Nov. 14

LMS update – Access LMS through Citrix for best Epic@UNC registration experience

ISD and HR have determined that using Citrix to access LMS significantly helps reduce the delays some users experience when trying to register for Epic@UNC Training.

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‘Wanna Wear One Campaign’ provides support for UNC Hospitals’ ostomy patients

‘Wanna Wear One Campaign’ provides support for UNC Hospitals’ ostomy patients

The success of the Wanna Wear One campaign held at UNC Hospitals three years ago led ostomy nurse Lara Leininger to try it again in 2013. This year’s three-day event brought even more participants out to demonstrate support for UNC Hospitals’ ostomy patients and raise awareness about their experiences.

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Information Security Alert: New ransomeware program discovered

Please read this important Information Security Alert regarding a newly discovered ransomware program called CryptoLocker.

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Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities appoints Pretzel Associate Director

The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel, PhD as the new Associate Director of the Institute.

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Lost & Found to launch new initiative with Patient Transportation

Soon you will begin seeing blue bags hanging from some of the patient transport gurneys. These bags will store patient property while we transport patients to procedures and during room transfers. The effort will help reduce patient property lost during transports.

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'Tis the season…don’t let a Grinch ruin your holidays!

The Holiday season is upon us. Beware of Grinches that may roam the hospitals searching for unlocked offices and unattended work areas, looking for your valuables. Don’t let a Grinch ruin your holiday cheer!

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Practice-based Nursing Research Presentation

Sheri Hikert will present "Assessment of Parent/Guardian Satisfaction of UNC Health Care's Children's Supportive Care Team." A seminar will follow.

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Coping with the Holidays after a Loss

Grieving can be debilitating, especially during the holidays. Planning ahead is one way to help you cope. Come learn strategies that can help reduce the stress and anxiety during what can be a difficult time of year.

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

From Nov. 1 – 22, 2013, UNC Health Care will offer a Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period with a payout on Dec. 18, 2013.

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News from HR

Please read for information about on-site visits from Community Home Trust, Chamber's Ridge Apartments, Lincoln Financial Group, Cosgrove Hill Apartments, and Employee Benefits!

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Last chance to complete 2014 Annual Enrollment!

2014 Annual Enrollment will close this Friday, Nov. 15, at midnight. Don’t miss your last opportunity to review / make changes to your State Health Plan and NC Flex Benefits for 2014!

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Preparing for The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission will visit UNC Hospitals in the next several weeks for our triennial comprehensive accreditation survey. Please read this important information about how to prepare for the visit.

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Adopt-a-Family Program deadline Nov. 15!

For the past few years, UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians departments have successfully adopted more than 150 employee families during our annual Adopt-a-Family program. It's that time of year again – the deadline to participate as an adopting department or an adopted employee is Nov. 15.

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PtWorks Downtime - Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m.

On Thursday, Nov. 14, at 1:30 p.m., PtWorks will be down for one hour to complete server maintenance. Registrars can use PtWorks Downtime app to print armbands and labels.

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'Good Things' from 3 Anderson

Two weeks ago we featured Nurse Paige Roberts and the 'Three Good Things' tool of 3 Anderson as a reminder to take the 2013 Patient Safety Culture Survey before Nov. 20! Check out just a few examples of the the 'good things' from 3 Anderson!

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Multicultural Fair photos on Chapelboro.com!

The Multicultural Fair on Nov. 1 was a big success. Thank you all for your participation. Please take a look at the photos posted on Chapelboro.com!

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Improved patient handoffs result from 2011 Patient Safety Culture Survey

Improved patient handoffs result from 2011 Patient Safety Culture Survey

Andrea Dicus, CNIII, Intermediate Surgical Care Unit (ISCU), is co-chair of the Nursing Handoffs and Transitions Task Force, which recommends using of a new standardized handoff tool to create safer patient handoffs at shift changes. Without the information gathered during the 2009 and 2011 Patient Safety Culture Surveys, the tool might not have been implemented, so be sure to take this year’s survey!

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Cupcake Socials through Nov. 15 to celebrate our FY13 successes!

To celebrate our recent successes in reaching our 2013 fiscal year goals, everyone is invited to a "Cupcake Social" scheduled through November 15.

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UNC men's basketball games Nov. 15 and 17

The UNC men's basketball team tips off at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, versus Holy Cross., and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, versus Belmont. Please be aware that traffic near UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine may be heavy before and after the game.

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Chapel Hill Transit detours and delays on Friday, Nov. 15

Please read here for important information about detours and delays to Chapel Hill Transit service tomorrow.

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Flu vaccine update

As of Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, more than 10,100 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Please review the details of how you can get your flu vaccine!

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