August 28, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 29
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This version of This Week is intended for employees in the Divesting Operations.

What Our Patients Are Saying

A patient’s spouse, who is an experienced nurse at another Louisville area hospital, recently wrote a letter to describe the exceptional care her husband received while at Jewish Hospital. “I was amazed by the care your staff provided every minute he was a patient at your hospital! Every staff member went out of their way to take care of his every need. I was with him almost all the time, day and night, and every nurse, PCA, PT, housekeeper, etc., was very professional ...”

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IT Audit to Begin as Part of
Divestiture Preparations

As our negotiations continue with BlueMountain Capital Management to reach an agreement for the divesting operations, several initiatives are underway in order to be as prepared as possible for an eventual transfer of ownership. Starting Aug. 28, we will launch a comprehensive process to confirm inventory of all IT-related assets within the divesting facilities ...

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“Question, Persuade, Refer” –
Training to Prevent Suicide

While suicide has been discussed more openly in the press during the last few months because of the death of prominent celebrities, we recognize that many people are uncomfortable discussing suicide, even when family or friends may be in crisis. Sign up to be trained in a technique, “Question, Persuade, Refer,” as part of National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 9-15. Its aim is to significantly increase the community’s awareness of suicide in hopes of helping prevent it ...

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Spots Still Available!
Sign Up for the Upcoming Blood Drive

We need your help! Jewish Hospital's blood bank is low. Through July of this year, Jewish Hospital has transfused more than 900 units of single donor platelets. Sign up to donate during the American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Rudd Heart and Lung Center (Conference Center, 16th Floor). Reserve your donation time today! Visit and enter sponsor code: ruddhrtlng ...

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How to Maximize a Health
Savings Account

In the High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account (HDHP/HSA) – one of the CHI Medical Plan options you can choose from during this fall’s Annual Enrollment period – the money you and CHI contribute to your HSA doesn’t have to just sit there: it can grow. Your unused dollars roll over year to year, and you can grow that money by investing it in mutual funds ...

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More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Looking Ahead: Labor Day Holiday Brings Special Payroll Procedures for Managers

Performance Discussions Are Underway through Sept. 17; Remember to Acknowledge Your Review in Workday

KentuckyOne Health Partners Achieves “Elite 5-Star” Status from America’s Physician Group

Our Lady of Peace to Host Complimentary Seminars in Louisville to Address Topics Affecting Children and Teens

Optimize Your Mental Well-being Webinar Available; Receive $25 Wellness Dollars

Receive $50 Per Preventive and Biometric Screening Exam as Part of Wellness IncentiveSubmit Your Forms

Scholarship Opportunities — RN to BSN — Application Deadline is Sept. 17

Blood Drive at Rudd Heart and Lung Center Sept. 18

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