Dec. 11

Chatham, Rex and UNC Medical Center meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements

Congratulations to Chatham, Rex and UNC Medical Center on successfully meeting Meaningful Use requirements for 2014! Chatham met CMS requirements for Stage 1, Year 1, and UNC Medical Center and Rex met requirements for Stage 2, Year 1.

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Workgroup created to coordinate referrals/access metrics and reporting requests

To ensure we most effectively and efficiently manage internal and external referrals using Epic@UNC and our operational processes, UNC Health Care’s Senior Leadership Team and Epic@UNC’s Steering Committee have commissioned a Referrals & Access Leadership Team that is charged with developing standards, verifying supporting workflows, and establishing common metrics.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Glen Lennox Apartments, PNC Bank, Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle, Employee Benefits, Courtyard by Marriott Chapel, BB&T Hill and T-Mobile.

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Water shutdown in Bedtower Dec. 11

On Thursday, Dec. 11, at 9 p.m. the plumbing shop will be replacing a faulty valve in our domestic water system for Bedtower. The water system for the building will be shut off for 1.5 - 2 hours to make the repair.

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Chapel Hill Transit holiday schedule

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) services will operate on the following schedule in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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Clean In, Clean Out: November Update and Golden Hand Recognitions for Excellence

November compliance results for inpatients was 94.3% overall and for outpatient/procedural areas was 92% overall! Read which areas performed best during November!

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McLendon Labs memos Core #120 and Micro #155

Please read these two important memos regarding discontinuation of testing for Phosphatidylglycerol (PG) and changes to the Rare Blood Pathogen culture.

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Triangle Transit holiday service schedule

Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) bus, shuttle and express routes will not operate on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, and Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Read for more details.

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Honoring excellence in oncology nursing and clinical services

Congratulations to nurse practitioner Mary Dunn and clinical nurse Lauren Terzo for winning the 2014 Oncology Nursing Excellence Award and to financial counselor Cynthia Moody and administrative support supervisor Christine Nadel, winners of the 2014 Clinical Services Excellence Award.

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Funding for nurses interested in investigating clinical practice-based topics

The 2015 Becton Dickinson Fellowship to provide funded time and resources for clinical nurses to conduct bedside research.

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Keep those cell phones coming!

We are pleased with the number of cell phones donated to benefit services for victims of family violence. You can continue to take your donated cell phones to the Women’s Health Information Center on the ground floor of the N.C. Women’s Hospital.

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Sign up with Tobacco Free Tar Heels

Got a New Year's resolution? Sign up for Tobacco Free Tar Heels, the free tobacco cessation program for UNC Health Care employees and their families.

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Surgeons and nurses: Updated steps to ensure SCIP Core Measure compliance

Effective Friday, Dec. 12, for those placing surgery orders or ordering medications in Epic@UNC, "On Call to OR" will no longer be available as a choice for medication frequency. The new phrase is "For OR Use," which can be found beginning Dec. 12 even if you search for "On Call to OR."

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New 'Service Area' field in Patient Lookup tool Dec. 12

Beginning Friday, Dec. 12, the Patient Lookup tool in Epic@UNC will display a new field for "Service Area." This new field will automatically default to "UNCHCS Service Area," so no action is required of users.

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Training sessions on conversions to new phones at Anderson Pavilion, Patient Support Tower

Open house training sessions on new phones will be held all day Monday, Dec. 15, in Starbucks Conference Room A. All employees are invited to these sessions to learn more about new phones and new phone numbers at UNC Hospitals.

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Anderson Pavilion, Patient Support Tower to get new phone numbers, phones Dec. 16 - 18

As part of the ongoing project to update the landline telephone infrastructure at UNC Hospitals, the Anderson Pavilion and Patient Support Tower will receive new phones and new phone numbers (with the local 984 area code) on Dec. 16 - 18.

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Duke doctor, UNC nurse help woman give birth on Southwest flight

UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department nurse Victoria Bissette didn't skip a beat when she had to help a fellow passenger give birth on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday, Dec. 9.

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Celebrating an incredible 2014!

Celebrating an incredible 2014!

2014 has been an incredible year at UNC Medical Center so far. Watch this video to see just a few reasons why we're so happy!

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Employee Holiday Celebration

Employee Holiday Celebration

On Dec. 10, UNC Hospitals employees gathered in the Cancer Hospital courtyard for the annual holiday celebration. Employees shared their favorite parts about the celebration and why they love the holiday season. Read what they had to say.

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