June 15

What's Coming with Go-Live #6?: Send Prescriptions to Multiple Pharmacies

Instead of a one-by-one process, providers will see a 'grid view' beginning July 22 to more easily send prescriptions to multiple pharmacies.

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What's Coming with Go-Live #6: Personalized Panels in Personalized Order Sets

Inpatient providers will be able to personalize the panels within a personalized Order Set starting July 22 with Go-Live #6. You will be able to select the panels by default and then, within each panel you can choose the details to pull-in for each order.

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From Dr. Ewend - UNC's Sharpless named Director of National Cancer Institute

Please view the note below from Dr. Matt Ewend, president of UNC Physicians, about Dr. Norman (Ned) Sharpless being appointed as Director of the National Cancer Institute.

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New Observation Unit opens June 19 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill

On Monday, June 19, the new 1 Memorial Observation Unit will open 15 of its 25 beds in the former 1st floor OT/PT space at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. The remaining beds will be opened before the end of 2017.

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News from HR

Learn more about an onsite representative session with Fidelity.

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Audit Quarterly Newsletter now available

Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released the May 2017 edition of the Audit Quarterly. This edition discusses: Internal Audit Awareness Month; Excel in Process Improvement - A Six Sigma Green Belt Project, and Application Control Reviews.

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Nursing Policy Updates - June 2017

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective June 2017.

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SharePoint downtime evening of June 16

There is a scheduled downtime on Friday, June 16, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for the SharePoint 2013 environment.

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Inpatient Providers: Indication, Duration required with each antibiotic order beginning June 20

In accordance with national quality standards for antimicrobial stewardship, an indication for use and duration of therapy will be required with each antibiotic order at UNC Health Care inpatient facilities beginning June 20, 2017.

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Registration Staff: Patients with Worker's Comp must have Medicare added if they have Medicare coverage

Starting Monday, June 26, patients who are presenting with Worker’s Comp MUST have Medicare added to the account if they have Medicare coverage. Medicare must be added as secondary to the Worker’s Comp coverage. View details and screenshots at this Intranet link.

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Registration Staff: 'Employee' and 'Anonymous' patient types removed June 26

On Monday, June 26, the patient types “EMPLOYEE” and “ANONYMOUS” will be removed in Epic@UNC and no longer be available to select in patient demographics. Users should refer to HIM policies/procedures for alternatives to protecting patient records, including “Break the Glass.”

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Registration Staff: Bad debt balances to display on Face Sheet

Effective Monday, June 19, patient's Professional and Hospital bad debt balances will display on the patient’s Interactive Face Sheet (registration page). Please reference this tip sheet for guidance on collecting bad debt payments.

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CANCELLED - Planned June 18 Epic@UNC Downtime

The planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1 - 3 a.m. Sunday morning, June 18, has been cancelled.

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Updated ABN form effective June 21

CMS has updated the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) form to be effective no later than June 21, 2017. The ABN form has been revised to include the new expiration date as well as language informing beneficiaries of their rights to CMS nondiscrimination practices and how to request the ABN in an alternative format if needed.

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Playground Reminder: Use generic login AND department to ensure you see test patients

To ensure you have test patients available in the Epic@UNC Playground, please use BOTH the generic login and the default login department as listed on the Playground Logins Intranet site.

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Share your feedback on how we communicate with you -- survey closes June 23

UNC Health Care is conducting an assessment of how we communicate with employees across the health system. Please take this short online survey about internal communications by June 23. The survey is completely anonymous, and we value your feedback.

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