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Crozer-Keystone Honors the Service and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sent on behalf of Marketing and Corporate Communications

In celebration of the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Crozer-Keystone Health System hosted a wreath-laying ceremony on the campus of Crozer-Chester Medical Center. The service was held in front of the Old Main building, the former site of Crozer Theological Seminary, where Dr. King earned his divinity degree in 1951. Crozer-Keystone is proud of our unique connection to Dr. King’s legacy and looks forward to continuing to celebrate his life in the years to come.

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Pictured from left are Gwen Smith, president of Springfield Hospital; Chaplain William Irons, Crozer-Keystone Pastoral Care; Councilwoman Liz Williams, Chester City Council; Mayor Bill Dennon, Upland Borough; and Pastor Ronald Williams, Macedonia Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Chester. 

Garnet Valley Students Donate Items to Crozer-Keystone Cancer Patients for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Project

Sent on behalf of Marketing and Corporate Communications

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, students from Garnet Valley High School made heart pillows, candy bags and handcrafted journals for patients at the Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake.

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Pictured from left to right are Jimmy Gillespie, Chris Betson, Ashley Betson, Jess Gillespie and Cole Palis. 

24th Annual Gift of Life Donor Dash – Sunday, April 14

Sent on behalf of the Crozer-Keystone Transplant Team

In celebration of National Donate Life Month, the Donor Dash is an annual event honoring the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrating the lives of organ and tissue recipients and recognizing those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant. 

The 24th Annual Donor Dash will take place on Sunday, April 14 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The event includes a 10k run at 7:10 a.m., a 5k run at 7:20 a.m., a Kids Fun Run at 7:45 a.m. and a 3k walk at 8:30 a.m. 

The popular annual event, which attracts more than 10,000 people from throughout the tristate region, raises essential funds to educate the community about the need for more people to register as organ and tissue donors.  Held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it is our largest and most visible event of the year. 

All Crozer-Keystone employees are invited to join TEAM CROZER-KEYSTONE. Click here for more information or to register today. Now through January 14 use the code EARLYBIRD for $5 off your registration. Only one discount code can be applied to each individual registration.

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Pictured at the 2018 Donor Dash from left to right are: Karen Jilinski, Marissa McAndrew, Sunny Fink, Alison Harris, Edward Strouse, Jasmin Freeman, and Hannah Troutman 

Crozer-Keystone Computing Device Inventory – OneChart Migration

Sent on behalf of Elaine Foy, Director, Clinical Applications, Information Services

Crozer-Keystone will begin documenting an itemized list of all computing devices on hand across the enterprise on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 in preparation for the OneChart project, our migration to Cerner Millennium. The documentation process will conclude on Thursday, Feb. 28. 

Individuals may visit your work area to collect details about your computers, printers and scanners. This process will take only a few minutes for each computer and you do not need to be physically present. This will in no way affect overall patient care and will be as minimally intrusive to your daily activities as possible. 

The inventory will cover all corporate, acute, & ambulatory areas, to include all outpatient clinics and surgery centers. If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Foy (610-490-7924) or Ernie Ralph (610-490-7992). 

Gentle Yoga Support Group: Thursday, Jan. 24

Sent on behalf of Patti Hollenback, nurse navigator

Join us for a low-impact moving and meditation class that increases flexibility reduces stress and promotes deep healing in the privacy of a small group. Classes involve stretches and seated movements that are adjusted for those with reduced mobility. No mat, special clothing, or experience is necessary. For those familiar with yoga terminology, our classes include Yoga Nidra relaxation techniques, Hatha Yoga Asanas, and the easy flow of Vinyasa Yoga, with the goal of moving towards an ease of mind, body, and spirit each week. These sessions are a complimentary service provided through our cancer treatment program and offered to cancer survivors and their caregivers to help promote healing during or after treatment. Staff and physicians are also welcome to participate. Reservations are not required. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room at our Broomall location. For additional information, contact Patti Hollenback, R.N. at 484-446-3644 or patricia.hollenback@crozer.org

Stroke Support Group Meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 13

Crozer-Keystone’s stroke support group provides information and a sense of community to stroke survivors, their caregivers and family members. Each session includes time for open discussion as well as tips, tools and facts about stroke recovery. The support group is held at Taylor Hospital on the second Wednesday of each month, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the 4th floor Rehab Café. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13. For more information or to register, call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258). 

Crozer-Keystone Refer a Nurse Program: Qualify to Earn $1,000

Sent on behalf of Human Resources

All CKHS employees (excluding management) are eligible to earn $1,000 by referring a registered nurse to Crozer-Keystone for employment. The registered nurse must be hired into a full-time or part-time position and have at least one year of R.N. licensure in order for you to qualify for the referral bonus. After the new R.N. successfully completes 90 days of employment, you will be paid $1000! Click here for an informational flyer or visit the employee tab on our intranet for further details. 

Crozer-Keystone Refer a Coder Program: Qualify to Earn $500

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All CKHS employees (excluding management) are eligible to earn $500 by referring a coder to Crozer-Keystone for employment. The coder must be hired into a full-time or part-time position. After the new coder successfully completes 90 days of employment, you will be paid $500! Click here for an informational flyer or visit the employee tab on our intranet for further details. 

Hospital Sales for the Week of January 21

Sent on behalf of Helen Coogan, Secretary Specialist, Volunteer Services

The following sales will be held this week at Crozer-Keystone hospitals:

CCMC – Main Lobby (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Thursday, Jan. 24 – Jamier, Ltd.

Friday, Jan. 25 – Candy Time 

TAYLOR – Main Lobby (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Thursday, Jan. 24 – Alvina Styles

The Gift Shops at CCMC, Springfield & DCMH accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards.

  • Taylor Gift Shop Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Taylor vending lounge, located on the 1st floor next to the gift shop, is open Monday through Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. through Monday morning at 6 a.m.

Dietary Menu for the Week of January 21

Sent on behalf of Vanessa Kukulski, Metz Culinary Management

The following menu options will be offered this week at Crozer-Keystone hospitals:

Crozer

DCMH

Springfield

Taylor

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