March 22, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 12
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Important Security Alert – 
Ransomware Virus

The FBI has issued an alert about a phishing attack using ransomware that is hitting several health care organizations. Please remember to never open an email attachment if it looks suspicious and was unsolicited. Continue reading for important information from your ITS Security Team.

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Observe Elevator Etiquette,
Help Build Desired KentuckyOne Culture

As part of our desired KentuckyOne Culture and commitment to provide an excellent patient and guest experience, we ask that our employees be respectful and polite while interacting with others throughout our facilities. Please observe a set of behavioral standards while using our elevators and always practice our culture concepts.

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KentuckyOne's Health Connections Program Featured in CHI Annual Report

The Health Connections program model of care at KentuckyOne Health is prominently featured in CHI's recent annual report. The Health Connections program is designed to improve patient health, reduce readmissions and lower the cost of care. Learn more about how the program works by watching CHI’s 2015 Annual Report video at

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Benefit Compliance Materials
Are Now Available Online

Catholic Health Initiatives is no longer mailing benefit compliance materials to employees' homes. The materials are now accessible online through HR/Payroll Connection. Convenience isn’t the only reason employee benefit materials have gone digital. Going digital assists in conserving paper and energy resources.

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Enroll in Secure Remote Access by March 31:
Starting on March 31, users who remotely access or via Citrix will be required to enroll in the Secure Remote Access tool, Duo. Read More

Finish Corporate Responsibility Training by March 31: Complete your annual, required corporate responsibility training, available in LEARN, by March 31. Read More

SafetyFirst Focus: STAR

Our safety topic of the month for March is STAR (Stop, Think, Act, Review). This technique helps us to focus on the details at hand to avoid unintended errors. Our culture concept Be Here Now – fully being in the moment and not distracted by outside influences – goes along perfectly with the safety concept of STAR.

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Receive Points for Peer-to-Peer Recognition

Our March Madness recognition points sweepstakes is underway. You could receive 100 points or more in the weekly drawings. You’re automatically entered in a drawing each time you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition in the KentuckyOne employee recognition program. See the list of 64 employees who received 100 points each in the first drawing.

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What Inspires You to be the Best Nurse that You Can Be? Share Your Story!

Was it taking care of a sick relative that inspired you to become a nurse? Or was it to follow in the footsteps of your mother or father? For the spring edition of KentuckyOne Nurse, in honor of Nurses Week, we are highlighting stories from our own KentuckyOne nurses. Consider sharing yours by March 31.

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First Step to Wellness Incentive is
Biometric Screening

As part of the Healthy Spirit wellness program for 2016, completing a biometric screening and personal health assessment will earn you a premium reduction if you are enrolled in the CHI Medical Plan. Upcoming screening dates: March 22-23 at Frazier, March 25 at Saint Joseph East, April 4 at Flaget, April 5 at Saint Joseph East, April 11 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth. Walk-ins accepted after 10 a.m.

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Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon & Mini-Marathon – Register with Discount Code!

The 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and mini-Marathon is Saturday, April 30. This is one of the nation’s top road races, with a course that runs through downtown Louisville, historic Churchill Downs and the nation’s largest Victorian neighborhood. KentuckyOne employees can take advantage of a special registration discount – if you register by the end of March.

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Habitat for Humanity: A Success Thanks to KentuckyOne Health Employees!

From March 9-12, Louisville-area KentuckyOne Health employees raised hammers and lifted hearts for Habitat for Humanity. The volunteers participated in a build with new homeowner Yasir Al-Hussein and other Habitat volunteers in a Raise the Roof event. Tremendous teamwork and employee engagement were on display each day.

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Leading the Way: Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s Annual Conference

KentuckyOne Health Partners was proud to be an exhibitor for Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s annual conference on March 16. More than 200 community representatives who have a major stake in improving the health care system in Kentucky attended. Don Lovasz, KentuckyOne Health Partners president, participated as an expert panelist to discuss population health initiatives.

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Vein Screening in Lexington 

Steve Lin, MD, from KentuckyOne Health Cardiology Associates will be offering a complimentary vein screening on March 29. If you're bothered by painful, swollen, unsightly varicose or spider veins, you may have venous insufficiency or vein disease. As one of the most experienced vein specialists, Dr. Lin can determine whether or not you have damaged veins, which can lead to more medical conditions later on in life.

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More Headlines & Events

James Graham Brown Cancer Center Receives National Outstanding Achievement Award

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care

Teens with Substance Use Disorders Can Find Help at New Residential Program at Our Lady of Peace

James Graham Brown Cancer Center Announces Next Day Appointments for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients

Are You Bilingual? Sign Up for the Medical Interpreter Qualification Program this Spring

KentuckyOne Doctors' Day Celebrations

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Offers Smoking Cessation Class – Introductory Session on March 28

Saint Joseph Berea Brings Giant-Size Colon Display to Colon Cancer Prevention Event March 28

KentuckyOne Health Seminar in London on Joint Pain Treatment Options March 29   

Educational Spring Social in Louisville April 5

Educational Spring Social in Louisville April 6

Diabetes & Nutrition Care Program Needs Yard Sale Donations to Support the ADA Now through April 28

Educational Spring Social in Louisville May 25

Step Out: Join Lexington's Walk to Stop Diabetes June 4

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