April 12

Tax Preparation Assistance Available

Employees needing help with their tax preparation may qualify for free assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA).

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WebEx: How to find data in Chart Review

All users with access to Chart Review are invited to join a Webex detailing 'How to Find Data in Epic@UNC (aka Using Breadcrumbs in Chart Review)' from noon - 1 p.m. Thursday, April 26.

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Providers: Use ADT20 "Reassign Primary Provider Team" order when making changes to the Primary Provider Team

Starting Tuesday, April 10, the “Service” field is no longer available in ADT orders and it is now assigned by the Primary Team selection when ADT orders are signed. If the incorrect primary provider team was selected or if the primary provider team needs to be updated, use the “Reassign Patient Primary Provider Team” order (ADT20).

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Providers: 'Extend' button returning to 'Open Orders' and 'Overdue Results' folder in In Basket

The 'Extend' button will be re-added to the 'Open Orders' and 'Overdue Results' folder in In Basket on April 12, which will allow users to extend the Expected and/or Expiration dates up to 365 days beyond the Order date.

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Chilled Water Infrastructure Upgrades - Crane On-Site at the Anderson Loading Dock

Plant Engineering has a 90-ton crane arriving to UNC Hospitals on Saturday – April 14, 2018, from 8 a.m. – noon as part of the Chilled Water Infrastructure Upgrades construction project. The crane will be located in the Anderson Loading Dock. To minimize the inconvenience to your day please review the following information.

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Nurses' Education Assessment Survey

Taking place April 16 - April 29, 2018, the survey will assess the continuing education needs of UNC Hospitals registered nurses.

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World Voice Day 2018 at Motorco

Join the UNC Voice Center team in celebrating World Voice Day, a worldwide annual event that takes place on April 16.

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Neurosciences Visitor Elevator Lobby Refurbishment

As part of the Neurosciences Visitor Elevator Lobby Refurbishment Project, the Neurosciences Visitor Elevators (P1, P2, P3 and P4) will not stop on the 2nd floor starting on Friday, April 20 through Thursday, May 3. All traffic will be routed to the Neurosciences Service Elevators (P5, P6, P7 and P8). At the same time, service from these elevators will be returning to the basement level, which were previously closed for renovation

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Annual Required Life Safety Survey for Joint Commission Compliance

As part of our Joint Commission compliance program, UNC Hospitals has started the Joint Commission required annual hospital-performed Life Safety Survey.

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Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Sarah Corley

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Sarah Corley

Our patient comment this week recognizes Dr. Sarah Corley in the Department of Dermatology: "Dr. Corley was terrific! As I mentioned before, I had to bring my 22-month twin boys with me to the appointment. Dr. Corley (and the resident) were so kind to the boys to help keep them occupied during the visit and still provide me with outstanding care...

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Quarterly Code Walker Drills will begin in May

Quarterly Code Walker drills will begin in the next month. Learn more here.

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Planned Hot Water Outage in 4th – 9th floor Bedtower for four hours on night of April 12

Plant Engineering must turn off the hot water system from the 4th – 9th floors of the Bedtower from 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, until approximately 1 a.m. Friday, April 13, to repair a leak on the hot water loop on the 9th floor.

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Boyd Appointed Associate Chief Medical Officer for Credentialing and Medical Staff Services

UNC Hospitals is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenny Boyd, MD, as Associate Chief Medical Officer for Credentialing and Medical Staff Services. Dr. Boyd is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care, and is currently service leader for the Pediatric Intensivist service.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions from Fidelity, TIAA and Prudential, as well as information about the upcoming Maternity Workshop.

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April Artwork at the Women's Health Information Center

Come by the Women's Health Information Center (Ground Floor, Women's Hospital) to see Beverly Yablin's beautiful artwork during the full month of April!

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Acupressure for Labor Pain

Join us for Acupressure For Labor Pain workshop to help reduce pain during labor! Start your May with tips and tricks designed to help you have a positive childbirth experience!

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Zumba@Work

Attention all UNC Employees! Rise and Shine, it's Zumba time! Come dance along with our certified Zumba instructor while getting fit! (Every Wednesday and Friday, 5:15 - 6:05 p.m.)

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Yoga@Work

For all UNC Employees -- join us to relax and unwind after a long day with some Yoga@Work! (Every Tuesday and Thursday, 5 - 5:50 p.m.)

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UNC Nicotine Dependence Program 3rd Annual Fundraiser and Online Auction

Please join us for the 3rd annual fundraiser benefiting the UNC Nicotine Dependence and Weight Management Programs on April 29 at Tandem in Carrboro! This silent auction will support our fundraising efforts.

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Triangle Take Steps Walk

By joining Take Steps, you will become part of the IBD community, who not only provide support to each other, but who, together, are actively raising money to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation fund research into better treatments and ultimately cures for IBD.

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Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run

The 11th annual Tar Heel 10 Miler & Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run will take place again in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 21, 2018. This start is at 7:15 a.m. in front of the Bell Tower and the finish is along side Stadium Drive, concluding at 10:30 a.m. We are expecting about 6,000 runners. The primary beneficiary for the event is the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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UNC Tar Heel Trauma 6th Annual Paramedic Skills Competition

The competition is part of the UNC May Trauma Conference, which will be held on May 3 and 4 at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

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Inpatient Nurses: Hygiene section of Daily Cares/Safety now streamlined

The Hygiene section of Daily Cares/Safety section has been streamlined. An 'Oral Care' row has also been added to the admission assessment.

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Flu Best Practice Advisory deactivated April 16

Due to the declining number of influenza cases across North Carolina, the flu screening Best Practice Advisory (BPA) in Epic@UNC will be deactivated for both inpatient and outpatient users on Monday, April 16. Please continue to screen patients for influenza and document appropriately.

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Surgeons, Proceduralists, Cardiologists: Order Sets Updated April 17

View details on updates coming April 17 to Anesthesia Pre-Op order sets; as well as to the Pre-Op order sets, Pre-Procedure order sets, Post-Op order sets, and Post-Procedure order sets used by surgeons, proceduralists and cardiologists.

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Child Visitor Restrictions lifted April 13

Due to a decrease in the number of influenza cases, visitor restrictions for inpatient areas and waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals (Chapel Hill and Hillsborough) will end on Friday April 13, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. Please note that due to continued circulation of RSV, restrictions remain in place for the Newborn Critical Care Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at UNC Hospitals.

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Scheduling, Registration, Pre-Arrival Staff: Tricare electronic verifications turned off until errors resolved

​Tricare recently broke out coverage based on East and West territories, which caused errors in the eligibility responses that we get from Passport. To minimize errors, electronic verifications for Tricare are turned off until we have a resolution.

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Providers: Disregard deficiency letters in InBasket dated April 10, 11

On April 10, a new workflow for monitoring aging deficiencies in Epic@UNC created a bug that sent multiple deficiency notification letters out erroneously to providers across UNC Health Care. Please disregard any deficiency letters in your InBasket dated April 10 and 11.

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