Oct. 13

2017 Nursing Research and Quality Driving Excellence in Patient Care Conference

Join us to learn how to achieve excellence in patient outcomes through the use of strategic quality projects and research.

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Inpatient Nurses: Oct. 18 Lunch and Learn on Arriving patients and Releasing orders

When patients arrive on the unit, it is important to locate any orders that are signed and held so that they can be released and activated. This lunch and learn on Oct. 18 will show inpatient nurses how to do this to ensure safe patient care. The Webex starts at noon and will last approximately 40 minutes. No registration is required.

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SECC Lobby Fair

To learn more about the State Employees Combined Campaign, please attend our SECC Lobby Fair on Monday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital lobby. During these fairs we will have laptops on hand so that employees may stop by to make donations. Remember that there will be a Grand Prize Drawing at the end of the campaign with gifts including a YETI cooler, Fitbit, Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Kindle Fire, and more! Simply donating or opting out during the campaign will make you eligible to win!

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State Fair ticket distribution update

Thank you to everyone who completed the form requesting State Fair tickets. We appreciate all that you do for our patients, guests, and colleagues.

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2016 Carolina Care Service Awards

2016 Carolina Care Service Awards

On Thursday, Oct. 6, UNC Hospitals held the first Carolina Care Service Awards for inpatient units and departments that provided exceptional care and service for our patients during the 2016 fiscal year.

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Third Annual Gerritsen-Boote ICU Nursing Awards

Third Annual Gerritsen-Boote ICU Nursing Awards

The Division of Nursing honored four recipients of the Third Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award on Friday, Sept. 23. The recipients were selected for providing outstanding care to patients and their families, and were granted scholarships as part of the award.

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Health Benefit Special Pay available for Consumer Directed Health Plan in 2017

For the first time, UNC Medical Center employees who enroll in the State Health Plan’s Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) are eligible for Health Benefit Special Pay; in previous years, only enrollees in the 80/20 or 70/30 plans were eligible to receive this benefit. The 40 percent premium reimbursement will make the CDHP a better value for employees than in the past.

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Change your health election after completing wellness credits

After completing your wellness credits, please remember to change your plan election. If you do not change your plan election, you will remain enrolled in the 70/30 plan for 2017.

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Flu vaccine update

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, Oct. 12, 6,100 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Please review details on how you can get your flu vaccine.

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News from HR

Onsite visits from Fidelity and CAPTRUST Financial Advisors and information about the Nov. 4 Maternity Workshop.

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Lobby Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

You are invited to help decorate the lobby Christmas trees. There will be prizes for the team with the best decorated tree. Help us share the holiday spirit with employees, visitors and patients.

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Terrace Café offers rotating menu and to-go meals during evenings

The Terrace Café reminds second-shift employees that in addition to our normal offerings, we also offer a rotating menu between the hours of 5 to 9 p.m. The menu was developed to provide choice options for our second-shift employees. Besides providing a rotating menu, we also carry a daily selection of to-go meals from 4 to 9 p.m. These meals are located next to the salads and sandwiches selections.

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Red Cross Blood Drive - Hillsborough Campus

The Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by Hillsborough Hospital, will be held on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Please support our local Red Cross by donating in our first-ever blood drive. Let's make it a success!

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Changes limited in Epic@UNC Oct. 12 - 20

Between Oct. 12 - 20, the Epic@UNC team is preparing its test environment for an upgrade. During this time frame, the team can only implement emergency changes.

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Watch For Me NC Campaign

The UNC Department of Public Safety & UNC Hospitals Police will be conducting a Pedestrian Safety Campaign on Oct. 17 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Share the fun from the State Fair!

We hope everyone has a great time at the State Fair. To share the fun you're having, if you're on social media, post a photo of yourself at the Fair, tag UNC Health Care social media accounts including Facebook and Twitter (@unchealthcare), and include the hashtag #ncstatefair. And thank you again for the care and service you provide our patients, guests, and colleagues!

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Hand Hygiene Feedback Contest for Infection Prevention Week

Oct. 16 - 22 is International Infection Prevention Week, and to celebrate the week, the Clean In, Clean Out program encourages you to participate in its Hand Hygiene Feedback Contest. Through Oct. 31, every employee who submits Clean In, Clean Out observations will be entered into a drawing.

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Clean In, Clean Out: Golden Hand Accolades for September

Overall compliance results for September were 96.6% for inpatients and 97.1% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

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Hurricane Matthew Relief

The Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC will provide updated information on Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.

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