Nov. 3

A message from Mr. Park, Dr. Daugird on our FY16 results

Please read the following letter from Gary L. Park, President, UNC Hospitals, and Allen Daugird, MD, MBA, President, UNC Physicians, about our organizational results from our 2016 fiscal year and the Organizational Incentive Program. Thanks to everyone for your excellent performance in FY16 and for your continued dedication to the patients and families we serve.

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Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief – Volunteers Needed

Essentials and food drive this week to benefit @FoodBankCENC. Volunteers are needed to assist with UNC Health Care and UNC REX Healthcare’s collection drive to help North Carolina residents affected by Hurricane Matthew. Items will be collected Nov. 2 - 4.

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UNC football home game Nov. 5

UNC football will play a home game on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 12:30 p.m. versus Georgia Tech. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for UNC home football games.

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Surgical Services RNs: ERAS added as teaching point in 'Perioperative Period (Adult)' education

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2, Surgical Services nurses will notice that ‘ERAS – Enhanced Recovery After Surgery’ has been added as a teaching point in the Perioperative Period (Adult) education title. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Perioperative Period education title will automatically be added to the chart for surgical patients.

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Hospital Compliance Newsletter now available

Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released a new edition of Compliance Now, a publication from Hospital Compliance.

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Coffee with a Cop

UNC Hospital Police and Chapel Hill Police extend an invitation to join us for coffee and conversation.

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Changes to lobby fundraising events: November and December 2016

Find the list of upcoming fundraising events sponsored by the Volunteer Association. Please note that the electronics fundraising sale scheduled for Nov. 17 and 18 has been cancelled.

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News for HR

Learn more about individual representative sessions with CAPTRUST, Fidelity and TIAA-CREF.

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Aspiring/Inspiring Nurse Leader Award Ceremony

2016 Aspiring/Inspiring Nurse Leader Celebration is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in Kirkland Auditorium.

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Front Desk/Registration staff: Confirm patients' Primary Care Provider

To improve care coordination between our specialists and patients’ primary care providers (PCPs), and to ensure proper billing and payment, it is imperative to confirm that each patient's PCP is correctly listed in Epic@UNC. This is especially important for patients with Carolina Access health insurance.

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Nursing Policy Updates - October 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective October 2016.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA information session

Prepare for the future by sharpening your business skills with an Executive MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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Power at Dogwood Deck to be shut off for brief period on Nov. 6

A grounding test for the Dogwood Deck electrical upgrade will occur Sunday, Nov. 6, between 10 - 11 a.m. All power in the deck will be shut off for approximately 30 minutes for this test.

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Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Essentials and Food Drive

We are hosting an Essentials and Food Drive this week to benefit the FoodBank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Items will be collected Nov. 2 - 4.

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Flu vaccine update

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, more than 9,700 colleagues at UNC Medical Center have received their flu vaccine. Please review details on how you can get your flu vaccine.

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Annual Veterans Day Event

All physicians, staff and volunteers are invited to attend UNC Medical Center’s annual Veterans Day event from 2 - 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, in the lobby of N.C. Children’s Hospital.

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Inpatient staff: Impact of Daylight Saving Time change on equipment/documentation

The time will ‘fall back’ from 1:59 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. All inpatient nurses working that shift should review the details at this Intranet link to avoid any issues with equipment (glucometers) and Epic@UNC documentation (MAR, I/O, Graphs, Work List, Doc Flowsheets, Beaker Labs, Stork Obstetrics).

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A Message from UNC Movember Headquarters

A Message from UNC Movember Headquarters

For the last four years, students, faculty and staff at UNC and UNC Health Care Network have participated in Movember -- a global fundraising campaign committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise vital funds for men’s health programs that focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. Our 2016 UNC Network goal is to raise $50,000 -- we hope you'll consider donating, growing, or both!

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SANE collecting underwear donations for sexual assault victims through Dec. 31

The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program, or SANE, located in UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department, is collecting underwear for sexual assault patients from Nov. 1 - Dec. 31.

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Providers: Email UNC Practice Quality & Innovation if you receive PQRS letter from CMS

It has come to our attention that some providers across UNC Health Care are receiving notifications from CMS regarding potential payment adjustments for failing to successfully report Physician Quality Reporting (PQRS) metrics in calendar year 2015. View details at this link.

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Enrollment deadline Nov. 5; confirm completion of premium credits by using these steps

Based on a report from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, there are still a number of UNC Medical Center employees who may not have completed all the necessary premium credit activities for the State Health Plan Open Enrollment, which closes at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Employee Benefits has sent direct emails to employees missing credits, but as an additional step, we’re sharing this status list of all employees sorted alphabetically by last name.

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Waiting game: A Buncombe County man's path to an organ transplant

WLOS ABC 13 in Asheville, North Carolina, followed Bryan Parker, 30, for months as he waited for a double-lung transplant. Bryan's surgery took place here at UNC Hospitals in September. Dr. Benjamin Haithcock and Dr. Jason Long of the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery were his surgeons. "Now, I can inhale, get a good breath in, and just fully inhale and exhale and that's a great feeling," Bryan says. Watch and read the full story from WLOS.

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Corporate Compliance Week Nov. 6 - 12

Nov. 6 - 12, 2016, is Corporate Compliance week. The purpose of celebrating this week is to highlight the importance of compliance in our workplace. Visit the Compliance Program page on the Intranet.

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