Aug. 4

Front Desk, Scheduling Staff: New Removal Reason for Schedule Orders Workqueue

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 9, there will be a new removal reason for our Schedule Orders Workqueue: “Patient Does Not Meet Medical Criteria.”

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Inpatient Nurse and Unit Clerk 'Lunch and Learn'

When a patient is transported off the unit, the inpatient nurse should document in flowsheets about the transport. Then a 'Ticket to Ride' is printed to accompany the patient. In a Lunch and Learn WebEx at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 9, we will review how to complete this documentation and then print the ticket to ride.

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Professional Billing 'Thrive After Go-Live' WebEx sessions

The Epic@UNC Professional Billing training team will host “Thrive after Go-Live” WebEx sessions Aug. 23 in High Point and Aug. 24 at Learning Street in Morrisville, NC. Sessions are led by members of ISD’s training team with the goal of ensuring we are using Epic@UNC most efficiently. WebEx details for both are attached for those who cannot attend in person.

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Providers: When to choose the 'House' or 'Bed' when placing orders

Please review this Tip Sheet detailing whether to choose the 'House' or the 'Bed' when placing orders during inpatient admissions, at an ambulatory clinic or infusion visit, or for the patient's home use.

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Back to School Fundraising Event

Dynamic Fundraising will return to the Children's Hospital lobby Aug. 9 - 11. Payroll deduction is available to all eligible UNC Health Care employees. Fundraising events are sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and all proceeds benefit UNC Health Care through various programs, scholarships and special grants.

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UNC Hospitals Grief Recovery Group

The UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a grief recovery group this fall. It is free of charge and open to anyone grieving the death of a loved one, regardless of faith background.

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Behinfar named new Privacy Officer

Behinfar named new Privacy Officer

David Behinfar, JD, LLM, CHC, CIPP, assumed the role of UNC Health Care Privacy Officer on July 18, 2016.

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FREE LGBT Patient-Centered Care Continuing Medical Education Training

The National LGBT Health Education Center offers over 50 on-demand webinars in a variety of LGBT health topics, all of which meet the HEI training requirements for on-going LGBT training.

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Emergency response exercises at UNC Medical Center Aug. 6 and 11

UNC Medical Center will participate in emergency response exercises on Aug. 6 and Aug. 11 with several local response and preparedness agencies. These exercises will test and strengthen our local community's preparedness and response measures to mass casualty and security incidents. On Aug. 6, the ground floor of the Neurosciences Hospital, near the back loading deck, will be closed to pedestrian through traffic for the scenario. If you planned to use this entrance/exit on the morning of Aug. 6, please take an alternate route.

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News from HR

Fidelity online workshops, and onsite visits from Fidelity, TIAA-CREF, and Employee Benefits.

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Quality Expo 2016

In celebration of National Health Care Quality Week, UNC Medical Center will host its annual Quality Expo on Oct. 20 – 21. This year’s theme: Quality Driven. Show us what your unit or team has done this year to improve the quality of care and services at UNC Health Care by sharing your success in a poster. Poster registration will open Monday, Aug. 8, and will close on Monday, Sept. 12. The completed posters will be due by Friday, Sept. 30.

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UNC Hospitals Grief Recovery Group

The UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a grief recovery group this fall. It is free of charge and open to anyone grieving the death of a loved one, regardless of faith background.

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Inpatient Nurses: Changes in the Pressure Ulcer LDA

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPAUP) recently changed the terminology and updated the stages of pressure injury and definitions. To reflect these updates, several updates were made in Epic@UNC.

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Inpatient Nurses: New options in ‘Service’ field in Notes activity

The following options have been added as options in the ‘Service’ designation in the notes activity: Diabetes Education, Dialysis, Vascular Access Team, and Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse.

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Ambulatory staff: Outpatient Pathology/Cytology Label Printing Change

Starting Friday, Aug. 5, labels for pathology and cytology orders with a resulting agency of UNC Health Care Lab will only print after clicking the “Print Labels” button in Order Inquiry. Previously, labels would print at the time of release or if the order was placed as 'Normal.'

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Nurse Resident Project Presentations

Nine projects from 2015 Cohort C will be presented Aug. 8 in the Neurosciences-Cancer Connector.

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Nurse Residents Graduate from Residency Program

Nurse Residents Graduate from Residency Program

Nurse Residents in Cohort B from 2105 successfully completed the year-long transition program.

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8th Annual Dimensions of Diversity Conference

The 8th Annual Dimensions of Diversity Conference will be held on Oct. 7. This year's conference theme is Body Image: Accepting the Best Work of Art - The Human Body. Please join us as we take the idea of body image and apply it to the health care setting by increasing your awareness of body image and how it relates to excellent and holistic patient care.

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