UPDATE: Aug. 12 Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness Has Been CANCELLED

Methodist Health System is a sponsor of the annual Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness. This year's walk, originally scheduled for August 12, has been cancelled due to low registration. 


HIPAA Alert: Employee Mistake Costs a Hospital $750,000

A Washington hospital's employee opened an email attachment containing malicious malware, leading to a breach of 90,000 patient names, demographic info, dates of birth, social security numbers, medical record numbers, dates of service, charges or balance due and insurance identification or Medicare numbers. Do you understand the increased risk of sophisticated phishing attacks?


Volunteers Needed for Brush Up Nebraska Paint-A-Thon: Aug. 19

Methodist Health System and Brush Up Nebraska are again teaming up to help paint the house of a low-income, elderly homeowner. Volunteers are needed to paint the home on Saturday, August 19. 


16-Week Better Living Health & Weight Management Program: Oct. 16, 2017 - Feb. 2, 2018

Are you committed to lifestyle change to achieve a healthier weight for overall health and improved quality of life? The Better Living Program is a 16-week medically-supervised health and weight management program available to qualified employees who are on the Employee Health Care Plan AND who participated in the 2017 Simply Well Screening, known as the Wellness Screen. Limited spaces are available. Application deadline: August 15, 2017.


Colon Cancer Boxer 500: August 20

Methodist Health System is a sponsor of the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force's 2017 Colon Cancer Awareness Campaign, which includes Dress in Blue Day in March, Rollin’ to Colon in June and the Boxer 500 5K Run/Walk in August. Remember that colon cancer is one of the most preventable diseases with regular screenings.


Congratulations to Recent Graduates

Congratulations go to the MHS staff member who recently completed an educational degree.  


Free Car Seat Check at Methodist Women's Hospital: Aug. 5

A free car seat check-up will be held at Methodist Women's Hospital on Saturday, August 5, from 9 a.m. to noon. 


MJE Retirement Benefits Updated for 2016 - Available Online in Employee Self Service

Attention, Methodist Jennie Edmundson employees: Your 2016 Retirement Plan statement is now available online in Employee Self Service. The 2016 information reflects the benefit you earned in 2016 and your benefit projected to age 65.


$500 Employee Referral Bonus for Cleaning Technicians

Employees who refer a candidate for a 16- to 40-hour-per-week cleaning technician position at any of the three MHS hospitals will be eligible for a $500 referal bonus. Payout will be 1/2 at 6 months, and 1/2 at one year.


Flamingos for Hope to Visit MECC Patients: July 19

The Flamingos for Hope will visit patients at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center on Wednesday, July 19, at 10 a.m. Volunteers will help patients, family and visitors celebrate with a "Birthday Bash" theme.  


Free 4-Part Series on Smart Financial Planning for a Successful Retirement Starts Aug. 3 at MJE

Back by popular demand! "Smart Financial Planning for a Successful Retirement," a free 4-part educational series is being offered Thursdays in August at Methodist Jennie Edmundson. Register now. First session is August 3.


REMINDER: $500 Staff Referral Bonus

Employees who refer a candidate who is hired for a regularly scheduled part-time or full-time MHS position will be eligible for a $500 referal bonus. Payout will be 1/2 at 6 months, and 1/2 at one year.


Methodist Hospital Cardiac Care Earns American College of Cardiology's NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Award

Methodist Hospital is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017.


Nebraska Cancer Registry Receives 20th Consecutive NAACCR Gold Certificate, Recognized as an NPCR Registry of Excellence

The Nebraska Cancer Registry is one of five central registries in North America to achieve and maintain the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) Gold Certificate for 20 consecutive years. In addition, the Nebraska Cancer Registry has been recognized by the National Program of Cancer Registries as a Registry of Excellence.  


Nebraska Methodist College 2-Day Leadership Matters Course: August & October Sessions

Nebraska Methodist College (NMC), an affiliate of Methodist Health System, offers Leadership Mattersa two-day course that focuses on developing your leadership from within. Register now for the August or the October session. Choose August 9 & 16 OR October 6 & 13.