A "Social Work Consult" order has been created in Epic@UNC to better manage Care Management requests and will be available Feb. 3. At that time, the order will replace the "Case Management Consult" order in the Best Practice Alert that launches if certain criteria are met in the Nursing Admission Navigator.
There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 2 – 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. Lawson will be unavailable at UNC Medical Center, Chatham Hospital, UNC REX Healthcare, and UNC Physicians Network. During this downtime, ISD will be installing application updates.
2015 W-2s are now available online via Document Self Service for UNC Hospitals, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Hospitals-paid Faculty Physicians & staff employees. Log in using your UNC Health Care account credentials. If you chose not to authorize electronic W-2 delivery, your W-2 will be printed and mailed to your home address via the US Postal Service on/before Jan. 29.
Results for organizational goals for all participating UNC Health Care entities are now available through the 1st quarter of the 2016 fiscal year (July 1 – Sept. 30, 2015). Please share these 1st quarter results with your team and discuss how you can help ensure we meet our goals during the rest of FY16.
I am extremely pleased to announce that Cathy Madigan has accepted the position of UNC Hospitals' Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Senior Vice President position effective Feb. 1, 2016.
UNC Medical Center’s 2015 Nursing Annual Report is now available.
The Code Sepsis team is very grateful to the following 'Sepsis Stars' that strive to improve patient care through their participation in the sepsis initiative. The sepsis initiative is working to improve timely recognition of potential sepsis and implement the entire care bundle including a lactic acid, blood cultures, IV antibiotics, and IV fluids. Please see which of your colleagues are Sepsis Stars.
The ground floor corridor between Corner Café and Volunteer Services will be closed for flooring replacement starting Saturday morning, Jan. 30. It will reopen on Monday morning. Please use alternate routes during this time. Thanks for your patience as we make improvements.
A new five-week course on Functional Medicine Perspective on Autoimmune Disease, "The Immunology of Autoimmune Disease, Inflammation and Chronic Infection: A Research-Based Functional Medicine Perspective," will be held Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 3 - March 2.
Information about two new tax forms, on-site visits from Royal Park Apartments and Employee Benefits, and a Maternity Workshop.
Stop by and get inspiration from the success of a Weight Watchers meeting leader and from your peers. Enroll during the event and receive a "Fresh and Easy" cookbook, a fun tote bag, plus two portion plates. This offer is valid Feb. 8 - 12. Come to the Women's Health Information Center every Wednesday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and check it out!
Join us at the Hampton Inn in Carrboro from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 4 for the Eleventh Annual Silent Auction in support of UNC Hospitals' Beacon Program. Honorary co-hosts are Brian Goldstein, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UNC Hospitals, and his wife, Lisa. Categories of items this year are sports memorabilia, jewelry, getaways, home and garden, wine and dine, art, gift baskets, and a live auction. All donations are tax deductible. Auction proceeds will be used for services and programs.
Please read this important information about Game Day Permits and S11 and Craige Deck parking.