The Clinical Documentation Integrity Solution team is focused on improving the quality of the medical record through physician and coder education. In this week’s installment of the Carolina Value 5 Questions series, Solution Team Sponsor Edward Hu, M.D., a board certified internal medicine physician and UNC REX hospitalist, discusses the importance of clinical documentation integrity and how it is critical in producing accurate claims and quality data.
This year the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill will celebrate the 25th anniversary of A Tasteful Affair, which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium.
Please visit the Books Are Fun sale in the N.C. Children's Hospital lobby at UNC Hospitals.
The next UNC football home game is Saturday, Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m. versus Virginia. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for UNC home football games.
We are excited to share a new UNC Health Care television commercial that will begin airing on Monday, Oct. 26, in the Triangle. Versions of this commercial will air around the state, featuring iconic locations in each community we serve. Look out for our new commercials on TV, radio, and social media!
Employees have now donated more than $120,000 and over 1,120 hours in PTO donations! Congratulations to Jamison Kies, a House Per Diem who participated online and chose the free UNC Wellness Center membership as his prize!
You are invited to help decorate the lobby Christmas trees. There will be prizes for the team with the best decorated tree. Help us share the holiday spirit with employees, visitors and patients.
The Employee Engagement Team would again like to celebrate this Holiday season by helping UNC Medical Center employees’ families who struggle during difficult economic times. Last year more than 50 individual departments and units adopted a UNC Health Care employee family and as an organization we were able to help 51 employees.
Deadlines for participating in the Halloween Decorating Contest and entertaining, exhibiting, or craft vending at the Multicultural Fair. Information about Employee Benefits at the Hospital, the Maternity Workshop, and the Nov. 6 Multicultural Fair.
The Clinical Informatics Council (CIC) and a CPM Workgroup have been busy looking at how CPM is used in Epic@UNC and making recommendations for focused re-education. During October 2015, all employees that use CPM are invited and encouraged to attend a hands-on session, attend a webinar, or simply read the updated tip sheets and CPM Field Guide.
The annual enrollment period for UNC Medical Center employees for the State Health Plan, NCFlex, and other voluntary benefits is open through Nov. 18, 2015. View details on the enrollment period and sessions you can attend for help with your questions.
The 10th annual Multicultural Fair is fast-approaching. It’s not too late to participate! There’s still time to submit your exhibit application. The more exhibits we have, the more we all can learn about differences. Don’t miss out on a chance to win a $200 Visa gift card! And see who won last week's FreedomPay cards!
As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 8,330 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Please review details on how you can get your flu vaccine.
On Friday, Oct. 23, William Rutala, PhD, Director of Hospital Epidemiology at UNC Hospitals, presents, 'Science of Cleaning and Disinfection,' an educational talk about the importance of properly maintaining, cleaning, and disinfecting or sterilizing reusable medical devices. All employees are invited to attend. Nursing CEs will be available for attendees.
The week of Nov. 2 – 5 is our 8th annual Aspiring Nurse Leaders Week! This initiative was created in 2008 by your Shared Governance Nursing Professional Development Council.