Oct. 26

Writing for Resilience

Writing for Resilience, a weekly writing group, meets every Tuesday from noon - 1 p.m. in the John M. Reeves Memorial Chapel. It is open to all in the hospital and community. No writing experience is necessary.

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Clinical Pathways - When There's No One Right Answer

All are welcome to this Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds presentation by Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP, FAAP, Chief Quality Officer and neonatologist at Mission Health and adjunct assistant professor at UNC

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Homegrown Halloween: Tuesday, Oct. 31

As the Town of Chapel Hill continues its preparations for the night of Halloween, please review the following information and remember to plan for heavy traffic and large crowds on the evening of Oct. 31.

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Discount tickets for Carolina Hurricanes Hockey

Save up to 50 percent off tickets for the Oct. 29 game against the Anaheim Ducks.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Nov. 1 - Dec. 1

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees. To be eligible for the sell-back options, employees must have at least 88 hours of PTO available.

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News from HR

Learn more about Fidelity representative sessions at the Shared Service Center and in Morrisville, onsite visits from TIAA and Prudential, and the upcoming Maternity Workshop.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Kaizen Planning

This month Nursing Grand Rounds will be a discussion of Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen Project Planning.

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My UNC Chart WebEx demo Oct. 30

A My UNC Chart WebEx demo titled "My UNC Chart -- from a Patient's Perspective" will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30.

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HIM team to begin team rounding to scan paper records into Epic@UNC

Starting Monday, Oct. 30, the Health Information Management (HIM) team will round across the Hillsborough Hospital and Wakebrook twice each weekday and once a day on the weekends to review paper patient records, scan relevant paper documents into Epic@UNC, and then remove the paper documents. HIM will begin rounding in the same manner UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill in phases beginning Monday, Nov. 6, through Monday, Nov. 13.

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HCAHPS scores available for all UNC Health Care hospitals

The latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores are available. You can view the scores for all UNC Health Care hospitals and compare the UNC Medical Center against other hospitals in the Triangle.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) gets new look on Nov. 1; planned downtime on Oct. 30 and 31

LMS is getting a new user interface on Nov. 1! This makeover comes as our vendor, Sum Total, upgrades our current system to provide users with a more user-friendly design while adding new functionality for LMS administrators.

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Registration/Scheduling staff: WebEx sessions every two weeks starting Nov. 2 to review registration, check-in workflows

Beginning Thursday, Nov. 2, Outpatient Care Services Training & Development and ISD Training will offer a WebEx every two weeks for users to join and gain information about registration and check-in workflows in Epic@UNC.

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Executive MBA program information session

The Kenan-Flagler Business School is hosting a lunch n' learn for its Executive MBA program from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3 in Conference Room #4, ground floor, Women's Hospital.

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Healthwise patient instructions now available during Epic@UNC downtimes

UNC Health Care has partnered with Healthwise to integrate patient education into Epic@UNC. We now have access to Healthwise patient instructions during an Epic@UNC downtime (whether planned or unplanned). View details in this Tip Sheet.

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Text message appointment reminders updated

The text message appointment reminders patients receive have been updated to include location specifics in the primary text message. In addition, the date format has been changed to improve clarity in Spanish text messages.

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The State Health Plan annual enrollment ends Oct. 31

Don't wait until the last minute to take care of the open enrollment elections! Because of a spike in volume (both online and by phone) during the final days of the open enrollment period, getting through to the State Health Plan can sometimes be challenging, so plan ahead.

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Text message appointment reminders updated

The text message appointment reminders patients receive have been updated to include location specifics in the primary text message. In addition, the date format has been changed to improve clarity in Spanish text messages. View screenshots at this link.

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S11 Permit Holders - UNC Basketball Game Day Parking

The first Men's Basketball Home Game will be on Oct. 27 and with that comes the need for available parking spaces in the S11 Lot. If you are an S11 permit holder (Annual or Expiring), please note the dates scheduled for UNC home basketball games.

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Core #138 - Changes to Serum Protein Electrophoresis Testing

Effective Nov. 6, serum protein electrophoresis (SPEP) and immunotyping using capillary electrophoresis will be performed using a newer, improved model of our current analyzer. Read the memo for full details.

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New Mandatory Field for Enter/Edit Results

Beginning Monday, November 6, there will be a new mandatory field for all clinicians in all areas who manually document lab results obtained through point of care testing.

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Carolina Care Inpatient Awards

Carolina Care Inpatient Awards

Several units were honored for outstanding HCAHPS and Press-Ganey scores last Thursday. See the winners here.

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