The UNC Health Care Nursing Diversity Council is pleased to present Dr. Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, who will discuss "Cultural Competency: Caring for Hispanic Patients" from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Carrington Hall, room 104 at the UNC School of Nursing.
The UNC School of Medicine's Eugene S. Mayer Society presents Community Service Day on Friday, Feb. 18, in the N.C. Children's and Women's Hospital Lobbies. Oral Presentations by Mayer Society Inductees will follow in the Old Clinic Auditorium.
The 31st Annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, in the 4th floor Clinic Auditorium. Elijah Saunders, MD, FACC, will present "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Health and Health Care."
The Women’s Health Information Center invites you to a ‘Meet the artists’ event from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 18, in the Women’s Hospital Lobby (to see February artists visit www.NCHealthyWoman.org). Come and invite your patients to enjoy art and snacks with us!
Our next two Town Hall Meetings are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 19, from 2 - 3 p.m. and 9 - 10 p.m. in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1. Also, note that two additional Town Halls are now scheduled for March 1 at the Hedrick Building.
E-mail is an essential business tool these days, but things can go wrong that jeopardize patient privacy and security. When composing or forwarding a message containing patient or other confidential information, be sure you’re sending it to the correct addresses (and only to the people who need it—remember “minimum necessary”)
News from HR this week includes a Fidelity representative visit, a Benefits and Life Planning workshop, a MetLife Auto & Home on-site visit, and details about Employee Benefits' visits to UNC Hospitals.
Congrats to the following clinics for scoring among the top five of all ambulatory clinics during the latest quarterly release of the UNC Health Care's patient satisfaction scores: Pediatric Pulmonary, PreCare, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Gastroenterology.
"Innovations in Infection Prevention" will convene several North Carolina experts, including our own Drs. David Weber and Bill Rutala, to review how area facilities are applying recognized best practices, policies and research to reduce health care-associated infections and achieve significant cost savings.