September 19, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 35
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Supporting Our Texas Colleagues

Leaders at CHI St. Luke’s Health in Houston report that as many as 500 employees experienced loss due to Hurricane Harvey, ranging from minor (car damage) to catastrophic (complete loss of home). A special thank you to those who have donated to the employee emergency relief fund. So far, KentuckyOne Health employees have contributed $5,560! In addition to donating funds, you now can donate your PTO/vacation time ...

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Strategic Update from Chuck Neumann

Our work groups – Transition, Transaction and Transformation – have spent the last several weeks dedicated to ensuring a strong future for all facilities across KentuckyOne Health. Whether a divesting or remaining facility with KentuckyOne, ensuring a smooth and successful transition has been our top priority. Read about our latest progress, as well as our continued commitment to our people and culture of safety ...

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Complete Your Influenza Vaccine Requirements this Fall

Flu season is upon us and in an effort to keep both our employees and patients safe, KentuckyOne Health is once again requiring all employees to participate in an influenza vaccine program. This includes completing an education module in LEARN by Nov. 15 and receiving the flu vaccine by Nov. 30. Complimentary vaccines will be available ...

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Nurses, Renew Your Annual Licensure!

KentuckyOne APRNs, RNs and LPNs should begin renewing their licensure through the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) now through Oct. 31. We encourage all employees who hold a Kentucky state nursing license to begin the renewal process now to ensure there are no delays ...

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What Our Patients Are Saying ...

After evacuating their home in Florida due to Hurricane Irma, Erika and Daniel Tobin faced a life-changing experience. As they headed north, they had problems with their truck and ultimately "broke down" in Lexington in the Saint Joseph East parking lot. This proved to be very fortuitous as Erika began going into labor, and soon welcomed daughter Olivia into the world. "Our hearts are so warmed by this place," Erika said ...

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Frazier Rehab Institute Nominated for
‘Best for You’ Awards

KentuckyOne Health employees have the opportunity to help Frazier Rehab Institute be named a winner in the annual Today’s Woman “Best for You” awards. Frazier Rehab has been nominated in the Find Relief category, and the top three winners in each category will be featured in the January issue of Today’s Woman. The deadline to vote is this Wednesday, Sept. 20, at noon ...

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Cerner Upgrade Requires
Sept. 22 Downtime

If you use Cerner, you can expect a downtime beginning Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. and lasting until Sept. 23 at approximately 3:30 a.m. when the updated version of Cerner is brought online. The upgrade will help us meet Meaningful Use requirements and introduce new functionality in the future ...

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Security Tip
Keep Track of Your Laptop When Traveling

Make sure you have your laptop with you when you leave a taxi, drop off a rental car, get off a plane, check out of your hotel room or leave a conference or meeting room. When traveling by air, don’t put your laptop in checked luggage; keep it with you in your carry-on bag. If you must leave your laptop in a hotel room, secure it in a safe, a drawer, or somewhere else that’s out of sight ...

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Foundation News
Congratulations, Doctors’ Ball Honorees!

The honorees for this year’s Doctors’ Ball have been announced and will be featured in an upcoming Louisville Magazine! Find out who will be honored at the Oct. 21 event, benefiting the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation, and get your tickets today here ...

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More Headlines & Events

Dr. Shelly Rogers Named Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Medical Staff President

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Reaches One-Year Milestone–Celebrate at Jewish Hospital Sept. 19

Bite Size Learning Event (London) Sept. 20

Hall of Fame Basketball Player to Discuss Personal Experience with Back Pain at Saint Joseph East Sept. 20

Hall of Fame Basketball Player to Discuss Personal Experience with Back Pain at Jewish Hospital Sept. 21

Spine Symposium–CE Opportunity–Sept. 22

Lunch and Learn on Elder Law (SIRH) Sept. 26

Senior Health Fest (Martin) Sept. 28

Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders–CE Opportunity–Oct. 6-7

Community Health & Wellness Fair (Flaget) Oct. 7

Go Red For Women Event (London) Oct. 10

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