March 30

Inpatient Nurses, Ancillary staff: Care Plan activity options updated

NOTE: THIS CHANGE HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL JULY 22: Effective July 22, the Care Plan activity will no longer offer the ‘New Problem’ or ‘Modify Problem’ menu options. Instead, use the ‘Apply Template’ menu button to apply care plan templates to the chart. See a preview of the new options at this Intranet link.

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Providers: Several discharge Order Sets updated March 28 to ensure clarity

The verbiage and placement of follow-up orders in several discharge order sets will be updated Tuesday, March 28, to ensure the action required from each follow-up order is clear.

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Ivester appointed as UNC Hospitals' Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs

Ivester appointed as UNC Hospitals' Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs

Thomas Ivester, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Maternal Fetal Medicine, has been selected as UNC Hospitals' Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and VP of Medical Affairs (VPMA). Dr. Ivester will begin this appointment on April 24, 2017, and report to Gary Park, President of UNC Hospitals, with a matrix reporting relationship to Dr. Tony Lindsey, UNC Health Care's Chief Medical Officer.

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Change in directorships at William McLendon Clinical Laboratories

Herbert Whinna, MD, PhD, will be taking over the role of Interim Director of the Core Laboratory from Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, effective immediately.

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Jason Ray, UNC Mascot and Organ Donor, Left Behind a Legacy of Life

The News and Observer offers a remembrance of the life of Jason Ray and a look at the lives he touched with his choice to become an organ donor.

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2017 Tar Heel 10 Miler & Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run Parking Information and Road Closures

In close partnership with the Town of Chapel Hill and UNC-Chapel Hill, Endurance Magazine will be producing the 8th annual Tar Heel 10 Miler & Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 22. Please allow yourself plenty of time if you are commuting to or from the Hospital between 6 - 7:30 a.m. Read more information about road closures and parking.

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Try out Zumba@Work with a Free Class

Did you know the Women’s Health Information Center offers Zumba@Work for employees? Come check it out in a FREE try-out class in the month of April!

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Celebrating our providers' Carolina Care Excellence

Celebrating our providers' Carolina Care Excellence

As we celebrate Doctor's Day on March 30, please join us in congratulating our 171 providers who will receive the 2017 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence!

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New alerts for medical providers and nurses on C. difficile testing starting March 29

To reinforce evidence-based C. difficile testing recommendations from Hospital Epidemiology, medical providers and nurses ordering C. difficile tests will see new Best Practice Advisory (BPA) alerts in Epic@UNC starting Wednesday, March 29, if a C. difficile test is ordered on a patient who meets certain criteria.

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New Room Rates at the Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill has new standard room rates, effective April 1, 2017: regular rooms are now $25/night, and two-bedroom apartments are now $45/night.

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Yoga@Work for Employees!

Did you know the Women's Health Information Center offers yoga classes for employees?

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Update about Carolina Value from Dr. Roper

Carolina Value continues to be an important effort across the UNC Health Care System. Please read this message from Dr. Roper about what has been accomplished so far and how we can build on the progress we have already made.

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