Oct. 10

Rollins-Raval new director of Special Coagulation Laboratory

Effective Sept. 23, 2013, Marian Rollins-Raval, MD, MPH, is Director of the Special Coagulation Laboratory in McLendon Clinical Laboratories.

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2014 Annual Enrollment open through Oct. 31

Annual Enrollment is under way through Oct. 31 for all voluntary benefits. There are significant changes to the 2014 benefits which will REQUIRE your attention before Annual Enrollment ends on Oct. 31.

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News from HR

Please read for information about the deadline for Photography Contest submissions, the Maternity Workshop, and on-site visits by Employee Benefits, Community Home Trust, Costco, Homewatch Caregivers of the Triangle, MetLife Auto & Home, Cosgrove Hill Apartments, Courtyard by Marriott.

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2013 Commitment to Caring Quality Expo - Oct. 15 - 16

In celebration of National Health Care Quality Week, UNC Hospitals will hold its annual Commitment to Caring Quality Expo from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and 16 in the lobbies of the Children’s and Women’s Hospitals.

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Fire Alarm and Sprinkler testing: Oct. 14 - 17

A quarterly inspection and test of the fire alarm and sprinkler systems will take place throughout UNC Hospitals and several off-campus locations from Oct. 14-17.

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Presentation: "Effective E-Mail Communication"

Do your e-mails present you as a polished professional? Are they sometimes unclear or interpreted as uncaring? Join us for this presentation as we learn quick tips to improve our e-mail communication.

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ICU Waiting Room to close for renovations

The 2nd Floor ICU Waiting Room will close on Oct. 14 for approximately five weeks due to renovations. During the renovations, family members and guests will be directed to the hospital lobby since the surgical waiting rooms are usually quite full.

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New IT infrastructure - 30 minute outage begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 18

In preparation for Epic@UNC, and to further unite UNC Health Care locations from a technical perspective, ISD will begin an upgrade this October to create a new UNC Health Care infrastructure that directly connects networks at UNC Hospitals, Rex, the UNC Physicians Network, and Chatham Hospital. This upgrade will cause a 30-minute internet outage beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Sneak preview: Rex Healthcare and Carolina Hurricanes commercial!

Sneak preview: Rex Healthcare and Carolina Hurricanes commercial!

Rex Healthcare recently teamed up with a few Carolina Hurricanes' players on a commercial that will air throughout the hockey season. Have a look!

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CMS (Two-Midnight) Rule and medical staff requirements

Effective Oct. 1, 2013, CMS has instituted a new rule regarding medical necessity determinations and observation (OBS)/inpatient (IP) designation which will require physicians to alter how they order an admission and document medical intent on admission. Failure to comply with this rule can have a significant financial impact on our healthcare system.

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Chapel Hill Transit Fall Break service adjustments

Safe Ride buses will not operate on Friday, Oct. 18, or Saturday, Oct. 19th, due to Fall Break. Safe Ride is a service funded by the UNC-Chapel Hill Student Government for the safety of students.

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Epic@UNC e-Learning courses now available through LMS

Epic@UNC e-Learning courses now available through LMS

Epic@UNC e-learning classes are now available via the new LMS. These courses are based on the Epic@UNC Course Catalog and provide an introduction to the applications and workflows of Epic@UNC.

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UNC Hospitals again receives national recognition for top patient outcomes

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized UNC Hospitals for achieving “meritorious” outcomes for surgical patient care for the second year in a row. UNC Hospitals is the only hospital in North Carolina, as well the only academic medical center in the country, to receive the honor.

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2013 SECC Kicks Off Monday, Oct. 14

The 2013 State Employee Combined Campaign will kick off Monday, Oct. 14, and run until Friday, Nov. 8.

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'Clean In, Clean Out' now under way

'Clean In, Clean Out' now under way

The "Clean In, Clean Out" campaign - UNC Hospitals' organizational goal to reach at least 90% hand hygiene compliance - is here! Please read for information on how everyone can participate!

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More than 2,500 colleagues vaccinated during Mass Flu Vaccination Drill

More than 2,500 colleagues vaccinated during Mass Flu Vaccination Drill

Congratulations to all who participated in the Mass Flu Vaccination Drill on Oct. 7 and 8 - more than 2,500 flu vaccinations were distributed in 24 hours. Special thanks to ISD, Central Distribution, Hospital Police, Pharmacy, Volunteer Services, the School of Nursing, the School of Medicine Planning Office, Guest Services, Telecommunications, and Occupational Health Services.

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Employee Health Fair

Visit the N.C. Women's Hospital between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, for the next FREE Employee Health Fair.

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Writing and Healing for Caregivers

The Writing and Healing for Caregivers group meets every Tuesday in the Starbucks Conference Room - Side A.

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