Feb. 26

March Madness Backpack Fundrasier

It's time for the March Madness Competition to begin! Help your donation site earn the award for most items per employee for the month of March.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories Memo #159: Updates to Respiratory Viral Testing

UNC Clinical Microbiology Laboratory offers several testing options for influenza, RSV, and other respiratory viruses. We have recently updated some the tests we offer, but there have been no changes in the way tests are ordered in Epic.

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2014 Epic@UNC preview for nurses, ancillary employees

All inpatient and outpatient nursing and ancillary Epic@UNC users are invited and encouraged to attend a WebEx session scheduled for March 2 to highlight and preview the 2014 Epic@UNC upgrade.

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New lab print groups available in Epic@UNC Feb. 24

In order to reduce duplicate or unnecessary ordering, effective Feb. 24, the print groups “Micro & Lab Results,” “Outstanding Micro & Lab Orders,” and “Cancelled Orders” will be available in Epic@UNC, starting with their addition to the bottom of the “Overview” report in the Summary activity for inpatient providers.

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PTO Leave Sell-Back period ends Friday, Feb. 27

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees. This quarter's period ends Friday, Feb. 27.

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Strollin' Colon

On March 5 - 6, visit our inflatable walk-through exhibit in the lobby of the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Doctors and nurses will answer your questions about colon cancer and more!

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Dress in Blue Day

How are you getting involved during Colon Cancer Awareness Month this year? National Dress in Blue Day is quickly approaching on March 6!

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TBI Lecture Series - Concussion management: Best practices from elementary school to the pro-athlete

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services during March to support TBI Awareness Month. Each Wednesday during the month of March, the rehab therapists will be hosting a lecture on TBI in 321 MacNider from 3 - 4 p.m. This lecture, by Kevin Guskiewicz, is approved for CNE.

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TBI Lecture Series - Always in process

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services during March to support TBI Awareness Month. Each Wednesday during the month of March, the rehab therapists will be hosting a lecture on TBI in 321 MacNider from 3 - 4 p.m.

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TBI Lecture Series - Management of irritability and aggression after TBI

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services during March to support TBI Awareness Month. Each Wednesday during the month of March, the rehab therapists will be hosting a lecture on TBI in 321 MacNider from 3 - 4 p.m. This lecture is approved for CNE.

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TBI Lecture Series - Panel Discussion

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services during March to support TBI Awareness Month. Each Wednesday during the month of March, the rehab therapists will be hosting a lecture on TBI in 321 MacNider from 3 - 4 p.m.

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News from HR

Information about on-site visits from ASG Security, TIAA-CREF, Berkshire Manor West Apartments, Wells Fargo Bank, Glen Lennox Apartments, Employee Benefits and Fidelity.

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Human Resources Change of Address form update

As Human Resources moves towards electronic processing, active employees will be required to submit any Change of Address for Human Resources and Payroll by using Employee Self Service (ESS) as of Feb. 28.

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Dynamic Fundraising Sale

Please visit the Children's Lobby, March 3 and 4 for the Dynamic Fundraising sale.

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UNC Hospitals nurses to present at National Conference for Perioperative Nurses

Three UNC Hospitals OR RNs will be presenting a total of nine posters at the National Conference for Periperative Nurses in Denver, Colorado, March 7 - 11.

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Providers: Ofirmev (Acetaminophen injection) requires assessment of need every 24 hours

Effective Wednesday, Feb. 25, Ofirmev (Acetaminophen injection) orders will require an assessment of need for use every 24 hours in Epic@UNC. This means Epic@UNC will not allow an Ofirmev order to continue beyond 24 hours without being renewed.

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Reminder: Medication rounding time to next hour instead of next 15 minutes beginning March 2

Effective March 2, 2015, the start time for the first dose of medications for inpatients will round to the next hour instead of the next 15 minutes. The Pharmacy Departments at UNC Hospitals, Rex and Chatham requested this change and it has been approved by the Clinical Informatics Council (CIC) and Epic@UNC Physicians Informatics Council (ePIC).

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Personalization 'Lockdown' March 2 - 8 to prepare for upgrade

ISD must lock down many personalization features in Epic@UNC from March 2 – 8 to prepare for the 2014 Upgrade. Personalization completed or edited prior to March 2 will continue to work. Review the features that you will not be able to create/edit March 2 - 8.

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2014 Epic@UNC preview for Access & Revenue employees

All patient access & revenue Epic@UNC users are invited and encouraged to attend a WebEx session scheduled for March 5 at noon to highlight and preview the 2014 Epic@UNC upgrade. The training team also plans to record a session so that you can access the information if you cannot attend the session.

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Potential chlorine taste, odor, and discoloration in city water supply in March

In March, OWASA will use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect drinking water. You may notice chlorine taste and odor in water in Orange County city water in March/early April due to an annual change in disinfection.

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2014 Epic@UNC preview for Access & Revenue employees

All patient access & revenue Epic@UNC users are invited and encouraged to attend a WebEx sessions scheduled for March 5 at noon to highlight and preview the 2014 Epic@UNC upgrade. The training team also plans to record a session so that you can access the information if you cannot attend the session.

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