July 27, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 29

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When Viewing Your Pay Stub Information– Select Open, Not Save

When checking your pay stub in the new HR/Payroll Connection system, if you click on the Printable View button and choose SAVE, it automatically sends the pay stub to the C: drive. If this is a shared computer in your department or any public computer, the pay stub could be viewed by anyone using that computer. The solution is to always make sure you choose OPEN, not SAVE.

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Compensation Project Asks About
Your Experience

Please take a moment to complete the “years of experience” survey, open now through Aug. 7. Click here. The information will be used for our multi-year compensation strategy and review project. As a result of this review, compensation for some positions may be adjusted to ensure pay is equitable, market competitive and reflective of experience.

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Employee Referrals Take Off with
Travel Contest

Thank you for referring your friends to jobs at KentuckyOne! We’ve had significantly more referrals in July than in previous months. One reason could be the travel contest. When someone you refer to a job opening is hired, you will be entered to win a trip to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas. You’ll also earn recognition points ...

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More Screening Volunteers Needed for Kentucky State Fair!

Help support KentuckyOne at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 20-30. Numerous clinical and non-clinical volunteers are still needed to staff our large exhibit. There is a special need for more health screeners! Enjoy several volunteer perks! Sign up:

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Register for Walking Challenge by Aug. 2

The Step Up Your Spirit Challenge challenges participants to a goal of 50,000 steps per week from Aug. 3-30. You must register for the challenge through the Healthy Spirit Website by Aug. 2 to participate. Those who complete the challenge will receive $50 towards their health account contribution (if you have not met your $300 max for the year), plus opportunities to win gift cards ...

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Time is Running Out!
Complete ICD-10 Training by July 31

Provider and employee education is underway to prepare for ICD-10 implementation on Oct. 1. A variety of ICD-10 assignments are posted in LEARN for those who will be impacted (mostly those working in clinical areas). Employees should check their LEARN account, under the assigned learning tab, to ensure they are staying on task. The required assignments are due on July 31.

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The ‘Why’ Behind
KentuckyOne Health Partners

By Damian P. “Pat” Alagia, MD, chief physician executive

Most physicians, when asked why they chose medicine as a career, will say that a desire to care for patients was at the heart of their decision. In today’s highly fragmented medical system, however, it has become increasingly difficult for us to provide the kind of well-coordinated, optimized, patient-centric care that we once envisioned.

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Medical Interpreter Qualification Program Offered for Bilingual Employees

Employees now have an opportunity to use their foreign language skills on the job to benefit our patients and families. A new comprehensive program has been developed by KentuckyOne to qualify staff fluent in a foreign language to interpret on an as-needed basis in their facilities. The next course will be offered at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington on Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 3-4.

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People on the Move

Leslie Buddeke Smart Named VP of Development
KentuckyOne Health has named Leslie Buddeke Smart, CRFE, as vice president of development. She will begin this position on Aug. 17. Leslie will serve as the primary representative of KentuckyOne Health philanthropy throughout the Commonwealth.

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Food for Thought: Coconut Oil

From your Registered Dietitians in KentuckyOne Health Food & Nutrition Services

Coconut oil has been advertised as a miracle food; a super-food, a cure for diseases and a weight loss tool. However, many claims that support the use of coconut oil are not scientifically-backed. So what is true about coconut oil?

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Events & Headlines

University of Louisville Hospital Opens Outpatient
Infusion Center

Jewish Hospital Announces First Implant of Newly Approved Recapturable Heart Valve

Louisville Program’s Seventh Hand Transplant Recipient Marks Fourth Anniversary

KentuckyOne Health Imaging in London Now Offering Critical Lung Cancer Screening

Flaget Memorial Hospital Honors Employees with Daisy and ROSE Awards for Second Quarter

KentuckyOne Health Partners Ranked as 12th Largest Accountable Care Organization in U.S.

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Announces New
Board Members

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Named Hospital of the Year by Mended Hearts

Kathleen Marnhout Honored by Foundation

Behavioral-Based Interviewing Skills Class Aug. 4

Volunteers Needed for Thursday Night Live Aug. 6

Men's Health Fair at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Aug. 8

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Cookout Aug. 14

Step Forward for Mental Health Walk Aug. 15 

Volunteers Needed at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 20-30

Boots & BBQ Bash Fundraiser Aug. 22

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