June 23

Writing for Resilience

We’ve changed our name from Writing for Caregivers to Writing for Resilience to include everyone who wants to write! Writing for Resilience is a weekly writing respite -- a time to sit quietly and write in response to prompts: poems, quotes, and stories. All are welcome!

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Shaving heads, funding research for childhood cancer

Shaving heads, funding research for childhood cancer

Held on May 21 at the Crunkleton on Franklin St., the event raised over $14,000 for childhood cancer research. Since 2011, six such events have been held at the Crunkleton. Cumulatively, these events have raised over 100,000 for childhood cancer research.

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Weight Watchers for Employees

The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for Employees!

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Zumba@Work

Come have some fun and join us for Zumba@Work!

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Yoga@Work

Join us for Yoga@Work at the Women's Health Information Center!

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Now accepting nominations for the Third Annual Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award

The Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award is a fund to recognize the exceptional care that UNC Hospitals ICU nursing staff provide to their patients and patient families on a daily basis. This award is open to UNC Hospitals ICU nursing staff including Registered Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and Clinical Support Technicians who provide exceptional patient care, service and organizational citizenship.

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What To Do If You Respond To A Phishing Email

Phishing emails are a consistent threat that we face on a daily basis. Find out more about what to do if you have submitted sensitive information to a malicious phishing site.

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Nursing Policy Update - June 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective June 2016.

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Dillard's Fundraising Sale

Please visit the Dillard's Fundraising Sale in the Children's Hospital lobby June 27 - 29.

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News from HR

Learn more about onsite visits from Courtyard by Marriott, Blue Ridge Companies Apartment Complexes and the North Carolina Theatre.

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Code Sepsis team recognizes May's 'Sepsis Stars'

Code Sepsis team recognizes May's 'Sepsis Stars'

The Code Sepsis team is grateful to May's 'Sepsis Stars,' who were instrumental in delivering the sepsis bundle to patients in their care. Please see which of your colleagues are Sepsis Stars.

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Form Needed for Picking Up Rhogam

For those patients who require Rhogam, there is now a form that can be printed to be used when picking up the product.

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Healthwise patient instructions upgrade June 28

The Healthwise patient instructions found through the Clinical References (or References) link in Epic@UNC will be upgraded Tuesday, June 28.

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Policy revisions regarding Medical Device Adverse Events

Two Administrative Manual policies regarding Medical Device Adverse Events have been combined. ADMIN 0062, "Safe Medical Devices Act," and ADMIN 0093, "Equipment - Incidents Involving Medical Device Adverse Events," have been combined into one policy. The surviving policy is found at ADMIN 0093 and is titled "Safe Medical Devices Act/Incidents Involving Medical Device Adverse Events." Other than combining the two policies into one, no major substantive policy revisions were made.

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Gianforcaro named Executive Medical Director for Population Health at UNC Health Care

Gianforcaro named Executive Medical Director for Population Health at UNC Health Care

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bob Gianforcaro has accepted the new role of Executive Medical Director for Population Health for UNC Health Care effective July 1, 2016.

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Improved Patient Placement Process for the Departments of Medicine and Family Medicine

Beginning Friday, June 24, 2016, a redesigned bed placement matrix for Medicine and Family Medicine services at UNC Hospitals will result in the majority of Medicine and Family Medicine inpatients being grouped on one unit per team. Concurrently, Medicine and Family Medicine services will admit patients daily.

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