February 21, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 7
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KentuckyOne Health Releases Statement in Support of the Refugee Community

The Board of KentuckyOne Health has released a statement in the context of concerns raised by the recent executive order issued by the President of the U.S. placing a hold on allowing immigration of refugees and other individuals holding passports or visas from certain countries.

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Join the Preceptor Academy and Help Guide the Next Generation of Nurses

Do you want to directly impact the culture of your unit? Do you like creating strong, competent teams? Do you want to be a positive role model for your unit? As a preceptor you can make a difference! The KentuckyOne Health Preceptor Academy provides comprehensive training and support to help nurses guide and educate the next generation of health care professionals ...

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Winter Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

KentuckyOne Health's winter edition of One Health, a community magazine focusing on wellness, healing and hope, is on stands now. If you haven’t already, make sure you check it out. In this issue, you will find articles related to reviewing your insurance plan, heart failure treatment, weight-loss surgery, healing with dignity, suicide prevention and improving access to lifesaving drugs ...

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Great Catch, Amy Spears!

While performing a discharge medication review at Jewish Hospital, pharmacist Amy Spears discovered several medication errors and omissions. She contacted the prescriber for clarifications, and sent new prescriptions to the patient's pharmacy with corrections ...

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Giving the Shirts Off their Backs

Several of our KentuckyOne Health facilities recently collected gently used scrubs/uniforms to donate to those in need. Now that our professional image initiative is in effect, employees are wearing scrub colors and certain styles based on their roles and wanted to put their old clothing to good use ...

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Just Imagine the Places You Can Go: Getting to Know Your Wellness Website

Log on to the Healthy Spirit wellness website, and you’ll see many options to get started with your 2017 program. The site’s main hub – an icon of three horizontal lines in the upper left corner of your screen – is your gateway to many activities and offerings. Click on it to discover some of the places you can go ...

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Foundation News:
Women’s Wellness Affair to Raise Funds for Scholarships

The Women’s Wellness Affair on March 20 in Shelbyville will raise awareness about women’s health and funds for scholarships for high school students who are interested in the health care field ...

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Answer All Questions and More Tips

Have you ever emailed a colleague questions, only to get one or a few answered, leaving you to have to re-ask the unanswered ones (over and over)? When you receive an email with questions, don't just respond to the ones you can or want to answer, ignoring the rest. Use your email manners and acknowledge each question, even if you don't have all the answers ...

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New Headlines & Events

KentuckyOne Health Limiting Visitation to Prevent Spread of Flu (Lexington Facilities)

Our Lady of Peace to Host Two Seminars to Address Issues Affecting Children and Teenagers

Eighth Annual Saint Joseph London Gala Raises $26,000; Aqeel Mandviwala, MD, Awarded Physician of the Year

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Appoints New Executive Director Bill Boso

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at KentuckyOne Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East is Feb. 23

Managing Anxiety is Topic of February Well-being Webinar
Earn a $25 Health Account Contribution for Viewing

KentuckyOne Health Heart Month Events

Upcoming Biometric Screenings

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