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

Deadline Extended: Join the Administrative Professionals Conference Committee

The Administrative Professionals Conference committee is looking for hard-working, energetic and creative co-workers to participate on the 2019 Administrative Professional Conference committee. The application deadline has been extended to August 17.

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Fifth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Winners

The Division of Nursing would like to congratulate the following recipients of the fifth annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award.

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Trauma elevator closed for three weeks beginning Aug. 20

On Monday, Aug. 20, Plant Engineering will begin work on the Trauma Elevator located in Women’s and Children’s Hospital to create a new stop for 4th floor Anderson Pavilion in conjunction with the Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit project. The Trauma elevator will be out of service for approximately three weeks.

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Fire Alarm Testing – Aug. 22

Plant Engineering will be performing a fire alarm system test for the Infirmary building from 5 - 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22. During this time, there may be intermittent audio and visual alarms, but these should be very limited and will be silenced upon activation. All testing will conclude by 7:30 a.m. and systems will be restored to normal operations at this time.

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UNC Health Care Hospitals Ranked Nationally and Rated as “High Performing”

UNC Health Care Hospitals Ranked Nationally and Rated as “High Performing”

UNC Medical Center nationally ranked in five adult specialties, scored as high performing in five more. Four other UNC Health Care hospitals rated high performing for common adult procedures and conditions.

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News from HR

Learn more about webinars from Fidelity and individual sessions from CAPTRUST.

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Save the Date: Employee Benefits Fair

To help you make educated decisions during annual enrollment, and learn about other benefits offered year round, Human Resource Services is hosting a Benefits Fair.

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Morrisville 2018 Heart Walk Kick-off Event

On Thursday, Aug. 23, the American Heart Association and teams from the Morrisville campus will enjoy 2018 Heart Walk Kick-off Events focused on those facilities.

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Shared Services 2018 Heart Walk Kick-off Event

On Thursday, Aug. 23, the American Heart Association and teams from Shared Services will enjoy 2018 Heart Walk Kick-off Events focused on those facilities.

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Scheduling, Registration staff: Regional Workqueues continue to evolve with growth, change across UNC Health Care

In March 2018, we transitioned ambulatory referrals from Schedule Order workqueues to Referral workqueues. Part of this transition included the introduction of regional workqueues, which catch referrals where the specialty is populated but no department or provider is specified. As UNC Health Care evolves this fall (with Wayne and Nash starting on Epic@UNC, and High Point Regional leaving UNC Health Care), there will be changes to these regional workqueues.

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Duke-UNC Tobacco Specialist Certification Program

The Duke – UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Credentialing Program (TTS Program) is a collaborative effort by the Duke University Smoking Cessation Program and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tobacco Treatment Program, both national leaders in tobacco treatment, education, and research.

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Researchers Reveal Miscarriage Cause, Key Cellular Targets of Potential Drugs

Researchers Reveal Miscarriage Cause, Key Cellular Targets of Potential Drugs

UNC School of Medicine researchers show how a rare gene defect disrupts an important interaction between proteins, including cellular receptors crucial to cell function and human health.

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Enterprise Analytics & Data Sciences Medical Center Open House

Join UNC Health Care System analytics co-workers and experts at the Medical Center Open house to on August 30 showcasing analytical investments made by UNC Health Care System.

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IHQI's 4th Annual Improvement Scholars Symposium

UNC IHQI’s annual Improvement Scholars Symposium will feature six clinician-led improvement projects presented in a “lightning” format with poster reception.

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UNC Wellness Centers offers weight loss classes

The Weigh To Wellness is an 8-week weight loss class that combines nutrition education with exercise.

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Healthcare Equality Index - LGBTQ Patient-Centered Care Training Opportunity

UNC Medical Center received Leader Status in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Healthcare in the 2017/18 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). Several sessions of the class will be offered

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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes 7 Neurosciences at UNC Medical Center with gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, Calif., recently conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence on 7 Neurosciences: Surgical Oncology & ENT Acute Care Unit at UNC Medical Center.

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Doctor-patient discussions neglect potential harms of lung cancer screening, study finds

Doctor-patient discussions neglect potential harms of lung cancer screening, study finds

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Daniel Reuland, MD, MPH, report in JAMA Internal Medicine that their analysis of 14 audio-recorded office visit discussions between doctors and patients found the quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was “poor” and discussion of the potential harms of screening was “virtually nonexistent.” In addition, the doctors spent less than a minute, on average, discussing the issue.

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Healthcare Equality Index - LGBTQ Patient-Centered Care Training Opportunity

UNC Medical Center received Leader Status in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Healthcare in the 2017/18 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). Several sessions of the class will be offered

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UNC School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2022

UNC School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2022

The UNC School of Medicine welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus with orientation activities beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 1.

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