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.
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.
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, six more ambulatory clinics, including the first clinics at Pardee Hospital, went live with Epic@UNC.
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.
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.
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.
Please read this important information about Game Day Permits and S11 and Craige Deck parking.
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.
LMS will be down for updates this weekend from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.
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).
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.
UNC Physicians Network’s (UNCPN) administrative office will be moving Jan. 15, 2016.
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!
Overall compliance results for December were 95.4% for inpatients and 95.6% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!
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
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.
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.
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.
The plumbing shop will be conducting a domestic hot water shutdown for Neurosciences for floors 3 - 8 on Thursday, Jan. 14.
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!
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).
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.
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of UNC Carolina Air Care on March 3 - 4.
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.
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.
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.
Is one of your New Year's resolutions to be healthy and fit? The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for Employees!