April 2

Updated Go-Live #3 Technical Dress Rehearsal schedule

ISD continues to test PCs, printers, scanners, etc., at all Epic@UNC Go-Live #3 locations. View the latest schedule.

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Healing in Medicine: Lessons from Clinicians and Patients

This April Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Larry R. Churchill, PhD, Professor of Medicine and the Ann Geddes Shahlman Chair in Medical Ethics at Vanderbilt University.

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Cardiovascular Symposium 2015: Innovation and Education

This year’s symposium builds on the collective knowledge throughout the network to serve as a learning opportunity for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, technologists, and anyone involved in caring for patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Magellan and Sensei Training

Magellan and Sensei Mobile Units will be available for demo in front of the Women's Hospital on Tuesday, April 14, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sessions last approximately 30 minutes. All staff members are welcome to attend, and all staff members from Vascular Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Cath Lab and EP Lab are encouraged to attend.

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News from HR

Information on State Tuition Waiver Program for Summer Sessions, Employee Self Service, Employee Benefits, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education, Employee Benefits & Services Fair.

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McLendon Labs Memo

Effective April 1, 2015, the UNC Molecular Genetics Laboratory is pleased to announce a new test for detection of mutations occurring in myeloid neoplasms that may assist in diagnosis and determining prognosis.

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McLendon Labs information system 90-minute downtime April 9

A downtime is scheduled for UNC Hospitals' McLendon Clinical Laboratories Soft information system from 8 - 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 9. During this time, employees on inpatient units will not receive any labels printed to the laboratory label printers. Please submit laboratory specimens during this time with an Epic@UNC label and Epic@UNC requisition.

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Environmental Services Department Food Drive during April

Environmental Services Department Food Drive during April

The Environmental Services Department will be hosting a food drive during the month of April to help support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. This food bank serves 34 counties in North Carolina, where 651,190 individuals live in food-insecure households; 212,510 of those individuals are children. So please show your support. Every contribution will be greatly appreciated.

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Smoke free means a lot more free time

Smoke free means a lot more free time

When nursing assistant Rebecca Langham enrolled in UNC Health Care System’s Tobacco Free Tar Heels (TFTH) program, she had been smoking a pack of cigarettes daily since she was 16 years old. Today, thanks to TFTH and her own personal dedication, she's tobacco free.

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Administrative Policy Change - Declaration of Death Policy

Effective March 30, 2015, UNC Health Care System Policy ADMIN #0041, Declaration of Death Policy, has an important change for UNC Hospitals.

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Crane lifting dates set for Bone Marrow Transplant Unit renovation

Saturday, April 18, and Saturday, April 25, have been selected as dates for lifting of HVAC ductwork for the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit renovation at the Neurosciences Hospital. As in past lifts, the crane will be placed at the Neurosciences loading dock and lifting activities will take place between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Vehicular access to the Women’s and Children’s and Anderson Pavilion loading docks will remain open during these times.

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Signed notes printed from 'Notes' activity no longer printing with gray background

After the Epic@UNC 2014 Upgrade, signed notes printed from the "Notes" activity printed with a gray background, making them harder to read/fax/photocopy, in addition to using more printer toner. This issue is now fixed and signed notes no longer have a gray background.

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Congrats to 80 providers recommended by at least 94% of their patients!

UNC Health Care administers the CMS-approved Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) survey to solicit feedback from our patients. One question on that survey asks patients if they would recommend their provider's office to friends and family. Eighty of our providers had more than 94% of their patients respond “Yes, definitely!” to that question, which places them in the top quartile nationally.

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