March 2

New IV tubing change practice at UNC Hospitals begins in March

The Nurse Stewardship Task Force along with Nurse Practice Council and Nursing Education will begin rolling out the new IV tubing change practice in the beginning of March 2017.

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New image viewer for Cardiology Images in Epic@UNC

On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, the image hyperlinks in Epic@UNC for new cardiology studies at UNC Medical Center, UNC REX Healthcare, Caldwell Memorial Hospital, Chatham Hospital, Johnston Health, and Pardee Hospital will transition from SynapseCV to UNC Health Care’s new viewer, called NIL.

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Lunch and Learn WebEx sessions: How to audit charts

Both ambulatory and inpatient staff are invited to join a two-part WebEx presentation highlighting how to audit charts, especially when surveyors come to our hospitals and clinics.

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Senior Alliance ACO Medicare Beneficiaries identified by Value Banner in Epic@UNC

UNC Senior Alliance, the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) of UNC Health Care, began participation in the Next Gen ACO Model on Jan. 1, 2017. As an organization, we are responsible for managing the quality and total cost of care for the Medicare ACO beneficiaries attributed to UNC Senior Alliance providers. On Monday, Feb. 27, employees and providers will begin to see a value banner notification in Epic@UNC identifying Senior Alliance attributed ACO Medicare beneficiaries as either a ‘Value Care Patient’ or a ‘Value Care Patient – Complex.’

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OWASA will be disinfecting their water supply with chlorine in March

During the month of March, OWASA will use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.

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Changes to Serum-Free Light Chain and Beta-2-Microglobulin Testing

Effective March 6, serum-free light chain (free kappa, free lambda) and beta-2-microglobulin testing will be performed using a new analyzer platform and the current analyzer will subsequently be retired.

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Discounts to NC Theatre

Get discounted tickets to upcoming performances at the NC Theatre.

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Discounts to PNC Arena Events

Discounts now available for the rodeo, the Harlem Globetrotters, WWE Live, and the Carolina Hurricanes!

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New login screen, desktop wallpaper, ‘My Apps’ folder for UNC Medical Center PCs

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, UNC Medical Center employees will see several changes as part of an effort to create a consistent user experience across UNC Health Care.

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New System-wide Employee Standards and Rating System now effective

At UNC Health Care, excellence begins with you. As a system, we have defined the behaviors that illustrate employee excellence and support UNC Health Care’s mission of delivering quality health care and outstanding service to the people of North Carolina.

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News from HR

Learn about onsite visits from CAPTRUST, Prudential and TIAA, as well as web workshops from Fidelity and webinars from TIAA.

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OB Providers: C-Section priority choices updated in Delivery Summary

On Wednesday, March 8, the C-Section Priority choices in the 'Delivery Summary' will be updated. View details at this Intranet link.

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Become an Employee Ambassador

UNC Health Care employees have a long history of giving back to their communities. In an effort to show our support of our employees, UNC Health Care has created the Employee Ambassador Program.

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Final UNC men's basketball home game March 4

UNC men's basketball plays its final home game of the season against Duke at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine.

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Take brief survey to improve wayfinding at UNC Hospitals

Based on feedback at a recent Employee Roundtable, UNC Hospitals is exploring ways to improve wayfinding. Please help us target the most difficult areas to find at UNC Hospitals by answering this brief survey.

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At 95, the doctor may be out, but never forgotten

The News & Observer recently featured Dr. Woodrow Batten, of Smithfield, who retired from Johnston Health after a 73-year medical career.

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Health & Wellness Fair

A Health & Wellness Fair will be held on the Hillsborough Hospital campus on March 22. The event is free and open to employees and the public!

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Reducing Irregular-Heartbeat Admissions Earns UNC Best Practices Award in Pharmacy

Reducing Irregular-Heartbeat Admissions Earns UNC Best Practices Award in Pharmacy

A multidisciplinary team at UNC Hospitals that includes UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty has been recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists with a National Best Practices Award.

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Free drop-in photography sessions

We will be offering two free, drop-in photography sessions 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) only in March.

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