July 26

Save the Dates: Planned Epic@UNC Downtimes

Please plan to use downtime processes and forms​ during the planned Epic@UNC downtimes scheduled through February 2019. The next scheduled downtime is from 1 - 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Aug. 5.

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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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Call for Nominations: 2019 ANCC Certified Nurse Awards

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) wants to recognize individual ANCC certified nurses for their significant contributions to their field of practice.

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Book Discussion: "The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World"

The UNC Health Care Nursing Diversity Council will be hosting it's first Book Review facilitated discussion. The book chosen is "The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World" by Michael Marmot. A few copies are available to borrow from NPPD. Light refreshments will be served. CNEs have been applied for. Come join in!

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Hillsborough Campus Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross will be having a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on July 30 at UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus.

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UPDATED: Legislative changes for state pension (TSERS) members

On June 25, 2018, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed House Bill 1055. This means payment options will not be eliminated and service purchases will not be restricted. It is unclear whether this bill will be revisited when the North Carolina General Assembly goes back into session in 2019.

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Starting mid-October: ‘Appointment Time’ replaced with ‘Arrival Time’ on text, phone call and print appointment reminders

Starting in mid-October 2018, UNC Health Care will replace ‘Appointment Time’ with ‘Arrival Time’ on our text, phone call, and print reminders. This change will allow clinics to account for processing or wayfinding time needed that can impact an on-time start for a patient’s appointment.

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Dynamic Fundraiser

Please visit the Children's Lobby, July 31, Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 for the Back To School fundraising event.

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News from HR

Learn more about the upcoming HR server maintenance as well information about representative sessions and webinars from TIAA.

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What do you think about Epic@UNC? Share your feedback in this short survey

We want to learn more about your experience as providers and staff (both clinical and non-clinical) using Epic@UNC. Please take 5 – 10 minutes to complete a short survey between July 26 – Aug. 10. View details at this link.

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UNC Health Care Professional Compliance releases a new edition of "POP News"

"POP News" is a publication from the UNC Health Care Professional Compliance Department which provides regulatory updates for physicians and other providers.

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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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TIGR Training Sessions – Aug 6 – 8

TIGR TV is an on-demand video system designed to help you educate and engage patients. Please join us for a brief 15-20 minute demonstration to learn about how to use this new patient education tool. Sessions start on the hour and the half hour during the times listed; all sessions will be in Women’s Conference Room 4.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Amanda E. Nelson

Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Amanda E. Nelson

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Amanda E. Nelson from the Division of Rheumatology. Here's what one of Dr. Nelson's patients had to say: "Dr. Nelson and the resident (forgive me I can't remember his name) were both thorough in there investigation into my health concerns and symptoms. They discussed my history, performed a good physical exam and provided clear communication as to there suspect causes to my ailments. They also listened compassionately and attentively to my questions and concerns and they addressed them accordingly..."

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UNC Chaplain Featured in PBS Film Festival

Part of PBS's 2018 Online Film Festival, "Redneck Muslim" follows the life and work of Shane Atkinson, the first Muslim chaplain in-training at North Carolina’s biggest trauma center and founder of the "Society of Islamic Rednecks.” Seeking to celebrate Southern culture with a reformed vision of “redneck” identity stripped of racism and sexism and embracing diversity, Shane travels to a gathering of African American Muslim leaders. Watch the video and don't forget to vote for the film in the Online Film Festival poll.

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Sepsis Awareness Day at the UNC Medical Center

As part of Sepsis Awareness Month in September the Performance Improvement and Patient Safety department will host an event on Friday, Sept. 28 to help raise awareness, educate patients and inspire providers to STOP sepsis!

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