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Nursing Diversity Council upcoming presentation Feb 22, 2011 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM Carrington Hall room 104,
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.
An emergency physician's journey through flood, earthquake and the wake of war Mar 31, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Friday Center,
Richard A. Vinroot Jr, MD, MPH will discuss his experiences as a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders treating patients after Hurricane Katrina, the earthquake in Haiti and war in Kenya.
Eugene S. Mayer Society Community Service Day Feb 18, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM N.C. Children's Hospital lobby,
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.
31st annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon lecture Feb 18, 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 4th Floor 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."
UNC Imaging & Spine Center Open House Feb 17, 2011 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM UNC Imaging & Spine Center,
Please join your colleagues at UNC Health Care for an open house of the new Imaging and Spine Center on Thursday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Inside Supply Chain Services Feb. 2011
The February 2011 issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," a newsletter for Central Distribution, is now available.
Water service interruption Friday, Feb. 18 Feb 18, 2011 from 09:00 PM to 05:00 AM Hospital East/West, North Wing, Old Clinic,
Hot and cold water service to Hospital East/West, North Building and Old Clinic will be off for eight hours beginning Friday, Feb. 18, at 9 p.m.
Meet the artists Feb. 18 Feb 18, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM N.C. Women's Hospital lobby,
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!
Town Hall meetings continue Saturday, Feb. 19
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.
Privacy and Security tip of the month
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”)
Nursing Policy Updates - February
Please review the following updates to see the Nursing policy updates for February 2011.
News from H.R.
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 our latest 'Top 5' clinics!
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 discussion Feb 22, 2011 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM Washington Duke Inn,
"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.
Still time for your flu vaccine
More than 4,975 have received their flu vaccine this season. There's still time to get your flu shot - head to Occupational Health from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday.