KyOne-ThisWeek
June 14, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 24
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Have You Voted? Choose Your Professional Attire Color Preference

KentuckyOne Health is moving to a standardized professional image. Specific roles, including those in clinical ancillaries, nursing, support staff, rehab services and behavioral health, will be identified by a chosen scrub color. To participate in a survey indicating your color preference, go here.

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Tell Us What You Think about
Our Communications

This week, you’ll receive an email invitation to take a brief online survey about how we communicate with you and all employees throughout the system. Your thoughtful input will shape decisions about communication priorities across CHI and KentuckyOne. (Complete it before June 30 and be entered in a drawing to receive one of five iPad minis!)


Webmail Users Must Enroll in
Secure Remote Access

Beginning June 17, if you access your email using Outlook Web Access from outside our network (away from a CHI/KentuckyOne facility) you will be required to enroll in Secure Remote Access. If you use Outlook remotely (via VPN) you are not affected. Secure Remote Access provides an extra layer of security ...

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18 Facilities Reached
PCA Participation Goal

When the Performance Culture Assessment survey closed May 16, more than 50 percent of the employees at 18 KentuckyOne facilities had completed the PCA. All employees at those locations were entered into the final drawing for recognition points. Congratulations to the following employees selected in the final drawing ...

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Unmasking Brain Injury Project Gives Patients a Voice Through Art

Patients from Frazier Rehab's NeuroRehab Program participated in a national project, titled “Unmasking Brain Injury.” They created expressive masks to represent how they felt about living with brain injury as part of their healing process. The masks are currently on display in the seventh-floor lobby at Frazier in downtown Louisville through July 13.

Read More & Watch a Video about the Masks!


KentuckyOne Health Sponsors New
Junior Achievement Center

As a Storefront Sponsor for a new Junior Achievement (JA) center, KentuckyOne Health is reaching out to help children succeed. Starting in the fall of 2016, students from 44 school districts throughout central Kentucky will be able to attend the new JA center ...

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National Safety Month: Be Healthy at Work

The CDC estimates there are 385,000 sharps injuries annually among hospital-based health care personnel. That’s over 1,050 injuries daily. In 2015 KentuckyOne Health had 234 sharps injuries and 104 body fluid splash exposures reported. Most of these incidents could've been prevented. Use the SafetyFirst method of STAR to help stay healthy while you work: Stop-Think-Act-Review ...

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Neutral Zone: Transferring Sharps Safely

Teamwork is essential in the operating room. Establishing and implementing safety practices, such as the Neutral Zone technique, can decrease the risk that a team member will obtain a sharps injury. The Neutral Zone is defined as a designated area/location where sharps only may be placed and retrieved ...

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New Headlines & Events

University of Louisville Hospital Receives Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

IU and UofL Strength Coaches to Compete in IRONMAN Relay to Help Injured Athletes

Integrity Orthopaedics Joins KentuckyOne Health

Summer Safety Tips

Frazier Larosa Loop Fundraiser is June 25

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation Accepting Applications for Health Scholarships through July 8

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