UNC Health Care is hosting several holiday celebrations in December. Join us at the following dates/times for a bit of holiday food and music as we celebrate the holidays.
The 10th Anniversary N.C. Children's Promise Radio/Telethon t-shirts will be available for purchase at the Holiday Bazaar on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Children's Hospital lobby from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thanks to everyone who made the 2011 Children's Promise a success - more than $1.1 million was raised to support the Children's Hospital!
Mary-Ann Minsley, RN, MBA, has been named Administrative Director of the UNC Heath Care Hillsborough Medical Office Building. Don Spencer, MD, MBA, who is currently the Medical Director and Vice President of Ambulatory Care for the Health Care System, will serve in the role of Medical Director for the new practice.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have mandated that the health care industry update its diagnosis and procedure code standards to version ICD-10 by Oct. 1, 2013.
Alisha Cornell, RN, CNIV, and a team of nurses from the Rehabilitation Unit will present "Care of the Patient with a Spinal Cord Injury" on Dec. 9.
This week, Nov. 27 - Dec. 3, is North Carolina Winter Weather Preparedness Week.
Please read on to see the updated nursing policies.
In an effort to show its support of employees who donate their time to their communities UNC Health Care has created the Employee Ambassador Recognition Program. See how Chris McGrath, a flight nurse with UNC Air Care, is giving back to the community in this video.
Triangle Physician Network (TPN) is proud to announce the addition of Rolesville Family Practice to its existing primary care and specialty physician offerings.
The November tip covers, "Physical Security of Mobile Computing Devices and External Electronic Media."
Enroll now in Tobacco Free Tar Heels, a free tobacco use treatment program for UNC Health Care employees and their families.*
Please donate much-needed blood at the Wellness Center Blood Drive that will take place on Dec. 15.
On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Chapel Hill Artist Elaine O’Neil will sell her “Luv this Place” calendars, featuring 12 original scenes from North Carolina, near the Cranberry Corner gift shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anderson Pavilion Elevators AP3 and AP4 will be temporarily shut down on the nights of Dec. 1 and 2 from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m.
On Nov. 28, the Admission-Discharge Unit (formerly 4 ADU) was relocated to the ground floor of Neurosciences Hospital. At that time, it was also renamed the Admissions Unit, or AU – a change that reflects the elimination of its discharge lounge.
Updated policy: Medication Management - Prescribing, Dispensing, and Administration of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy
The Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee approved the updated version of the Prescribing, Dispensing, and Administration of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy policy following the October Oncology P&T Subcommittee meeting. This policy takes effect Wednesday, Nov. 30.
The UNC Transfusion Committee has revised the UNC Transfusion Criteria to adopt a more stringent transfusion practice.
News updates include: Employee Records at Hospital, NC Supplemental Plans Representative Visit, Employee Benefits at Hospital and Career Opportunities.
Employee Recreation is in need of some "phone Santas" for our annual Santa Claus Calls on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. It is a lot of fun!
Please join your fellow co-workers and their friends and families for another special UNC Health Care/Rex Healthcare Family Night at the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Geriatric Medicine and Co-Director of the Palliative Care Program, was chosen as this year's Fuller Award recipient.