In this e-card, Dr. Roper shares his best wishes with you the holiday season. Thank you for all you do to make UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine special places to work and for the care and service you provide our patients and the citizens of North Carolina.
On Dec. 19, 2016, ISD will shut down the online SARF found in HEAT. After Dec. 19, all requests for system access will need to be submitted through the Access Request Center (ARC). Since the ARC rollout in February 2016 at UNC Medical Center and the UNC School of Medicine, more than 37,000 access requests and provisions have been made, with most requests being fulfilled in less than one day.
State Health Plan update: December paychecks to include health election deductions/Health Benefit Special Pay
Please carefully review your December paychecks, which will be distributed Dec. 14 and Dec. 28, to make sure your health deductions and/or Health Benefit Special Pay (HBSP) have been correctly applied. HBSP should be applied for UNC Medical Center employees who enrolled in the CDHP, 80/20 Plan, or the 70/30 Plan and completed the appropriate credit activities.
Congratulations to the UNC Pediatric IBD Team, a founding member of ImproveCareNow (ICN), which has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Drucker Prize. ICN is a network of care centers with clinicians, researchers, patients, families and improvers working together to transform the health, care and costs for children and youth with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
The expansion adds 12 beds to provide care for more behavioral health patients.
Overall compliance results for November were 96.6% for inpatients and 97.6% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!
The award, made possible through a donation from Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang, recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty.
The Healthwise patient instructions found through the Clinical References (or References) link in Epic@UNC will be upgraded Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Learn more about upcoming information sessions from TIAA, Prudential, and Fidelity.
LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
The Overlook Café will be closed Dec. 7 – 8 to help support the Holiday Celebration that will take place from 1 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Cancer Hospital courtyard. We will reopen and return to normal operating hours on Friday, Dec. 9. Thank you for your continued support of our retail venues.
Discover new ways to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Become aware of effective methods of communication which encourage respect and appreciation for our differences. Learn specific skills to deal with hurtful and distasteful comments. All employees across UNC Health Care are welcome.
Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fuller’s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.
Nursing Grand Rounds resume early in the new year with Lt. Bilal Green's presentation of "Active Shooter Nurse Response."
Some transit routes will be detoured between 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 10 during the holiday parade.
The UNC men's basketball team plays a home game against Tennessee on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine.
Chapel Hill Transit services will operate a reduced schedule in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Jan. 8, 2017. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while ISD applies an update.
Researchers discuss Zika virus, transmission, and protection during Tuesday's UNC School of Medicine expert panel and community discussion.
On Saturday Dec. 10, 2016, Harvey’s Aces Celebrity Poker Tournament will be held at the Charlotte Museum of History. Proceeds will be donated to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation Clinic at Chapel Hill and the Harvey Baseball Foundation, two non-profit organizations that former professional baseball player Bryan Harvey helped create.