February 27, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 6
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Community Benefit Report Released

The KentuckyOne Health Community Benefit Report for FY2017 is now available online. We continue working together for a healthier Kentucky, improving the health of our communities and being accountable for our commitment to bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. In this annual accounting, we report to you how we are living up to this commitment ...

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National Dress in Blue Day is March 2

KentuckyOne Health is celebrating national "Dress in Blue" day on Friday, March 2. Employees are encouraged to wear their best blue to show their support for colorectal cancer awareness. Dress in blue on Friday and encourage your friends to get screened! Also, send in your photos! And look for events inside our facilities, including information and FIT screening tables in Lexington ...

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Friday is Employee Appreciation Day

This Friday, March 2, is National Employee Appreciation Day. Think about what you can do to share appreciation with your colleagues: for example, bring your favorite dishes in for a potluck breakfast or lunch, or take a fresh-air walk together on a break (if weather permits). It's also a good time to take a minute to say "thanks" and give kudos. Consider sending a note of appreciation through the online employee recognition program.

Annual Compliance Education Helps You Be Successful in Your Role

Many of our employees maintain licenses and credentials and take continuing education to make sure they remain knowledgeable. For the same reason, we have annual compliance, privacy and security awareness education: it’s a necessity in the highly regulated world of health care. The annual education due date is March 31 ...

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Changes Coming to DR PACS on March 4

In preparation for our DR PACS upgrade to version 11, we will be converting all DR PACS user accounts to be the same as Active Directory. Starting March 4, your AD (Active Directory) password will work to get you logged in to DR PACS. AD password is the login information you use when logging in to email, a computer on the CHI network, or Inside CHI. Until this time, continue to use your current DR PACS login information ...

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KentuckyOne Employees Invited to Attend Diabetes and Nutrition Expo

KentuckyOne Health is helping educate community members on living with diabetes and the risk for developing the disease, during its third annual Diabetes and Nutrition Expo on Saturday, March 3. Highlights include screenings, giveaways, a panel discussion and a cooking demonstration. The keynote speaker is Derrick Ramsey, a former quarterback at the University of Kentucky ...

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Our Lady of Peace Offers Easter Egg Hunt for KentuckyOne Families

March 24 will be the date of the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Our Lady of Peace for KentuckyOne employees and families. The event includes refreshments, prizes and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. RSVPs are due by March 18 ...

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Harvest of the Month
February Focus is on Tangerines

Tangerines: Also known as mandarin oranges, are a tasty and refreshing citrus fruit packed with many nutritious compounds, including flavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin A, folate and potassium. Visit the Harvest of the Month page on Inside CHI (under well-being) to learn more ...

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Foundation News
Donation Supports Nursing Scholarships

The Lexington Legends recently gave generous support of $5,000 to the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation for nursing scholarships. These scholarships help nurses further their education and continue to provide the best care possible to patients. Thank you, Lexington Legends!

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More Headlines & Events

Black History Month: CHI Celebrates African-American Pioneers in Health 

PowerScribe to Be Implemented at Louisville Facilities 

Ribbon-Cutting for Newly-Renovated Emergency Department at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Feb. 27

Park Rx America Presentation by Founder Robert Zarr, MD, at Rudd Heart & Lung Building Feb. 28

Our Lady of Peace to Host Seminar to Address Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children & Teens March 1

5th Annual Gala for Healing and Hope in Berea March 3

Diabetes & Nutrition Expo in Lexington March 3

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newly-Renovated Chapel at Jewish Hospital March 7

Easter Egg Hunt at Our Lady of Peace March 24

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