The deadline for completing Compliance Training has been extended to Dec. 1. All employees must complete the modules assigned to them in Guthrie Learn by this date. To access them go to Guthrie Learn and sign in to your account. The next step is to click on “My Training to Complete” to see your assigned modules.
Don’t forget to visit the indoor farmers market held every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Cafeteria. Everyone is welcome to stop by and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and bakery items. The farmers' market is scheduled every week until Dec. 19. Different vendors will be attending every week including Slipping Down Farm, Growen Food, Mastracchio's Bakery and more.
Starting on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m., the existing Lotus Notes Stock Refill Database used at Guthrie Corning Hospital will no longer be usable. This database will be replaced by a new SharePoint application. This application can be accessed via the intranet or by clicking here.
Judging for the Veterans Committee Poppy Contest will take place via Workplace again this year in order to make it easier for regional locations to participate. Participants who entered photos of their poppy display will be included in an album in the Guthrie Veterans Activities group on Workplace, where the official contest voting will occur.
Guthrie was recently recognized for two categories of information technology advancement in healthcare. Guthrie received Stage 6 recognition by HIMSS Analytics for ambulatory services across the system and a Stage 6 recognition for Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.
Stage 6 is awarded by HIMSS Analytics, a global healthcare advisor that provides insight to enable better health through the use of IT. The recognition is given to organizations that have achieved significant advancement in their IT capabilities.
Congratulations to everyone who was involved in these efforts!
Quitting smoking has benefits from day one, but quitting can be a challenge. During the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15, Guthrie wants to support employees in their efforts to quit and stay quit. You may not be ready to quit that day, but you can start making a plan to quit soon. Members of the Guthrie Cancer Team will have information available for employees who are interested in learning how to quit.
All staff must receive flu shots by Dec. 1. Guthrie believes that our patients have the right to assume that health care personnel will take all reasonable measures to reduce and avoid transmission of preventable diseases, including influenza. Therefore, all employees, medical staff members, students and volunteers must have seasonal influenza vaccine.