Employee News Online

The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Credit Card Fraud Alert

Recent credit card fraud occurring on or near UNC Hospitals property.

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Workforce Engagement Survey update and extension

We recognize that many colleagues take vacation this time of year, so the survey has been extended through 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. As of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, more than 6,600 UNC Medical Center employees (75% of us) have taken the 2014 Workforce Engagement Survey.

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Daily Tar Heel features Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market

Daily Tar Heel features Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market

On Wednesday mornings, the atrium in the North Carolina Children’s Hospital is transformed into a pop-up farmers market.

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HCAHPS scores available for all UNC Health Care hospitals

The latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores are available. You can view the scores for all UNC Health Care hospitals and all Triangle-area hospitals.

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News from HR

Information about visits from Wells Fargo, Chapel Hill Tire and Car Care Center, Employee Benefits, and Clairmont at Brier Creek Apartments.

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PTO Leave Sell Back program open Aug. 1 - 22

UNC Medical Center will offer a Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period from Aug. 1 - 22 for eligible employees.

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New study explores physician attitudes about use of e-cigarettes

New study explores physician attitudes about use of e-cigarettes

This study is believed to be the first to measure attitudes toward e-cigarettes among physicians treating adult smokers.

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Inpatient nursing and ancillary staff – ‘Care Plan’ flowsheet renamed to ‘Interventions’

The “Care Plan” flowsheet template has been renamed “Interventions” in order to accurately describe its content. In addition to flowsheet rows attached to CPM Plans of Care, the “Interventions” flowsheet template also includes additional interventions documented in assessment flowsheets for ease of documentation and individualization.

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Interactive Workforce Model Will Bring Invaluable New Data and Insight to Physician Shortage Debate

Interactive Workforce Model Will Bring Invaluable New Data and Insight to Physician Shortage Debate

New Online Model Offers Timely, Customizable Projections of How Physician Supply Will Match Future Use of Healthcare Services at Local, State and National Levels

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Reminder: One week left to register for Belk event

The deadline to register for the Private Shopping Event at Belk is next Friday, Aug. 8.

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New kiosk, time-limited discounts begin this week to help reduce Terrace Café overcrowding

The Terrace Café at UNC Hospitals is particularly crowded during peak lunch hours, which creates long lines and can cause frustration for our employees and guests. Beginning this week, Nutrition & Food Services (NFS) will initiate several changes to help avoid overcrowding during the lunch rush.

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Professional On-site Shoe Sale

The Shoe Guy will be returning Aug. 5 - 7 in the Children's Hospital Lobby.

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Nursing Research & Quality Conference

Marianne Chulay, PhD, RN, FAAN, former AACN president, will speak at the Sept. 24 - 25 Nursing Research & Quality Conference at the Friday Center. This year's theme is "Crossroads of New Knowledge: Where Quality and Research Intersect."

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2014 Nursing Research and Quality Conference - call for abstracts

Nurses working at UNC Medical Center, High Point Regional, and Rex Healthcare are invited to submit poster abstracts for the 2014 Nursing Research and Quality Conference.

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2014 Quality Expo - call for posters

Call for Posters - The Commitment to Caring Quality Expo will be held this year on Oct. 29 – 30, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the lobbies of the N.C. Children’s and Women’s Hospitals.

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Chapel Hill Transit service alert

The Chapel Hill Transit bus stops on S. Columbia St. at Purefoy Rd. (near Merritt’s Store) is now open.

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Professional On Site Shoe Sale- Night Owl Wednesday

The on-site shoe fundraising sale will be open late Wednesday, August 6 from 10 p.m to 1 a.m.

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Professional On Site Shoe Sale- Last Day

The Shoe Guy will be returning August 5 - 7 in the Children's Hospital Lobby.

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UNC researchers discover how Hepatitis C virus persists for years

UNC researchers discover how Hepatitis C virus persists for years

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) lingers in the human body for years, slowly damaging the liver and leading to liver diseases such as hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer, which is often fatal. Research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has discovered a mechanism that facilitates the virus achieving this life-long persistence. Chronic HCV infection is the leading cause of liver cancer in the United States.

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