June 4

Weight Watchers at Work

Weight Watchers at work makes it more convenient than ever to reach and maintain your goal weight!

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New options for charting Nitroglycerin paste administration

To enhance nitroglycerin paste administration in Epic@UNC, there are new options for charting that will now mimic the patch apply and remove process. These will go into effect Monday, June 8.

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New Critical Airway alert in Patient Header (Intranet)

Beginning Wednesday, June 3, 2015, patients with any of the following problems added to their chart via the Problem List will display a new alert on the patient banner: Critical Airway, Difficult Airway for Intubation, Difficult Airway.

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15-minute Sovera downtime June 4

The Sovera document imaging application will be down on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 9:30 - 9:45 p.m. During this time, viewing scanned images in Epic@UNC or Sovera will be unavailable. “Scan to Sovera” and all scanning applications will be up. Documents scanned during the downtime will appear in Epic@UNC shortly after the system comes back up.

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New "Non-Billable H&P" note available June 4 for providers

A new note type will be available for providers in Epic@UNC on June 4 called “Non-Billable H&P.” This note type is intended to be used when a History & Physical (H&P) is required, such as with a procedure, and is not charged separately.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Fidelity, Employee Benefits, and the Learning Experience Academy of Early Education, plus information about the annual Employee Relations three-day mediation training, which will be held at the Aloft Hotel in Chapel Hill June 15 - 17.

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Crane at Neurosciences Hospital loading dock June 6

On Saturday, June 6, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a 75-ton crane placed at the Neurosciences Hospital loading dock for work being done as part of the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit renovation.

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WES: 90% participation at UNC Medical Center; 79% participation across UNC Health Care

At the close of survey on Sunday, May 31, at 11:59 p.m., more than 8,600 UNC Medical Center employees (90% of us) participated in the 2015 WES. In total, more than 18,300 employees across UNC Health Care (78%) participated in the 2015 WES.

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Spong accepts position at Orlando Health; Hawkins new CFO for Rex Healthcare

Bernadette Spong has accepted the CFO position at Orlando Health, where she’ll join David Strong’s executive team. Bernadette had recently started a new role at UNC Health Care as Senior Vice President, Financial Shared Services and CFO, Network Hospitals, following a ten-year tenure as CFO at Rex Healthcare. Please join us in thanking Bernadette for her years of service at UNC Health Care.

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‘Code Sepsis’ implemented at Children’s Hospital

‘Code Sepsis’ implemented at Children’s Hospital

Due to the prevalence, seriousness, and treatability of sepsis, teams from the N.C. Children’s Hospital, UNC Hospitals Emergency Department, and UNC Hospitals adult ICUs have been working together for several months on sepsis detection systems and response protocols aimed at promptly recognizing and treating sepsis and reducing mortality.

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Neurology Clinic converts to hospital-based clinic

Effective May 30, 2015, the UNC Neurology Clinic converted to a hospital-based clinic.

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2016 Nursing Quality and Research Conference

Save the Date: on March 10 and 11, 2016, Nursing Quality and Research will the third annual Nursing Quality and Research Conference, "'Mine' the Gap: Measuring the Value in Quality and Research."

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Seeking participants for research study on new HIV medication for treatment and prevention

Researchers are interested in evaluating a new HIV medication that will be used for both HIV treatment and HIV prevention. You must be 18 to 65 years old and HIV negative.

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Required Annual Health Care Compliance Training in LMS due Sept. 30, 2015

The completion date has been changed from Dec. 31 to Sept. 30 so that accountability for completion can coincide with your annual performance review.

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Public Open House for UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus

On Saturday, June 20, from 2 - 4 p.m., please join us for an open house of the UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus, our medical facility located at 430 Waterstone Drive in Hillsborough.

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Two new 'Scan to Sovera' features on June 3

On June 3, 2015 the Epic@UNC team will implement two new features for use in the "Scan to Sovera" workflow.

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Lean Transformation at Caldwell UNC Health Care

Heather Foss will share details of the Lean Transformation at Caldwell UNC Health Care as part of IHQI's Speaker Series.

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Code Sepsis webinar

UNC Children's is participating in a sepsis collaborative with the Children’s Hospital Association. All are welcome to join a webinar featuring Dr. Tina Schade Willis, pediatric critical care physician and Associate CMO for Quality, as she highlights the role of the Children’s Hospital as the initial implementation area of Code Sepsis at UNC Hospitals and UNC Health Care. Get a real-time look into this multi-hospital sepsis improvement project. Read more for registration information.

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Point of Care interface downtime

Please be aware that there will be a scheduled Point of Care (POC) interface downtime on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This POC downtime will affect only UNC Medical Center. POC devices will remain operational and results will queue up and then post in Epic once the system is back up. Do not manually enter results in Epic under the lab tab because results will post once the interface is up and double billing can occur. Use downtime procedures during this time period. If you have any questions, call the POC office at 984.974.1416.

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New websites for UNC Medical Center, Rex, Chatham, UNC Health Care now live

New websites for UNC Medical Center, Rex, Chatham, UNC Health Care now live

On June 3, we introduced new websites for the UNC Health Care system, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital. At the same time, we introduced a new website with information about UNC Hospitals and its clinics and UNC Faculty Physicians clinics at www.uncmedicalcenter.org. If you see any problems, have questions, or would like to share feedback, please use the Contact Us form on the UNC Medical Center site.

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ICD-10 training reminder

Our ICD-10 training completion goal deadline of May 31 has passed. If you haven't completed the training, please log in and complete it as soon as possible. For those who have completed the training, we encourage you to revisit your training and reacquaint yourself with what you learned.

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Kickoff Meeting for the 2015 Triangle Heartwalk

We are recruiting team captains for the 2015 Triangle Heartwalk and are having a kickoff meeting on June 24 at the Starbucks Patio.

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2015 Triangle Heartwalk

The 2015 Triangle Heartwalk begins at 12:30 on Sept. 27 at the RBC Center in Raleigh.

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