Feb. 27

Latino Community Health Fair

UNC Health Care is co-sponsoring a Latino Health Fair from 2 – 6 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Month Lecture Series

The UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Center and The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be hosting a weekly lecture about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) management during the month of March.

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New yellow isolation gowns

UNC Hospitals has changed the yellow isolation gowns at the approval of the Products Committee and Infection Control to a product that has features that will aid health care providers in ease and comfort of use.

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Children's Hospital celebrates patient safety milestone

Congratulations to patients, families, and staff of N.C. Children’s Hospital and the Pediatric Rapid Response System as we celebrate 2012 as the first (non-ICU) pediatric cardiac arrest-free year!

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Blood Culture Bottle Shortage

We are currently experiencing a shortage of blood culture bottles. This is a global production issue which will continue for the foreseeable future.

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Privacy & Security Tip of the Month

The February Privacy & Security tip discusses the importance of protecting patient and confidential information on paper.

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Dynamic Fundraising Trunk Sale

Dynamic Fundraising Trunk Sale will be hosted in the NC Children's Hospital lobby from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, through Thursday, March 7.

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North Carolina’s Severe Weather Awareness Week- March 3-9, 2013

During the week of March 3-9, 2013, UNC Health Care is partnering with National Weather Service in Raleigh to promote preparedness for severe weather threats in our area. As part of this awareness campaign, North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2013 will take place on Wednesday, March 6, at 9:30 a.m.

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News from HR

News from Human Resources this week includes: New FMLA administration process with CareWorks USA; new links for the online Hiring for Excellence program; an on-site Sprint representative; Employee benefits at the hospital; and a Fidelity representative session.

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National Nutrition Month Lecture Series

Because March is National Nutrition Month, clinical dietitians here at UNC would like to offer a free lecture series that will be available to all health care employees under the UNC Health Care System including Rex. This lecture series is approved for 6 contact hours for dietitians.

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Epic@UNC Feb. 28 update

Epic@UNC Feb. 28 update

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Epic@UNC events this week. We held kickoffs for our Subject Matter Experts, offered overview sessions for both physicians and executives at UNC Hospitals and Rex, and continued our "discovery sessions" with the Epic team from Wisconsin.

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