Weight Watchers at work makes it more convenient than ever to reach and maintain your goal weight!
Congratulations to our Summer 2015 Plus People. These 16 employees were recognized among the very best at UNC Hospitals, UNC Faculty Physicians and the UNC School of Medicine.
Please visit the Dillards Fundraising Sale in the Children's Hospital lobby June 23 - 25.
The Women's Health Information Center offers yoga classes to help you relax and de-stress. Classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thurdsays, and are $3 per class or $10 for a four-class pass. Our course times accommodate employees coming off the night shift as well as those looking for a positive way to start their day.
The Women's Health Information Center offers two classes a week, on Tuesday and Friday from 5:15 - 6:10 p.m. We now meet in Training Room B on the fourth floor of the Old Infirmary. Cost is $3 per class.
Five UNC Health Care employees in the Office of Medical Staff Services/Centralized Credentialing Office passed their national certification as a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) this past year.
On-site visits next week from Fidelity and Employee Benefits.
As part of the continuing Bone Marrow Transplant Unit renovation project, a 100-ton crane placed at the Neurosciences Hospital loading dock on Sunday, June 28, from 7 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. UNC Hospitals Police will assist with traffic and pedestrian control during lifting activities. Vehicular access to the Women’s, Children’s and Anderson Pavilion loading docks will remain open. The Shelco superintendents on site will be Todd Johnson (336-399-0996) and Brian Booth (252-717-9181).
Expecting a baby? Can’t come to all of the Prepared Childbirth on-site Classes? We now offer another option. UNC Women's Health Information Center is offering Online Prepared Childbirth classes. Expecting parents can learn from anywhere, any time!
UNC Health Care is gearing up for its Stuff the Bus school supply collection drive. Help children in need by volunteering to be a captain.
Sean Kaye, EMT-Paramedic, EMS Specialist at the EMS Performance Improvement Center within the Department of Emergency Medicine, has recently been appointed to the The National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC). NEMSAC was formed in April 2007 as a nationally recognized council of EMS representatives and consumers to provide advice and recommendations regarding EMS to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The ICD-10 Roadshow will kick off Tuesday, July 7, at High Point Regional, and will help you understand and prepare for the upcoming ICD-10 implementation.
The Referral Reporting Workgroup continues to work with our Epic and SAP vendors on the communication issue that is preventing a handful of reports from running successfully from within Epic@UNC. As an interim solution, the Referral Reporting Workgroup has produced a workaround to grant access to the Access and Referral Metric Dashboard.
Over the next few weeks, the Carolina Value Clinical Optimization Team will begin Phase 1 of the implementation of Communication and Patient Planning (CAPP) Meetings at various entities throughout the UNC Health Care system.
From 7 – 8:15 p.m. Friday, June 26, ISD will upgrade the voicemail systems at Rex and UNC Medical Center. Any voicemails received during this time period will be lost once the upgrade is completed. Also, any voicemails deleted during the 7 – 8:15 p.m. timeframe will have to be re-deleted once the upgrade is completed.
The Department of Pharmacy will be changing brands of rapid-acting insulin on July 1. On this date, all insulin aspart (Novolog) orders and products will be interchanged to insulin lispro (Humalog). This affects inpatient orders and product ordered for in-clinic use or in outpatient procedural areas at UNC Medical Center, Rex (already using Humalog), and Chatham.