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Change in Point of Care Glucose Meters
The McLendon Clinical Laboratories Point-of-Care Services announces a change in POC glucose testing effective Oct. 3, 2012 with the transition to the Nova StatStripGlucose Meters.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Sept. 27
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 / Archives / Vital Signs - Feb. 10, 2010
Respecting privacy and Protected Health Information when using external e-mail
It is important to remember the following points regarding privacy and protected health information (PHI). These points are especially important to keep in mind when working with external e-mail accounts and services.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Lewis, Malone, and Pignone receive Shared Decision-Making in Primary Care grant
The grant is from the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making (FIMDM), a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of patient centered care.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / December
Rethinking Obesity Care
Dr. Sriram Machineni joins the UNC department of medicine's division of endocrinology and metabolism to build a chronic care model for treating obesity.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 14
UNC’s outpatient diuresis clinic offers new approach to managing heart failure
The newest project from the department of medicine’s Value Care Action Group (VCAG) is better serving patients with early heart failure while also reducing visits to the ED and subsequent hospitalizations.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 14
Feeling Brain Fog? Overactive Parathyroid Glands Could be the Culprit
Eve Van Buren chalked up her fatigue to her stressful lifestyle. Turns out she was suffering from Overactive Parathyroid Glands. Diagnosis and surgery at UNC gave relief to Van Buren.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 31
Living life to the fullest
Dane was just an infant when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes—among the youngest diabetic children his pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Nina Jain, has ever treated. Now a thriving 4-year-old, Dane doesn’t let his diagnosis define him or deter him from childhood’s greatest pursuits.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
UNC Heart Valve Team Successfully Performs First-Ever Suprasternal Procedure Using the Evolut–R Valve
Thomas Caranasos, MD, and John Vavalle, MD, performed the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the world using a suprasternal approach with the Aegis Surgical Transit system and the Medtronic Evolut-R valve earlier this month.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / May 12