July 5, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 27
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ITS Transformation 646 Approach: Teams Working to Improve Your IT Experience

KentuckyOne Health Information Technology Services (ITS) is working to improve our IT infrastructure. By fall, we expect fewer outages, elimination of slowness and freezing, and improved user experience. Recent progress updates and highlights include: two new servers have arrived and are being installed to help meet our server and storage needs ...

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Professional Attire Colors Announced!

Thank you to all who participated in the color preference survey as part of our standardized professional image initiative. We had more than 8,000 responses and each group was able to get one of their top four color choices. The survey results are in! Scrub colors are as follows:

• Nurses – Galaxy Blue
• Support Staff – Wine
• Clinical Ancillaries – Ciel Blue
• Rehab Services/Behavioral Health – Gray

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Don't ‘Reply All’

Limit the use of the Reply All feature to reduce unnecessary and distracting email traffic. In other words, please be sparing in your replies and considerate of others' inbox volume. If your email doesn't communicate anything other than acknowledgement ("thanks" or "no problem"), send it to as few people as possible. For more tips on using our email system effectively, and respectfully, refer to KentuckyOne's Email Guidelines ...

Learn More: Email Etiquette Resources!

Safety Topic of the Month:
Team Member Checking

Every employee is responsible for the safety of our patients and each other. We can’t help each other if we don’t stick together. Checking is an easy way to help our co-workers to perform at their best. We want to have a team member check our work when we’re about to perform a safety critical task, when we feel uncomfortable or haven't completed that task in awhile, or ...

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People on the Move

Chuck Neumann Named Interim President of University of Louisville Hospital: Charles (Chuck) W. Neumann will assume the interim role of president of University of Louisville Hospital effective today, July 5. Since 1989, Chuck has focused exclusively on providing transitional management services to 14 health care organizations, most recently serving as president of Saint Joseph London ...

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Mission in Motion: SOAR Addresses Health Concerns for Appalachian Residents

KentuckyOne Health is delivering on the promise of working to make Kentucky a healthier place through a new partnership with Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR). As a presenter at the recent SOAR Innovation Summit, Saint Joseph Martin President Kathy Stumbo said the initiative is critical for the health of the region ...

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KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors from the American Heart Association

KentuckyOne Health received multiple awards at the American Heart Association’s/American Stroke Association’s award luncheon in June. The awards and recognition demonstrate our organization’s ongoing commitment to providing excellent stroke care, heart attack care and ...

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Join Weight Watchers this Summer,
Enjoy Our KentuckyOne Discount

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with Weight Watchers to bring our employees effective weight management offerings at a special price. Weight Watchers offers multi-dimensional ways to learn how to achieve and then maintain a healthy body weight for the long term.

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New Headlines & Events

KentuckyOne Health and VNA Health at Home Nominated by Catholic Health Association for 2016 Achievement Citation for Innovative Programming

Welcome New Providers to KentuckyOne Health 

Give the Gift of a Better Golf Game: KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine Golf Performance Program

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