July 26, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 30
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Publishing Note

This Week will not be published during the first week of August. The next edition will be on Aug. 10. It will then resume its normal Tuesday schedule. Please note submission deadlines are always on Monday for the following week's Tuesday edition.

Share Your Thoughts and Earn Gadgets

Join the KentuckyOne employees who have volunteered to participate in our Employee Feedback Panel. You will receive a portable power bank for tablets and phones now and have a chance to receive a wearable fitness tracker later. Volunteers chosen to serve on the panel will complete up to 10 short online surveys this fiscal year …

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What's Your Story?

Each one of us plays a significant role in our patients' experience, whether it is through personal interactions during their care or through the work performed behind the scenes. What is the story you want our patients and their loved ones to remember and share about you, the quality of your work and the level of service you provided them? Tell us!

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KentuckyOne to Live Tweet, Use Facebook Live during Weight-Loss Procedure

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital is taking the public into the procedure room in real-time through the magic of social media. Today, July 26, at 10 a.m., doctors will perform the ORBERA weight-loss procedure on a patient, and KentuckyOne Health will live tweet and use Facebook Live during the procedure ...

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People on the Move

Jim Wentz Joins KentuckyOne Health as Chief Financial Officer: KentuckyOne welcomes Jim Wentz as the new chief financial officer (CFO) effective Aug. 15. In this role, Jim will provide leadership and oversight of the organization’s financial performance. Jim has more than 30 years of experience in health care ...

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Watch for New Emergency Preparedness Code Cards Coming Soon

In the upcoming weeks, all KentuckyOne Health employees will begin receiving new code cards to accompany their ID badges, along with a LEARN assignment associated with our new KentuckyOne Emergency Preparedness System Codes.

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Lynn Fuller

Because of registered nurse Lynn Fuller’s questioning attitude, a patient was protected from potential harm while being transported to another facility. While EMS workers were waiting to board the elevator, Lynn overheard them discussing the patient’s low oxygen saturation. Lynn asked if they had an ambu bag to assist in ventilating the patient, but they did not, so Lynn asked them to bring the patient back into the ICU ...

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New Exercise Workshop Can Earn You Health Account Dollars Today

Beginning July 27, My Healthy Spirit is offering a video workshop, “Exercise: Fit Just for You.” It's a win-win! If you have not attained your $300 health account maximum, you can acquire $25 for completing this workshop and learn about exercising a healthy way, too ...

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New Headlines & Events

Saint Joseph East Earns Blue Distinction Center+ Designation for Knee and Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

KentuckyOne Health Partnership Aims to Strengthen the Health of Manufacturing Workers in Kentucky

Saint Joseph Berea Now Offering Low-Dose CT Screening

Palliative Care Doctor, Vickie Lowe, Praised by Patient for Compassion and Talents

Volunteers, School Supplies, Backpacks and Bicycles Needed for Aug. 4 Health Fair!  

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