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Incorporating fun into care
For young patients facing a difficult time, a little bit of carefree fun goes a long way.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / April
Pediatric GI welcomes new division chief
Dr. Francisco Sylvester brings a zest for work that even makes Mondays bright.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1
Award recognizes “angels” in the NICU
Megan Hall, founder and CEO of Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation, recently returned to N.C. Children’s Hospital to present the organization’s Award of Excellence to members of her late son, Avery’s, Newborn Critical Care Center team.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
UNC Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center
Hospitals that have received Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack, emphasizing the importance of treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Kay Yow Cancer Fund awards $1 million research grant to UNC Lineberger
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund®, in partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $1 million women’s cancer research grant to UNC Lineberger to evaluate the impact of physical activity among breast cancer survivors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6
Taking on the System
Tina Schade Willis, a pediatric ICU doctor and winner of the UNC Fuller Award, works to improve teamwork among hospital staff to benefit patients and their families.
Located in News / 2013 / December
UNC startup aims to improve patient experience
Bivarus, Inc., the startup cofounded by Seth Glickman, MD, MBA, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine, is improving patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department and the Department of Dermatology by obtaining real-time patient feedback via smart phone and email.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / May 23
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: UNC study on venous leg ulcers featured on WRAL
A topical spray used to treat chronic venous leg ulcers has shown a 52 percent greater likelihood of wound closure than the use of bandages, according to a study conducted in part at the School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Aug. 23
UNC Hospitals Honored By American Hospital Association for Quality, Safety, and Patient Care
UNC Hospitals was honored as a finalist for the coveted American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize.
Located in News / 2012 / July