August 9, 2013 | Volume 2, Issue 30

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Choose to Lose Challenge Kicks Off

KentuckyOne Health employees are invited to take part in the “Choose to Lose” weight-loss challenge. Aside from the obvious benefits of slimming down and improving your health, there are plenty of incentives and perks to participating. Let’s try and reach the goal of losing 3,000 pounds as a system! 

There are different programs in place, so refer to your appropriate market below. ULH|JGBCC is not participating in Choose to Lose at this time.   

Louisville Market (except ULH|JGBCC at this time): "Choose to Lose V" begins Aug. 19 and ends Nov. 8. Eat healthier, join in friendly competition with your buddies at work, and possibly win a prize. (View/download the flyer for details.

Central/Eastern KY Market: Through the Healthy Spirit Wellness Program, Choose To Lose challenges you to lose weight and earn Wellness Points that can help you receive a $300 credit toward next year’s health care premiums. (View/download the flyer for details.

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Kentucky State Fair Begins Aug. 15; More Volunteers Needed 

Help support KentuckyOne Health at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 15-25. Approximately 60 clinical and non-clinical volunteers will be needed each day to staff our exhibit. Volunteers are needed for areas such as registration, health screenings, health information tables and assisting with our giant inflatable interactive heart. 

To sign up for volunteering at our exhibit, please view the available shifts by following this link: 

Volunteers will receive a FREE KentuckyOne Health T-shirt and FREE State Fair parking and admission. At the end of the fair, volunteers will be entered into a drawing for a $250 gift card and one of two $100 gift cards. The more shifts you volunteer for, the more chances you have to win! 

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Cerner Implementation Successful in Lexington; OneCare Schedule Update 

After just two weeks live on the Cerner electronic health records system, we have achieved 87 percent physician compliance with provider order entry (CPOE) at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Jessamine and Continuing Care Hospital. The hospitals have earned a place among the top 20 percent of Cerner clients. The average for Cerner clients with this system is 74.1 percent CPOE compliance — and that includes hospitals that have been live on Cerner a long time.  

Calls to the Command Center continue to decrease, and the team is making good progress closing outstanding issues. Congratulations all! 

In other OneCare news, due to CHI’s FY14 budget constraints, OneCare was asked to significantly reduce its FY14 budget. The significant nature of the budget reduction coupled with the necessity to have all markets ready to support ICD-10 documentation, coding and workflows by October 2014, necessitated a quick, but thoughtful, review and schedule revision. How does this new schedule affect KentuckyOne?  

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ULH | JGBCC Host Park DuValle Community Health Fair 

On Saturday, Aug. 3, the Diversity Committee for University of Louisville Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, hosted its second annual Park DuValle Community Health Fair. The free event was held at the Park DuValle Community Health Center. 

This year’s event included back-to-school and sports physicals, flu shots and screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose. The James Graham Brown Cancer Center’s mobile mammography unit was also on-site. 

Experts shared their knowledge on health-related topics such as nutrition, fitness and personal safety. The event was part of KentuckyOne Health’s mission to increase access to preventative care and improve the health of all Kentuckians. 

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U.S. Rep. Andy Barr Visits Telehealth Primary Care Clinic in Wolfe County 

U.S. Representative Andy Barr toured Saint Joseph Telehealth Primary Care Clinic-Campton, part of KentuckyOne Health, on Aug. 5. The clinic, which opened in August 2012, provides convenient access to primary and specialty care for the community through a unique Telehealth Care Network established by KentuckyOne Health, the largest health system in the Commonwealth. 

The Wolfe county clinic is one of two in Kentucky funded by grants from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and the federal government’s Social Innovation Fund. Saint Joseph Telehealth Primary Care Clinic-Clay City opened in Powell County in July 2012. More clinics are being planned. 

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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminars for Parents; Begins Aug. 15 

The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host Peace for Parents, a series of free seminars to help guide parents through difficult issues. Peace for Parents is open to parents, teachers, counselors and other concerned individuals who would like to learn more about how to face challenging issues with children and adolescents.  

The first seminar will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 5 p.m. in the library at Pleasure Ridge Park High School. Dr. John Sullivan will host “A Successful Transition into Ninth Grade,” which will address bullying, self-injury and other common challenges children face to help with the transition between middle and high school. Pleasure Ridge Park High School is located at 5901 Greenwood Rd. in Louisville. 

More seminars will follow this fall; read more and view the schedule

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More Headlines   

Make-up Biometric Screenings Announced for SJH/SJE 

Walk with A Doc at Parklands of Floyds Fork Aug. 10 

Peace for Parents: Transition into 9th Grade Aug. 15 

Free Diabetes Class at ULH Aug. 15 

Walk With a Doc at Iroquois Park Aug. 17 

Free Diabetes Prevention Program Starts in Lex Aug. 21 

Exploring Diabetes Workshop in Lexington Aug. 23 

Walk Away from Colon Cancer & 5K Run Aug. 24 

Walk With a Doc at Shawnee Park Aug. 24  

Ironman Louisville Volunteers Needed Aug. 25 

Four De Lis Classic Run Sept. 2 

Bike Trek to Shakertown Sept. 14-16 

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