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Culturally competent care for the Latino Community
The UNC Center for Latino Health (CELAH) recognizes its 10 year anniversary, announces a new cardiology clinic, and celebrates CELAH Center Manager Claudia Rojas as "Community Service Person of the Year."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 30
Customized Stent-Graft to Treat Aortic Aneurysms Saved the Life of Former UNC Professor Harvey Jeffries
Retired Professor in the UNC Gilling's School of Public Health, Harvey Jeffries, has received care from UNC since 2002. In 2009 he was diagnosed with a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, which was closely monitored until 2017 when his aneurysm reached a size requiring surgical intervention. He worked with Dr. Mark Farber, a leading UNC Vascular Surgeon, and his dedicated team of nurses and health care staff, who created a customized stent-graft to repair Harvey's aneurysm.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 25
Dance with me Daddy
After her stepfather suffered a life-threatening heart attack, Jaime Sexton just wanted to dance with him one more time before his bypass surgery. And with the help of nurses at the UNC Medical Center, she got her wish.
Located in News / 2016 / May
Dancel on Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Ria Dancel, MD, says point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is the next step in the evolution of internists, enhancing physical diagnosis skills and patient-physician relationships. She has published two papers about POCUS in the Journal of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 2
Developing a new focus on communicating with patients
Even as a chemical engineering student at UCLA, Darren DeWalt was interested in health care. At the time, he was keenly aware of two things: that he wanted to help people and that he had no desire to spend his life in a lab.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Aug. 12
Documenting allergies & adverse effects using WebCIS, CPOE
An enhancement promoting patient safety with the documentation of allergies and adverse effects using WebCIS (electronic medical record) and CPOE (computer provider order entry) will be released Aug. 27.
Located in Employee News Online / 2009 / Aug. 20
Dr. Timothy Weiner receives the 2008 H. Fleming Fuller Award
Dr. Timothy Weiner, a physician at UNC Hospitals, is this year’s recipient of the H. Fleming Fuller Award. Weiner is also a professor in the departments of medicine and pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine and a professor of epidemiology in the UNC School of Public Health.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / December
e-Chart learning preference follow-up survey
Please assist ISD in determining the effectiveness of the recent communication for the e-Chart Education-Complex assessment changes. The survey should take less than two minutes.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / April 18
Eight Additional Clinics Now Live on myUNCHealthLink
On July 10, eight additional clinics went live on myUNCHealthLink, UNC Health Care's patient portal. myUNCHealthLink enables patients to request to schedule, cancel or reschedule appointments, to view past and future appointments, to pay their bills online and to ask questions regarding their health care.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / July 11
Employee Suggestions Focus on Innovations in Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction
As part of the Cascade Learning from October’s Leadership Development learning session “Health Care Reform: Leading for the Future,” front-line staff were asked to submit innovative suggestions that would decrease costs while maintaining quality of care.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / May 16