Year: 2020

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myHR Notice – Email Inbox Restored

Access to the myHR email inbox has been restored. Employees and leaders can now contact our myHR team online, by email, or by phone:  myhr@ketteringhealth.org   ketteringhealth.org/myhr  Call the myHR team at 1-844-235-4647 or extension 70000 to speak directly with a myHR team member. 

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Reminder: PTO Cash Out Application Deadline

On Monday, November 30, we announced a one-time PTO cash out that allows eligible employees to receive payout of PTO hours that have accrued up to a defined maximum.  The deadline to submit applications for this one-time cash out is Friday, December 11. To apply, employees may submit a PTO Cash Out Form through myHR. Eligible hours will be paid as a separate…

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Revised Prioritization Strategy for Bamlanivimab Utilization

The Eli Lilly monoclonal antibody for COVID-19 infection (bamlanivimab) has now been given an Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA. The drug is not indicated for the following groups:  Hospitalized patients  Patients receiving supplemental oxygen  Patients on home oxygen who are requiring increased amounts  Patients with moderate illness will be prioritized over those with mild illness and this is reflected…

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Updated Criteria for Removing Patients from COVID-19 Isolation and Designated Units

The following criteria should be used for removing patients from COVID-19 isolation and COVID-19 designated units:   Patients with mild to moderate illness who are not severely immunocompromised:  At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared  At least 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications   Symptoms (e.g., cough,…

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COVID-19 Capacity Staffing Incentives

We are continuing to monitor the impact COVID-19 has on our organization and the strain it places on our various departments. We have invited all our team members to support departments impacted by high COVID-19 volumes.    As a further incentive, for the next six weeks, Kettering Health Network is offering incentives to team members willing to pick up additional shifts in hard-hit departments.     A FAQ outlining the incentive program is attached here.    Currently…

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Patient Handout – COVID-19 Self-Management Action Plan

Patients with mild or moderate symptoms of COVID-19 may be able to manage their recovery safely at home. The following outlines the information that needs to be provided to positive COVID-19 patients being discharged home. Click here for the attachment. Effective immediately:  A provider will determine if a positive COVID-19 patient is appropriate to be discharged and to self-manage symptoms at…

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Interventional and General Radiology Procedures and COVID-19 Testing

The following criteria should be used for removing patients from COVID-19 isolation and COVID-19 designated units:  Patients with mild to moderate illness who are not severely immunocompromised*:  At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared and  At least 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and  Symptoms (e.g., cough,…

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