UPDATE: As of 5 a.m. Sunday, March 9, the crane has been removed and Hospital Drive re-opened. Thank you to everyone for your patience and support during this weekend's project.
The first pieces of our Epic@UNC Go-Live toolkit are now available on the Intranet - files already available include a guide to talking to patients/guests about Epic@UNC and a list of key points to remember.
Thanks to everyone who participated in our March 12 Epic@UNC load test.
This year’s summit, Beyond the Affordable Care Act: Are We Ready for What’s Next?, will include updates and information about community initiatives, an educational session about the health insurance marketplace, and a discussion with health and human service organizations about the local impact of the Affordable Care Act.
The back corridor in the Women's/Children's Hospital basement from Anderson Elevators to the ED Lounge will be closed for sprinkler work from March 10 - 14.
Operation Medicine Drop, sponsored by the UNC Campus Public Safety, NC Safe Kids, and the DEA, allows anyone to turn in unused, expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. Folks will be able to drive up, drop them off, and drive away. It is free, anonymous, and no questions will be asked.
The annual Health Fair/Feria de la Salud at St. Thomas More church in Chapel Hill is scheduled from 2 - 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 30.
There is still time for UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians co-workers to take advantage of the free electronic income tax preparation that is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings until April 2.
Have you heard the rumor that CMS may delay ICD-10 again beyond the current Oct. 1 go-live? CMS administrator Marilyn Tavenner dispelled that rumor at last week’s HIMSS conference, stating that “there are no more delays and the system will go live on Oct. 1."
UNC Health Care invites you and your family to the Tar Heel Team Builder Employee Bike Ride. Pre-register by May 9!
CORRECTION: The Epic@UNC Playground will still be wiped each morning at approximately 1 a.m.
There have been numerous questions and concerns regarding the interpretation of our Attendance and Tardiness policy during our recent weather event of Feb. 12 - 14.
News from HR this week includes details on visits from PNC Bank and Sam's Club; Employee Benefits at UNC Hospitals; and discounted Carolina Hurricanes tickets.
Rex Healthcare is sponsoring a 10-week training program geared toward the beginning walker/runner who wants to develop a healthy and sustainable exercise regimen.
The Epic@UNC Technical Dress Rehearsal team has tested more than 8,000 workstations and continues to test workstations and equipment at Go-Live #1 and #2 areas.