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Horizons progam assists women in need
Recently featured in the Chapel Hill News, Horizons helps women with addictions to learn the skills they need to rebuild their lives.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October
VIDEO: Patients from Haiti earthquake arrive at UNC Hospitals
Three patients who suffered burns during the Haiti earthquake arrived in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals on Tuesday morning, Jan. 26.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
Service Response Center working with Linen Service
On March 2, the Service Response Center will be responsible for answering all Linen Service phone calls.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / March 2
Operating Rooms convert to gel head donuts June 27
All operating rooms are converting to Gel Head donuts as of June 27. Gel donuts are equipment used for patient positioning in order to reduce the likelihood of developing skin breakdown or pressure-related alopecia postoperatively.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / June 20
January Privacy/Security tip of the month - New Vendor Relationships Policy
We place great importance on the confidentiality and security of our patients' information. These reminders are designed to refresh your memory about your role in information security. If you have any questions or concerns related to information security and privacy, contact one of the contacts listed under HIPAA Contacts and they will be glad to help. Please read this month's privacy/security tip on the New Vendor Relationships Policy.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Jan. 26
IV Piggyback changes in CPOE
On Sunday, May 8, changes are coming to the CPOE IV Piggyback orders. Read more to review additional details about the May 8 changes.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / May 4
UNC Health Care’s impact on North Carolina
Our mission is to serve and care for the people of North Carolina. We do that every day in our hospitals, clinics and exam rooms across North Carolina. A new interactive map at provides information about the number of patients we serve and the amount of uncompensated care we provide.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 24, 2010
Bar Coded patient identification solution replaces “Blue Card”
UNC Hospitals is implementing a new patient identification solution on July 15 at 9 a.m. for patients admitted by Registration, the Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery, Psychiatry, and patients checked in for a procedure.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 10, 2009
Pain in the Foot Leads to Relief at UNC Podiatry Center
Three years ago, Robert Martin was on the brink of losing his physically demanding job due to excruciating foot pain. The pain became so debilitating that Robert started to find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning, let alone walk and stand at his job all day. Read about how Dr. Howard Kashefsky, DPM, at the UNC Podiatry Center was able to help Robert become 100% pain-free and get back to his job and his outdoor hobbies.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Aug. 8
Normalizing the Conversation, Putting Advance Care Planning into Practice
Margaret Drickamer, MD, professor of geriatric medicine and medical director of UNC Hospice, participated in an international consensus study aimed at defining and normalizing advance care planning. The results have been published in The Lancet Oncology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 14