May 2

Storm Shelter Signs

Over the past several months, Storm Shelter signs have been posted throughout UNC Hospitals' lobbies. These signs are designed to assist patients and visitors during extreme weather conditions, especially in areas where staff are not always present to assist.

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Baby-Friendly, Five-Star Breastfeeding-Friendly celebration held April 30

Baby-Friendly, Five-Star Breastfeeding-Friendly celebration held April 30

On April 30, the N.C. Women's Hospital hosted a celebration for both the Baby-Friendly and Five-Star Breastfeeding-Friendly distinctions.

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First group of physicians on track to achieving Meaningful Use

Practice Quality and Innovation (PQI) wants to recognize the progress being made by providers and clinical areas in their use of the electronic health record in a “meaningful” way.

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ACC's 'Courtyard Café' to open May 8

The "Courtyard Cafe," a new cafe from Nutrition & Food Services adjacent to the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC), will open May 8 at 7 a.m. The hours of operation will be 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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International Jewelry Fundraising Sale

The International Jewelry fundraising sale is sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and will be held in the Children's Hospital lobby, Tuesday, May 8 - Thursday, May 10.

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Updates to Outlook Personal Information

UNC Health Care is updating several user fields within Outlook to reflect the employee record within Lawson.

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Permanent employee parking registration open through May 29

Registration for full-time and part-time permanent employee parking for the 2012-2013 parking is now open through May 29.

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Understanding How the New U.S. Patent Laws Affect Business Strategy for Emerging Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device Companies

This seminar will discuss business and patent portfolio strategy that responds to the new first-to-file patent system. Attendees will learn about the potential advantages under the new patent laws with regard to maintaining certain information as trade secrets.

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UNC Health Care Twitter account now has more than 10,000 followers

Our Twitter account passed a major milestone in April, as UNC Health Care now has more than 10,000 followers on Twitter. When ranked by followers, we are among the top 15 hospitals in America on Twitter. Congratulations to Tom Hughes in UNC Health Care’s News Office, who manages the account for us.

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Chapel Hill Transit Summer Break Schedule

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will begin the summer break schedule on Saturday, May 5. The weekday CM, CW, D, J and NU routes will end earlier in the evening.

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Rutala recieves Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award

Rutala recieves Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award

William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, was honored by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health with this prestigious award for alumni at a ceremony preceding the annual Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture on April 17.

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NEW - Employee Payroll Deduction ID Cards

Please drop by Cranberry Corner Gift Shop and a staff member will make your Employee Payroll Deduction ID Card.

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Meltzer-Brody named one of the Triangle’s Top 10 Women in Medicine

Meltzer-Brody named one of the Triangle’s Top 10 Women in Medicine

Triangle Medical News has selected Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, Director of the UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program and Associate Professor of the UNC Department of Psychiatry, as one of the Triangle's Top 10 Women in Medicine.

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PTO leave sell back election period, Traditional Leave conversion period May 1 - 31

From May 1 – 31, UNC Health Care is offering a Paid Time off (PTO) leave sell back election period with a payout on June 20. Employees on the Traditional Leave Program also have the opportunity to convert to the PTO plan and elect a sell-back during the May period.

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All pay statements electronic beginning August 1

Beginning Aug. 1, direct deposit of your paycheck and electronic statements will be required. Instead, employees can use https://advice.unch.unc.edu to access their pay statements the Friday before each payday.

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News from H.R.

News updates this week include: Voluntary Benefits and Programs Survey; Employee Records at Hospital; Sprint On-Site; Maternity Workshop; Mediation Training; Fidelity Representative Session; Dealing with Differences; MetLife Auto & Home Onsite Visit; Healthcare Employee Loan Application Day; Wells Fargo On-Site and Career Opportunities.

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Exit at Mail Room Loading Dock closed evening of May 10

On Thursday, May 10, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. employees will not be able to exit onto the loading dock behind medical records and the mail room. Please plan to use another exit.

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Lab Memo 108: Change in Reference Range for TCT Assay

On April 30, 2012, the Core Laboratory will implement Reference Range changes for TCT Assay.

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Congrats to our Spring 2012 Plus People

Congrats to our Spring 2012 Plus People. These 15 employees were recognized for being among the very best at UNC Health Care this Spring.

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May 6 - 11 Nursing Staff Recognition Week

Next week is Nursing Staff Recognition Week! Please thank a nurse for their hard work and take a look at the schedule of events planned for next week to celebrate our nurses.

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Celebrate Older Americans Month with the Geriatric Resource Nurses!

May 2012 is Older American Month! Help us celebrate this wonderful event on May 17 and 18 in the 8 Bedtower Soltys Resource Room. The educational series begins at 11 a.m. each day. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

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No paper checks beginning Aug. 1

A small number of UNC Health Care employees still receive paper paychecks every two weeks. Beginning Aug. 1, direct deposit of paychecks is required.

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