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!
The UNC Audiology Department is offering free hearing screenings to UNC Employees in the Audiology Clinic on the ground floor of the Neurosciences Hospital!
The latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores are available. You can view the scores for all UNC Health Care hospitals and all Triangle-area hospitals.
The Epic@UNC team is aware of an error providers are seeing when trying to sign a note.
Registration and Scheduling staff must consistently enter a valid Primary Care Provider (PCP) for Carolina Access – Medicaid patients. Please review details at this Intranet link on a popup that will display when this information isn't provided.
May MAYnia is designed to give health care professionals an opportunity to discover what AAPC local chapters have to offer, allow non-AAPC members to experience the valuable education and networking benefits that accompany attendance at chapter meetings, and encourage chapter officers to grow their membership.
Fidelity and TIAA webinars and onsite visits from Royal Park Apartments, Fidelity, Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle, Glen Lennox Apartments, Ashford Lake Apartments, BB&T, Employee Benefits, and Brook Arbor Apartments.
This work is to correct deficiencies noted during our annual inspection to ensure the escalators are in compliance and safe. Thank you in advance for your understanding while we make these improvements.
UNC Hospitals will perform extended generator runs on Saturday, May 14, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Hospital electrical power will be transferred to generator power during the testing, but no actual loss of power is expected.
Effective May 11, 2016, flowsheet rows were incorporated into the Ticket to Ride report to assist with more accurate handoff between clinicians and ensure increased patient safety.
Overall compliance results for April were 96 percent for inpatients and 97.8 percent for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!
Idracizumab (Praxbind®), the first FDA-approved dabigatran reversal agent, has been added to the formulary with use restricted to the ED and ICU setting for emergent dabigatran reversal for emergency surgery/urgent procedures or in life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding as outlined in the UNC Emergent Anticoagulation Reversal guideline.
The UNC Hospitals Pain Management and the UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery Clinic are happy to announce that we are opening another location at the Hillsborough Medical Office Building. The UNC Hospitals Pain Management and Neurosurgery Clinic at Hillsborough will start seeing patients for clinic visits and procedures at the end of May.
Effective May 3, 2016, the UNC Medical Center Clinical Molecular Genetics Laboratory will introduce a new methodology for cystic fibrosis diagnostic and carrier testing.
Beginning May 20, 2016, providers may notice new best practice documentation for undiagnosed hypertension and abnormal BMI rates within the ‘Additional Plan of Care Education’ section of some After Visit Summaries (AVS).
In preparation for the upcoming Epic@UNC Go-Lives #4 & #5, a number of Order Sets will be renamed on Tuesday, May 18, to reflect the appropriate site(s) for each order set (e.g. REX, UNCMC, CHT, etc.) and the Phase of Care (if appropriate). No action is required of providers – the content of the Order Sets themselves is not changing.
The Sovera Document Imaging application will be down for scheduled maintenance on Thursday, May 12, from 7:30 – 8 p.m. During this time, Sovera document retrieval will be unavailable, including images in Epic@UNC. “Scan to Sovera” will still be available but documents will not be viewable until after the downtime is complete.
Effective Wednesday, May 18, 8 a.m. the Epic@UNC titles for Texture Modified Diet Orders at UNC Medical Center and Chatham Hospital will be renamed. The new diet orders will be recognized as the following and correspond to the following textures: Dysphagia 1 (Puree); Dysphagia 2 (Ground); and Dysphagia 3 (Soft).
Beginning May 17, providers at UNC REX Healthcare will transition from Patient Group Lists to Provider Team Lists.
Without your contributions, the success we’ve had during the past year at UNC Medical Center wouldn’t have been possible. Join us in celebrating all that we’ve accomplished together by visiting one of the many ice cream socials being held across UNC Medical Center.
UNC Medical Center/Chatham Providers: Ability to assign patients to Provider Team through ADT/Consult Orders
Beginning Tuesday, May 17, providers at UNC Medical Center (including Hillsborough) and Chatham Hospital will be able to assign patients to the Provider Team List through ADT/Consult Orders.
UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.
Beginning Monday, May 16, once a 'Member Eff Date' for insurance has been entered, the field will no longer be editable unless the user has a “Pre-Arrival” role. If a mistake is made when adding the Member Eff Date for a new coverage, a Pre-Arrival staff member will have access to correct the mistake.
To clarify and simplify the Anatomic Pathology (AP) order process in Beaker, on Tuesday, May 17, the Epic@UNC team will rework questions related to Pap smears and HPV testing, and remove the “UNC Consult” question from all pathology orders.