December 13, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 47
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Advancing Health Care Together

Health care is evolving—and so are we. CHI and Dignity Health have signed a Definitive Agreement to create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With an unwavering commitment to our healing ministry, and a steadfast focus on our mission, we are creating a healthier tomorrow for people and communities across 28 states ...

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Tax Applied to 2017 Recognition Points
in December

The points you receive in the employee recognition program have value, so federal law requires us to charge a small amount of tax on the points. If you received points in 2017, the earnings section of your Dec. 22 paycheck will include an entry coded “99 Gift Cert Award Tx” ...

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Sacred Story: Blessing Others

Amanda Kinman, a finance director at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, is grateful for the many gifted leaders she interacts with and the positive spirit at her workplace. Over the years, she’s also been blessed by many interactions with patients, but one with a patient named Anna left an indelible impression on her. Read her story, featured in CHI's 18th edition of Sacred Stories ...

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Check Your LEARN Account for Assignments Due this December

With the holiday season in full swing, it's important not to lose sight of your mandatory LEARN assignments. The deadline to complete the 2017 Rapid Regulatory assignments, as well as the Annual Mandatory Education and Age-Specific Competency (if applicable), is Dec. 31. Get into the habit of regularly checking your LEARN account for assignments, so you are not past due ...

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Take a Healthy Stress Break at Work

Feeling “stressed out”? This catch phrase has become all too common in everyday life – especially at work, and especially during the holidays when our lives get a little more hectic. Making time for healthy stress breaks at work can help combat the long-term health and psychological effects of stress. Our Employee Assistance Program is here to help you get through the holidays, and every day ...

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Did You Maximize Your Covered Wellness Services this Year?

Don’t let the calendar year end without taking advantage of complimentary health screenings provided through your 2017 CHI Medical Plan benefits. Schedule your annual wellness exam, mammogram, colonoscopy or get an A1c test. View a helpful reminder checklist provided by your KentuckyOne Health Partners. Remember, you can use our Employee Access Concierge Service to connect with a primary care provider today ...

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People on the Move

Jimmie Settles Named President & CEO of CCH
Jimmie Settles has been promoted to the position of president and CEO of the Continuing Care Hospital (CCH). Jimmie has been with CCH and the Saint Joseph Hospital organizations for nine years, serving in various leadership roles ...

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ITS Security Tip of the Week

The end of each year is a busy time for scammers, as they take advantage of the seasonal rush. As you go online to do your holiday shopping, purchase event tickets, make travel arrangements, make charitable donations or complete other year-end tasks, look out for holiday-season scams. Remember that scammers are always searching for ways to get your private information, and your money; they may also try to access the CHI network through you ...

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Foundation News
Nominations Open for London
Physician of the Year Award

The Saint Joseph London Foundation is now accepting nominations for the London Physician of the Year Award. The winner will be recognized at the London Gala on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at the London Community Center. Nominations can be made online here, by email or by fax to 859.313.2016. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 18. For more information, please contact us at 859.313.1704. Also, please plan to join us for the London Gala!

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More Headlines & Events

Holidays Not Always Cheerful for Those Battling Holiday Depression

Holiday Party at Women’s Hospital SJE Dec. 14

Christmas Open House at Saint Joseph Hospital Dec. 15

9th Annual London Gala for Hope Feb. 3

5th Annual Berea Gala for Healing and Hope March 3

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