October 17, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 39
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Celebrate with Us!
Saint Joseph Hospital Celebrates
140-Year Anniversary

Saint Joseph Hospital is celebrating its 140th anniversary this October. To honor this milestone, there will be a prayer service and a complimentary lunch tomorrow, Oct. 18. The prayer service begins at 9 a.m. in Blakely Auditorium, and a picnic lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again from 5 to 7 p.m. outside of the nutritional services loading dock. A large tent will be set up, and everyone is invited to join the fun! ...

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Strategic Update from Chuck Neumann

KentuckyOne Health and Catholic Health Initiatives are committed to providing benefits, tools and resources to support our employees as you continue to deliver quality, safe and compassionate care to patients. We believe that good employee health shapes good health for our community, so we are pleased to offer a diverse benefits program ...

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Take Action: Enroll in Your 2018 Benefits

Annual Enrollment began Oct. 11 and continues through Nov. 1. Annual Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to make sure the benefits you've enrolled in are still right for you and your family. This year, we're offering new benefit plans for 2018. Visit My Healthy Spirit online now to see what's changing, explore your options, and use the online tools to help you choose the right plan ...

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Take the Culture of Safety Survey

At KentuckyOne Health, we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care in a safe and comforting environment. Assessing our Culture of Safety will allow us to develop strategies and tactics to further support our journey. You are central in this assessment. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey ...

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Plan Ahead for 2017 Taxes

It’s not too early to start planning for 2017 taxes. As a reminder, you have an option to adjust your payroll federal and state withholdings within six days of each pay period on HR/Payroll Connection: go to InsideCHI and from there, click Pay and Benefits (HR/Payroll Connection), View My Pay and View/Update Current EForms. Resources are also available on the IRS website, including a tool you can use to make a payment that will be added to your withholding for the 2017 tax year. Be sure to check with a tax advisor about your individual situation.

Protecting Patient Privacy

Because we work in health care, we all have a role in protecting our patients' personal information. This is the final article in a four-part series about patient privacy. Today's topic: Employee Access to a Co-worker's Medical Records. There are several occasions when employees may be tempted to view a co-worker's medical record. Viewing records of patients, including co-workers, for purposes beyond an employee's scope of job duties is a violation of HIPAA ...

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Foundation News
CTVU Ribbon-Cutting & Dedication

Please join us for a special ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the new Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Health Unit (CTVU) at Saint Joseph Hospital on Oct. 19. Everyone is invited to meet in the hospital lobby (by water wall) at 2:30 p.m. Tours of the newly renovated Wilma E. Thornton CTVU Suite will follow. This effort was made possible by a $1.5 million gift ...

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Important Reminders

Take the Culture of Safety Survey by Oct. 22

Renew Your Nursing License by Oct. 31

Enroll in Your 2018 Benefits by Nov. 1

Complete Influenza Vaccine Requirements by Nov. 15, 30

Check Your LEARN Assignments! Upcoming Deadlines! (Inside CHI > Click on Learn & Grow)

More Headlines & Events

Saint Joseph Hospital 140th Anniversary Events Oct. 18

Wilma E. Thornton CTVU Suite Dedication (SJH) Oct. 19

PINK PROM to Support Cancer Care (Louisville) Oct. 20

Bluegrass Regional Movement Disorders Symposium (Midway) Oct. 20-21

Walk to Remember (London) Oct. 21

Doctors’ Ball (Louisville) Oct. 21

Evening with the STARS (Lexington) Nov. 11

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