Feb. 25

Epic@UNC 2016 key dates

Epic@UNC will become even more integrated in 2016 as three new modules are added and five additional UNC Health Care hospitals begin using the system.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Berkshire Manor West Apartments, Wells Fargo Bank, Employee Benefits, Community Home Trust, and Fidelity.

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Tools support providers focusing on risk adjustment and value contracts

On March 2, all outpatient providers and clinical staff will see new fields and decision support in Epic@UNC related to risk adjustment and Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs). These same tools were previously available Feb. 17 for Internal Medicine and Family Practice clinics.

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Don’t miss the 2016 Nursing Quality and Research Conference, March 10 - 11

Online registration will remain open through March 9 for the 2016 Nursing Quality and Research conference; onsite registration will be available March 10 - 11.

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Potential chlorine taste, odor, and discoloration in Orange County city water supply in March

In March and early April, the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) will use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect drinking water. OWASA uses chlorine for disinfection one month per year to ensure a high level of disinfection in the water system. You may notice chlorine taste and odor in the water supply due to this annual change in disinfection.

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LMS downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.

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UNC Medical Center Department of Pharmacy wins fifth consecutive ASHP Best Practice Award

UNC Medical Center Department of Pharmacy wins fifth consecutive ASHP Best Practice Award

UNC Medical Center’s Department of Pharmacy recently won a fifth consecutive American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Best Practice Award. This is an unprecedented achievement for a hospital pharmacy department -- UNC Medical Center is the only department to ever win five Best Practice Awards and the first to win five in a row.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Feb. 1 - 26

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.

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Labor Efforts Require Team Approach that Respects Culture and Patient Satisfaction

The Carolina Value Labor solution team describes their work as “getting the right staff, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time.” Achieving this goal requires strong collaboration between the Labor solution team, local hospital leaders, and staff. Since May 2015, the Labor solution team has been partnering with each UNC Health Care hospital to help them identify ways to more efficiently manage staffing. In this Carolina Value update, Chief Nursing Officers Leslie Hall of Nash Health Care and Joel Ray of UNC REX Healthcare share their experiences related to this collaborative effort.

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UNC men's basketball final home game of season Feb. 29

Please read this important information about Game Day Permits and S11 and Craige Deck parking.

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MICU Recognized with AACN's Silver Beacon Award

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is one of seven units at UNC Hospitals to earn a Beacon designation from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and among only 130 units nationwide.

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Chapel Hill Transit seeks feedback on North-South Corridor project

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) is seeking public feedback on six configurations, proposed station locations, and the North-South Corridor project overall to help CHT make final recommendations to its partners including the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and UNC Hospitals. CHT welcomes comments through the end of February 2016.

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Terry named finalist in Campus Safety Magazine Director of the Year Award

Terry named finalist in Campus Safety Magazine Director of the Year Award

Congratulations to UNC Hospitals Director of Hospital Police and Transportation Lisa Terry on being named one of the finalists for Campus Safety Magazine's Director of the Year award.

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New Blood Administration workflow documentation

On April 16, the Epic@UNC Blood Administration workflow will change for nursing, anesthesia, and ECMO. Please review the details and prepare using the links provided below.

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Beaker Labs educational opportunities for non-lab Ambulatory employees

On April 16, the Epic@UNC Beaker Labs application, which is used to manage labs and specimens, will Go-Live at UNC Medical Center, UNC REX Healthcare, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Physicians Network. View details on educational opportunities for non-lab staff in our ambulatory clinics.

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Phlebotomy Services for Research Blood Draws at UNC Medical Center

Did you know that UNC Medical Center offers phlebotomy services for all IRB-approved research studies?

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Chapel Hill Transit schedule changes in March

Chapel Hill Transit will adjust its schedules during UNC spring break and for Good Friday.

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UNC Health Care’s Annual Family Baseball Day

Join us on April 10 at 1 p.m. for a family-friendly afternoon at this year’s UNC Health Care Family Baseball Day at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels will play the Virginia Tech Hokies. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m. on March 30.

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Lunch 'n Learn - ACA and Reproductive Health Access

Hugh Waters, PhD, will present a summary of how the reforms in the Affordable Care Act are changing access to reproductive health services. Discussion will follow. All are welcome to attend!

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TBI Lecture Series

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services to support TBI Awareness Month during the month of March.

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TBI Lecture Series

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services to support TBI Awareness Month during the month of March.

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TBI Lecture Series

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services to support TBI Awareness Month during the month of March.

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TBI Lecture Series

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services to support TBI Awareness Month during the month of March.

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TBI Lecture Series

You are invited to attend a weekly lecture series hosted by Rehabilitation Services to support TBI Awareness Month during the month of March.

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Running Education Series - Tune up for the Tar Heel 10!

Are you a runner? Tune yourself up for the Tar Heel 10! Join us on March 2 for a free talk and learn about how to recover faster, run more efficiently, and manage running injuries more effectively.

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Wake County Community Health Needs Prioritization Meetings

Earlier this year, Wake County citizens and leaders from Duke Raleigh, UNC REX Healthcare and WakeMed Hospitals participated in the first steps of the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment. This is a collection process to identify issues affecting our county, determine necessary resources and develop plans of action to make our county a better place to live, work and play. Initial research identified physical, behavioral, mental, economic and environmental health among the important issues facing Wake County.

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You Can Vote

Have you moved since you last voted? Are you aware of the new voting laws in North Carolina? You Can Vote, a nonpartisan voter education and registration organization, will be in the Children's Hospital lobby to help register and inform you about your voting rights from March through September.

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UNC Hospitals' family-centered caesarean program mentioned in The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal recently covered hospitals that are "adopting ‘gentle’ procedures for caesarean sections to make those deliveries more like natural birth." UNC Hospitals was among those mentioned.

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