, leveraging state-of-the-art information systems, coordinate care for patients of all ages, regardless of their location or the provider. In addition, CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners is the most advanced Medicare-certified Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in Kentucky, and recognized in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners has been recognized four times among “100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, and has been cited in several national reports and publications. 


Publish date: 

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

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