Oct. 1

Support available after Oct. 1 transition to ICD-10

On Oct. 1, 2015, ICD-10 became the exclusive system used for coding diagnoses and procedures throughout the United States. Support is available to ensure this transition goes as smoothly as possible at UNC Health Care.

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Leadership Development Session XVI

Leadership Development Session XVI

This fall's Leadership Development Session on Nov. 3, 2015, will feature J. Bryan Sexton, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, Duke Patient Safety Center, discussing "Enhancing Resilience."

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Vancomycin and Aminoglycoside Pharmacy-to-Dose Protocols

In order to optimize the safety and efficacy of vancomycin and aminoglycoside therapies, pharmacists have been integrally involved in facilitating the dosing and monitoring of these agents at UNC Hospitals. A new Vancomycin and Aminoglycoside Pharmacy-to-Dose Protocol has been approved by the P&T and the Medical Staff Executive Committees.

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Changes in Daily Cares/Safety flowsheet effective Oct. 7, 2015

Two decisions were made at the quarterly CPM workgroup session pertaining to the Daily Cares/Safety flowsheet. These changes are effective Oct. 7, 2015.

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UNC Hospital School celebrates 50th anniversary

On Friday, October 9th, the UNC Hospital School will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a celebration in the Sanofi-Aventis Conference Room in the N.C. Cancer Hospital that is open to the public. The festivities will include a brief speaking program followed by a reception and guided tours of school facilities.

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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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News from HR

On-site visits from Fidelity, Berkshire Manor West Apartments, Employee Benefits and The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education.

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Resubmit your flu survey form if you submitted it between Sept. 20 and 26

Due to a computer downloading error, flu survey results from Sept. 20 - 26 were lost. Occupational Health Services requests that all persons who completed the flu survey during the indicated time period resubmit their information.

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Professional On-site Shoes

Please visit the Children's Hospital lobby Oct. 6 - 8 for the Professional On-site Shoe fundraising event.

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Celebrate Carolina Men Care

UNC Hospitals' Beacon Child and Family Program will celebrate its 11th annual Carolina Men Care campaign from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, in the Children’s Hospital lobby.

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'Little Stars' Screenings

In the weeks leading up to the “All Things Palliative at UNC” education, awareness and recognition exposition, several members dedicated to advancing the pediatric palliative care efforts at UNC will be hosting six viewings of “Little Stars," a video hosted by the BBC's David Suchet. Three showings on Oct. 1 will be in Cancer Conference 1 and the 7 Children's Conference Room.

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'Little Stars' Screening

In the weeks leading up to the “All Things Palliative at UNC” education, awareness and recognition exposition, several members dedicated to advancing the pediatric palliative care efforts at UNC will be hosting six viewings of “Little Stars” a video hosted by the BBCs David Suchet.

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'Little Stars' Screening

In the weeks leading up to the “All Things Palliative at UNC” education, awareness and recognition exposition, several members dedicated to advancing the pediatric palliative care efforts at UNC will be hosting six viewings of “Little Stars” a video hosted by the BBCs David Suchet.

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McLendon Labs Memo

The UNC Molecular Genetics Laboratory is pleased to announce the availability of a test to detect mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

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'Perceptions of Mental Illness' winners

'Perceptions of Mental Illness' winners

Annually, the UNC Hospitals Nursing Diversity Council holds a contest with a focus on a diversity topic that is explored by the Council throughout the year. This year the focus is on mental illness.

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Enhancing Resilience, Building a Stronger Patient Safety Culture

During the past two years, several units at UNC Hospitals have implemented resiliency tools to better protect themselves and their patients. As we prepare to take the 2015 Patient Safety Culture Survey, read about the role of resilience, 3 Anderson and the power of positivity, and why you should take the survey!

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Discounted faculty/staff UNC football tickets for Oct. 17 against Wake Forest

In honor of Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day, employees may purchase tickets to the UNC home football game against Wake Forest on Saturday, Oct. 17, for $10.

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Update from Dr. Roper

Since we announced the implementation of Carolina Value back in May, hundreds of colleagues from across UNC Health Care have been hard at work shaping the future of UNC Health Care. In this 2 minute video, Dr. Bill Roper, Dean, UNC School of Medicine and CEO, UNC Health Care, gives a brief update on Carolina Value and how we are involving faculty, nurses, physicians, staff and patients in the process.

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State Employees Combined Campaign starts Oct. 5

State Employees Combined Campaign starts Oct. 5

The UNC family has a tradition of giving back to the community – Giving is Good Medicine. This year’s four-week campaign kicks off on Monday, Oct. 5, and ends on Friday, Oct. 30. Participate in the campaign to help our local community, as well as for a chance to win great prizes!

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UNC Health Care branded cycling kits

UNC Health Care has partnered with Castelli Cycling and PARcycles to offer UNC Health Care branded cycling kits. Kits include training jerseys, bibshorts and tri-shorts and are offered in blue and black in both men’s and women’s styles.

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Tobacco Free Tar Heels and Race to Quit, NC

Tobacco Free Tar Heels and Race to Quit, NC

On Oct. 5, there will a televised press conference in Raleigh to kick off the Race to Quit, NC, a collaborative effort to support, equip, and inspire North Carolina residents to quit smoking. Did you know that UNC Hospitals has a free cessation program for employees through Tobacco Free Tar Heels?

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