Aug. 30

The 5th Annual Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k Run/Walk

The 5th Annual Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k run/walk will take place on Oct. 6, 2018 at 8:00am at Renaissance Village near Southpoint. This is a family friendly event with a kid’s run, face painting, balloon artist, DJ and silent auction. This race benefits the United Ostomy Association of America (UOAA), a 501 (3)(c) charity that supports, empowers and educates persons living with an ostomy.

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CANCELLED: Nursing Grand Rounds - Sept. 14, 2018

Due to the threatening storm, this week's NGR will NOT take place on Friday Sept. 14th. This session will be rescheduled in the spring of 2019.

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Reminder: NC State Fair Discount Tickets

Purchase discount admission and ride tickets with reduced online fees.

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UNC Wellness Centers offers weight loss classes

The Weigh To Wellness is an 8-week weight loss class that combines nutrition education with exercise.

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Carolina for the Kids Golf Tournament

You are invited to join CFTK in supporting the patients and families of UNC Children's by playing in our F-Tee-K Golf Tournament. Enjoy a round of golf for a good cause along with contests and lunch.

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POSTPONED: Fifth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Ceremony

Due to the impending severe weather, we will need to cancel the scheduled Gerritsen-Boote Award Ceremony for this Friday, Sept. 14. Information on a rescheduled ceremony will be forthcoming.

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Culturally Competent Healthcare for the Latino Community

The UNC Center for Latino Health recognizes its 10 year anniversary, announces a new cardiology clinic, and celebrates Claudia Rojas, the center manager who has been named "Community Service Person of the Year."

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Last chance: Share your feedback on using Epic@UNC in this short survey to help prioritize improvement plans

If you use Epic@UNC, be sure to share your feedback in this short survey (5 – 10 minutes) by Friday, Aug. 31, so that our teams in ISD and the Well-Being Program can use this information to help prioritize our improvement efforts.

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UNC Bereavement Support Services Grief Discovery Group

A seven-week community grief group open to anyone grieving a death regardless of faith background.

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Training for Upcoming Changes to Appointment Reminders

On October 2nd, the Health Care System will be replacing appointment times with arrival times on our text, phone call, and print reminders. Please join one of our training sessions to understand the operational changes. This change will allow clinics to account for the processing or wayfinding time needed that can affect an on time start of a patient’s appointment.

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UNC Rehabilitation Care Spinal Cord Injury Lecture Series

The UNC Rehabilitation Service Line is offering a weekly lecture series about Spinal Cord Injury.

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Fire Alarm System Testing at UNC Medical Center, beginning Sept. 4

Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will occur throughout the UNC Medical Center, from Sept. 4 until Dec. 21, 2018. Testing will begin in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals and continue throughout UNC Medical Center.

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Muse System Downtime Wednesday, Sept. 5

Muse will be upgraded Wednesday, Sept. 5 and will be unavailable from 2 – 6 a.m. Please begin logging out of Muse at 1:45 a.m. During the downtime Muse will be inaccessible and EKGs performed during the downtime will need to be transmitted after 6 a.m. Learn more.

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Intranet@Work shuts down in 5 days; are you ready?

On Tuesday, Sept. 4 the Intranet@Work will be decommissioned. Please be sure to update your bookmarks before the decommission date.

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Changes to Highway 54 Shuttle Drop-Off/Pick-Up

Effective immediately, the Highway 54 Shuttle will pick-up and drop-off from the NC Cancer Hospital Manning Dr. level entrance. This route adjustment has been made to assist in reducing anticipated traffic congestion at the front of UNC Hospitals during the upcoming Surgical Tower construction project. This change will not impact S11 shuttle riders.

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News from HR

Information about the TSERS Total Retirement Planning Conference, a webinar from Fidelity, and individual sessions from Fidelity, CAPTRUST and TIAA.

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Reminder: 2018 Sepsis Update - Earn One Hour of CNE

Nurses can register for one of four class sessions (Sept. 24, 25, 26, or 27) and earn one hour of CNE. Refreshments will be served. Register for the class at this link.

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Parham honored by Triangle Business Journal with 'C-Suite Award'

Congratulations to Tracy Parham, RN, UNC Health Care's Chief Information Officer, for being one of 17 Triangle executives honored by the Triangle Business Journal as part of its 'C-Suite Awards​' for outstanding executive leadership and contribution to the Triangle community. ​

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Order Set Updates: One new, three revised as of Sept. 4

Please review the Order Sets that will be revised and the new Order Set that will be available starting Tuesday, Sept. 4.

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Providers: Inpatient Orders to contain additional Entity-Specific Facility List Options

In an effort to make ordering as efficient as possible for all UNC Health Care providers, starting Tuesday, Sept. 4, all entities will have entity-specific facility list orders available in their Preference List Composer.

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Updates to orders for Human Milk coming Sept. 11

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 11, the order for placing Human Milk administration will be updated and the intake/output flowsheet will be modified to ensure more streamlined, accurate documentation by the nurses. View details in this Tip Sheet.

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Outpatient Services & ISD Registration/Scheduling Training WebEx

The monthly Outpatient Services and ISD Registration/Scheduling WebEx will occur at noon on Thursday, Sept. 6. This session will review the Patient Missing Registration Workqueue, Out of Network insurances, and HAR creation.

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Providers: Dragon maintenance update scheduled during Sept. 9 Epic@UNC downtime

ISD will install a Dragon maintenance update between 1 – 3 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, during the planned Epic@UNC downtime. This update will take 5 – 7 minutes to install and will not change any functionality in Dragon.

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Join us for the 2018 Heart Walk

Please read this message from Gary Park, President of UNC Hospitals, about our recruitment efforts for the Heart Walk and how you can get involved.

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Demonstrations on Campus This Evening - Aug. 30

University leadership asks the campus community to avoid McCorkle Place on Thursday evening, Aug. 30, and remain alert as you move about campus. Read the University's statement here.

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Transportation Impacts of Labor Day

The Hospital Parking Office will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, for the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. Chapel Hill Transit and GoTriangle will NOT have service on Monday Sept. 3, 2018.

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2018 Flu Vaccine available to order in Epic@UNC; Outpatient Flu BPA starts Sept. 1

UNC Health Care has received its initial supply of influenza vaccine for the 2018-19 influenza season. The vaccines have been added to Epic@UNC and will be available for practitioners to start vaccinating patients beginning Thursday, Aug. 30. Please review the details at this page and note that the outpatient flu ‘Best Practice Advisory’ will start appearing on Saturday, Sept. 1.

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