Feb. 16

UNC men's basketball home games Feb. 18 and Feb. 22

UNC men's basketball plays home games against Virginia at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, and against Louisville at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine.

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AARP + UNC Health Care Digital Health Innovation Sprint™

Help us reimagine how health care can be designed, delivered and experienced for the digital age. Join us for an immersive series sponsored by the AARP and supported by some of the region’s leading health-care organizations. Whether you are a clinician, administrator, developer, designer – or if you simply have a great idea -- we are inviting participants from across the Triangle region and beyond to design, develop, test and validate digital health solutions that deliver a positive impact to the people and communities we serve.

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ED, ICU, Rapid Response teams: Code Narrator changes now active

Several approved Code Narrator changes were inadvertently made active in Epic@UNC on Tuesday, Feb. 14. These changes were scheduled to be released on March 8, but leadership decided to keep the changes active since the changes are cosmetic (and there are no documentation changes). This tip sheet shows screenshots of the old/new Code Narrator layouts - please share with your staff. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Two planned downtimes for NIL image viewer in Epic@UNC

The image hyperlinks using the NIL Viewer in Epic@UNC will be unavailable for approximately one hour starting at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and again on Monday, Feb. 27. The image links will work normally once the downtime is complete. PACS systems will be available for image viewing during the downtime.

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Inpatient Staff: External Transfers on separate tab of 'Admissions Waiting for Beds' census logs

Inpatient staff using the Epic@UNC census log will notice that the 'Admissions Waiting for Beds' census log now displays incoming External Transfers on a separate tab to help more accurately reflect incoming patient flow.

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Wing E & F Construction begins Feb. 16

Starting Thursday, Feb. 16, scaffolding will be erected at Med Wings E and F at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill as part of a project designed to add fall protection to the Wings’ roof.

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Nursing Grand Rounds

The physical effects of eating disorders can lead to hospitalization. Janet Siwiec and Amber Kirkley will describe a protocol for nursing management and treatment of children with eating disorders.

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Changes to Microsporidium Testing

Effective immediately, the UNC Clinical Microbiology Laboratory will no longer offer in-house Microsporidium testing.

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Belk Pop-up Boutique

Please visit the Belk Pop-up Boutique in the Children's lobby on Feb. 28 - March 2.

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Audit Quarterly Newsletter available

Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services released the February 2017 edition of the Audit Quarterly.

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Monoclonal Antibody System Formulary Restrictions

The System Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee recently approved a system-wide formulary change restricting certain medications to the clinic/outpatient setting as of Feb. 24.

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SharePoint 2013 downtime Feb. 17

There is a downtime scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. for the SharePoint 2013 environment.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtimes Feb. 17 & 19

As part of a disaster recovery test, Epic@UNC will be down for approximately 90 minutes beginning at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, AND for approximately 90 minutes beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.

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Participate in the 2017 Multicultural Fair -- applications due by March 24

Celebrate cultural diversity by participating in the 2017 Multicultural Fair! We want you to set up an exhibit or consider entertaining. The fair will be held on Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtimes Feb. 17 & 19

As part of a disaster recovery test, two planned Epic@UNC downtimes are scheduled: Epic@UNC will be down for approximately 90 minutes beginning at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17 AND for approximately 90 minutes beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.

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Point-of-Care interface downtime Feb. 21

There is a planned Point-of-Care (POC) interface downtime scheduled from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at High Point Regional Health, UNC Medical Center, and UNC REX Healthcare. POC devices will remain operational and results will queue up then post in Epic@UNC once the POC downtime is complete.

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Did you know? – Use 'Chart Search' to find things quickly in Epic@UNC

The next time you're in a patient’s chart in Epic@UNC, hit 'Ctrl+Spacebar' on your keyboard (or use the search box in the top right corner) to try out the 'Chart Search' in Epic@UNC. Through Chart Search, you can enter keywords (e.g. - hypertension) and then sort the search results quickly into different categories (problems, notes, meds, labs, etc.).

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2017 Administrative Professionals Conference: The Champion's Playbook

Attention all HUCs, Administrative Representatives, Associates, Specialists, Coordinators, and CSTs: the 2017 Administrative Professionals Conference will be held April 19 - 21 at the UNC Health Care Morrisville Campus. Registration begins Feb. 27.

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Supplemental HIV Testing

Effective Feb. 17, UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratories (MCL) Immunology Laboratory will switch to Bio-Rad Geenius HIV supplemental assay.

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Light fixtures to be replaced in Women’s Hospital lobby

During the evenings of Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 – 25, and Friday and Saturday, March 3 – 4, Plant Engineering will replace the light fixtures in the lobby of the Women’s Hospital. If necessary, this work may extend to the evenings of Friday and Saturday, March 10 – 11.

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