April 19

Drop-In Photo Session For SOM faculty and UNC Health Care APPs

We will be offering a free drop-in photography session 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) on May 4, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at NC Women's Hospital, Conference Room 4.

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Tar Heel 10 Road and Traffic Information

The Tar Heel 10 Miler will be held on the morning of April 21 beginning at 7:15. There will be many road closures, traffic diversions and detours along the route. Please allow for extra time if you are traveling to or from the hospital and review the information below to find an alternate route if possible. More information here.

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UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories

UNC Health Care’s Stage 7 designations for hospitals, outpatient practices, and advanced analytics confirm its position as a national leader in health information technology.

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UNC System Supply Chain awarded GHX Millennium Club status

The GHX Millennium Club recognizes supply chains that have achieved the highest levels of e-commerce automation, are continually improving their efficiency and reducing the health care system's cost.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program May 1 - June 2

UNC Medical Center next Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period to employees is May 1 to June 2. To be eligible for the sell-back options, employees must have at least 88 hours of PTO available. Employees are eligible to automatically receive a sell-back based on their election of 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of all hours over 80 with a minimum of eight hours required for distribution. More details here.

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News from HR

Learn more about Fidelity Representative Sessions at Hillsborough, as well as details about the upcoming Maternity Workshop

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Nursing Policy Updates - April 2018

Please review the nursing policy updates for April 2018.

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Providers: New Route for Ambulatory Referrals

Ambulatory Referrals now route through Referral Workqueues, rather than Schedule Order Workqueues. Please review the Tip Sheet here for details on how to best complete ambulatory referrals. The fields you populate (or don’t populate) on the ambulatory referral order determine where the referral will be routed!

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New UNC Medical Center Intranet to become default Internet Explorer homepage Tuesday, May 1

Starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, you will see the new UNC Medical Center Intranet page as the default home page when you open Internet Explorer on UNC Medical Center PCs.

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Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 25th. Cranberry Corner (Memorial Lobby), Butterfly Boutique (Cancer Lobby), and the Gift Gallery (Hillsborough Campus), will have the perfect gifts to say "Thank You."

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Workforce Engagement Survey: May 14 – June 4

The Workforce Engagement Survey (WES) will begin in less than two weeks. Look for an email from ‘Press Ganey on Behalf of UNC Medical Center’ with the subject line “UNC Medical Center 2018 Workforce Engagement Survey (WES).” Employee engagement is an organizational goal for UNC Health Care and the WES is an important measure of this.

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Chilled Water Infrastructure Project - Crane Onsite April 21

Plant Engineering has a 90-ton crane arriving to UNC Hospitals on Saturday, April 21, 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. Find more information here.

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Inpatient Nurses: Oral Care assessment row to be required as part of ADL Assessment

Starting Thursday, April 26, the new ADL Oral Care assessment row within the Nursing Admission Navigator will be part of the required ADL Assessment documentation.

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Tar Heel 10 Miler – Saturday, April 21

The Tar Heel 10 Miler will be held on the morning of Saturday, April 21, beginning at 7:15 a.m. There will be many road closures, traffic diversions and detours along the route. Please allow for extra time if you are travelling to or from the hospital and review the information here to find an alternate route if possible.

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Surgeons, Proceduralists, Cardiologists: Post-Op Order Sets Updated April 24

View details on updates coming April 24 to Post-Op order sets used by surgeons, proceduralists and cardiologists.

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Planned Sovera downtime Wednesday, April 25

​​​There is a planned downtime scheduled to upgrade the Sovera application from 7 - 10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25. Please plan to use downtime procedures for all of the following impacted Sovera modules as detailed at this Intranet link.

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Post-Acute Services Go-Live in Epic@UNC on May 1

At 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, multiple Home Health, Home Hospice and SECU Hospice House locations will go live on Epic@UNC. View details of the locations at UNC Medical Center, REX, Johnston, Pardee, Nash and Shared Services locations impacted at this link.

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New LGBT Patient Care Course Offering in LMS

A new LGBT patient care training module is available in LMS. The module, "Providing Inclusive and Welcoming Care for Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual People", defines terminology for individuals who identify as LGBT. The module also demonstrates how to effectively communicate with LGBT people in a health care setting.

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Invitation to take the Nurses' Education Needs Assessment Survey

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

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Planned Downtime for Vocera on iOS devices

​Vocera will be unavailable on iOS devices (iPhones/iPads) from 5 - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25. ​​You will not be able to send/receive text messages through the Vocera app on iOS devices during this time. Vocera communication on badges and Android devices will not be affected. ​

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Ice Cream Social Schedule

Please join us in celebrating all of our accomplishments from the past year by visiting one of our many ice cream socials. A print and share flyer with the dates, times and locations of the ice cream socials may be found at this link.

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McLendon Labs Memo: Changes to the BK Viral Load Testing Performed on Blood and Urine at UNC Hospitals

Effective April 23, 2018, the UNC Hospitals McLendon Clinical Laboratories will implement a change to the BK viral load testing performed on blood (EPIC: BK viral load, blood, quantitative) and on urine (EPIC: BK viral load, urine, quantitative).

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