Caring Campaign: Incoming PIE!
Look who is offering to take a pie in the face. If we can get 83 percent participation in this year’s Caring Campaign, the deal is on.
YOU Are The KEY
2018 Caring Campaign Kicks Off on August 24 — Watch the Video.
John M. Fraser, President & CEO, Methodist Health System
FREE Flu Shots Start Week of September 25
Employee Health-sponsored flu shot clinics start the week of September 25. Please get the FREE flu vaccine – for your safety, the safety of your family, and that of our patients and fellow staff members! See flu shot schedules and FAQs.
Alzheimer's Walk Is Sept. 24 -- Join the Methodist Team
Methodist Health System is the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Omaha Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Turner Park at Midtown Crossing. The 2-mile walk begins at noon. There is also a 1-mile route option.
We extend our best retirement wishes to Tom Pelo, Plant Engineer at Methodist Hospital.
Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital and Nebraska Methodist College are among the community organizations participating in Binational Health Week events, including Women’s Health Night with free health screenings and educational booths at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital on Oct. 5. The Mobile Diabetes Center from Nebraska Methodist College will provide screenings and education at the Binational Health Week Famly Fair at All Care Health Center in Council Bluffs on Oct. 7. Methodist plays a role in Binational Health Week and numerous other events helping underserved populations as a community benefit.
Taking part in Caring Campaign is just a couple of clicks away. The online form is easy to use and only takes a few minutes to complete. Remember that every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference!
A HIPAA reminder from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) following Hurricane Irma, the most intense Atlantic hurricane to strike the U.S. since Katrina in 2005: While the Secretary of HHS has the power to issue a limited waiver of HIPAA sanctions and penalties during a declared emergency, healthcare organizations and their business associates must continue to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule, even during natural disasters, and must ensure appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards are maintained to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information to prevent unauthorized access and disclosures.
Do you know what to do in the event of a fire in your department? Be ready to respond in a fire emergency.
Madison Cooper, BSN, CCRN, from the Methodist Hospital Critical Care Unit, was honored at a recognition ceremony on September 19 as the September DAISY Award winner for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital.