Dec. 21

NFS Holiday Hours

Nutrition and Food Services would like to remind everyone of their modified schedule over the holidays this year. The modified hours can be found here.

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FastPass Going Live in UNC Medical Center Clinics – January 2018

In an effort to increase access for our patients, FastPass - a new scheduling tool, will go live in all UNC Medical Center practices in January 2018. FastPass is an automated tool that integrates with the Epic@UNC to monitor open appointments and notify patients when an earlier appointment is available.

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Changes to Tricare Insurance Plans in Epic@UNC – Jan. 1, 2018

On Jan. 1, 2018, Tricare North and South regions will combine and become Tricare East. Certain Tricare plans will be deactivated in Epic@UNC and new plans will need to be added for all dates of service Jan. 1, 2018, and beyond.

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In the spirit of giving this season? Please consider the Blood Donation Center

Located on the third floor of the cancer hospital, the Blood Donation Center specializes in apheresis platelet donation. Snacks, drinks, and movies are provided. Enjoy free movie tickets and pizza when you bring friends or coworkers! More information on how to donate can be found here.

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Nursing Policy Updates - December 2017

Please read the full list of nursing policy updates at this links. The updates are effective December 2017.

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Preview the new UNC Medical Center Intranet

Please preview the new UNC Medical Center Intranet and let us know what you think!

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UNC Medical Center Dialysis unit will be closed on Dec. 25

The UNC Medical Center Dialysis unit will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day. On Sunday, Dec. 24, the unit will function as a regular weekday and will treat patients scheduled for Monday. The on-call dialysis RN will be available on pager # 123-5527.

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Nelson named President of Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Associate Dean for Development at the UNC School of Medicine

Nelson named President of Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Associate Dean for Development at the UNC School of Medicine

Leslie H. Nelson has been named as President of the Medical Foundation of North Carolina and Associate Dean for Development of the UNC School of Medicine effective Jan. 1, 2018. The Medical Foundation of North Carolina is the not-for-profit, philanthropic arm of the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals.

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Weight loss classes offered at UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont

Eight-week weight loss classes offered at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. Learn about healthy eating, exercise, and lifestyle change.

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Weight Loss Classes Offered at UNC Wellness Center at NW Cary

Eight week weight loss classes offered at the UNC Wellness Center at NW Cary. Learn about healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle change.

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Starting Jan. 1: e-Prescribing available for Controlled Substances

To help make the process of complying with new NC STOP Act restrictions easier for you and a better experience for our patients, effective Jan. 1, 2018, providers will have the OPTION to e-prescribe controlled substances (including opioids). You can keep printing controlled substances scripts, but we recommend e-prescribing to save you time and paperwork.

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Effective Dec. 28: Changes in Epic@UNC when prescribing Opioids/Narcotics

Starting Thursday, Dec. 28, providers will see several updates to the Order Composer screen in Epic@UNC for Schedule II and III opioids and narcotics. View a screenshot and details at this Intranet link.

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Effective Jan. 1: Changes in opioid prescription laws

Approximately 1,200 deaths each year in North Carolina are attributed to opioid-related overdoses. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, new requirements in the NC STOP (STrengthen Opioid misuse Prevention) Act go into effect for Schedule II and III opioids and narcotics. View details at this Intranet link.

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Share Your Feedback On "Glad You Asked" at UNC

A multidisciplinary group is exploring ways to redesign Glad You Asked to ensure it serves the needs of our increasingly complex organization. Please take this short survey & provide your feedback!

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Chilled Water Infrastructure Upgrades - Emergency Drive Road Closure Information

Pipeline Utilities will be performing required Site/Utility Construction Activities beginning Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. More information, including a schedule of pedestrian and traffic closures can be found at this link.

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A message from Dr. Roper: Thank you and Happy Holidays!

A message from Dr. Roper: Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Please view a message and e-Card from Dr. Bill Roper, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, here.

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Dormant VPN access removed

As part of a continuous effort to improve the information security of UNC Health Care and defend against cyber threats, ISD has disabled VPN (virtual private network) access for users who have VPN access but have not used in since Sept. 1, 2017.

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Verify Learning Made Simple (LMS) Shortcuts and Favorites Are Current

If you have an LMS shortcut on your desktop or a favorite set in your internet browser please update them to the new LMS URL, which can be found here.

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