April 25, 2014 | Volume 3, Issue 17

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Get Ready to Move Your Spirit

Start earning your second quarter wellness incentive. The Move Your Spirit fitness challenge kicks off May 12 to June 8. Employees can earn 50 wellness incentive points by participating. Registration is open from April 28 to May 9 on the My Healthy Spirit website. The challenge includes tracking your steps and exercise minutes. Fitbit devices are being offered at discounted prices (while supplies last). 

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Are You Ready to Race to the Finish? 

Lace up your sneakers and log on for a sure bet if you choose your PCP beginning April 26–May 26 through the My Healthy Spirit website. You can find a variety of primary care physicians to choose from in your area. If you already have a PCP, simply designate your physician’s name on the site. For this last mile of our designate-a-PCP campaign, our goal is 17,000 signees. For each 2,500-person milestone reached between now and May 26, we will hold fantastic prize drawings. 

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ULH’s ITS Service Desk Completes Transition to CHI 

ULH’s ITS technical services transition, which began several months ago in a phased approach, is wrapping up. On April 26 at midnight, the ULH ITS Service Desk fully transitions to CHI. ULH employees will not experience any interruptions in service and should continue to contact the ITS Service Desk using their local extension (3637) or at 866.236.0441.  

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Seeking Assistance from Human Resources? 

For human resources issues, employees need to contact the HR/Payroll Connection Support Center to request assistance, prior to involving their manager or local Human Resources office. The Support Center telephone number is 888.450.9450. You can also receive assistance online by logging on to Inside CHI and going to HR/Payroll Connection to live chat with a representative. 

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Leadership Changes 

Belinda Beard, KentuckyOne director of safety, is no longer with the organization. Velinda Block is working with key leaders to restructure ... Read More 

Bob Steltenpohl, CPA, has been named vice president of finance for the downtown Louisville campus. Read More 

Mary Jane Adams, chief nursing officer for ULH | JGBCC, will retire from the organization in June. Read More

KentuckyOne Health Waste Management Services Project Launches 

On Earth Day, April 22, the KentuckyOne Health Supply Chain Management Team, with the support of our Healthy Communities leadership and Green Team members, announced a new waste management program with Stericycle, Inc. This program will not only lower what we spend on waste management by approximately $352,000 each year but will facilitate new statewide initiatives to increase recycling and reduce the amount of landfill waste. 

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Michelle Thomas and Maggie Zeiler Speak Up for Safety, Prevent Harm 

Maggie Zeiler, a pharmacist at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, and Michelle Thomas, a registered nurse at Our Lady of Peace, worked together to prevent patient harm. Read more about their Great Catch. 

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Oncology Doctor Surprises Patients with Easter Baskets 

Dr. Cesar Rodriguez, oncologist at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville, played “Easter Bunny” for patients and their guests on the Bone Marrow Transplant and Oncology unit at the University of Louisville Hospital. With the help of the Mary Jane Gift Fund, the physician shared a little holiday cheer by distributing Easter baskets to all the patients and their guests on Easter Sunday. 

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Mammograms Available for Employees on Mobile Unit 

The James Graham Brown’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be available on Wednesday, May 14, for employees who are due for their yearly preventive mammography screening. It fills quickly so take a preventive step in your health and make your appointment today! To make an appointment, please call the Breast Care Center at 502.562.4361 and press option 1. Each appointment takes about 15 minutes. 

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KentuckyOne Sponsors Relay For Life  

KentuckyOne Health is once again proud to be a sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. At Relay For Life events, communities come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. Please consider joining a KentuckyOne Health walking team, or volunteering. 

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KentuckyOne Health Four De Lis Classic Kicks Off Memorial Day  

The KentuckyOne Health Four De Lis Classic Series is back for its second year with some exciting changes. Once again there will be four races run in conjunction with other great events produced by the city of Louisville. The first race is on Memorial Day, May 26, at Waterfront Park, in conjunction with Hike Bike and Paddle. There is a 5K and a 10K option. Register at  

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Become a Cooper/Clayton Facilitator 

Any health or wellness professional, educator or non-smoker who has a genuine interest in helping people become non-smokers is welcome to attend FREE training to become a Cooper/Clayton facilitator. The Kentucky Cancer Program is hosting a Cooper/Clayton facilitator training session at Sullivan University Pharmacy School (2100 Gardiner Lane, Louisville) on Friday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The registration deadline is May 12.  

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Headlines from Across KentuckyOne 

KentuckyOne to Celebrate National Health Care Week May 11-17 

OneCare: Tap & Go Kicks Off May 19-23 in Lexington Area Facilities 

Teen Volunteers Needed this Summer in Lexington Area Facilities 

Employees Required to Complete Disclosure about Physician Transactions by May 26  

Read News from Your Facility

Upcoming Events 

Walk with a Doc at Shawnee April 26 

ULH Organ Donor Memorial Event April 29 

"Faces Behind the Data" Nursing Workshop May 8 

Optimizing Care of Sepsis Patients (CE) May 13 

FREE Smoking Cessation Class May 15–Aug. 7 

Thursday Night Live (with SJH Foundation) May 15 

Rehab: Keys to Progressing Care of the ICU Patient May 17 

OT/PT Management of Spinal Cord Injury Course June 7-8 

Frazier Summer Fest & Larosa Loop June 7 

SJH Foundation Golf Tournament June 9 

SJMS Foundation Golf Tournament June 19 

Heart Walk Golf Scramble & Silent Auction June 23 

FMH Foundation Golf Scramble June 27 

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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. 

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