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

UNC Hospitals to build Surgical Tower in front of N.C. Memorial Hospital

UNC Hospitals to build Surgical Tower in front of N.C. Memorial Hospital

When the tower is complete it will provide patients and families with easier access to surgical services and create a more modern façade at the front of N.C. Memorial Hospital.

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Chapel Hill Transit routes detoured due to Ridge Road closure beginning July 26

Chapel Hill Transit will implement a detour for the A, CCX, DX, RU and U Routes beginning on Tuesday, July 26, due to a major street resurfacing project on Ridge Road. The project will affect all vehicular traffic on Ridge Road and is expected to last roughly three weeks. View full fixed route schedule and route changes.

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Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.

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Vocera Unified Communications rollout begins July 25 at UNC Hospitals

ISD is leading a project to develop a ‘Unified Communications Platform’ across UNC Health Care with the goal of allowing individual providers and groups to communicate with each other more efficiently and securely through voice calling and secure texting. Vocera is the vendor selected for this project.

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Healing Broken Hearts

Healing Broken Hearts

With support from the NC TraCS Institute and a caregiver’s mentality, a UNC surgeon created a research program to address the most common birth defect.

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Disney Live Discount Tickets

Get discount tickets to Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic on Oct. 8 at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

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Help Stuff the Bus

The 2016 Stuff the Bus school supply collection drive kicks off today. This campaign annually collects important supplies for children in need in Orange County Schools.

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Covered drive-thru and revolving door at entrance of Women’s Hospital closed July 23 and 24

To better serve the needs of PICU families, the Plant Engineering Plumbing Shop will install a new drain line for the PICU Family Washing Machine. The work will take place this Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24.

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UNC REX Announces Chief Financial Officer

UNC REX Healthcare has named Andrew Zukowski as its chief financial officer. He will begin his new role Aug. 22. Zukowski will report to UNC REX President Steve Burriss, and work closely with Senior Vice President of Finance at UNC Health Care, Mark Miller. Zukowski served as senior finance executive at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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New ‘Value Care’ patient banner in Epic@UNC

Beginning Wednesday July 27, 2016, employees and providers will begin to see a banner notification in Epic@UNC identifying ‘Value Care’ patients that UNC Health Care has contracts to manage the quality and cost of care for as part of our growing Population Health efforts.

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