KyOne-ThisWeek

May 17, 2013 | Volume 2, Issue 18

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KentuckyOne Announces New Louisville Race Series

KentuckyOne Health is the title sponsor of a new Louisville race series – the KentuckyOne Health Four De Lis Classics. The series includes four running races each year that Mayor Greg Fischer said are designed to make Louisville an even stronger road racing city and a healthier community. 

Allen Montgomery (at podium), senior vice president of community health and advocacy for KentuckyOne Health, said, "It's one more way we can help fulfill our mission by promoting health and wellness."

The first of the new runs, a 5K, will be held 8 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 27, at Waterfront Park. Other races are scheduled for Sept. 2, Oct. 19 and Nov. 29. 

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Hospitals Collaborate to Save Mother, Baby

Just before Mother’s Day, the teams from Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville Hospital, Flaget Memorial Hospital and Kosair Children’s Hospital worked together to save the lives of a mother and her baby. Patricia Despain (left) had chest pains and was experiencing an aortic dissection, a condition when the layers of the aortic valve separate and blood seeps between them. This condition can lead to serious consequences and needed to be repaired immediately. 

Together, the three medical teams arranged to care for Despain by performing a c-section to deliver baby Rachel, followed by lifesaving surgery on the mother. Now, mom and baby are doing great, and made it home just in time to celebrate Mother’s Day together, along with grandma.

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KentuckyOne Accolades

ULH, CCH Receive Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award
University of Louisville Hospital (ULH) and Continuing Care Hospital (CCH) have been named recipients of the 2013 Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award. Read More

Brown Cancer Center Honored Among Select Few Continuously Accredited Cancer Centers
James Graham Brown Cancer Center has been recognized as one of only 21 cancer programs across the nation, and the only cancer program in Kentucky, that has maintained their accreditation for at least 65 consecutive years (starting in 1948). Read More

ULH Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Receives Specialty Accreditation
The University of Louisville Hospital's Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) has announced the renewal of its internationally-recognized accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) this month. It is the only program of its kind in the KentuckyOne Health system and in the Louisville region. Read More

 

 

One-Time Extension for Corporate Responsibility Education

Due to technical difficulties some employees are experiencing in viewing the videos in the CHI Information Privacy and Security Awareness course as part of the fiscal year 2013 Annual CRP Education, a one-time, 30-day extension was granted to complete the assignment.

Completions must be registered in LEARN by 11:59 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 15. As a reminder, although the extension is granted, please complete the education as soon as possible.  

Note: ULH|JGBCC employees are not participating in these education requirements at this time.

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Mandatory PIN Enforcement On Mobile Devices Effective Monday, May 20

Beginning Monday, May 20, the mandatory use of a PIN/Passcode for all mobile devices that access or “synchronize” with CHI Exchange/Outlook (email, calendars, contacts) is being implemented in the Louisville market. This applies to both corporate and personal devices, including iPhones, iPads, Blackberries and Android devices. Note: This does not affect ULH|JGBCC employees at this time.

Click "Read More" below to learn more about this important new safety measure, including how this will affect you and the steps you must take. A job aid is available to walk you through the simple process to add a PIN/Passcode for iPhone™ and Android™ devices.

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Health Care Horizons Scholarship Winners Announced

The Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Health Care Horizons Scholarships:

Kevin Campbell, Jewish Hospital, and Toan Tran, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, are the recipients of the Laurie Altman Kupferman Scholarship. Alicia Carroll, Our Lady of Peace, is the recipient of the Dr. Clifford V. Jennings Scholarship. Jennifer Clark, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, is the recipient of the Dr. Robert and Elaine Jacob Scholarship. 

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Safe at Work

Many patients require assistance to change position, walk or move while they are in our care. Providing this assistance can be risky for direct patient care workers as well as the patient. Facility leadership, managers, team leads and front line employees in the Louisville market have been meeting to enhance the Safe Patient Handling Program, developed by CHI, to reduce the number of injuries related to handling and moving patients.  

All patient care workers will receive training in how to safely move and handle patients. A mandatory LEARN module is now assigned to direct patient care employees in the Louisville market (with the exception of ULH | JGBCC) that is due to be completed by July 15.

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Don’t Get Scammed by ‘Skimmers’

A few employees at Saint Joseph London have been victims of a relatively new type of identity theft: credit or debit card “skimming.” Credit card thieves get your card details using a device called a credit card skimmer, a portable device that is attached in front of or on top of a legitimate card scanner. The skimmer records the card data as you insert your credit card into the real scanner.

Credit card thieves will often temporarily affix the card skimmer device to gas pumps, ATMs or other convenient self-service point-of-sale terminals. Thieves like gas pumps because they are easy to retrieve their skimmers from, and they generally receive a lot of traffic. Learn what you can do to prevent this from happening to you. 

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Saint Joseph Children's Center Openings 

The Saint Joseph Children's Center, located across the street from Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, currently has limited availability in the infant program and the 3- and 4-year-old preschool programs. The center is open Monday-Friday from 6:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. The center has provided care for the children of KentuckyOne Health employees since 1980 and is now open to the public.

Contact Brinley Curtis at 859.254.7313 for more information or to make an appointment to tour the center.

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Arts in Healing Workshops

You're invited to attend two upcoming free workshops, brought to you by the Holistic Care Council in collaboration with the Kentucky Center for the Arts' Arts in Healing Program. Artists from the Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater company will be teaching the workshops.

“Meaning In Movement”
A Workshop for Stroke Survivors and their Partners
Monday, May 27, 2-4 p.m., Frazier Rehab Institute, 10th Floor Dining Room

Workshop will be repeated on:
Tuesday, May 28, 2-4 p.m., Jewish Hospital Medical Plaza, 100 East Liberty Street, Ste. 100

Caring for the Caregiver”™
A Movement/Story Workshop for Health Care Providers
Tuesday, May 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Jewish Hospital Medical Plaza, 100 East Liberty Street, Ste. 100

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Tennis Clinics Offered This Summer

Saint Joseph Hospital recently refurbished its on-campus tennis courts at no cost thanks to a partnership with the United States Tennis Association. Soon, lessons will be offered on the courts, which are located next to the baseball field by the Saint Joseph Office Park. There is one adult course and four smaller youth courts (four of only ten youth courts in the state!) 

A FREE tennis clinic is being held this Sunday, May 19, and will provide a great opportunity to view the courts and learn more about signing up for group lessons this summer (at $50 per person for a series). Refer to the flyer for details on age groups and times.

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Louisville Relay for Life

KentuckyOne Health's Louisville facilities are participating in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Friday, May 31, beginning at 7 p.m. at Waggener High School (330 S. Hubbards Ln., Louisville). 

Relay for Life is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. Their theme is “100 Reasons to Relay” – so our goal is to have 100 members on the KentuckyOne Health walking team. All participants will receive a free, specially designed KentuckyOne Health Relay for Life T-shirt.

To register, visit RelayForLife.org/jeffersonky. Refer to the flyer for details.

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SANEs Attend International Conference on Sexual and Domestic Violence 

Seven members of The SANE Program from University of Louisville Hospital attended the End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, in early April. 

SANEs, left to right: Jennifer Ramsey, Sarah Tova, Cami Jo Brown, Melissa Edlin, Amanda Corzine, Dana Davidson and Anna Smith

This conference provided training in advance techniques in evidence collection and the latest in sexual assault victim care. The conference also provided an opportunity to network with other sexual assault programs across the country. 

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Walk With a Doc Kickoff Event & Health Fair at Iroquois Park

KentuckyOne Health and The Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement have teamed up to get Louisville area residents to “Walk With a Doc,” a free weekly walking program for anyone who's interested in taking steps to improve their health. Walkers have the opportunity to learn about important health topics, ask medical questions in an informal manner and receive free blood pressure screenings.

Kick-Off Event & Health Fair at Iroquois Park
Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. Walk 
Meet at the shelter near the Amphitheater
Health Fair 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Monthly Walk With a Doc opportunities:
Parklands of Floyds Fork
2nd Saturday of each month at the Egg Lawn, 10 a.m.

Iroquois Park
3rd Saturday of each month at the shelter near the Amphitheater, 10 a.m.

Shawnee Park
4th Saturday of each month at the Middle Concourse Parking Lot just north of the Bandstand, 10 a.m. 

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CHI News Update

KentuckyOne This Week will include the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) publication e in each issue. CHI is a sponsor of KentuckyOne and will be sharing news of interest to all employees.

May 16, 2013

Please note that some employees who are not yet connected to the CHI Connect program may not be able to access all of the links in this issue. This problem will diminish as more employees are connected to Inside CHI. We apologize for any inconvenience.

One-Time Extension for Corporate Responsibility
Education due to Technical Issues
Action: Complete training by June 15
Due to technical difficulties that some employees are experiencing in viewing videos in the CHI Information Privacy and Security Awareness course that is part of the FY 2013 Annual CRP Education, CHI is granting a one-time, 30-day extension to complete the assignment. Course completions must be registered in LEARN by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 15.

Completions of either required course registered after May 15 will be recorded as “completed late” on employee transcripts and completion reports generated by LEARN. Any employee who does not complete the education by the deadline will be subject to possible corrective action per the Mandatory Education section of the CHI Requirements for Employment policy (the policy is available in the My Handbook section of HR/Payroll Connection).

Some employees have encountered technical issues when trying to play videos in the Privacy and Security Awareness course. In some cases, clicking the “previous screen arrow” (in the bottom right corner of the screen) and returning to the video screen will result in the video loading and playing properly.  

For more information about required CRP Annual Education, contact Dan Morrissey. Any technical issues with the training should be reported to the LEARN team.

Lofton on "Most Influential" Ballot
Action: Vote for most influential people in health care
Kevin Lofton, CHI’s president and CEO, is again on the final ballot for Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” Lofton, number 48 last year, has been in the exclusive ranking for eight straight years. Voting runs through June 14, and the final list will be in the magazine’s August 26 issue. Vote for this year’s ranking; note that each voter must vote for five leaders on the ballot.

Important Information for iPhone 5 Users 
Action: Keep devices up to date; upgrade to Apple iOS 6.1.4 
Apple recently released iOS 6.1.4 for iPhone 5. This update changes the speakerphone audio profile. CHI Information Technology Services (ITS) recommends that users upgrade to this version.

ITS has determined that some Outlook email outages and access problems are caused by iPhones and iPads that are operating on iOS 6.1.1. A bug in iOS 6.1.1 causes the server to overload and makes it unavailable. Devices currently operating on iOS 6.1.1 should be immediately upgraded to 6.1.4.

ITS recommends that users back up their devices by syncing them with iTunes before performing the update. After syncing the device with iTunes, users can update it there or wirelessly. To update wirelessly, select the “Settings” application and the “General” settings category, then “Software Update.” The device will check that the update is available and, if so, will prompt the user to download and install the update. Users should also encrypt their iOS backups to prevent unauthorized access to information stored on their devices.

Update Shares Degree Advancement Program News
For Information
Degree Advancement Update is a new, bimonthly summary of news about the advanced educational programs available to CHI employees. Through CHI's alliances with a variety of colleges and universities, employees can enhance their educations and earn degrees online.

Degree Advancement Update will include information about tuition discounts, grants, degree programs, and new college and university alliances. Issues of Degree Advancement Update will be posted on Inside CHI. A link to current and archived issues, as well as more information about CHI's Degree Advancement program, is available on the Degree Advancement page of Inside CHI.

Pay Period Sign-Off for Memorial Day Holiday
For Information
To prepare for the Memorial Day holiday, which CHI will observe on May 27: 

• On Friday, May 24, managers should review their
   employees’ time records to ensure all records are 
   correct. If edits are needed, managers should perform
   the edits before leaving the office on May 24. 

• For employees who are scheduled to work on Saturday, 
   May 25 (the last day of the pay period), managers should 
   provide the local superuser/timekeeper with the
   expected work schedules (if schedules are not already
   populated in Kronos) so the appropriate review can be
   conducted before signoff on May 27. 

• The superuser/timekeeper (or other designated
   representative) will perform the required time record
   signoff on Monday, May 27. 

• On Tuesday, May 28 (or the first day back after the
   holiday), managers should validate that the time records
   approved by the superuser/timekeeper were accurate. If
   corrections are needed, the manager should notify the
   superuser/timekeeper.

Pay corrections submitted by 2 p.m. ET on May 28, will be processed with the regular pay cycle. Corrections received after 2 p.m. ET will be addressed in the next regular pay cycle or the next off-cycle, depending on the specific issue.

New Issue of OneCare's For the Record Available
For Information
A new issue of For the Record, an electronic update about CHI's OneCare program, is available on Inside CHI.

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