June 22

UNC Health Care System Board Announces Special Committee to Review WakeMed Proposal
The University of North Carolina Health Care System Board Chairman Richard Krasno today announced that the Board has created and appointed several members to a special committee to review the WakeMed proposal to purchase Rex Healthcare.
Nutrition Tip - Choose MyPlate
Start off the summer right and choose MyPlate for a healthier you.
UNC Eating Disorder Program: supporting parents, supporting patients
Providing parents with the tools to take care of themselves during their child’s recovery process, so that they can better support their child’s recovery, is the goal of a new project called Caring for Yourself is Caring for Your Child.
Nursing policy updates
Please review the latest nursing policy changes.
Concert to benefit N.C. Jaycee Burn Center
Four bands will be playing at Cat's Cradle on June 25 for the fundraiser.
News from H.R.
News updates include: Employee Records at Hospital, Employee Benefits at Hospital, NC Supplemental Plan Sessions, Maternity Workshop, Liberty Mutual Annual Premium Adjustment and Career Opportunities.
Pyxis Server Downtime on June 27
As part of the Pyxis 3000 conversion to Pyxis 4000, we will have a scheduled Pyxis downtime. This downtime will take place over approximately ten hours starting June 27 at 10 p.m. and ending June 28 at 9 a.m.
Pyxis 4000 - What's New Online Course
If you were unable to attend the live training for Pyxis 4000, please take some time to review the LMS Course: "What’s New With PYXIS 4000?"
Wildfire smoke warning
EH&S has received several calls regarding the heavy smell of smoke in the region. The smoke is being caused by wildfires in the state of North Carolina and surrounding states.
NFL player visits Children’s Hospital patients
David Garrard, quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team, visited the N.C. Children’s Hospital on Friday, June 10, on behalf of his foundation.
Children’s Hospital patient receives Justin Bieber party
Two staff members in the N.C. Children’s Hospital sparked hope in a critically ill child by helping arrange a Justin Bieber celebration through the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Ground Floor Corridor closure
The Ground Floor corridor between the Inpatient Pharmacy and the Inpatient Kitchen will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 due to the Pharmacy renovation.
Raleigh Street closed to traffic as of Wednesday
The section of Raleigh Street between East Franklin Street and Cameron Avenue/Country Club Road will be closed to through traffic from Wednesday, June 22 through July 29.
WebCIS certified for UNC Hospitals to meet “Meaningful Use” Stage 1 requirements
Congratulations to UNC Health Care and our Information Services Division (ISD) on successfully completing the first step in achieving Meaningful Use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for UNC Hospitals.
Memorial Hospital entrance now operational
The Memorial entrance revolving door is now operational. Our hopes are that you will find that it is safe and easy to use.