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2014 Mission Conference
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2014 Mission Conference

You and your family are invited to join us as we celebrate 50 years of compassionate, faith-based health care delivered in our community. Kettering Health Network’s 2014 Annual Mission Conference at the Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church 3939 Stonebridge Road, Kettering Concert • November 7 at 7 p.m. Church Service • November 8 at 10:30 a.m….

Introducing Kettering: 60
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Introducing Kettering: 60

A weekly source of inspiration and reflection, Kettering:60 breaks down the Bible in a quick, simple, one-minute explanation that’s easy to understand. Addressing topics such as love, revenge, jealousy, and hate, Kettering:60 talks about it all. We’ll share the stories of the Bible that relate to you in today’s world. Watch Kettering:60 at youtube.com/kettering60 or…

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Tapping into the Healing Power of Empathy

by Sandy Johnson, Network Director Patient Experience Empathy is… the conscious, intentional, caring choice to know without judgment and as accurately as possible what the other person is experiencing. You relate to them out of the belief they’re doing the best they can at this time. ~James Miller Think back and recall a time when…

Seeking Your Amazing Patient Experiences
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Seeking Your Amazing Patient Experiences

Did you or a loved one have an amazing experience as a patient in a Kettering Health Network facility? Do you have a story to share? We’re looking for employees willing to share their own experiences from when they were patients. If you’d like to help us by telling your story in an upcoming video…

Breakfast with a Side of God’s Healing Love
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Breakfast with a Side of God’s Healing Love

Daily tray cards offer patients inspirational messages Along with their morning OJ and toast, inpatients at our hospitals are now getting food for their spirit. Seven different cards, one for each day of the week, feature passages of scripture discussing God’s healing love and a message about chaplain services. “As a faith-based organization, we know…

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The Caring Connection

by Sandy Johnson, Network Director Patient Experience At Kettering Health Network, our work becomes sacred when we hold others in high regard, and deliver service that begins in our hearts. Then, we make caring connections with those we serve. Optimal healing is made possible when there is a balance between the instrumental (tasks and processes)…

Tips from the Practice of the Great Physician
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Tips from the Practice of the Great Physician

Last week, Kettering Health Network observed the Week of Prayer focusing on God’s Healing in the Everyday. Although the week is over, you are welcome to view the videos again. You can still watch the videos and pick up a booklet from Spiritual Services. Week of Prayer Day 1: Shalom Week of Prayer Day 2:…

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How’s Your AIDET?

by Sandy Johnson, Network Director of Patient Experience Acronyms are interesting to me. You can Google “Funny Acronyms” and get to some we could not repeat here. I saw one that was “BMW” – Bring My Wheelchair – and that was pretty cute. At first glance, our service acronym AIDET doesn’t seem very elegant or…

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Have You Ever Been a Patient?

Has a family member ever been in the hospital? by Sandy Johnson, Network Director Patient Experience Anxious. Frightened. Vulnerable. Helpless. Confused. Were these some words that described the experience? These are the words most often used by people who have had to be in the hospital. Patients and families have much they can teach us…


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