June 14

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Jean Dostou

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Jean Dostou

This week's Carolina Care Excellence Highlight recognizes Dr. Jean Dostou from the department of medicine's division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism: "Dr Dostou is a very caring physician and always listens to me. With my condition the normal path of care would have been different but I did not want that path and she listened to me and tried medicine only and we are both surprised of the good outcome..."

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Nash and Wayne departments to appear in Epic@UNC on June 20

In preparation for their Epic@UNC Go-Live on Sept. 22, 2018, departments from Nash UNC Health Care and Wayne UNC Health Care will appear in Epic@UNC starting Wednesday, June 20.

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Are you prepared in case of an unplanned Epic@UNC Downtime?

Please review the file at this link​ to ensure you are prepared in case of an unplanned Epic@UNC downtime and know how to access downtime resources and your BCA (Business Continuity Access) PCs or BCAWeb. Additionally, this information will be added in the Emergency Preparedness annual LMS module. ​a

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Order Sets revised and retired as of June 14

Please review the Order Sets that are scheduled to be revised or retired on Thursday, June 14.

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Suicide Awareness and Intervention Webinars June 20, 21

​​​​On June 20 and 21, ComPsych will present a live webinar called 'Suicide Awareness and Intervention.' This webinar will demystify suicide through discussion of why it occurs, the risk factors associated with suicide, and how to intervene with those who are suicidal or potentially suicidal.

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PORS URL has changed

Following the planned downtime for the Patient Occurence Reporting System (PORS) on Thursday morning June 14, the PORS URL has changed. Intranet links are updated, but please update your favorites/bookmarks as well.

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Outlook 2016 - Coming to a Computer Near You

Starting Monday, June 18, and continuing through mid-July, computers, laptops and shared workstations at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill will be upgraded to Microsoft Office 2016. The process will take approximately 90 minutes and will occur nightly between 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. Computers located in the ORs will be scheduled separately.

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Central Distribution closed for Inventory June 16

Central Distribution will be closed from 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. The Central Distribution storeroom will be performing a physical inventory of the med/surg supplies stored at the Medical Center.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Announced

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is pleased to announce six projects will be supported through IHQI's Improvement Scholars Program for the period Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019.

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Audit Quarterly Newsletter available

Please review the May 2018 edition of the 'Audit Quarterly' released by Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services.

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News from HR

Please review details about a June 15 visit from Fidelity and June 19 visit from TIAA.

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Scheduling/Registration Staff: Be alerted when patients have a bad phone number listed in their record

A new column on the Department Appointment Reports (DAR) that alerts you when Televox has returned a status of ‘bad phone number’ for a patient is now available. This column must be added to saved DARs in order for it to populate.

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OWASA upgrading water meters at UNC Hospitals in June; Potable water not impacted

Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) and its contractors, Mueller Systems and Kentrel, will be upgrading the water meters serving UNC Hospitals’ buildings between June 18 – 30.

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Thank you for participating in the 2018 Workforce Engagement Survey!

Thanks to the 8,198 employees at UNC Medical Center (more than 87% of us) who provided feedback during the 2018 Workforce Engagement Survey. We are among the 22,495 co-workers across UNC Health Care (86%) that participated in the survey this year.

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