May 11

Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program for UNC Health Care Employees

The UNC Weight Management Program offers a comprehensive weight loss program to UNC Health Care employees called the Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program. A new session, beginning in June, is currently enrolling new participants.

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Did you know?: Learning Home dashboards in Epic@UNC

Did you know that most users have a Learning Home dashboard in Epic@UNC that provides direct links to educational materials and resources specific to your role, including Tip Sheets, materials used in Epic@UNC Training, tips and tricks, etc.

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Trauma Survivors Day

No one thinks about a trauma patient until they become one. We are raising awareness in behalf of the forgotten population - the trauma survivors.

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Planned Pyxis ES downtime May 17

There is a planned Pyxis ES downtime scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, starting at 12:30 a.m. and will be completed at or before 6 a.m. Impacted facilities are Caldwell Memorial, Chatham Hospital, High Point Regional, UNC Medical Center (including Wakebrook and the Hillsborough Hospital), and UNC REX Healthcare.

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Nursing Policy Updates - May 9

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective May 2017.

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News from HR

Learn more about onsite sessions from TIAA, Fidelity and Prudential, including a visit by Prudential to Morrisville.

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Stroke Awareness Month Lecture Series: Quality Improvement Updates

In honor of Stroke Awareness Month, please join us for an interesting and informative lecture series.

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Stroke Awareness Month Lecture Series: Triangle Aphasia Project

In honor of Stroke Awareness Month, please join us for an interesting and informative lecture series.

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Expanded meeting times for MOMs group

The Women's Health Information Center is excited to announce the addition of a new evening MOMs group to support the needs of working parents.

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Changes to letters referring providers receive when referrals are unable to be fulfilled

The 'Referral Close the Loop' workgroup has made several changes to letters that referring providers receive automatically when referrals are unable to be fulfilled.

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Health Maintenance updates coming Thursday, May 11

On Thursday, May 11, the Epic@UNC Population Health team released updates to Health Maintenance Plans, Topics and Best Practice Advisories (BPAs) related to diabetes and/or attention to nephropathy. These changes for primary care practices are a result of feedback received from the specialties of Endocrinology and Nephrology.

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EMTs compete at UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus

EMTs compete at UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus

The UNC Trauma program hosted eight emergency medical technician (EMT) teams at its 5th annual Paramedic Skills Competition on Tuesday, May 2, at the UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus.

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RSV Visitor Restrictions end Thursday, May 11

UNC Hospitals has had zero cases of pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) for three consecutive weeks. Therefore, we will lift childhood visitor restrictions effective Thursday, May 11, 2017, in the Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU).

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South Road closed between Student Stores, Raleigh St. May 15 – Aug. 4

The section of South Road in Chapel Hill between the Student Union and Fetzer Gym will be closed for utility repairs from May 15 through Aug. 4, 2017. Please plan ahead and leave extra time if needing to follow the detours through campus during this time.

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Changes to timing of telephone Appointment Reminder calls

UNC Health Care will begin sending text message appointment reminders to patients in the Summer of 2017. In preparation for the rollout of text messaging appointment reminders, the schedule for telephone appointment reminders will be modified beginning Friday, May 26, to be made two business days prior to the appointment (vs. currently being made three business days prior to the appointment).

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Introducing MySupport@UNC – Coming May 24

ISD values your feedback and is pleased to announce that ISD Assistance (the online HEAT Cloud self-service system) will be replaced by ‘MySupport@UNC’ on Wednesday, May 24 (the originally announced date was May 17), with the goal of delivering a simple, easy-to-use support solution for your IT issues and needs.

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Health Insurance Dependent Eligibility Audit

The Benefits Office has been notified that the State Health Plan (SHP) is conducting a full dependent audit this summer. They have instructed our office that letters will be sent to SHP members by the end of the month, and you will have until July 31 to provide proof of your dependent’s eligibility. Failure to provide proof by that date will result in coverage being cancelled August 1, 2017.

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Watch for new brand campaign highlighting our empathy and expertise

Watch for new brand campaign highlighting our empathy and expertise

At UNC Health Care, our people are at the heart of what we do. Every day, you offer patients empathy and expertise, delivering Carolina Care to the people of North Carolina. It’s what sets us apart and why our patients choose us.

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The 29th Annual Carolina Kids Classic

The Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament raises money for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. This year's honorary hosts Larry Fedora and Roy Williams invite you to be part of this Chapel Hill tradition, which will be held on Thursday, June 8, at UNC Finley Golf Course.

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Clinic/Practice Managers and Directors: Text Messaging for Patient Appointment Reminders

Exciting news! The Care Access & Service Integration (CASI) team and Information Services Division (ISD) are working to enhance UNC Health Care's automated patient appointment reminder process by incorporating text messaging instead of phone calls for patients who provide a mobile number as their preferred phone line. Find more details at this intranet link.

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