February 14, 2014 | Volume 3, Issue 7

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Visit the photo gallery to see how our employees wore red!

KentuckyOne Goes Red! 

On Feb. 7, KentuckyOne Health celebrated National Wear Red Day, an event held every year to kick-off National Heart Month. On this day KentuckyOne took women’s health to heart. Several events were held across the state to raise awareness and employees were decked out in red to show their support of the fight against women’s cardiovascular disease. For heart health tips and information throughout the month, visit or @KYOne_Health on Twitter. 

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Creative Activities Keep Employees Motivated 

Would you rather attend a safety meeting or a Safety Circus? It’s a Safety Circus for employees at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, where themed events make serious topics fun and memorable. The Safety Circus featured information and game booths from departments across campus. The event was held for day and night shifts, and included prize drawings and giveaways. 

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Nurse Delivers Personal Touch at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling 

Roberta Butler, RN, has been a maternity nurse at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling for nearly 20 years. She has been in the midst of many joyous celebrations, as well as difficult times that require compassion and reverence. She recently shared her stories during the Purpose & Values Tour videotaping. To see and hear more of Roberta’s interview as well as other employees from Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, watch three video vignettes: 

Our Communities Depend on This Hospital
Helping or Healing Hand
Small Hospital with a Big Heart 

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ULH’s Jeremy Campbell, PharmD, Wins 2014 Black Achievers Award 

Jeremy Campbell, PharmD, has been named a Black Achiever for 2014 by the Louisville YMCA Black Achievers. Jeremy is a pharmacist informaticist at University of Louisville Hospital. Among the 27-year-old's achievements, Jeremy has mentored pharmacy students and interns. He has volunteered at Louisville Central High School to help students learn about pharmacy careers, has established a college scholarship program in honor of his grandparents, and does public speaking to inspire African-American young men to pursue higher education. 

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Good Catch: Shelbyville EVS Employee Speaks Up for Safety, Prevents Harm 

Diane Keith observed a patient dressed in street clothes and knew that patient was not to leave the unit. By having a questioning attitude and using the error prevention technique of Stop and Resolve, this patient was safely escorted back to her room.  

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Read Back & Repeat Back 

Did you know that poor communication accounts for more than 60 percent of the root causes of sentinel events reported to the Joint Commission? When ordering at a fast food restaurant drive-thru, what happens? The drive-thru employee repeats back the order to you to ensure they have it correct. They are using repeat back. Repeating or reading back information ensures the authenticity of the information – the Receiver heard it the way the Sender communicated it. 

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Mobile Devices Must Meet CHI Security Requirements  

KentuckyOne recently implemented a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy for mobile devices. While it is CHI’s objective to ensure that users be able to synchronize their CHI email/calendar to their mobile devices, not all phone brands and/or operating systems work seamlessly with CHI’s security controls, such as PIN/passcode, storage encryption and remote wipe. 

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Earn a Reward, Designate Your Primary Care Physician by March 31 

An important step in maintaining your health is establishing a relationship with a primary care physician. Make the most of your medical plan and designate an in-network primary care physician for yourself and your enrolled dependents. Act by March 31 and you could earn $20 in gift cards. "Read more" for updated information on the steps you need to take. 

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Free Breast Cancer Screenings Offered at Flaget Cancer Center

Flaget Memorial Hospital and the Kentucky Cancer Program will offer free breast cancer screenings to women in the community on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Flaget Cancer Center. Women over 40 are encouraged to take advantage of the free screening opportunity. Medical providers are volunteering their time to perform clinical breast exams. If a mammogram is recommended, it will be provided free for those who are uninsured or underinsured. 

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Pink Out! with UofL Women's Basketball, KentuckyOne 

After an overwhelming response, all of the KentuckyOne tickets for the UofL Women’s Pink Out! basketball game on Feb. 23 (at 3 p.m., versus Rutgers) have been requested. But all Breast Cancer Survivors receive FREE admission to this game and discounted $3 tickets for their family and friends. Call 502.GO.CARDS or 502.462.2737, or e-mail KentuckyOne will have its mobile mammography van on-site and be in the lobby prior to tip-off providing breast cancer awareness information and a FREE photo booth for fans. 

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Headlines from Across KentuckyOne 

KentuckyOne Emphasizes Importance of Reducing Modifiable Risk Factors for Heart Disease 

Saint Joseph Martin Offers Open Enrollment for Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation Program 

SJB Foundation Receives $10,000 Gift to Provide Mammography Screenings for Women in Need 

SJH Foundation Receives $10,000 Gift to Benefit KentuckyOne Health Multiple Sclerosis Patients 

Scheduling Under Way for Biometrics Screenings; Know Your Numbers and Earn a Reward! 

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Upcoming Events 

CANCELED: Walk With A Doc at Iroquois Park Feb. 15 

Health Benefit Exchange Enrollment Event at SMEH Feb. 15 

Free Peace for Parents Seminar Feb. 20 

CEU on Bariatric Ergonomics, Louisville, Feb. 22 

Pink Out! UofL Women’s Basketball Game Feb. 23 

Free Cooper/Clayton Facilitator Training, Louisville, Feb. 27 

Diabetes Care Open House in Lexington Feb. 27 

Free Heart Health Screenings at KFC Yum! Center Feb. 27 

Free Breast Cancer Screenings at Flaget Feb. 27 

Gala For Healing and Hope in Berea March 1 

Knee Injury Prevention and the Athlete March 1 

Annual Leader Training March 10 

Peer Interview Training in Lexington March 12 

Leadership Advance with Ruth Brinkley March 18 

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