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Save the Date

> The Affordable Care Act and You

Presented by Hugh Greene Remaining Sessions: • Sept. 16 – Baptist Beaches, Rooms A – C, Noon – 1pm •

Oct. 3 – Baptist South, Rooms A – C, Noon – 1pm

Oct. 30 – Baptist Nassau, Board Room, Noon – 1pm

Can’t make it? A video will be made available.

> September 21 Heart Walk Metropolitan Park

TEAM CAPTAINS Baptist Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s: Mary Condorodis Baptist Beaches: Sara Holloway-Smith Baptist Nassau: Teresa M. Cruz Baptist South: Michael Aull and Polly Hensley

> September 30

Meditation with Children: The Mind Body Spirit Connection Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership



Employee & Family Night at Jacksonville Zoo

Baptist Health invites you and your family to join us for a special evening at the Jacksonville Zoo, 6-8 pm, Saturday, September 14. • Show your employee ID badge for free admission of your entire family. • Admission includes Sting Ray Bay and all other exhibits, as well as the Zoo Train and Wildlife Carousel. • One free popcorn and drink for each family member. • No reservation required. Just come and join the fun! • If you are scheduled to work that night, please see your manager. Tour Golf Championship Tickets to Benefit Wolfson Children’s Hospital

The Tour Golf Championship is September 26 - 29 at Dye’s Valley Course in Ponte Vedra Beach. You can enjoy the tournament at a great price while benefiting Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Purchase a clubhouse ticket for $15, and $10 of each ticket will be donated back to Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Each ticket is good all week for the Championship and there is no limit to the amount of tickets you may buy. Wolfson Children’s Hospital Day is Sunday, September 29. Learn more about other tournament events here. How to purchase your tickets: • Visit the Ticket Master website • Enter the following code: BAPTIST • Select the number of tickets you wish to purchase (there is no limit) and continue with the online purchasing process. • You will receive a confirmation email that includes your tickets, which can be printed from your computer for no additional charge.

Wear in the World in Baptist Blue?

Show your pride in Baptist Health by sharing your photos featuring our blue Changing Health Care for Good T-shirts. To enter our photo contest, post your photos to the Baptist Health Facebook page or email to with your name and email address. Only current employees are eligible to win; please keep HIPAA and other privacy laws in mind. Photos taken anytime this year are eligible, and they do not have to be taken at work. Learn more on the Employee Intranet.

Try New Bar Code Technology at Device Fairs

Jaguars Tickets Discounts Continue for Employees

To provide bedside clinicians the opportunity to evaluate two handheld scanners, device fairs have been scheduled at each hospital now through the end of September. Schedules can be found on the Employee Intranet. We hope you’ll participate!

With each ticket purchased, you will receive a free food voucher for a soft drink, hot dog and popcorn. Order tickets online at

To enhance patient safety, bar code technology is being evaluated for medication administration at Baptist. Bar code scanners would allow clinicians to scan the patient’s ID band, then the medication could be reconciled with the physician order in the EMR.

IT Enhancements on the Way

Several new initiatives will enhance the customer experience and provide better management of our Information Technology resources at Baptist Health: Upgraded Outlook Email System We’re upgrading our email system to Microsoft Exchange 2010 to improve availability and decrease downtime. The upgrade will include enhanced web-based email access. Migration will occur in stages, and users will be notified via email prior to migration of their mailbox to the new system. Users can expect minimal if any interruption of service while the migration is occurring. New Asset Management Tracking System To improve network security and better manage our resources, a new IT Asset Management Tracking System called Altiris will replace the current Novell system in the coming months. Changes to the desktop appearance and login screen will be minimal. Migration to Altiris will occur on a departmental basis and your department will be notified prior to the move, so that you can know when the changes will occur on your computer.

Baptist Health employees can purchase Jacksonville Jaguars individual-game tickets at a discount of up to $20 per ticket off the game-day price. You can also order the Baptist Health 3-Game Value Pack for a savings of up to $75 per pack. (Tickets for all three games must be purchased on the same order.)

When ordering, you will need to provide your Baptist ID number. A Jaguars representative will then contact you to collect payment information and process your order. A print-friendly version of the ticket order form can also be found on the Employee Intranet.

Community Involvement Opportunities

Baptist Health offers many opportunities for employees to get involved from walks to health fairs and more. For more information, visit our Community Involvement web page on the intranet under Life at Baptist.

Physician Integration New Rheumatology Office at Baptist South Baptist Primary Care Rheumatology opened a new office at Baptist South on August 19. Practicing at this new location are Annabelle Lee, MD, and Augusto Quilon, MD, who were previously at the San Marco office. The new Baptist South office is located at 14810 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 101. For an appointment, call 292.4111. New Physician Extenders at Baptist Primary Care Baptist Primary Care is pleased to welcome two new physician extenders to its patient care team. Shannon Scott, PA, is practicing at Mandarin South (292.9033) and Andre Nunley, ARNP, is practicing at Mandarin North (260.3200).

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Baptist Nassau

Employee Open Forums Join us for one of the following Employee Open Forums in September. No reservation needed.

Thank You Blood Donors We extend our thanks to those who gave the gift of life at our August blood drive. A total of 18 donors participated including four employees: David Toncray, Stephen Bean, David Carter and Abbey Kelly. The next blood drive at Baptist Nassau is scheduled for October 16, 12:30 – 4:30 pm at the front entrance.

• Tuesday, September 10, 7:30 am, 2 pm and 6 pm, Auditorium • Wednesday, September 11, 7:30 am, 2 pm and 6 pm, Auditorium • Thursday, September 12, 1 am and 2 am (special night session), Rotunda • Friday, September 13, 7:30 am and 2 pm, Auditorium • Saturday, September 14, 7:30 am and 9 am, Auditorium Retirement Reception for Emmiline Banias After 28 years of devoted service, Emmiline Banias, Nurse Manager, Dialysis and VAT, is retiring to enjoy traveling the world. Join us for a reception to honor Emmiline, Wednesday, September 18, 4 – 6 pm, in the Doctors’ Dining Room, 8th Floor Tower. RSVP to Ethel, 704.2000.

Baptist Beaches Thank You Blood Donors We appreciate all the employees who donated blood at the blood drive on August 21 at Baptist Beaches. Thank you to Bobby Barfield, Wayne Blas, Michelle Bores, Mayra Brumbley, Krista Cline, June Dammeyer, Beth Davis, Kelly Davis, Sean Dugan, Kevin Durgin, Rex Krivensky, Don Lynn, Cecelia Peacock, James Roberts, Carolyn Stirrett, Jodi Vanhooser and Mary Walters.

Baptist Clay Fall Family Health & Safety Fair In celebration of the new Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center at Baptist Clay, you are invited to attend the Fall Family Health & Safety Fair, Saturday, September 7, from 9 am – 1 pm in the Baptist Clay MOB and parking lot. Bring your family for fun activities for the kids, including a visit from our Wolfson Children’s mascot, Wolfie; face-painting and balloon art; fire truck and ambulance tours; entertainment and local celebrity storytelling; plus games, giveaways and more!

Baptist South Safe Sitter Class A Safe Sitter class will be held at Baptist South for 11 – 14 year olds on Saturday, September 14, 9 am – 2 pm. Training includes first aid, behavioral advice, choking rescue techniques for infants and children, injury management, safety for the sitter, babysitting as a business, and preventing injuries. There is a class fee of $45 which includes lunch and a training manual. To register, call 202.CARE (2273).

Wolfson Children’s Hospital Patient Art on Display at MOCA A photography exhibit called Reflections, which was created by pediatric patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, will be on display September 8 – November 30 at MOCA Jacksonville. For the exhibit, more than 50 young photographers worked with Art with Heart in Healthcare while receiving treatment at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The Art with a Heart in Healthcare team worked one-on-one with these young photographers to guide them through the technical skills of using the camera while providing an enriching art experience.

Baptist Briefs September 2013  

Baptist employee monthly newsletter for September 2013

Baptist Briefs September 2013  

Baptist employee monthly newsletter for September 2013