Dec. 4

Annual Holiday Bazaar

UNC Children’s will host the 16th Annual Holiday Bazaar. This benefit provides proceeds for UNC Children’s and features crafts, home goods, and other artistic wares for sale in the hospital lobby.

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ICD-10 Monthly Minute

ICD-10 Monthly Minute

In the midst of additional ICD-10 delay rumors, the “ICD-10 Coalition” made up of industry leaders such as the BlueCross BlueShield Association, AHIMA, and others, recently sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to avoid any additional delays to the Oct. 1, 2015, deadline. Read more.

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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.

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Reminder: Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Dec. 5

The Influenza Immunization of Healthcare Personnel Policy (IC0062) requires vaccination or evidence of vaccination by Dec. 5. Exemptions may be granted only for medical contraindications or religious beliefs.

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New Blood Product Infusion BPA for inpatient nurses beginning Dec. 8 (Intranet link)

A new Best Practice Advisory (BPA) will begin appearing for inpatient nurses in Epic@UNC on Monday, Dec. 8, when there is a blood product infusion that has not been completed within four hours of the infusion start time. The BPA will disappear once the transfusion group has been ‘completed’ on the Blood Admin flowsheet.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday, Dec. 7

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 7. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while the technical team applies an update.

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UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital are now recognized as Stage 6 hospitals on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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Flu vaccine update

As of Thursday morning, Dec. 4, more than 11,400 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Remember: you must become flu compliant by Dec. 5.

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Tar Heel Express shuttles to UNC men’s basketball game Dec. 7

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Sunday, Dec. 7, for the UNC men’s basketball game against ECU, scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.

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UNC men's basketball home game Dec. 7

The UNC men's basketball team will play ECU on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. View the schedule for Tar Heel Express shuttles, a parking map, and the full schedule for UNC men's basketball.

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Join our 2014 Holiday Celebrations!

All UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians employees are invited to celebrate the holiday season with some refreshments at one of the dates and times below. Be sure to join your colleagues for holiday refreshments to celebrate all the hard work you've done this year!

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Overlook Cafe closed Dec. 9, 10

Next Tuesday and Wednesday the Overlook Cafe will be closed to help support the hospital-wide holiday celebration that will take place from 1 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the Cancer Hospital courtyard. We will reopen and return to normal operating hours on Thursday, Dec. 11.

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