July 19

Order Sets revised and retired as of July 10, 17, or 18

​Please review the Order Sets that will be revised or retired on either July 10, 17, or 18 at this link.

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Help Stuff the Bus

The Stuff the Bus campaign collects school supplies for children in need in Orange, Wake and now Johnston County schools. Supplies will be collected between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10. Donations for Orange County Schools may be made in front of the NC Women's Hospital. Donations for Wake County Schools may be made in the lot adjacent to the UNC REX Patient Tower entrance.

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Your help needed: Support for Go-Live #7

The best people to support our colleagues at Nash and Wayne during their upcoming Epic@UNC Go-Live are our co-workers who already use Epic@UNC. As an incentive to help, UNC Health Care is offering $25/hour on top of each co-worker's base hourly rate to provide 'at-the-elbow' Go-Live support.

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Coming to North Carolina: NC REAL ID

Beginning on Oct. 1, 2020, federal agencies will enforce tougher security standards at airport check-ins, federal buildings, military installations and nuclear sites. The N.C. REAL ID is just like a traditional license or ID but has a gold star at the top, and will make more convenient to board a commercial airplane or visit a military base or other federal facility.

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Install AirWatch by Aug. 20 to ensure you can access work email on personal devices

T​o ensure our patient information is safe, if you currently access work email (@unchealth.unc.edu ) on a personally-owned device (i.e. Android, iPhone, iPad, etc.), you must enroll your device in UNC Health Care's mobile device management system (AirWatch) by Aug. 20, 2018, to maintain access to your work email on personal devices. ISD has set up several drop-in help sessions throughout the summer to help.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 11:00 p.m. Friday, July 20, through 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018.

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News from HR

Learn more about TIAA sessions in Morrisville and the upcoming maternity workshop.

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Physicians – How to Earn MOC Part IV Credit for your Current Projects

Announcing New Approved UNC Projects for MOC Part IV Credit and New Advisory Board Members. The following improvement initiatives were recently approved by the NC Maintenance of Certification program (MOC). Physicians and PAs who meet participation requirements can earn MOC Part IV credit for work they do in support of these initiatives.

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Registration Open: IHQI’s 4th Annual Improvement Scholars Symposium Sept. 20, 2018

UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement’s annual Improvement Scholars Symposium will feature six clinician-led improvement initiatives presented in a “lightning” format.

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Epic@UNC Changes to Promote CLABSI Prevention

The CVAD Status (“Ready to Use”) Order has been updated to include a required list of indications for central lines. A new row has also been added to the Nursing Flowsheet so that nurses can document daily on indications for their patients’ central lines.

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Seats Still Available for the July 25 Dealing with Differences Workshop

There are seats available in the Dealing with Differences Diversity Workshop scheduled to take place July 25, 2018, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm at the Morrisville Conference Center. Lunch is provided

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Workplace Safety and Violence Prevention Education Inventory

The UNC Medical Center Workplace Safety Committee is currently evaluating institutional policies and educational training offered for staff, addressing workplace safety and violence prevention.

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Specialty Pharmacy tools launch July 17

The Specialty Pharmacy tools within Epic@UNC allow for pharmacists and technicians to use the same system for specialty pharmacy outreach as they do for the patient’s general medical care, allowing both providers and pharmacists to see a full picture of the patient including allergies, medication lists, progress, notes, dispensing data, and more. Learn more at this link.

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Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity definitions added to Navigators

Starting Tuesday, July 17, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) definitions were added to all Navigators with 'History and Physical' and 'Gender and Sexuality' sections to ensure everyone understands the terminology.

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Bed Planning staff: 'New Reservation Call Information' form automatically defaults in the Reservation Navigator

The New Reservation Call Information form now automatically defaults in the Reservation Navigator and should be used by users to document Date/Time Called, Caller Name/Phone number of Incoming Calls.

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Test your knowledge of the health effects of tobacco

If you do smoke or chew or vape and would like to quit, contact Barbara Silver, barbara_silver@med.unc.edu, 919-904-4848, for information on UNC’s FREE cessation program for health care employees; and take this true or false quiz on the health effects of smoking.

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Drop-In photo session for SOM faculty and UNC Health Care APPs

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) will be offered Aug. 22 in Women's Conference Room 4.

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Update on Valsartan recall

​​​On July 13, 2018, the FDA announced a voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan, based on detection of an impurity in these products. Using Epic@UNC, you can identify patients who currently take valsartan/valsartan-HCTZ medications. However, only pharmacies can determine the specific manufacturer of any dispensed prescriptions. View details at this link.

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LabCorp network hacked – be cautious interacting with links/documents from LabCorp

Earlier this week we received confirmation that LabCorp’s network that supports its company and clients was hacked. While ISD is closely monitoring traffic between UNC Health Care’s network and LabCorp, we ask all co-workers and providers to be extremely cautious when interacting with any LabCorp systems.

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