May 9, 2014 | Volume 3, Issue 19

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KentuckyOne to Celebrate National Health Care Week

Change is inevitable, but our purpose remains the same: to bring wellness, healing and hope to all Kentuckians, including the underserved. We do this through the helping hands and hearts of KentuckyOne employees. When we celebrate Health Care Week, May 11-17, we celebrate our dedicated employees. Plan on attending your local facility's celebrations next week. 

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Our Lady of Peace Achieves Significant Milestone  

On May 6, Our Lady of Peace achieved a significant milestone with our SafetyFirst Program: 365 days since its last Serious Safety Event (SSE). This accomplishment demonstrates that by putting Safety First, we can truly change the culture for both patient and staff safety.  

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Quick Thinking and Prompt Action 

Kathy Bruner, a radiology technician and medical assistant with KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine, used quick thinking and prompt action to keep a patient from suffering a head injury or bone fracture. Kathy was bringing a patient to an exam room. The man complained of knee pain he said came from falls that were the result of dizzy spells. Kathy noticed the patient walking in a slow, unsteady way. 

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Leadership Appointments, Promotions and Changes 

Lisa Shannon was chosen as KentuckyOne's new chief operating officer starting July 21. Read More 

Rob Murphy was named administrator of Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. He also will continue to serve as administrator of Medical Center Jewish South. Read More

You Could Win an iPad ... Designate Your PCP by May 26 

Choose your PCP by May 26 through the My Healthy Spirit website. You can find a variety of primary care providers to choose from in your area. If you already have one, simply designate their name on the site. Our goal is 17,000 signees. For each 2,500-person milestone reached by May 26, we will hold a drawing for an iPad. 

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Are You In? Register to Move Your Spirit! 

Are you registered for the second quarter wellness challenge– Move Your Spirit? Beginning Monday, May 12, employees will log steps and compete with each other for which location can average the most steps by June 8. It's not too late to Move Your Spirit and earn 50 wellness incentive points in the second quarter by logging your activity at least once each week throughout the challenge. Register by May 11 on the My Healthy Spirit website (look under the "Take Action" box). 

Step It Up: The challenge is 50,000 steps a week! If you don't have a FitBit to sync to your wellness site to track your steps automatically, make sure you log in to the site to manually log your points for credit.  

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Musicians to Perform for KentuckyOne Patients in Louisville Updated Schedule 

The Kentucky Center Arts in Healing Program brings the arts to patients, families and caregivers. Thanks to the donors who give to the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation, live musical performances will be held at KentuckyOne facilities in downtown Louisville this May and June (see updated schedule). 

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Headlines from Across KentuckyOne 

Watch a Special Mother’s Day Video Message! 

$1 Million Renovation and Expansion of Breast Care at Saint Joseph East Begins Next Week 

Saint Joseph London Receives National Distinction for Outstanding Patient Experience 

Women’s Hospital Saint Joseph East Hosts 15th Annual Maternity Fair this Saturday 

New Treatment for Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis Featured on Jean West’s Medical Digest this Sunday 

Volunteers Needed for Lexington Foundation Golf Tournament 

Golfers Needed for the Heart Walk Golf Scramble & Silent Auction in Louisville 

Gray Street Farmers Market Kicks off this May 

Teen Volunteers Needed this Summer in Lexington Facilities 

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Upcoming Events in May 

Walk with a Doc at Parklands May 10 

Walk with a Doc at Saint Joseph London May 10 

Walk with a Doc in Bardstown May 10 

BIAK Brain Walk May 10 

AHA Heart Walk in Lexington May 10 

Maternity Fair at Saint Joseph East May 10 

Optimizing Care of Sepsis Patients (CEU) May 13 

Mammograms for Employees on Mobile Unit May 14 

FREE Smoking Cessation Class Starts May 15 

Thursday Night Live (with SJH Foundation) May 15 

Cooper/Clayton Facilitator Free Training May 16 

Bullitt County Relay For Life May 16 

Shelby County Relay For Life May 16 

Walk with a Doc at Iroquois Park May 17 

Rehab: Progressing Care of the ICU Patient (CEU) May 17 

Walk with a Doc at Shawnee May 24 

KentuckyOne Health Four De Lis Classic May 26 

Jefferson County Relay For Life May 30 

Fayette County Relay for Life May 30 

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes May 31 

Advances in Neurology (CEU) May 31 

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CHI News Update 

KentuckyOne This Week will include the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) publication eNotes in each issue. CHI is a sponsor of KentuckyOne and will be sharing news of interest to all employees. 

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