July 18

Weight Watchers at Work

Enroll anytime in Weight Watchers at Work! The group meets every week on Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. Check it out in July to receive a gift!

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Lunch and Learn: Managing Your Email

Is your email box full again? Wish you could use Outlook to its fullest? John Butler, Senior ISD Trainer, will present a Lunch and Learn session titled "Outlook 2010 Tips and Tricks: Managing Your E-Mail" on July 24.

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UNC Hospitals Blood Drive

UNC Hospitals will host a blood drive for American Red Cross from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in the valet lot outside of the N.C. Cancer Hospital's Manning Level entrance.

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News from H.R.

News updates this week include: TIAA-CREF Onsite Visit; Royal Park Apartments; TIAA-CREF Sessions; Maternity Workshop and Benefits and Life Planning Workshop.

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Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Sept. 19 - 20

The UNC Division of Urology is pleased to sponsor free prostate cancer screenings Sept. 19 - 20 .

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Employee Opinion Survey Scores – We’re in the 98th percentile among academic medical centers!

Our longstanding vision at UNC Health Care is to be the nation’s leading academic health care system. Based on results from the 2012 Employee Opinion Survey, we may be close to achieving this goal in the area of employee satisfaction.

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Stroke Program receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award

Stroke Program receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award

This award, given by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recognizes UNC Hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

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New email address for all printing requests

Beginning immediately, all UNC Health Care colleagues are asked to send requests to the printing department at a new email address, weprint@unch.unc.edu. You can find the address in Outlook under “Printing Department.”

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August Surgery Grand Rounds celebrates 50 years of Pastoral Care at UNC

Christina Puchalski, MD, FACP, from the George Washington University Medical Center will present “Spiritual Assessment and Intervention in the Care of Surgery Patients” at the UNC School of Medicine's Surgery Grand Rounds on Aug. 1. UNC Health Care's Pastoral Care Department is proud to sponsor this event as the department celebrates 50 years of pastoral ministry at UNC Hospitals.

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Information session on new on-site RN to BSN program

UNC Hospitals plans to partner with Winston Salem State University to establish an on-site RN to BSN program. Pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), classes for the program will begin in May 2013. The program faculty will be on site on July 31 for two information sessions, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Information session on new on-site RN to BSN program

UNC Hospitals plans to partner with Winston Salem State University to establish an on-site RN to BSN program. Pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), classes for the program will begin in May 2013. The program faculty will be on site on July 31 for two information sessions, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Platelets Needed: Every employee donor in July receives a FREE movie ticket

The Employee Platelet Drive is off to a great start, but we still need your help. We are now offering a FREE MOVIE TICKET to every employee that donates during July!

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Siemens Pharmacy conversion to occur Saturday, Sept. 29

The Siemens Pharmacy conversion will occur Saturday, Sept. 29. Pharmacy, Nursing, and ISD are currently reviewing training and education requirements and will release details and instructions by July 31. The revised training program will include the new integrated workflow resulting from this implementation.

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Learning About Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options

Patients, family members, caregivers, and health care providers are invited to attend a special, free International Essential Tremor Foundation educational seminar on essential tremor (ET).

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Did You Know? - Nextbus

Did you know that NextBus offers real-time tracking and arrival estimates for Chapel Hill Transit buses on your phone/computer? Check out this week's tip and submit ideas of your own if you know of good resources for our colleagues.

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UNC Health Care System to review Electronic Medical Record Systems options

The UNC Health Care System will begin a formal selection process and review of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.

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