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Fire alarm system testing begins Sept. 26

Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will begin in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals on Monday, Sept. 26. Testing will run for three weeks.

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Providers: Consolidated, alphabetized list of document types in Haiku/Canto apps

Beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, providers using the Epic@UNC Haiku/Canto mobile apps will notice that the list of document types for images has been consolidated and alphabetized, with ‘Pictures’ set as the default document type.

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Inpatient Nurses: Completing one time orders

Inpatient nurses should mark one time orders (those that are not medication or lab orders) as complete. Review the details in this Tip Sheet.

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Vital signs will not flow into Epic@UNC from 2 – 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2

Due to a software upgrade, vital signs will not flow into Epic@UNC from 2 – 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. This upgrade is being coordinated with the planned Oct. 2 Epic@UNC downtime (scheduled from 3 – 4:30 a.m. Oct. 2), so most users will only notice that vital signs will not flow between 2 a.m. and the start of the planned Epic@UNC downtime at 3 a.m.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday, Oct. 2

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 2. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while ISD applies an update.

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Patients’ able to sync data from iPhone ‘Health’ app to My UNC Chart, Epic@UNC

New ‘Track My Health’ features in My UNC Chart allow patients to share data from their iPhone’s Health app to My UNC Chart and their provider. Data for blood pressure readings, exercise logs and peak flow values can be entered into the Health app and flow into My UNC Chart if the patient’s provider has ordered the appropriate flowsheet.

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IHQI Speaker Series: Using Simulation in Quality Improvement

Do you know how to use simulation in quality improvement? Three case studies and a Q&A panel will present the benefits of simulation in QI and address all questions from the audience in a Q&A session.

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Professional Onsite Shoe Sale

Please visit the Children's Hospital lobby Oct. 4 - 6 for the Professional Onsite Shoe fundraising event.

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Drop-in photography session has been rescheduled

A free, drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs) will be held Nov. 4.

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UNC Geriatric Services Inpatient Unit (Med A) to move to Hillsborough Campus

Geriatric Medicine inpatient services (Medicine A) at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill will move to the UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus on Oct. 3.

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News from HR

Representative sessions and group workshops with Fidelity, representative sessions with TIAA, and the Maternity Workshop.

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Epic@UNC updates following Oct. 2 downtime

Following the planned Epic@UNC downtime (from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2), users will notice the following updates.

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Algorithm detailing inpatient Flu Screening ‘Best Practice Advisory’

The Epic@UNC team has received several questions about the inpatient Flu Screening ‘Best Practice Advisory’ (BPA) that was activated Sept. 21 in Epic@UNC. Please review the algorithm, full details, and changes from previous years.

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Introducing three new UNC Physicians Network locations

Three new UNC Physicians Network locations celebrated grand openings on Sept. 27, 2016.

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Inpatient Nurses, Unit Clerks: Scheduling appointments from an order

Please review the workflow that can be used to schedule appointments from an order. Scheduling patients for after-discharge, follow-up appointments encourages patients to continue with their care and often prevents readmissions to the hospital.

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Inpatient Providers: Consult for Ostomy, Wound nurses changing Oct. 4

The ‘Reason for Consult’ for the ‘Inpatient Consult for Ostomy Nurse’ and ‘Inpatient Consult for Wound Nurse’ orders will change on Tuesday, Oct. 4. If either of these consult orders is included on your personal preference list, please remove the order and add it back after 5 p.m. Oct. 4 to ensure the new, correct options are displayed.

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UNC heart transplant patient featured on Ellen Degeneres Show

Fourteen-year-old Al-J was diagnosed with a heart condition as an infant, and patiently waited for the transplant that might save his life. Al-J met Ellen and told her his emotional story of survival.

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2016 Oncology Excellence Awards

Please join us in honoring the 2016 Oncology Excellence Award recipients, nominees, and all oncology staff.

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Shift-working females needed for Probiotic Research Study

Shift-working females needed for Probiotic Research Study

The UNC Department of Exercise and Sport Science is seeking shift-working females for participation in a research study exploring the influence of probiotics on body composition, fatigue, and markers of inflammation.

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SafetraceTx Blood Bank system downtime Wednesday morning, Oct. 5

There will be a 2½ hour SafetraceTX Blood Bank system downtime from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, for required system maintenance.

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