March 1

Tax Preparation Assistance Available

Employees needing help with their tax preparation may qualify for free assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA).

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions and Webinars from TIAA.

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Tobacco-Free Tar Heels Success Story: Jennifer Leonard

Tobacco-Free Tar Heels Success Story: Jennifer Leonard

Jennifer Leonard smoked for 35 years, and wasn't sure she was "strong enough to quit." But when her 8-year-old granddaughter Chloe asked her to quit so she could live long enough to attend Chloe's wedding, Jennifer enrolled in the Tobacco-Free Tar Heels Program the next day.

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Engaging Patients & Providers: Speaking up for Patient Safety webcast

A live webcast that includes a panel discussion, as part of this year's National Patient Safety Awareness Week. Please attend and encourage others to do so also.

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Brady accepts position as Director of Children's Services

Please read this message from Meghan McCann, MSN, RN NE-BC, Associate Vice President of Operations congratulating Kevin Brady on his new position.

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Cardiovascular PACS system downtime March 2 – 3: Cardiology images unavailable during this time

The Fuji Synapse Cardiovascular PACS system will experience a downtime from 10 p.m. Friday, March 2, until 6 a.m. Saturday, March 3. During the downtime, all departments will be unable to access SynapseCV Cardiology images.

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Aeroscout/MobileView downtime Monday, March 5

The Aeroscout/MobileView system will be down from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, March 5, for system maintenance and software upgrade - asset tracking, environmental monitoring, staff duress tag alerting, patient tracking, and patient flow will be unavailable during this time. Please follow your standard downtime procedures.​

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Outpatient Schedulers, Referral Coordinators: Required prep for March 13 Referral Workqueue Go-Live

On Tuesday, March 13, to improve the way ambulatory referrals are routed, clinics and services will transition from ‘Schedule Order’ workqueues to ‘Referral’ workqueues in Epic@UNC. ​Review the instructions and requirements at this link to ensure a successful Go-Live.

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Powell named Associate Director Hospital Compliance

Please read this memo from Patrick Kennedy, System Director Hospital Compliance, Compliance Officer UNC Hospitals, congratulating Leisa Powell on her new position.

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McLendon Lab Memo: Safety Communication on Biotin Interference with Select Laboratory Tests

The US Food and Drug Administration recently released a Safety Communication warning to the public and health care professionals that “Biotin May Interfere with Lab Tests.” Read the full memo here.

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Inpatient Nurses: Update to the IV Access LDAs and Hemodynamic Lines LDAs

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 27, the 'Copy Forward' function will no longer be active on several assessment rows.

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The UNC Nicotine Dependence Program's 3rd Annual Fundraiser

Please join the UNC Nicotine Dependence Program (NDP) for their 3rd Annual Fundraiser, to be held at Tandem in Carrboro. Patients will share their stories, food will be served and the NDP will celebrate their newest partner the UNC Weight Management Program. Come help the NDP help NC stay healthy!

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February 2018 Audit Quarterly Newsletter available

Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services released the February 2018 edition of the Audit Quarterly. This edition discusses Continuous Auditing at UNC Health Care, and the EAGLE and COBIT frameworks for IT governance.

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BCAN 5K/Walk to End Bladder Cancer

The NC Triangle Chapter of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network presents the 2018 5k/Walk to End Bladder Cancer. Please join us as we strive to raise awareness about bladder cancer.

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OWASA Water Disinfection

Starting in March, OWASA will temporarily use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our domestic water. OWASA customers may notice chlorine taste and odor in March and early April due to this temporary change in disinfection.

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Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Eric Wallen

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Eric Wallen

Our patients often provide comments about their providers when completing their Press Ganey patient experience survey. While you can always review comments at UNC Health Care's Find-a-Doctor website, we will highlight a few of the best comments every two weeks. Our first comments recognize the care of Dr. Eric Wallen of the Department of Urology.

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Captains and Walkers needed for the Komen Race for the Cure

UNC Health Care and UNC REX Healthcare are looking for captains to form teams and recruit walkers for The Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Race for the Cure.

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