June 29, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 25

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HR/Payroll Connection Upgrade Now Live 

It’s Live! Check Out the New HR/Payroll Connection
Starting today, you’ll notice a fresh look and new features when you visit HR/Payroll Connection. The updated system is now live for KentuckyOne Health. 

Checking Your Paystub
Today, you should be able to view your paystub from payday on June 26 when you visit HR/Payroll Connection. Click here for a short video on how to view your paycheck. 

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Discounted Fitbits Available Beginning on July 13 While Supplies Last 

Did you miss out on buying a discounted Fitbit last year? Your chance has come once more, but only if you did not buy one in 2014. Starting July 13, employees on the CHI health plan who did not purchase a discounted Fitbit last year can purchase one online through the Healthy Spirit website. Once Fitbits are available for purchase, employees are advised to act quickly ... 

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People on the Move 

Kristin K. Vondrak, RN, ARNP, BSN, MSN, DNP, has been named vice president of quality for KentuckyOne Health. She will begin on July 27. In this role, she will be accountable for the strategy and implementation of all clinical quality and safety systems and functions throughout KentuckyOne, with responsibilities for facilitating a culture aimed at error-free performance of the highest quality. 

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KentuckyOne Receives Multiple Honors 

KentuckyOne Health facilities received multiple honors at the recent Kentuckiana American Heart Association’s annual awards banquet. University of Louisville Hospital received the 2014 Get with the Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and made the Target Stroke Honor Roll. Additionally, Jewish Hospital and Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital received the 2014 Get with the Guidelines–Stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award ... 

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KentuckyOne Lists 4th St. Facility for Sale 

As part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen our finances and operational efficiencies, KentuckyOne Health is putting up for sale our property at 535-539 South Fourth Street. Currently home to approximately 560 employees from our IT, finance and administrative departments, the building sits in the heart of the growing Fourth Street Corridor. Sale of the building will provide an opportunity ... 

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Culture Survey Results to be Shared Soon 

Performance Culture Assessment (PCA) survey results are being compiled and should be ready to share with leaders in the coming weeks. Results will be reported by department. Your leader will discuss your department’s PCA results with the group. Together you will develop an action plan based on your department results. Thank you to all who participated in the survey this spring.

Refer a New Employee to Our Team 

KentuckyOne Health currently has career opportunities for several health care professionals, including registered nurses, nursing assistants, sterile processing techs and ER techs. Other opportunities are available for a nurse manager, case manager, director of education and pediatric coordinator. Send a qualified friend our way, and if he/she gets hired you may earn up to 4,000 points in our employee recognition program. Plus, you could win a trip to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas!  

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Have You Fulfilled Your CHI Security Awareness Training Requirement? 

The deadline for assigned CHI Security Awareness Training is tomorrow, June 30. If you were assigned the training and haven't already completed it, take 20 minutes to complete it now in LEARN. For more information, visit CHI Secure on Inside CHI.                                        

The Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Heart Disease 

During the 2015 Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women, Jo Carol Stephens, MSN, RN, C, discussed the role cardiac rehabilitation plays in treating heart disease and the impact that lifestyle changes can have on cardiac disease. Jo Carol is the director of the KentuckyOne Healthy Lifestyle Centers. Watch Jo Carol's presentation ...

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Food for Thought: Have a Fantastic, Fit, Fun and Fruity Fourth 

Living a healthy lifestyle requires planning, thought and creativity. Your KentuckyOne Health registered dietitians want you to have a fantastic, fit, fun and fruity Fourth of July and they're sharing recipes for Dynamite Grilled Chicken, Pear Gorgonzola Salad and Creamy Fruit Dip. 

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Recovery Efforts Continue in Nepal 

KentuckyOne employees may help by offering support to the following agencies who are helping with relief efforts: 

Jewish Community of Louisville
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Catholic Relief Services
American Red Cross 

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Events & Headlines 

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act 

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Adds Latest MRI Technology 

FMH Foundation Announces New Board Member 

SJH Foundation Golf Event A ‘Hole In One’ 

More than 100 Golfers Supported 14th Annual SJMS Foundation Golf Tournament 

Organ Donor Registry Event in Mount Sterling July 1 

JHSM Foundation to Award Several Health Scholarships this Year; Application Deadline is July 7 

Behavioral-Based Interviewing Skills Class July 9 & Aug. 4 

What's New in Multidisciplinary Approach to Late Stage Breast Cancer (CME/CEU) July 21 

ICD-10 Online Training Due July 31 

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

Step Forward for Mental Health Walk Aug. 15 

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

Boots & BBQ Bash Fundraiser for OLOP Aug. 22 

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