May 19

Free Hearing Screenings for Better Speech and Hearing Month

The UNC Audiology Department is offering free hearing screenings to UNC Employees in the Audiology Clinic on the ground floor of the Neurosciences Hospital!

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A Message from Dr. Goldstein: Thank You - 'Three Good Things' about your contributions to UNC Medical Center

It’s been a busy year, and since we celebrate National Hospital Week every May, Dr. Brian Goldstein, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at UNC Hospitals, would like to thank you and recognize you for a job well done. UNC Medical Center is a dynamic, complex, and diverse place, and without each of you, we wouldn’t be able to provide excellent care to our patients, families and colleagues, educate future physicians, and provide groundbreaking research that betters the lives of the citizens of North Carolina and beyond. To celebrate your accomplishments, please read/share this list of “Three Good Things” about you and your work at UNC Medical Center.

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Introducing SharePoint 2013 Collaboration Workspaces and MySites

ISD is pleased to announce the launch of the SharePoint 2013 Collaboration Workspaces and MySites for all UNC Health Care entities. In an effort to enhance collaboration across UNC Health Care, ISD is centralizing services on a single platform. This new interactive platform will allow real-time document and project sharing with colleagues at individual entities and across the system. (Please note: Access to the Sharepoint platform and links in this communication will only work through the Internet Explorer browser.)

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UNC NCCC celebrates third annual Kangaroo-a-thon

UNC NCCC celebrates third annual Kangaroo-a-thon

The event is part of an international effort to raise awareness about the benefits of skin-to-skin contact for premature babies and their parents.

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Updates to Restraint Types

On May 18, 2016, the names for the different types of restraints in Epic@UNC will be updated to ensure the names reflect the types of violent and non-violent restraints available at each hospital.

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Appointment reminder letters mailed 14 days prior to appointment date

Beginning Monday, May 16, automated appointment reminder letters to patients will be mailed 14 days prior to the scheduled appointment date. These letters were previously sent the day after the appointment was scheduled in Epic@UNC.

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Cardiac (Heart Healthy – 4 gm Na+) Diet Order naming change at UNC REX

Effective Wednesday, May 18, 8 a.m. the Cardiac (Heart Healthy – 4 Gm Na+) at UNC REX Healthcare will be renamed in Epic@UNC. The new diet orders will be named "Cardiac (Heart Healthy Reduced Sodium)."

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Graduates of the NA II Training Program

Graduates of the NA II Training Program

Nursing Practice & Professional Development is pleased to announce the most recent graduates of the NA II Training Program.

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Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk

Join us for the Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk on July 16 at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. Proceeds benefit the UNC Department of Neurosurgery and the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative.

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News from HR

Fidelity Workshops plus onsite visits from Courtyard by Marriott, Fidelity, Blue Ridge Companies Apartments, Alta Spring Apartments, the North Carolina Theatre, Community Home Trust, PNC Bank and Sprint.

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PTO leave sell-back election period ends Friday, May 20

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.

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Harden appointed Associate Chief Nursing Officer/AVP of UNC Hospitals

Jacqueline Harden, MHA, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, has been promoted to Associate Chief Nursing Officer/AVP of UNC Hospitals. Please read the following message about the appointment from Catherine Madigan, DNP, RN, Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of UNC Hospitals.

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Go-Live #4 this weekend at High Point Regional, Johnston Health

On May 21, High Point Regional and Johnston Health will Go-Live with Epic@UNC. Current Epic@UNC users should not experience any downtimes or disruptions in service. We are grateful to everyone who is traveling to High Point Regional and Johnston Health to help make Go-Live #4 a success. Thank you!

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Patient Movement Matrix now available directly from ‘References’ dropdown menu

You can now jump from the “References” dropdown menu along the top navigation bar in Epic@UNC to the Patient Movement Matrix files for each hospital. View a screenshot at this Intranet link.

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Nursing Policy Updates - May 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective May 2016.

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