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IHI Webinar Series: Managing Advanced Disease and Palliative Care
To teach providers how to improve communication skills concerning decisions to start or withdraw specific life-sustaining treatments, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is offering this Webinar series: "Managing Advanced Disease and Palliative Care."
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 15, 2010
Brain Attack Team established
The Brain Attack Team (BAT) began operation March 9. The BAT is a team that provides emergency assessment and care to inpatients showing signs of impending stroke.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Inexpensive infection control measures could save thousands of lives, billions of dollars
A new study by UNC researchers finds that an inexpensive set of infection control measures could potentially save many thousands of lives and billions of dollars.
Located in News / 2011 / September
VIDEO: We provide Carolina Care
The scores are in. And they are very good. UNC Hospitals’ inpatient satisfaction scores rose to the 74th percentile in the University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) database for the 2rd quarter of the 2010 fiscal year (October – December 2009). That means that our patients ranked our inpatient services more highly than 74 percent of our peers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 10, 2010
UNC Hospitals’ Inpatient Satisfaction leaps to the 84th percentile
Please read this announcement Dr. Bill Roper sent to the UNC Health Care Board of Directors about improved patient satisfaction scores. Congratulations to you all for your impressive achievement.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
North Carolina Children’s Hospital pulmonologist receives award for her work in the field of end of life medicine
Elisabeth Potts Dellon, MD, MPH, was among four American physicians named yesterday as recipients of the first-ever Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards for exceptional work in end of life care.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010
Wireless Drug Library Update to Infusion & PCA Pumps
The third wireless update to all Hospira Plum A+ and A+3 infusion and PCA pumps begins Sunday, June 6, at approximately 3 p.m.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 3, 2010
Bar Code Label and Forms Quick Reference Guide
A reference guide and online course are available to better understand the new bar code patient identification process.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009
One-page questionnaire is effective screening tool for common psychiatric disorders
Results of the study, which was designed and led by UNC researchers, are published in the March/April 2010 issue of Annals of Family Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
March Privacy/Security Tip
The Privacy/Security Tip of the Month for March is about fax cover sheets.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / March 16