EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER | AUGUST 19, 2019
NEWS
RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP CONTINUES TO GROW
Riverside Medical Group Continues to Grow
Urologist, Dr. Safi Mohammed now scheduling patients

Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome Urologist, Safi Mohammed, DO. Dr. Mohammed will be seeing patients at Urology Specialists located at 375 N. Wall Street, Suite P610 in Kankakee, IL. 

Dr. Mohammed completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, IL. He then went onto complete an Surgery Internship at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mt. Clemens, MI. Dr. Mohammed added to his experience through a Urological Surgery Residency, which he completed at Michigan State University: Beaumont, Henry Ford and McLaren Macomb Hospitals in Detroit, MI. 

In addition to his education, Dr. Mohammed is a member of the American Urological Association, the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Association. He is also certified in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Dr. Mohammed is now scheduling patients, to book an appointment, please call (815) 934-2122.

Learn more about Riverside's Urology Specialists and Dr. Mohammed, please visit doctors.riversidehealthcare.org.

JOIN RIVERSIDE AT THE WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S

Riverside is proud to partner with the Alzheimer's Association once again for the Walk to End Alzheimers. As a leader in fighting this disease in our community, Riveside will be walking in this event to show support for those fighting this disease, caring for those with it, and honoring those who have passed.

When?

Satuday, Sepetmeber 14th at 10am

Where?

Kankakee Community College

Who?

We welcome all Riverside employees and their families to join us on the walk!

How can I join?

Please reigster for the walk HERE!

In honor of our 55th anniversary as a healthcare organization, we will be proudly wearing our 55th anniversary shirts to this event. Walking in this event and still need a shirt? Please contact info@rhc.net with your department and size (men's and women's styles are offered.)

FEATURED DOC-U-MENTARY: JOEHAR HAMDAN, DO

Riverside Doc-u-mentary: Joehar Hamdan, DO

REPRESENT RIVERSIDE AT 2019 FRANKFORT FALL FEST PARADE

Represent RIVERSIDE at 2019 Frankfort Fall Festival Parade!

Date/Time: Sunday, September 1 | 1 p.m.
Location: Corner of Pacific & Maple

Celebrate Riverside's 55th Anniversary and join us for this year's Frankfort Fall Festival Parade! We are looking for people to walk in the parade and pass out candy and Riverside giveaways.

Register Here: http://bit.ly/frankfort_parade

*Parade line-up and additional details will be sent out one week before the parade.NOTE: Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and your special edition Riverside t-shirt, shirt details below.

REACH LEVEL 1 DEADLINE IS AUGUST 31ST

REACH Level 1 deadline is 1 short month away.  Level 1 Requirements noted below are due August 31st to qualify for preferred premium pricing for 2020 Health Insurance Plans! 

Incentive: $100 plus Health Insurance Premium Savings Insurance Plans Employee $780 Spouse $520   

Employees and Riverside Insured Spouses who complete the following criteria will be offered Preferred Premium Pricing on 2020 Health Insurance Plans.  New hires and employees who join the Riverside Allied Health Plan have 90 days to complete Level one to maintain their preferred premiums provided during the initial enrollment. Insured spouses also have 90 days to complete Level 1 requirements. Requirements below will be due August 31st, 2019.

o On-line Health Risk Assessment

o REACH Labs

o Physician Wellness Appointment

TRICK-OR-TROT REGISTRATION OPEN

Registration is now open for Riverside's Annual Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Dash, presented by Riverside Orthopedic Specialists.

In addition to the run, enjoy a variety of kids activities including face painting, pre-race stretching led by one of our new Orthopedic doctors, refreshments and more!

Event Details:Riverside Trick or Trot

October 26, 2019

Riverside Healthcare Kankakee Campus350 N. Wall Street, Kankakee

Register now: https://riversidetrickortrot5k.itsyourrace.com/register/

SENIOR TRIP TO THE COUNTY LINE ORCHARD

SENIOR TRIP TO THE COUNTY LINE ORCHARD

Depart at 9 a.m. 

Return at 2 p.m.

Cost: $25 per person

Wednesday, October 2nd

Register by 9/26 at the Riverside Health Fitness Center front desk or call (815) 929 - 1200

Bus, Apple and Pumpkin picking fees included.

HURRY! SPACE IS LIMITED!

Lunch is available on-site. See menu for full pricing on website.

LATIN DANCE

Latin Dance

Join instructor Jolynee Keiser, for Latin Dance classes on Fridays from 6:30 to 7: 30 p.m.

September 6 - 27, 2019

Learn tropical Latin dances including Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Merengue and Cha-Cha!

All levels welcome. No partner needed. 

Register at Riverside Health Fitness Center front desk for all 4 weeks or drop in for a single class.

4 week commitment: $38 Member / $48 Non-Member

Class Drop-in: $12 Member/ $15 Non-Member

RIVERSIDE GREEN TEAM - UPDATE YOUR SIGNATURE LINE TODAY!

The Riverside Green Team invites you to update your email signature in an effort to reduce paper waste and promote a healthier environment! 

HOPE AND HEALING YOGA

A fundraiser for Suicide Prevention

Join us for an all-levels, candlelight Vinyasa yoga class benefiting the Out of the Darkness Campaign for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. No reservation is needed, however, space is limited so please arrive early. For more information, please call (815) 929-1200.

Date: Friday, September 6th

5:30-6:45 PM

Where: Riverside Health Fitness Center

Cost: Donations will be taken upon arrival. Please bring a cash or check donation. Checks can be written out to AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

Mat Rental is available for $2

Members and Non-Members Welcome!

Hosted by Riverside Health Fitness Center and Riverside Behavioral Health

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

Mark your calendars for the next American Red Cross Blood Drive!

August 20 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Johnson Lecture Hall

Appointments can be made by calling Alison at 815-935-7535 ext 4794 or log onto www.redcrossblood.org

Amazon is thanking donors with a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card, valid July 29-Aug 29!

ROOM OF MAGIC SUMMER MOVIE MARATHON

Enjoy the following fun, family-friendly movies all summer long! Showtime begins at 6 p.m. 

August 23  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Pt. 2 

Muggle Attire is Acceptable | Magical Attire is Encouraged

Popcorn and Drink will be provided. RSVP to Patient Care Services at (815) 935-7506 or ext 5631. 

HAVE YOU DOWNLOADED THE REACH APP?

The Asset Health Mobile App is now available for Apple and Android devices.

It’s never been easier to take your REACH wellness program on the go.

EXPLORE THE APP EXPERIENCE 

HEALTH ASSESSMENT:
*Access your Health Assessment on the go.

WELLNESS VISIT:
Upload your REACH PCP wellness visit form.

WEB EXPERIENCE:
Connect to your full Web Experience and review all of your wellness tools, including your incentive progress.COURSES:Gain access to informative wellness courses directly from your smart phone.

HEALTHKIT INTEGRATION*:
Turn on Apple HealthKit from within the app and keep your device data in sync if you would like to use the HealthKit as your activity tracking device. If you already have a different device synced, you do not need to enable the HealthKit. 

*Some requirements may need to be filled on the web portal before taking the Health Assessment in the app.
*iOS OnlyFeatures shown in images may or may not apply based on your employer's configuration   

GET THE APP NOW!

Activating the app is an easy process:
1. Download Asset Health Mobile from the App Store or Google Play. 
2. Once downloaded, sign in to your REACH portal on your desktop, click on the ‘Mobile App’ icon in the top right. Click the ‘First-Time Authorization’ option and obtain your token for app authorization. 
3. Open the app, tap Begin Activation, then follow the instructions to enter the authorization token and the email address associated with your wellness account.  
4. Set your four-digit PIN. You will use this PIN to access your app from now on.

Questions? Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions or contact support@assethealth.com.
EVENTS
Sunday, September 1st
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Represent RIVERSIDE at 2019 Frankfort Fall Festival Parade!

Date/Time: Sunday, September 1 | 1 p.m.
Location: Corner of Pacific & Maple

Celebrate Riverside's 55th Anniversary and join us for this year's Frankfort Fall Festival Parade! We are looking for people to walk in the parade and pass out candy and Riverside giveaways.

Register Here: http://bit.ly/frankfort_parade

*Parade line-up and additional details will be sent out one week before the parade.NOTE: Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and your special edition Riverside t-shirt, shirt details below.

Monday, September 9th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverside Healthcare has teamed up with the American Lung Association to bring you the nationally-renowned smoking cessation program…Freedom from Smoking®
8-session course begins:Monday, September 9 | 5:30 to 7 p.m.Riverside Medical Center – Cafeteria Rooms A & B 
Cost: $30
To register, call (815) 935-7531.
CLASSES
EMPLOYEE EDUCATION

To register for any of these classes, access OLIE via RIVERNET. Login to OLIE and search for the class using
the SEARCH option. In the Search Expression field type the name of the class and select the class to register.

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