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New version of WebCIS released May 3

A new version of WebCIS (Version 3.0) is scheduled for release on May 3. In addition to bug fixes, the majority of changes contained in this release relate directly to requirements needed for the institution to certify all our electronic medical records applications with CCHIT (one of the certifying organizations authorized by the federal government) under the ARRA and Meaningful Use rules.

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Important information about using Pass-back clocking

Pass-back Clocking is an OPTION that allows two or more employees to enter their Employee ID and clock code during a single call using a work phone configured to dial the Kronos Time & Attendance system upon entering *25.

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Weight Watchers Open House

Join our informative and fun 30 minute meetings to develop positive habits, so you eat right, control cravings and establish life-long weight loss! Discover how your colleagues lost close to 185 pounds - and how you can lose weight, too!

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Transfusion Medicine Services Memo #57

As of May 2, the physician procedure notes for all apheresis procedures will be located in WebCIS in the Miscellaneous Procedure Notes Section. Read on for the full memo.

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Inside Supply Chain Services May 2011

The May 2011 issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," a newsletter for Central Distribution, is now available.

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Nursing Grand Rounds

The grand rounds will take place May 13. The topic is, "The Care Partner Program: Nursing Research Focused on the Caregiver."

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Starbucks to close at 5 p.m. on May 13

Starbucks will be closing at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 13 for the Employee Service Awards. Please visit the Overlook Café (open until 8 p.m.) or the Terrace Café (open 24/7) for all your coffee and snack needs. Starbucks will re-open on the usual schedule Saturday morning.

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News from H.R.

News updates include: PTO Leave Sell Back Election Period, Employee Records at Hospital, Fidelity Representative Session, Healthcare Employee Loan Application, Employee Benefits at Hospital, NC Supplemental Plan, Totally Responsible Person (TRP) Class, TIAA-CREF Onsite, Dealing with Differences and Career Opportunities.

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Bright to join School of Medicine as Assistant Dean - A message from Dr. Roper

Please read the follow announcement about Cedric Bright, MD, who will become Assistant Dean for Admissions and Director of the Office of Special Programs in July.

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FDA approves pacemaker for use in MRI

The FDA has approved for use in MRI a new implantable cardiac pacemaker, Medtronic’s RevoMRI SureScan Pacing System.

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Smoking banned in area between UNC Hospitals and Kenan Stadium

On Tuesday, May 3, we learned from the University that, beginning May 4, the State Fire Marshal has prohibited smoking throughout Kenan Woods (the wooded area between UNC Hospitals, Campus Health Services, and Kenan Stadium) and within 50 feet of the area surrounding Kenan Woods.

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Farmer's Market in Children's Lobby

The Farmer's Market is back! It will take place in the Children's Lobby from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. each Wednesday.

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2011 Employee Opinion Survey begins May 9

What do you think about UNC Health Care? We want to know, and we need your help, as we begin to re-affirm our Commitment to Caring. You are invited to take part in our 2011 Employee Opinion Survey between May 9 - 23.

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Employee Giving Campaign ends May 6

The UNC Health Care Employee Campaign runs through May 6, so there are only a few more days to give!

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IV Piggyback changes in CPOE

On Sunday, May 8, changes are coming to the CPOE IV Piggyback orders. Read more to review additional details about the May 8 changes.

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Lane closures on Manning Drive begin May 9

An eight-week construction project beginning Monday, May 9, will force the closure of two lanes of traffic on Manning Drive adjacent to the Craige Parking Deck. Through traffic will be maintained on Manning Drive, though motorists should expect some delays, particularly during rush hours, and should plan accordingly.

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State Health Plan annual enrollment begins May 9

Annual enrollment for the State Health Plan (SHP) begins Monday, May 9. All employees with the SHP as their primary health coverage will be moved to the 70/30 Basic plan effective July 1. If you choose to remain on the Basic plan, no action is required unless you need to add or remove dependents. To qualify for the Standard (80/20) plan, you must complete an attestation form. Read more for full details.

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2011 / 2012 permanent employee parking registration begins May 9

Permanent employees who would like to apply for on an on-campus permit may register between Monday, May 9, and Friday, May 27, via an online registration survey.

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Patient satisfaction update - A message from Gary Park

Please read the following message from Gary Park, UNC Hospitals' President, detailing our latest Patient Satisfaction scores and our push to improve care, service, and our patient satisfaction scores as we move closer to the end of the fiscal year.

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Posting of sedation and surgical privileges

In our upcoming Joint Commission survey, it is highly likely that Joint Commission surveyors will ask hospital staff how Licensed Independent Practitioners’ (LIPs) sedation and surgical privileges can be verified. A new process that replaces PRDoc is in place, and LIPs’ sedation and surgical privileges can now be viewed through the Intranet.

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Transfusion Medicine Services' computer downtime May 10

On Tuesday, May 10, the Transfusion Medicine Services' computer system has a scheduled downtime from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. for a system upgrade. All emergency requests and STAT orders will be handled normally, but all other orders may experience a significant delay.

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