Congratulations to our Spring 2016 Plus People. These 16 employees were recognized for being among the very best at UNC Medical Center this Spring.
In keeping with updated pneumococcal vaccine recommendations from the CDC, UNC Health Care's Population Health team and ISD are preparing updated adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Health Maintenance Topics in Epic@UNC for April 2016. The new recommendations require us to remove the Historical Immunization “Pneumococcal, Unspecified Formulation” from Epic@UNC on March 24.
Calling all runners! Tune up for the Tar Heel 10 Miler by joining us for a FREE talk to learn about race day preparation, nutrition, and pre/post race care.
The Chapel Hill chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders has moved their meeting location from Eastowne 200 to the Hedrick Building.
The Code Sepsis team is very grateful to February's 'Sepsis Stars' for striving to improve patient care through their participation in UNC Medical Center's sepsis initiative. Please see which of your colleagues are Sepsis Stars.
Onsite visits from Fidelity, Alta Springs Apartments, Courtyard by Marriott and BJ's.
GoTriangle Routes 100, 300, 400, 700, & 800 will use the Saturday/Holiday Schedule this Friday, March 25.
Please read these Good Friday parking and transportation schedule.
Read an interview with Dr. Bill Roper, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, that was featured in the Advisory Board's "Lessons from the C-Suite" series, which includes interviews with some of the nation's top health care experts.
Jeffrey Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA, will discuss the Quality, Safety, & Value Program at the Heart Institute of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Save 10 percent on high-quality child care and early education!
The best people to support our colleagues during Go-Live #4 and #5 are our co-workers who already use Epic@UNC. As an incentive to help, UNC Health Care is offering $15/hour on top of each co-worker’s base hourly rate to provide 'at-the-elbow' Go-Live support. If you are interested, first talk to your manager and then, if you receive approval, complete this form.
Recently, the ability to use "Override" to satisfy Health Maintenance topics in Epic@UNC was removed. This change was made in order support recommended workflows for documenting Health Maintenance performed outside of the UNC Health Care System.
As part of Carolina Value, the Human Resources Solutions Team was asked to review benefits, compensation and paid time off practices for all UNC Health Care entities. The goal was to ensure that we offer cost-effective and sustainable benefits while maintaining our ability to attract and retain the best employees. The Carolina Value Executive Steering committee and UNC Medical Center leadership have approved changes that are effective Jan. 1, 2017. Human Resources has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions about these changes, a link to which you will also find on this Intranet page.
2016 Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service application deadline extended to April 1
Applications are being accepted for the Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service. The applications deadline has been extended to April 1.
Join UNC Health Care Wellness Centers as we try for our fourth straight international championship in the MOVE10K Walking Challenge, presented by the Medical Fitness Association as part of Medical Fitness Week, April 23-29.
A new optional field labeled “Reported by Type” has been added to Patient Occurrence Reporting System (PORS). Please read for details.
In a show of solidarity with our patients, Dr. Brian Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer, and Dr. Tony Lindsey, Chief Medical Officer, took to the halls of UNC Hospitals wearing patient gowns last week. This coincided with Patient Safety Awareness Week, which is an important opportunity for us to acknowledge our critical mission of providing high-quality, safe care for our patients. In the end, we are ALL patients, and our leaders are committed to listening to our patients’ voices, to providing top-notch healthcare, and to eliminating patient harms.