Jan. 14

Mark Miller to Join UNC Health Care as Senior Vice President for Finance

Mark Miller to Join UNC Health Care as Senior Vice President for Finance

Mark Miller, CPA, MBA, will join UNC Health Care as Senior Vice President for Finance on January 11. This position was previously held by Bernadette Spong.

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New Human Resource System Executive Directors

Several months ago, we shared with you that UNC Health Care is in the process of creating a system Human Resources department for our owned facilities (Caldwell, Chatham, High Point Regional, UNC REX Healthcare, UNC Medical Center and UNC Physicians Network). The first step in this process was naming Bill Rotella as system vice president of Human Resources for UNC Health Care. The next step is naming the system executive directors who will work with Bill to chart the future for the system’s Human Resources department.

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Six more ambulatory clinics now live with Epic@UNC

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, six more ambulatory clinics, including the first clinics at Pardee Hospital, went live with Epic@UNC.

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News from HR

An on-site visit from Employee Benefits, 2016 benefits news and information, and as we approach tax season, make sure your home address is correct by logging in to Employee Self Service.

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Annual UNC Hospitals Martin Luther King Jr. Program - Jan. 15

You are cordially invited to attend the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Friday, Jan. 15, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital lobby. The keynote speaker this year will be former Chapel Hill mayor Howard N. Lee, the first African American mayor of Chapel Hill.

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Martin Luther King Jr. holiday parking and transportation information

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will operate Saturday routes on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Please read for information on the CHT schedule, campus parking for permit holders, and park and ride for permit holders.

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UNC men's basketball home games Jan. 16 and Jan. 20

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

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Tonges retiring Feb. 1 as UNC Hospitals Senior VP, Chief Nursing Officer

Tonges retiring Feb. 1 as UNC Hospitals Senior VP, Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Tonges, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, UNC Hospitals' Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, will retire on Feb. 1, 2016. A search for a new CNO for UNC Hospitals is underway and we anticipate naming a new CNO within the next two weeks.

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LMS downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.

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Good to Great: Johnston Health team exceeds all expectations

When you have a high-performing team, it can be difficult to identify the small things that can take that team from good to great. But a few new practices and a change in focus helped the Compliant Documentation Improvement team at Johnston Health do that. Read more about this gold-star team (Intranet link).

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Enders Named Interim President of Wayne Memorial Hospital

Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors also announced that Bob Enders will serve as interim President at Wayne Memorial until a permanent President and CEO is named.

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UNC Physicians Network Administrative Office Moving

UNC Physicians Network’s (UNCPN) administrative office will be moving Jan. 15, 2016.

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Book Event

UNC Hospitals Volunteer Association Lending Library Book Event will be held in the Children's Lobby on Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. All books are available for giveaway. Donations appreciated!

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Clean In, Clean Out Golden Hand Accolades for December

Overall compliance results for December were 95.4% for inpatients and 95.6% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

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Reminder: Schedulers must check 'Recall Tab'

All schedulers are required to check the Recall Tab in the patient’s Appointment Desk as the first step when scheduling a follow-up appointment, especially when a patient calls to schedule an appointment

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Electronic W-2 authorization and online access to 2015 W-2s

2015 W-2s will be available online beginning Jan. 23 for UNC Hospitals, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Hospitals-paid Faculty Physicians & staff employees. If you haven't already done so, sign up by Monday, Jan. 18, to authorize electronic access to your W-2.

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Achieve Complete Wellness with the Healthiest You Challenge

UNC Health Care is offering employees a chance to become healthy and exercise as part of a free, six-week program presented by 97.9 FM WCHL and coordinated by the UNC Wellness Centers.

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Fire alarm and sprinkler testing

A quarterly inspection and testing of the fire alarm and sprinkler system is taking place throughout the hospital Jan. 19 - 22. Inspection and testing are also taking place at the Imaging & Spine Center, Sanford Dialysis and Facility Support Building.

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Domestic hot water shutdown for Neurosciences

The plumbing shop will be conducting a domestic hot water shutdown for Neurosciences for floors 3 - 8 on Thursday, Jan. 14.

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Mindfulness-based program for stress and pain management

Ever feel like you're too self-critical? Check out these upcoming mindfulness courses and see how mindfulness can help make the difference in your life!

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FreedomPay FAQs and payment options

FreedomPay is the cashless way to pay at the UNC Hospitals' cafés. Please review the different ways you can fund your FreedomPay account (both free funding options and the Platinum Service, which costs $2.50 each month once a Credit Card is used).

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Chapel Hill Transit Southern Village park and ride bus stop reopened Jan. 12

The Chapel Hill Transit bus stop at the Southern Village Park and Ride reopened Tuesday, Jan. 12, following the completion of repairs to the bus turnaround.

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UNC Carolina Air Care Accreditation Site Visit

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of UNC Carolina Air Care on March 3 - 4.

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Improvements to Communication of Referral Status in Epic@UNC

Beginning Jan. 17, when a Referral Coordinator or any employee working in the Schedule Orders Workqueue removes a referral order, he/she must first select from an updated list of "Removal Reasons." Each Removal Reason is then mapped to a scheduling status that will be updated automatically in Epic@UNC. Depending on the Removal Reason selected, a letter also may be automatically generated from Epic@UNC and sent to the referring provider, with the goal of notifying referring providers more quickly about the status of referrals.

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Beaker Technical Dress Rehearsal underway

In preparation for the April 16 Epic@UNC Beaker Labs Go-Live at UNC Medical Center, Chatham Hospital, UNC REX Healthcare, and UNC Physicians Network, Technical Dress Rehearsal (TDR) teams are now visiting units and clinics to confirm that all lab label printers and other equipment is ready for Go-Live.

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UNC Horizons featured on PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Weekend Special correspondent Alison Stewart reports on the challenges for pregnant women struggling with addiction. Her report includes a visit to UNC Horizons Program, showcasing how this unique program is changing lives.

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Weight Watchers

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to be healthy and fit? The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for Employees!

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