January 23, 2013 | Volume 2, Issue 3

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  KentuckyOne Leaders Attend
Inaugural Events 

KentuckyOne Health's Ruth W. Brinkley, President/CEO, and Allen Montgomery, SVP of Community Health and Advocacy, visited Washington, D.C., to attend the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 21. They also attended the Bluegrass Ball, hosted by the Kentucky Society of Washington, meeting with state legislators and Governor Steve Beshear, discussing how to improve health care in the state. 

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  What is Your Dream for the People of Kentucky? 

All employees of KentuckyOne are invited to take part in an online survey and offer input on draft vision, mission and values statements. Help shape our vision for KentuckyOne Health. What do you want KentuckyOne Health to be for the people of our state? What kind of workplace fits your own hopes and dreams? Let us know! The survey is available now through 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1.

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  Verify Dependent Coverage by Feb. 23

Employees of the former JHSMH: Please complete the dependent eligibility verification form and provide documentation for dependents covered on your benefit plans. If you do not take action by Feb. 23, your dependents’ coverage may end. Look for the verification notice in the activity center of HR/Payroll Connection. The notice includes a list of approved documents you need to provide and how to submit them.

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  Are You Ready for STAR Go-Live? 

On Feb. 1, the following Louisville-area facilities are moving to a new IT platform, McKesson STAR, for revenue cycle functions: Jewish Hospital, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Frazier Rehab Institute, Jewish Hospital Medical Center South, Jewish Hospital Medical Center East, Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast and Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital. Clinicians currently using Invision have a STAR training assignment in LEARN that must be completed by Jan. 31.

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  Your Input Needed On Safety Survey

KentuckyOne employees working in patient-care are encouraged to take an online survey now through Feb. 8 pertaining to our safety journey. The survey will measure the effectiveness of the SafetyFirst work currently underway. Your responses are crucial so we can determine how far we've come and where we need to go. Your responses are anonymous; it only takes a few minutes to complete!

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  CHI Healthy Spirit Rewards Update  

Central/Eastern Kentucky Market (former SJHS): Sign up for a biometric screening today. Visit KentuckyOne Online for registration instructions. (Hurry! Screenings are being offered starting this week!) Earn points toward the medical plan incentive.

Louisville-Market Employees (former JHSMH): Biometric screenings, Know Your Numbers, will be offered later this year; schedule forthcoming. 

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  Event Spotlight:
Open House for Drs. Naidu and Rodden  

KentuckyOne Health would like to invite you to meet our new physicians, Lakshmi Naidu, MD (pictured), Saint Joseph Internal Medicine Associates, and Ann Rodden, DO, Saint Joseph Primary Care Associates, this evening, Jan. 23, 4:30-6 p.m., in the Keeneland Health Education Center in Lexington (Chase Room, Building D, 4th Floor, 1451 Harrodsburg Rd.). Refreshments will be served.

  World's Most Successful Hand Transplant Recipient Celebrates 14th Anniversary   

Matthew Scott (left), the world’s most successful hand transplant recipient and the first person in the U.S. to receive a hand transplant, celebrates his 14th anniversary today. Scott was part of medical history in 1999, when he received his new left hand at Jewish Hospital, an event that has greatly impacted the future of both transplantation and reconstructive surgery around the world.

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