Nov. 13

UNC home football game on Nov. 15

There will be a home football game on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. against Pittsburgh. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for UNC home football games.

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Epic@UNC team now reviewing Optimization Requests

Since our two Go-Lives, the Epic@UNC team has focused on stabilizing Epic@UNC to ensure it’s running smoothly for all users. The Epic@UNC team is now beginning its review of Optimization Requests.

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Medicaid Pending Coverage restriction in Epic@UNC effective Nov. 10

To maintain the integrity of the Medicaid Pending coverage in Epic, the ability to add Medicaid Pending as a coverage will be restricted to only the Medicaid Eligibility Specialits (MACs) effective Monday, Nov. 10.

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Messaging features streamlined in My UNC Chart effective Nov. 13

The My UNC Chart Patient Engagement Team has streamlined the messaging feature so that messages get to the appropriate Front Desk or Clinical Staff Pool.

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'NONE, NONE' generic Primary Care Provider entry to be deactivated in Epic@UNC

To provide the best care and communication to our patients and referring providers and comply with Meaningful Use requirements, the "NONE, NONE" entry in the Primary Care Provider, Patient Care Team and Referring Provider fields in Epic@UNC will be deactivated on Monday, Nov. 17.

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Two Midnight Rule – CMS requiring co-signature

As a result of a recent CMS clarification of the Two Midnight Rule, beginning Thursday, Nov. 13, "Place Patient in Bed and Update Patient Status" orders in Epic@UNC will require co-signature from the attending on the treatment team when placed by a resident or advanced practice provider.

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Tar Heel Express Shuttles to UNC men's basketball game Nov. 16

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Sunday, Nov. 16, for the UNC men’s basketball game against Robert Morris, scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.

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Tar Heel Express shuttles to UNC men’s basketball game Nov. 14

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Friday, Nov. 14, for the UNC men’s basketball game against NCCU, scheduled for 8 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.

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Free UNC women's basketball tickets available to UNC Hospitals employees this weekend

This weekend, the UNC women's basketball season will tip-off with two games. Free tickets are available to UNC Hospitals employees and their immediate families (limit 4 tickets). Employees should simply present their UNC Hospitals ID badge at the Carmichael Auditorium ticket office.

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Learning Made Simple downtime scheduled this weekend

Learning Made Simple (LMS) will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, through 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov.15.

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News from HR

Employee Arts & Crafts Fair deadline and on-site visits from Glen Lennox Apartments and Employee Benefits.

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Tar Heel Express service to UNC home football game Nov. 15

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Saturday, Nov. 15, for the UNC football game against Pittsburgh, scheduled for 12:30 pm at Kenan Stadium.

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Transportation on demand services available for employees

Read about transportation on demand options for School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals employees.

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Nursing Policy Updates - November 2014

Please read these important nursing policy updates effective November 2014.

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McLendon Laboratories Memos #116 and #117

Referral testing has announced changes in Oligosaccharide testing and Thyroglobulin testing.

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Hodgson joins UNC Health Care as Director of State and Federal Policy

Hodgson joins UNC Health Care as Director of State and Federal Policy

Lanier Swann Hodgson has been named Director of State and Federal Policy for the UNC Health Care System. She will represent the system in both Raleigh and Washington, D.C.

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UNC Health Care to redesign public internet websites, intranet sites

UNC Health Care’s Division of Communications, Marketing, and External Affairs is leading an effort to create new external-facing websites for UNC Medical Center, Rex Healthcare, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Health Care. A project to create a system-level intranet is also underway.

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Upcoming planned Epic@UNC downtimes

Please share the following dates and work with your teams to prepare for the following planned Epic@UNC downtimes in December 2014, and January and March 2015.

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Ahead of the Curve: UNC Hospitals honors current and former military staff on Veterans Day

Ahead of the Curve: UNC Hospitals honors current and former military staff on Veterans Day

On Tuesday, more than 120 people gathered in the lobby of N.C. Memorial Hospital for UNC Hospitals’ annual Veterans Day observance. Attendees – clad in a mix of military uniforms, white coats and business suits – came together to recognize employees and residents who have served, or are currently serving, in the armed forces.

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UNC men's basketball home games Nov. 14 and 16

The UNC men's basketball team will play NCCU on Friday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m., and Robert Morris on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. Please read for information about tripper buses available at the hospital should regular routes be delayed.

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The N.C. Children’s Promise Radiothon returns Nov. 20

The N.C. Children’s Promise Radiothon returns Nov. 20

N.C. Children’s Hospital chief physician, Dr. Wesley Burks, shares some important changes to the 13th annual Radiothon’s program of events, which will be held Thursday, Nov. 20.

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