Dec. 7

Writing for Resilience

Writing for Resilience, a weekly writing group, meets every Tuesday from noon - 1 p.m. in the John M. Reeves Memorial Chapel. It is open to all in the hospital and community. No writing experience is necessary.

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Free Drop In Photo Session for Faculty and APPs

We will be offering 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) on Friday, Dec. 8. Non-faculty advanced practice providers must provide direct, clinical patient care in the outpatient setting in order to be photographed.

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Overlook Cafe closed Dec. 13 and 14

The Overlook Café will be closed Dec. 13 – 14 to help support the Holiday Celebration that will take place from 1 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. It will reopen and return to normal operating hours on Friday, Dec. 15. Nutrition and Food Services would like to thank you for your continued support of their retail venues.

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New image for login screen, desktop background coming Dec. 18

On Monday, Dec. 18, employees at Chatham, High Point Regional, Johnston Health, UNC Medical Center, and UNC REX Healthcare will notice a new standard login screen and desktop background for their computers as part of an effort by Communications & Marketing and ISD to create a consistent user experience across UNC Health Care and simplify technical support by supplying pertinent technical information on the desktop (e.g. computer name, IP address, etc.).

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Coming Dec. 8 - Invitation to Enroll in SmartNotice Emergency Alert System

On Friday, Dec. 8, UNC Medical Center employees and School of Medicine clinical faculty members will receive an email invitation from 'noreply@onsolve.com' with the subject line of “Contact Group Enrollment Invitation” to enroll in the 'SmartNotice' emergency alert system if they have not already signed up.

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McLendon Labs Memo: Changes in Reflex Policy for Hepatitis C Laboratory Testing

Beginning immediately, a reflex test for Hepatitis C Genotype (LAB915) will automatically be added when the reflexed HCV RNA quantitative viral load is reported as Detected >500 IU/ml. Full details can be found here.

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We’re Launching Our New Career Site!

As part of UNC Health Care, you help us deliver the best possible care to the people of North Carolina. We know it takes a great team to do great work. That’s why we invested in, and just launched, new career websites that make it easier for amazing people like you to discover opportunities systemwide.

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Space Reporting Field Audit

A field audit will be conducted during the week of Dec. 11 through 15 to confirm space assignments are accurate in our data management system used the required annual CMS reimbursement reporting.

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Transportation Impacts of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon. Roads along the parade route will be closed during that time. Please plan accordingly.

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Healthwise Patient Instructions will be updated Dec. 12

There will be an upgrade to our Healthwise patient instructions found through the Clinical References (or References) link in the Epic@UNC chart. This upgrade includes new patient instructions, new illustrations in patient instructions, patient instructions with medical revisions, patient instructions with title changes, and patient instruction enhancements.

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Dillard's Fundraising Sale

Please visit the Dillard's Fundraising Sale in the Children's Hospital lobby, Dec. 12 - 14.

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Yoga@Work for Employees

Did you know the Women's Health Information Center offers yoga classes for employees? And now, your first class is FREE!

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Zumba@Work for Employees

Did you know the Women’s Health Information Center offers Zumba@Work for employees? And now, your first class is FREE!

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Weight Watchers for Employees is here!

The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for Employees!

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Stadium Drive Closure Dec. 18 through March 2018

A utility project on Stadium Drive will alter the flow of traffic and require Chapel Hill Transit to detour several routes. More details here.

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Infant and Adult Armbands: Update to 2D Barcode

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the infant and adult armbands will be updated so that the 2D barcode will repeat along the strap of the band.

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Providers: New Newborn Nursery Admission Order Set ​

On Dec 13, 2017, a new Newborn Nursery Admission orderset will go into Epic@UNC and three existing Order Sets will be retired and no longer be available. See details at this Intranet link.

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Some Changes in Coverage Will be Reflected on Dec. 13 Paychecks

Because health insurance is paid one month in advance, employees should expect to see changes in 2018 enrollment coverage reflected in the Dec. 13 paycheck. Information on what to expect can be found here.

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Dealing With Differences Workshop

Spaces are still available for the Dec. 11 Dealing With Differences Workshop at the Morrisville Conference Center.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions from Prudential, Fidelity (at the Medical Center and Morrisville) and TIAA.

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Providers: Update to 'Close the Loop' referral letter, follow-up process when a clinic/service is unable to contact a patient

T​o save time for providers and simplify our processes, Care Access & Service Integration (CASI), in collaboration with Information Services Division (ISD), have updated the verbiage of the “Unable to Contact Patient” close the loop letter.

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Dec. 13 Webinar on Patient Lists

In many clinical areas, patient lists in Epic@UNC are the primary tool for identifying patients and getting key pieces of information. To learn more about how to harness the power of patient lists, join us from noon – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13, for a webinar detailing how to best use patient lists for effective patient care. This is open to any Epic@UNC user who wants to know more about patient lists.

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Planned Lawson Downtime Dec. 10

There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 6 – 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. Lawson will be unavailable for all entities during this time. This downtime will include all Lawson modules including Mobile Supply Chain, RQC (Requisitioning), HR, Payroll, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Manager Self-Service, Employee Self-Service and Finance.

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Get Started on Your Visit with My UNC Chart; WebEx sessions Dec. 11, 12, 13, and 15

Get Started is a revamped My UNC Chart feature (replacing eCheck-In) that will Go-Live on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Get Started is designed to improve patient engagement, the check-in process, and allow patients a head start on providing/updating patient information.

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Outpatient Providers: Updates to medication reconciliation process within 30 days of an inpatient discharge

There is a new process in Epic@UNC for reconciling medications for patients seen in an outpatient clinic within 30 days of an inpatient discharge. View details at this Intranet link.

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Video: Gene Woods' presentation to UNC Health Care Board

On Monday, Nov. 13, Eugene (Gene) A. Woods MBA, MHA, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolinas HealthCare System​, spoke to the UNC Health Care System Board of Directors. We encourage you to watch Gene's presentation at this Intranet link.

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