July 10, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 22
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Entering Fiscal Year 2019 –
A New Chapter in Our History

A Message from Bruce Tassin: July 1 marked the beginning of our new fiscal year – FY2019 – and with it a new phase in our ministry. With this new year, we are able to fully launch our three-year RENEW Strategic Plan with an emphasis on the communities, facilities and individuals we serve across central and eastern Kentucky.

Fundamental to our success in our new structure and strategic plan is a growth strategy committed to care in a local setting. Providing care locally is critical to patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. It is important that we provide the highest level of care as close to our patients’ homes whenever possible. We are focused on priorities for each facility and community we serve. This includes ...

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Saint Joseph Hospital Receives Distinction for its Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Saint Joseph Hospital has been named an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The hospital is now the only health care facility in Kentucky to receive this distinction. This program recognizes institutions that achieve standards established by the CDC ...

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Pick Up Your Prescriptions while at Work

The CHI KentuckyOne Health Community Pharmacy, located at Saint Joseph East, will now travel to Saint Joseph Hospital every week for employees to pick up their prescription medications. Pharmacy team members will be in the classroom located behind the café every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. beginning July 11 through Aug. 30. The pharmacy offers CHI employees the lowest in-network co-pays ...

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Watch the Brain Power Webinar

Want to stay sharp as you age? That's the focus of our July webinar. Participants will learn the benefits of participating in mentally stimulating activities, and learn about lifestyle strategies they can do to stimulate brain growth, maximize their memory potential and stay on top of their game. This webinar takes just 20 minutes of your time, and by participating you can receive $25 in wellness dollars ...

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Electronic Health Records Can Now
'Talk' with Each Other

With the new patient care tool, dbMotion, it is now possible for our electronic health records to "talk" with each other. dbMotion allows Cerner, Allscripts and Meditech electronic health records to "talk" with each other to give a provider a full picture of care — whether the patient was seen at a KentuckyOne Health clinic or hospital ...

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Get to Know ClinicalKey,
Our New Clinical Search Engine

On July 1, ClinicalKey replaced Up-to-Date as our clinical search engine, offering providers and clinicians quick, thorough, evidence-based answers to clinical questions. ClinicalKey links have been added to our electronic health records (EHRs) where you formerly found the Up-to-Date link; the exception is the Allscripts ambulatory EHR ...

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Work with the Foundation on All Grants

The KentuckyOne Health Foundations Grant Office oversees and supports all grants for KentuckyOne Health to ensure compliance. If you are interested in applying for a grant that will benefit KentuckyOne patients or be conducted at any of our facilities (including our primary care network sites), or if you have already received a grant, please notify us by email or at 502.333.8178 ...

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More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Transition of Saint Joseph Martin is Complete

Sun Protection Vital to Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk

Back-to-School Bash for Families (London) July 27

Register for the Yes Mamm! 5K with Special Employee Discount Code; Race is Set for Oct. 13

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