Jan. 30

Epic@UNC Core Team training begins in Wisconsin

Epic@UNC Core Team training begins in Wisconsin

More than 130 co-workers from the Epic@UNC Core Team traveled to Epic headquarters in Verona, Wis., this week to begin in-depth training on Epic's software.

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PTO leave Sell Back Election Period & Traditional Leave Conversion to PTO

From Feb. 1 – 28, UNC Health Care will offer a Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period with a payout on March 27, 2013. Additionally, co-workers on the Traditional Program will have the opportunity to convert to the PTO plan during the Feb. 1 – 28 period.

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Testing may cause water discoloration, pressure changes in Chapel Hill

Water discoloration and pressure changes may affect some Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) customers in Chapel Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday Jan. 29 - 30, 2013.

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Nursing cultural awareness study open Feb. 1 - 17

UNC Hospitals' Nursing Diversity Council is inviting all RNs, LPNs, CSTs and NAs to participate in a research study about cultural awareness. The survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete.

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2012 Nursing Annual Report on Nursing Web Monday, Feb 4

Watch the Nursing intranet and internet home pages for the 2012 Nursing Annual Report, which will be posted Monday, Feb. 4!

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Mebane Primary Care practice now open

Mebane Primary Care practice now open

A new UNC Physicians Network primary care practice, Mebane Primary Care, opened on Monday, Jan. 21. Mebane Primary Care is located at 100 East Dogwood Drive in Mebane.

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Burnside, Pittman, Smith and Zerman assume system leadership positions for Strategic Planning & Network Development

The newly organized UNC Health Care System Strategic Planning & Network Development division includes several system-level leadership functions. We are fortunate to have an excellent team of existing leaders to fulfill these roles.

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UNC Health Care integrates Strategic Planning & Network Development

We are pleased to announce a newly organized Strategic Planning & Network Development division for UNC Health Care.

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Privacy & Security Tip of the month - HIPAA updates

The January Privacy & Security tip discusses the recent updates to HIPAA rules by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.

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Captains needed for Triangle 'Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis' walk

UNC Health Care is looking for captains to participate in the 2013 Triangle "Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis" Walk.

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News from HR

News from Human Resources includes the following items this week: Your 2010 Annual Benefits Statements Available until March 31, 2013; Member Focus January Newsletter; Sprint On-Site; SunTrust On-Site; Employee Benefits at Hospital; NC Supplemental Plans Representative Visit and Sessions.

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CA 19-9 testing to move in-house

The Core Laboratory announces the introductio of CA 19-9 testing effective Feb. 1, 2013. The testing will be performed in the Core Laboratory using the Vitros 5600 chemistry analyzers.

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Did You Know - Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Providers at UNC Hospitals have asked about how to use Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to treat inpatients who smoke or use other tobacco. Review the following two frequently asked questions for more information.

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UNC Health Care Family Night Out with the Carolina Hurricanes

Enjoy a family night out at the Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game on Feb. 23, 2013, at 7 p.m. Discount tickets are available for UNC Health Care co-workers.

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