June 29

What's Coming with Go-Live #6?: What's New in this Note?

Starting July 22 with Go-Live #6, providers will be able to select 'Hide copied text' on any note to turn any text copied from a previous note (or other sources) grey.

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What's Coming with Go-Live #6?: Create Inpatient Orders from PTA Meds

Starting July 22 after Go-Live #6, the 'Reconcile PTA Meds' section of the 'Discharge Readmit' navigator will allow inpatient providers to place Inpatient Orders from Prior To Admission (PTA) meds for patients who are being discharged from one facility and readmitted to another.

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Professional Compliance Newsletter now available

This edition discusses: Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) documentation requirements and related Epic SmartText templates; Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office of Inspector General (OIG) Compliance Effectiveness Guidelines; NC Medicaid Site Visit resources; and proposed FY 2018 federal compliance funding.

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Spread of Innovations 2018 Project Submission

Nursing Quality Council is looking for the next Spread of Innovation project for 2018. If you know of a successful project that has been completed within a service line and has potential to be spread throughout the hospital, submit it to nursing quality council for consideration.

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Health Maintenance updates coming Thursday, June 29

On Thursday, June 29, 2017 the Epic@UNC Healthy Planet (Population Health) team will release updates to Health Maintenance Plans, Topics, Modifiers and BPAs related to colon cancer screening.

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Announcing the FY18 Children’s Quality Goals

Children’s Services continues to emphasize safe and high-quality patient care as the focus of our clinical care mission. To this end, The Children’s Improvement Council was formed in January of this year and already has been hard at work and has approve three pediatric-focused improvement goals for FY18.

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McLendon Labs: TERT Promoter Mutation Test in Glioma

Effective July 5, 2017, the Molecular Genetics Laboratory will offer a TERT promoter mutation test. Please read entire memo for complete details.

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McLendon Labs: Apolipoprotein B Testing

Effective June 27, 2017, UNCH McLendon Clinical Laboratories has discontinued performing Apolipoprotein B Testing and transitioned to sending these samples to Mayo Medical Laboratories. Please read entire memo for complete details.

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Planned Downtime for Sovera Document Imaging July 7 - 8

There is a planned downtime for Sovera, the application used for scanning and Document Imaging, from 6 p.m. Friday, July 7, until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8. During this time, you will not be able to scan documents into Epic@UNC and you will not be able to retrieve previously scanned documents from Epic, CareLink, WebCIS, or Sovera.

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Tell us about your My UNC Chart experience for a chance to win a prize!

Tell us about your My UNC Chart experience for a chance to win a prize!

If you have a My UNC Chart account or activate one by July 21, you can take a short survey about your My UNC Chart experience and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three FitBits. As a UNC Health Care employee, you do not need to be a UNC Health Care patient to activate a My UNC Chart account.

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News from HR

Learn more about onsite sessions with a Fidelity representative as well as information about a TIAA webinar

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Compassionate Companions: A Comprehensive Patient Visitation Program from Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services would like to announce our comprehensive visitation program for patients called “Compassionate Companions.” Volunteers are trained to sit bedside with patients, go for walks, and engage in social activities -- often meeting many physician’s orders for alleviating stress and depression.

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Updates about the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, thereby changing the way providers are paid Medicare Part B reimbursement. If you bill Medicare Part B please review these MIPS updates from UNC's Practice Quality & Innovation team, including resources to help learn more about this new program.

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July 4th Holiday: Parking on campus

All Park & Ride permit holders and GoPass users will be allowed to park in the S11 parking lots on Tuesday, July 4. On-campus parking permit holders are encouraged to continue to park in their assigned zones. UNC Hospitals shuttles will operate on a normal schedule. As always, the Dogwood deck will be reserved for patients/visitors.

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New Ransomware Threat – Actions required of all users

You may have heard of a new ransomware threat called ‘petya’ that is infecting computer networks around the world via Microsoft Office documents either attached to email messages or stored on web sites/servers for unsuspecting users to download. ISD needs all UNC Health Care employees and providers to take the following actions to prevent this ransomware virus from reaching our network.

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Humulin® R U-500 KwikPen® and EpiPen®/EpiPen Jr® approved for formulary addition

The Pharmacy Department’s Medication Use Policy team has been facilitating the implementation of Humulin® R U-500 KwikPen® and EpiPen/EpiPen Jr. to our formulary. The additions are expected to take place over the coming weeks.

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Overlook cafe and Courtyard cafe closed Tuesday, July 4

In observance on Independence Day, the Overlook cafe and the Courtyard cafe (at ACC) will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. All other retail locations -- including the Corner cafe, the Terrace cafe and Starbucks -- will be open their normal operating hours.

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Ambulatory Providers: Video overview of top features coming with Go-Live #6

We invite all ambulatory providers to watch a brief 'Day in the Life' video (Internet Explorer only) that shows some of the best features coming July 22 as part of Epic@UNC Go-Live #6.

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