March 19

Clean In, Clean Out: February Update and Golden Hand Recognitions of Excellence

February compliance results for inpatient and outpatient areas exceeded 90% compliance overall! Read which areas performed best last month!

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Announcing the 2015 Workforce Engagement Survey

Mark your calendars! The dates for the next UNC Health Care Workforce Engagement Survey (WES) are set for Monday, May 11 – Friday, May 24. This year, all UNC Health Care affiliates will participate in the survey, including Rex Healthcare and Nash Health Care. Please look for further instructions and details on the timeline for project activities to be distributed over the next few weeks.

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‘Chart Search’ now available in Epic@UNC

“Chart Search” is now available from the top-right corner of Epic@UNC as an alternative to looking through a patient's chart or browsing Epic@UNC menus. In Epic@UNC, press “CTRL + spacebar” to automatically move your cursor to the search box.

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Update on work underway to improve Referrals, Access issues

To address concerns with the referrals process and Epic@UNC workflows, a Referrals & Access workgroup meets regularly with the goal of improving the user experience when requesting and receiving referral orders.

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Reminder: Drop-in Photography Session to be held April 23

A free drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs).

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Nurse Residents Graduate after Completing Transition Program

Nurse Residents Graduate after Completing Transition Program

Seventeen RNs graduated on March 9 after completing their first year of practice in the UNC Medical Center Nurse Residency Program.

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Daniels Named 2015 ASHP Fellow

Daniels Named 2015 ASHP Fellow

Rowell Daniels, PharmD, is one of four North Carolina pharmacists selected as a 2015 Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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News from HR

Information about on-site visits from ASG Security, Employee Benefits, and Fidelity, as well as an Employee Self-Service - Did You Know?

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Learning Made Simple downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 3 a.m. Saturday, March 21, through 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21.

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Cranberry Corner closing for remodeling

Cranberry Corner Gift Shop, located in the main lobby of N.C Memorial Hospital, will be closing March 22 for a complete remodel. We hope to reopen by mid-May.

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Chapel Hill Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Each year more than 125,000 people participate in hundreds of Great Strides events across the country to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research and drug development. Join the Chapel Hill Great Strides Walk on Saturday, April 11.

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Sharing from the Front Line of Quality: A Sampling of Quality Initiatives Across the United States

This is an interactive nursing research seminar to share best practices presented at the 2015 ANA Quality Conference. Sessions are with Robyn DeGennaro, MSN, RN, NEA‐BC, Senior Clinical Quality Engineer, and Carol Benge, RN, BS, CPHQ Quality & Organizational Excellence Leader, Nursing Quality and Research. No registration is required.

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UNC Voice Center's World Voice Day Celebration

The UNC Voice Center is hosting a celebratory event on April 16 in honor of World Voice Day. It will kick off with a concert at 12 p.m. followed by free screenings from 1 - 4 p.m. in the ENT clinic.

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Operation Medicine Drop

There will be an “Operation Medicine Drop” on March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Valet Lane in front of UNC Hospitals.

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2015 Innovation Pilot Award Winners Announced

The UNC Health Care and School of Medicine Center for Innovation released the RFP for its third round of Pilot Awards in November, and today announces the two winning teams.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday, April 19

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, April 19. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while the technical team applies an update.

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Conversion of UNC Hospitals’ Cisco wireless phones to ‘984’ numbers begins March 25

Conversion of UNC Hospitals’ Cisco wireless phones to ‘984’ numbers begins March 25

On Wednesday, March 25, Telecommunications will begin converting Cisco wireless phone numbers, which are mainly Nurse Call Phones, to new 984-974-XXXX numbers. This conversion will begin in the N.C. Cancer Hospital and then move across UNC Hospitals.

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Incorrect I&O auto-calculation when ordering duplicate infusions as one-step medications

Epic is working to fix a known issue in Epic@UNC involving an inaccurate I&O calculation if multiple duplicate infusion medications are ordered and administered directly utilizing one-step medication from one of Epic@UNC’s specialty narrators (Code, Trauma, Sedation), Procedure logs or the Intra-op Navigator. View steps to take until a fix is in place.

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