March 29

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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Department of Defense data now available through Care Everywhere

Epic@UNC is now connected to the Department of Defense's 'Defense Medical Information Exchange' (DMIX) through Epic@UNC's Care Everywhere​ platform.

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Improvements to Patient Occurrence Reporting System (PORS) submission form for medication-related events

The PORS Medication Related Event submission form has been simplified to make the process of reporting medication-related events quicker and easier.

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Professional On Site Shoes

Please visit the Children's Lobby April 3 - 5 for the Professional On Site Shoe fundraising event.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Nursing and Chaplains

Nurses often recognize patients' need for spiritual care but they don't always enlist the help of Chaplains. Join us to learn some reasons RNs in the NCCC do and don't utilize UNCH Chaplain services.

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Outpatient Services T&D and ISD Registration/Scheduling WebEx: HAR and Guarantor Account Review

The next Registration/Scheduling WebEx hosted by Outpatient Services T&D and ISD is April 5th from 12pm-1pm. This session focuses on HAR and Guarantor Account Review.

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UNC Health Care achieves highest recognition in health analytics

UNC Health Care has achieved Stage 7 designation – the highest rank possible – as tracked by the Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM) from HIMSS Analytics, a global healthcare research advisory firm. Stage 7 recognizes “personalized medicine & prescriptive analytics,” and UNC Health Care is one of only two organizations in the world that have reached Stage 7 on the AMAM.

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It’s not too late to participate in this year’s Multicultural Fair!

We have a few more entertainment time slots available. Here’s your chance to shine and share your talent and culture. Please submit your application by 4 p.m. on April 2, 2018.

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Multicultural Fair 2018 - Cultural Trivia Question of the Week

Have a treat on us! Each week all entries submitted having the correct response will be entered into that week’s random drawing. One person will be selected each week to receive their choice of a $5.00 gift card from FreedomPay, Starbucks, Panera Bread, or the State Employee’s Credit Union (which may be used at the vendor of your choice). The winner of the first week drawing is Tina Courtney -- congratulations!

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Point-of-Care lab tests and normal non-sensitive lab results to be released more quickly through My UNC Chart

Effective Friday, March 30, the My UNC Chart result release scheme is being updated to allow quicker release for outpatient point of care lab tests and normal, non-sensitive lab results. In addition, procedure type results for which we do not release the impression for will no longer be released to My UNC Chart. This will help reduce the patient confusion of receiving a result with no information included.

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Telemetry Panel changes effective April 4

On Wednesday April 4, Telemetry panels will be removed from all order sets and personal preference lists. This new panel will be placed into order sets and will be available for providers to customize and save into their preference list.

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Providers - Order Set updates effective March 28, April 2 and 3

Please review the following Order Sets that are either new or will be updated on Wednesday, March 28, Monday, April 2 and Tuesday, April 3.

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Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. O'Rese J. Knight

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. O'Rese J. Knight

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 patient comment this week recognizes Dr. O'Rese J. Knight in the Department of Ophthalmology.

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Invitation to enroll in SmartNotice emergency alert system

On Tuesday, July 10, all UNC Health Care employees will receive an email invitation to enroll in the SmartNotice emergency alert system if they have not signed up for the program already. View details at this Intranet link.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions from Fidelity, TIAA and Prudential.

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UNC Hospitals Named an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader

UNC Hospitals Named an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader

UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill has been designated a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality for the 2018 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) survey. The HEI scores health care facilities on policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees.

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Drug Drop-Off Event at UNC Hospitals

A drug drop-off event will be held in front of UNC Hospitals on Saturday April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone with unused or expired medications may drive up and drop them so that they may be safely disposed of.

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Easter Morning Worship

This year's Easter Morning Worship services will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the John M. Reeves Chapel.

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Chapel Hill Transit Good Friday Schedule

Chapel Hill Transit will operate a Saturday schedule on Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. The CM, CW, D, FG, JN, T and V routes will operate. The U, NU, 420 GoTriangle Hillsborough Express and Safe Rides will not operate.

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Highway 54 Shuttle will now operate on a set schedule

Beginning Monday April 2, 2018, the Highway 54 Shuttle operated through UNC Health Care will begin using the above set schedule. This shuttle will replace the on demand shuttle currently in operation. Riders will no longer need to call ahead to ride the shuttle.

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New policy for activities in the lobbies

A new policy regarding activities occurring outside normal business operations in the Medical Center lobbies has been implemented.

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Limited / Restricted Access to Entering UNC Hospitals

As part of the 5 Children’s Protective Environment Unit Construction Project, a 500-ton crane and a 210-ton crane will arrive and be located at the Front Entrance of UNC Hospitals on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The cranes will remain on-site throughout the entire weekend. Due to the 200-foot lift radius of the crane, there will be limited and restricted access upon arriving at UNC Hospitals.

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Location Change for Patient Drop-off and Pickup

Limited/restricted access to the front of the hospital means that patient drop-off and pickup, as well as the flow of pedestrian traffic through the hospital, will be detoured. More information on affected areas may be found at this link.

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Revised Hours for the Terrace Cafe and the Corner Cafe

The crane onsite the weekend of April 6, 7 and 8 will affect pedestrian flow through the hospital and will require the closure of a significant portion of the main concourse. As a result the hours for the Terrace Cafe and the Corner Cafe will be revised while the crane is onsite; revised hours may be found here.

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Emergency Preparedness Drill Sunday, April 8

To test our response to a large number of patients coming to the hospital at the same time, an emergency preparedness drill is planned on Sunday morning, April 8.

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