April 3

HIPAA Final Rule imposes tougher standards

HIPAA is getting tougher based on a recent Final Rule published by the government. Going forward, just about any impermissible use or disclosure of a patient’s information will be considered a breach and is therefore reportable to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

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'Bright Ideas for Health' now closed

The Center for Innovation wants to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the incredible ideas that were submitted during the "Bright Ideas for Health" challenge as well as the amazing collaborative spirit exhibited by colleagues to critique, improve and review all of the submitted ideas.

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NC Supplemental Retirement Plans online enrollment

Get started saving for retirement today! It’s as easy as 1-2-3! 1. Create Your Account; 2. Set Your Contribution; and 3. Set Your Asset Allocation.

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News from HR

News from HR this week includes: on-site representatives from Sprint, Wells Fargo, AT&T, Employee Benefits and Community Home Trust; and the Employee Benefits and Services Fair.

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Operation Medicine Drop

"Operation Medicine Drop" is scheduled from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. April 27 for anyone to turn in unused, expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. Folks will be able to drive up, drop them off, and drive away. It is free, anonymous, and no questions will be asked.

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Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) order set updated

Hospital policy requires that order sets that contain medications be reviewed and appropriately revised every three years. Please review the updates to the VTE order set that take effect Sunday, April 7, 2013.

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Did You Know? - SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals

Did You Know? - SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals

Did you know that the SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals provides housing, healing, and hope to families with an adult patient being treated for a critical illness or injury at UNC Hospitals or our affiliated clinics. Read more to view details on the Family House and how you can refer a patient/family.

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Introducing the 2013 Employee Giving Campaign - A message from Mr. Park and Dr. Daugird

Introducing the 2013 Employee Giving Campaign - A message from Mr. Park and Dr. Daugird

Please read the following message from Gary L. Park, president of UNC Hospitals, and Dr. Allen Daugird, president of UNC Faculty Physicians, introducing our 2013 Employee Giving Campaign, which begins today and runs through May 7.

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Marketing, News Office move to Hedrick Building April 5

UNC Medical Center’s Marketing and News Offices are moving to the 1st floor of the Hedrick Building in Suite 1075 on Friday, April 5. The main phone line for Public Affairs & Marketing (984-974-1140) and all direct office lines for staff members in marketing, news, and internal communications will remain the same.

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Epic@UNC Validation Session #1 recap

Epic@UNC Validation Session #1 recap

From March 25 – 28, more than 90 meetings were held at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill as part of our Epic@UNC Validation Session #1. Thanks to the more than 1,350 people across UNC Health Care who attended these meetings to help provide feedback on our planned Epic@UNC system.

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What’s next in the Epic@UNC project – Validation Session #2

Validation Session #2 begins next week with more than 70 meetings scheduled April 9, 10, and 11 at NetApp in Morrisville.

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Employee Self Service (ESS) now available for all employees

One significant goal of UNC Health Care’s Human Resources Division is to provide current and accurate information about pay and benefits in a user-friendly format. With that in mind, the Employee Self Service module (ESS) in HRx Lawson is now activated for direct access by employees.

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