March 5

Epic@UNC visit type/template maintenance requests delayed

In preparation for the 2014 Epic@UNC upgrade, from March 1 - 8, Patient Access Support Services (PASS) will be unable to move into the production environment any visit type and/or template changes for all Epic@UNC departments.

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UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals is excited to announce the opening of the Therapeutic Infusion Center at Carolina Pointe II. The new twenty-two seat Infusion Center is located on the second floor of 6013 Farrington Road in Chapel Hill. Here, a skilled team of nurses, led by Lana Amend, RN and Suzanne Francart, PharmD, will perform non-oncologic infusions for patients from numerous specialties including - but not limited to - Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, and Benign Hematology.

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Memorial Lobby escalators out of service March 9 - 20

Beginning March 9, the escalators in Memorial Lobby serving ground to first and first to ground will be down for required preventive maintenance.

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AWHONN Conference

Join the 44th annual N.C Section Conference May 1. Emily Jackson, L&D nurse manager, and Rhonda Lanning, program director for the doula program, will be guest speakers.

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Last UNC men's basketball home game March 7

The UNC men's basketball team will play Duke on Saturday, March 7, at 9 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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News from HR

Prudential 401k/457 Session, new retirement options, and information about on-site visits from Collins Crossing Apartments, Bank of North Carolina, Southern Village and The Waverly Apartments, Ashford Lakes Apartments, Employee Benefits, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education and Community Home Trust.

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Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Applications for the Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service are due March 21.

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Cancer Hospital sprinklers out of service - March 5

On Thursday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, the sprinkler system on the Manning level of the Cancer Hospital will be shut down due to construction renovations. Each department shall follow their system site-specific training implemented by Environmental Health & Safety. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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New Terrace Café options available

On Feb. 23, 2015, the Terrace Cafe began offering two new express options.

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Preparing for Epic@UNC upgrade downtime, recovery

Epic@UNC will be down from 2 a.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Saturday morning, March 7, for the 2014 Epic@UNC Upgrade.

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Use Training Library to review changes coming in 2014 Upgrade

Use the "2014 Upgrade" section of the Epic@UNC Training Library to find details about specific changes coming March 7, 2015, with the Epic@UNC 2014 Upgrade. This link also is available in Epic@UNC under the "References" --> "Tip Sheets" drop-down menu.

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Habitat for Humanity Project

UNC Children’s Hospital Community Involvement group is sponsoring a Habitat Build.

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Chapel Hill Transit Spring Break Schedule

Chapel Hill Transit will operate on an adjusted service schedule March 7 - 14. Safe Rides will not operate March 12 - 14.

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Certified Nurses Day Celebration

You are Cordially Invited to the 7th-Annual UNC Hospitals Certified Nurses Day Celebration.

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Nursing – Assessment and Vitals flowsheets consolidated as part of 2014 Upgrade

Once the 2014 Epic@UNC Upgrade is in effect on Saturday, March 7, nurses in acute care units, medical/surgcal units, and adult/pediatric ICUs will notice a consolidation of the Assessment and Vitals flowsheets to one flowsheet for all levels of care.

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Providing Feedback, Protecting Patients

Providing Feedback, Protecting Patients

More than halfway through year two of Clean In, Clean Out, the Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (TICU) is embracing an important new emphasis of the UNC Hospitals' hand hygiene program: providing and receiving feedback graciously.

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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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Policy Update: Medication Management

Policy ADMIN 0188, “Medication Management: Prescribing, Dispensing, Monitoring and Administration of Chemotherapy, Biotherapy, and Immunotherapy,” has been updated to reflect the changes from a paper-based chemotherapy ordering system to an electronic chemotherapy ordering system within Epic.

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