May 7

Nursing Professional Certifications - "Get Certified!"

Nursing professional certification validates one's specialty knowledge, and demonstrates both one's expertise and dedication to continuing competency.

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Nursing Staff Recognition Week: May 4 - 9

It's the time of year again to show our appreciation to the Nursing Staff at UNC Hospitals. We will be celebrating Nursing Staff Recognition Week May 4 - 9.

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Did You Know? The Service Response Center has a website on the Intranet

The Service Response Center's site provides information on making various service requests, including requests for Patient Transportation, Environmental Services, Biomedical Engineering repairs, as well as some services provided by agencies partnered with the hospitals.

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Three short scanning videos in LMS

Three videos and a Quick Start Guide about scanning into Epic@UNC are now loaded into LMS. We hope the short videos (each less than 10 minutes) will be a helpful resource for tips/reminders about the scanning process.

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Avoid extra clicks when previewing a note, lab result (Intranet)

Since the April 19 Epic@UNC update, a number of users have reported a problem with the “Preview” pane in Chart Review that requires extra clicks to preview a note or lab result. Though we cannot immediately resolve this issue, use these steps to preview notes/lab results most efficiently.

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Scheduled normal power outage in Women’s and Children’s Hospitals May 13

On Wednesday, May 13, there will be a four-hour scheduled power outage from 8 p.m. until midnight (early Thursday) in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals.

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ICD-10 Monthly Minute

ICD-10 Monthly Minute

The ICD-10 training deadline is one month away!

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McLendon Labs Memo

Effective May 11, 2015, the Alpha- I -Antitrlpsin (AlA) assay will be performed using a new methodology. The new reference range will be 97-16l mgldL. The decision to change the method was due to the vendor of the current reagent discontinuing support of that reagent.

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News from HR

Enhanced 2014 Annual Benefits Statements are now available! Read for more information. Plus, on-site visits from The Walking Company, Employee Benefits, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education, and Prudential.

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Aycock Family Medicine parking lot to be paved May 16

The parking lot at Aycock Family Medicine will close at noon on Saturday, May 16, and reopen Monday morning, May 18.

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Belk's Pop-Up Boutique

Please visit the Belk Pop-Up Boutique in the Children's Lobby on May 12 & 13.

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Overlook Cafe closed May 13 and 14

The Overlook Cafe will be closed on Wednesday, May 13, and Thursday, May 14, to help support the Employee Service Awards. Regular business hours will resume on Friday, May 15.

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Stroke Month Lecture Series - “Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Pregnancy”

Please join us for a series of lectures during National Stroke Awareness Month. One stroke hour is provided for each session, and the series will be held in Bondurant Hall.

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Stroke Month Lecture Series - “UNC Comprehensive Stroke Center: Stroke Treatment Updates”

Please join us for a series of lectures during National Stroke Awareness Month. One stroke hour is provided for each session, and the series will be held in Bondurant Hall.

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Stroke Month Lecture Series - Webinar: “Recognizing Strokes Among Infants and Children”

Please join us for a series of lectures during National Stroke Awareness Month. One stroke hour is provided for each session, and the series will be held in Bondurant Hall.

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Stroke Month Lecture Series - Panel Discussion with Stroke Survivors

Please join us for a series of lectures during National Stroke Awareness Month. One stroke hour is provided for each session, and the series will be held in Bondurant Hall.

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An Evening of Shopping at Talbots

Talbots and UNC Health Care Volunteer Services invite you to an evening of shopping and refreshments at the Streets of Southpoint -- 10 percent of pretax sales will be donated to the Volunteer Association! Please RSVP by May 18 to participate.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA information session

Prepare for the future by sharpening your business skills with an Executive MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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Steppin’ Out Walking Challenge results are in!

Steppin’ Out Walking Challenge results are in!

During this year's Steppin' Out Walking Challenge, UNC Hospitals employees were challenged to walk 70,000 steps in seven days for a chance at prizes, bragging rights and overall improvement of health. More than 873 employees submitted their steps with a total of 71,010,593 steps – over 25 million more steps than last year! Congratulations to all who stepped up and walked.

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Gearing Up for Bike Week

Bike to Work Week is May 11 - 15. On Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Beach Café the Commuter Alternative Program is giving out free bike lights, reflective accessories, and other great swag. Bring your bike to register it for 50 percent off a U-Lock, and get a free bike check from the Carrboro ReCYCLEry!

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Medication Reconciliation Update - 'Sort by' default switched to alphabetical for providers

To standardize the view within the “Review Home Medications” and “Reconcile Home Medications” sections of medication reconciliation, the “Sort by” default will be changed to Alphabetical for providers on Tuesday, May 12. This is the current default view for nurses and pharmacy technicians.

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World Health Organization's #safeHANDS Hand Hygiene Day at UNC Hospitals

World Health Organization's #safeHANDS Hand Hygiene Day at UNC Hospitals

May 5 was the World Health Organization’s #safeHANDS Hand Hygiene Day, and UNC Hospitals celebrated with tremendous success! Check out moments from the traveling photo both, view the hand hygiene results from the day, and see which of your colleagues won the random drawing!

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‘The Sum of Us’ begins Monday, May 11 (Intranet link)

Starting May 11, all UNC Medical Center employees are invited to visit UNCtheSumOfUs.org and participate in UNC Health Care’s system-wide internal brand campaign entitled “The Sum of Us.”

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Taleo Performance: What’s New

Beginning with this Fiscal Year 2015 Performance Review Period (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015) all employees will use the Taleo Performance system for performance goal plans and annual reviews.

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2015 Workforce Engagement Survey opens Monday, May 11

The 2015 Workforce Engagement Survey opens Monday, May 11, and closes Sunday, May 24. Please view the following message from Gary Park and Dr. Allen Daugird.

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Go-Live #3 update

On Tuesday, May 5, 63 UNC Health Care clinics at Caldwell Memorial, High Point Regional, and Johnston Health, as well as our Lumberton Cardiology and Nash Neurosurgery clinics, began using Epic@UNC. Many thanks to our teams from ISD and leaders from both clinical and business operations that are working with these clinics as they begin using Epic@UNC!

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Sovera Downtime May 15

“Scan to Sovera” and all Sovera-related applications will be down for all locations using Epic@UNC on Friday, May 15, from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. as ISD performs an infrastructure upgrade to the system. Viewing scanned images from Epic@UNC will be available until approximately 10:30 p.m. May 15. All system functionality is expected to be restored by 1 a.m. on Saturday, May 16.

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Wellness Wednesdays Farmers Market

The Wellness Wednesdays Farmers Market at UNC Hospitals is open from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Wednesdays!

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