The Tobacco-Free Tar Heels program encourages all UNC Health Care employees to be tobacco-free on Nov. 17 in honor of the American Cancer Society’s 36th annual Great American Smokeout. One day without smoking is no longer a challenge for Stacy Weaver, a medical support assistant in Surgical Services.
Special guest host Dr. Bob Gwyther from the UNC Department of Family Medicine will join Your Health Radio this weekend to talk with Family Physician Dr. Khati Hendry about Demystifying the Canadian Health System.
The first Health Fair of the year will take place Jan. 17 in the Women's Hospital Lobby from 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Stop by Hedrick from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on March 30, 2012, for a free check of your blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, BMI and more.
As many of you are aware, I will retire as Chatham Hospital President on Dec. 9 and Bob Blackwell will retire from his Chief Financial Officer position at Chatham Hospital Dec. 23. Becky Quate has agreed to serve as Interim President of Chatham Hospital in addition to her role as Chief Nursing Officer. Brock Simonds will serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Stop by the Women's Lobby from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on May 8, 2012, for a free check of your blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, BMI and more.
This transit update includes the Thanksgiving Schedule and information on the Pittsboro Express (PX) evening schedule adjustment.
The Department of Pharmacy at UNC Hospitals has been recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) with a National Best Practices Award. UNC is one of six recipients of this award nationally.
Read on for the November policy updates.
For this year’s Great American Smokeout (GASO) on Thursday, Nov. 17, the Nicotine Dependence Program will host "Living Tobacco- Free Feels Magical" in the Family Medicine Center main lobby from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday next week, Employee News Online will be published at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
The "Feel Good Frames" fundraising sale offers personalized ornaments, frames, and message boards for the upcoming holidays. Come to the Cranberry Corner Gift Shop Nov. 16 - 17.
News updates include: PTO Leave Sell Back Election Period & Traditional Leave Conversion to PTO, State Health Plan Important Reminders, State Health Plan Member Focus Newsletter for November, Fidelity Representative, Employee Records at Hospital, Employee Benefits Will NOT be at the Hospital Nov. 23, Healthcare Employee Loan Application Day, NC Supplemental Plan and Career Opportunities.
Congratulations to UNC Health Care and our Information Services Division (ISD). WebCIS is now certified for both Eligible Hospital (EH) and Eligible Professional (EP) Meaningful Use programs.
UNC School of Medicine program provides thrombosis resource for healthcare professionals and patients
Beth Waldron has worked in the health policy arena for years. But her work became much more personal when she was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in 2003. “That experience sparked me to both volunteer and work in areas related to thrombosis advocacy,” said Waldron, who serves as the program director of UNC’s unique Clot Connect initiative.
The N.C. Women’s Hospital has been awarded five stars from the N.C. Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation Review Committee of the N.C. Division of Public Health. Our maternity center received credit for completing all of the "10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding." Mission Hospital in Asheville is the only other five-star Breastfeeding-Friendly hospital in North Carolina.
Read on for the formulary and policy updates that came out of the October P&T meeting.