March 7, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 10
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Spring Forward! Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

Set your clocks ahead an hour on Sunday morning, March 13, at 2 a.m. Standard Time and Attendance Users: There will be no need for any manual intervention (other than noted for exempt employees with schedules crossing the 2 a.m. time change).

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Remote Citrix Users: 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. At that time, anyone who has not enrolled will be prompted to do so when they log in to Citrix systems and applications while working remotely from outside the CHI/KentuckyOne network. 

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It’s March Madness for Recognition Points!

You could receive hundreds of points in the KentuckyOne employee recognition program’s March Madness sweepstakes. You’re automatically entered into the drawing each time you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition from March 1 through April 4. Weekly sweepstakes will award recognition points to 64, 32, 16 and 4 employees as the basketball tournament progresses. Winners of the final weekly drawing receive 800 points each!

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Redeem Recognition Points for KentuckyOne Logo Wear

Now you can redeem recognition points for KentuckyOne logo wear in the recognition program online store. Choose from a range of sizes, colors and styles decorated with the KentuckyOne logo. Men’s and women’s shirts, pullovers and jackets are available. Points vary by item, but for example: a women’s dri mesh sport shirt is 186 points and a women’s full-zip fleece jacket is 252 points.

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Employee Achievements

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions! Thanks for expanding your knowledge, honing your expertise, and providing safe, quality care and exceptional service.

February 2016 Focus Louisville Grads:
Janine Dewey, Our Lady of Peace
Tiffany Petrone, University of Louisville Hospital 

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Stopping the Line

At Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, a patient was scheduled to undergo an endoscopy procedure in the Same Day Surgery unit. A few days prior, he had an EKG through his family physician and was medically cleared for the procedure. After arriving in Same Day Surgery, the patient began experiencing general chest discomfort. The medical providers did not see this as an issue at the time because the patient was having upper GI (gastrointestinal) issues. A nurse, however, was not comfortable continuing ...

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KentuckyOne Associates Nominated for “Most Admired Woman” Award

Each year, Today’s Woman magazine selects a number of women leaders in Louisville/southern Indiana for their “Most Admired Woman" issue. A handful of KentuckyOne employees and associates are nominees in this year's poll, and we need your votes by March 21. Please take a moment to cast your vote for: Alice Bridges, Denise Wooldridge, Madeline Abramson, Ann Cowley Wells, Vidya Ravichandran and Dr. Kristine Krueger.

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Honoring 2016 Black History
Makers of Tomorrow

McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated Black History Month by honoring ten local high school students through the annual Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship program on Feb. 25 at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Area business leaders, including KentuckyOne's Rick Smith, participated in round table discussions with the winners, helping the students prepare for life after high school.

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KentuckyOne Employees Attend Homeland Security Training

Emergency Responders from KentuckyOne Health recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation.

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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 8-11 at Saint Joseph Hospital, March 14 at Frazier Rehab, March 15 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, March 16-17 at University of Louisville Hospital, March 18 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital …

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Pause Before You Print

As part of Project GreenPrint, we are asking employees to be good stewards of our printing resources – simply, to think before you print. Conserving paper and ink not only helps improve finances, it protects the environment.

This week's call to action: Bookmark Web pages instead of printing them.

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Easter Egg Hunt RSVPs Due March 9

KentuckyOne Health employees and their families are invited to attend an Easter Egg Hunt on March 19 on the grounds of Our Lady of Peace in Louisville. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. and the egg hunt begins promptly at 2:10 p.m. The event includes refreshments, prizes and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Please RSVP to Sharon Cook by Wednesday, March 9.

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More Headlines & Events

Saint Joseph Hospital Now Offering da Vinci Xi System for Colorectal Surgery

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Offers Most Reliable Bone Mineral Density Test

Saint Joseph London Laboratory Department Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathology

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

Popular Walk With a Doc Program Adds New Louisville Location for 2016

KentuckyOne Doctors' Day Celebrations 

Coaching in the Moment® Workshop for Leaders March 9

Volunteer for Habitat Home Build March 9, 10, 11 or 12

Southern Indiana Rehab Teams with Parkinson’s Support Center for Lunch and Learn Event on March 10

Late Winter Epilepsy Symposium (CE) March 12

J-Serve: Love is Respect Event March 13

Aortic Stenosis Treatment Seminar (CE) March 16

Diabetes and Nutrition Expo March 19

Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Louisville March 19

Do You Access Citrix Systems and Applications Remotely (like Cerner, Allscripts, Meditech, PACS)? If So, You Must Enroll to Use Secure Remote Access by March 31

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