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Leveraging clinical data to improve bariatric surgery outcomes
UNC physicians, including Meredith Duke, MD, MBA, are part of a national effort to improve bariatric surgery patient outcomes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / March 16
Orchestrating Arrivals for Patient-Centered Care
The Department of Medicine has introduced Medical Admitting Officers to help coordinate patient flow.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / March 16
Improving Geriatric Emergency Medicine
UNC Health Care recently held a Geriatric Emergency Medicine Boot Camp to generate ideas for improving emergency care for elderly adults. The boot camp was the result of UNC Health Care’s participation in the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative, a national collaborative of health-care systems seeking to produce better outcomes for these patients.
Located in News / 2017 / March
New tools made possible by Epic@UNC Healthy Planet help providers adjust to a new model of care
From Best Practice Advisories for ambulatory practices to composite scores, Epic@UNC Healthy Planet provides tools to help clinics manage patient populations – a key to success in a rapidly changing health care market.
Located in News / 2017 / March
Collaborating to Defeat Sepsis
On Monday, February 6, sepsis initiative facilitators from across UNC Health Care met in High Point to discuss the latest initiative results from each system hospital. Held every 90 days, these gatherings highlight the importance of collaboration in defeating sepsis at our hospitals.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 23
Cadena brings neurologic critical care to Womack Army Medical Center
On Tuesday, Feb. 1, Dr. Rhonda Cadena provided comprehensive neurologic critical care education to more than 100 servicemen and servicewomen involved in medical care at Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC).
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 9
Healthy Heels Success Story: Candace Kelly
Epic@UNC core team member Candace Kelly shares how her grandchildren helped motivate her to get healthy with the Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 9
UNC Medical Center launches new Integrated Emotional Support Program
As UNC Medical Center continues to strive towards the goal of achieving the Quadruple Aim, UNC Medical Center is launching a new Integrated Emotional Support Program for all health care professionals. This program will connect health care providers with emotional support resources following adverse patient events. All health care professionals who provide patient care or make decisions that directly impact patient outcomes can utilize the program.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Feb. 2
TeamSTEPPS hits the ORs at UNC Medical Center
This fiscal year, TeamSTEPPS training of health-care professionals involved in patient care is an organizational goal across UNC Medical Center. On Wednesday morning, Jan. 25, more than 600 physicians and staff who work in operating rooms at UNC Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Center, and Hillsborough Hospital received the training. Kicking off the training was UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham; closing the meeting was a new TeamSTEPPS-enhanced surgical safety checklist that is now live.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 2
UNC Medical Center is First in the Mid Atlantic to Treat Patients with Next Generation Cardiac Mapping System
New technology enables tailored treatment for patients with cardiac arrhythmias.
Located in News / 2017 / January