Jan. 8

Dealing with Differences

Discover new ways to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Become aware of effective methods of communication that encourage respect and appreciation for our differences. Learn specific skills to deal with hurtful and distasteful comments.

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Epic@UNC class enrollment instructions

This is a reminder of the enrollment process for Epic@UNC classes. Please view the instructions on how to enroll using a curriculum, either as an individual learner or as a manager enrolling his or her staff.

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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program

You are cordially invited to attend the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program scheduled to take place on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital Lobby. The keynote speaker this year will be Dr. John Mendez. Dr. Mendez has spent the greater part of his life working on civil and human rights initiatives in the United States and around the world. Dr. Mendez is the senior minister of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Winston Salem.

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Tar Heel Express shuttles to UNC men’s basketball game Jan. 10

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Saturday, Jan. 10, for the UNC men’s basketball game against Louisville, scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.

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UNC men's basketball home game Jan. 10

The UNC men's basketball team will play Louisville on Satuday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. View the schedule for Tar Heel Express shuttles, a parking map, and the full schedule for UNC men's basketball.

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Market and Merit Salary Increases for Employees

With the full support of the UNC Health Care Board of Directors, UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians implemented market and merit salary increases Jan. 4 that will be reflected in the Jan. 28 paychecks of eligible employees.

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News from HR

Employee Benefits at the hospital, benefit news and information for 2015, and participate in the Distinguished Webinar Speaker Series: Investing with Innovation and Style.

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Family Guide to a Diagnosis of Dementia

The UNC Geriatric clinic presents "Family Guide to a Diagnosis of Dementia."

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Epic@UNC Onsite Resident Support

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, all UNC Hospitals Residents are encouraged to get the new year off to an epic start! Epic@UNC training team available to help answer any questions you still have about using Epic@UNC!

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Epic@UNC Onsite Hospitalist Support

On Tuesday, Jan. 20, all UNC Hospitals hospitalists are encouraged to get the new year off to an epic start! The Epic@UNC training team will be available onsite to help answer any questions you still have about using Epic@UNC!

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 Two UNC Hospitals clinics to open at new locations on Jan. 20

Two UNC Hospitals clinics to open at new locations on Jan. 20

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic and the Pulmonary Clinic at UNC Hospitals will be moving from their current locations to new locations. They will be open at their new locations on Jan. 20.

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Sign up for Freedom Pay account and save 20% on all retail food purchases

Attention all UNC Medical Center staff members: individuals visiting our retail locations can save 20% on all purchases by simply visiting the Freedom Pay website and signing up for an account.

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UNC CareLink referral & lab order pilot begins Jan. 8 with select community providers

UNC CareLink referral & lab order pilot begins Jan. 8 with select community providers

UNC CareLink is a component of Epic@UNC that provides external community providers with read-only access to their patients’ medical records. More than 3,000 community users across 29 counties are already using UNC CareLink. Beginning Jan. 8, several community practices in Orange and Wake Counties will pilot the new referral order features in UNC CareLink.

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Jan. 14 update to insulin dose display on MAR (Intranet)

On Wednesday, Jan. 14, an update to Epic@UNC will change insulin dose display on the MAR. Currently, when the insulin vial is scanned, 1 unit is entered in the dose window when the medication charting activity opens. Starting Jan. 14, all insulin orders will have the ordered dose in the dose window when the insulin vial is scanned.

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Notes access added Jan. 14 for HUCs, Unit Clerks – use per local policy

On Wednesday, Jan. 14, the notes activity in Epic@UNC will become available for HUCs, CSTs, and NAs. Per policy at UNC Hospitals, these individuals should only document using the "Additional Progress" and "Transitions" note types. Per policy at Rex and Chatham Hospitals, NAs, PCTs, and Unit Clerks should only document using the "Additional Progress" note type.

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Dialysis Unit now on 4th Floor Bedtower

The Dialysis Unit, which was located on the 3rd Floor of Memorial Hospital, moved to 4th Floor Bedtower on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, for the duration of the Dialysis Unit renovation. The unit is scheduled to relocate back to the 3rd Floor of Memorial Hospital in April 2015.

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