May 17

Hand Hygiene Contest

Staff who submit Clean In, Clean Out observations with feedback will be entered into a drawing for prizes. To encourage participation across all areas, we will be selecting a winner from each job class. See this flyer for details.

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Emotional Intelligence

We are continuing our series of webinars available to faculty, managers, residents, and staff. There is no limit on attendance.

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Silent Auction to Benefit the UNC Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

Silent Auction 5/20/2018 3-5pm at Tandem Restaurant in Carrboro to benefit UNC Leukemia/Lymphoma Society Team CBC (Crushing Blood Cancers).

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Dillard's Fundraising Sale

Please visit the Dillard's Fundraising Sale in the Children's Lobby, May 22 - 24.

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Call for Submissions: Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research

The UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Research sponsors an annual pilot award, Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research (ECBR) to provide support for innovative, early stage research relevant to NIH strategic priorities. For this round of funding the OoR is partnering with UNC Medical Center and NC TraCS to provide support for innovative, early stage research and implementation for improving human health. All applications must be received by June 30, 2018. More details may be found here.

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Schiller named Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for UNC Health Care

Schiller named Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for UNC Health Care

On Wednesday, May 16, Dr. Bill Roper announced that Lisa Schiller was appointed Chief Communications and Marketing Officer (CCMO) for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care, effective immediately.

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News from HR

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

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SafetraceTx Blood Bank system downtime Wednesday morning, May 23

There will be a two-hour downtime required for the SafetraceTx blood bank system maintenance from 10 a.m. – noon on Wednesday, May 23. More information can be found here.

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Scheduling, Registration staff: Updated Workflow for Collecting Patient Email Addresses

A new feature is now available in Epic@UNC when registering a patient or verifying demographics that allows a user to select a reason from a drop down-menu when an email address has not been provided.

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Thoracic Surgery Service Line Receives the Excellence in Quality Award

The Excellence in Quality Award for this quarter was presented to the leadership of the Thoracic Surgery Service Line, which spans TICU, CTSU, and 3 & 5 Anderson.

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FREE - Library Books available in the Lending Library- ground floor Memorial Hospital

The hospital's Lending Library has books to give away! Come check out selection of different hardback and paperback books in the marked area.

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Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Randal Detwiler

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Randal Detwiler

Our patient comment this week recognizes Dr. Randal Detwiler in the Department of Nephrology: "I want to let you know how much I appreciate my doctor. I have grown quite fond of him and how well he takes care of me. It has been a journey of ups and downs, and I am finally at a point where I feel good and normal. Yes, normal which is a great thing for people with health issues! And it is because of Dr. Detwiler and his professional care and knowledge... "

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Workforce Engagement Survey is open through June 4

On Monday, an email arrived in your inbox from noreply@surveys.pressganey.com inviting you to participate in this year’s Workforce Engagement Survey. As of 9 a.m. May 17, more than 3,700 UNC Medical Center employees (39%) and more than 10,300 employees across UNC Health Care (39%) have already taken the survey.

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Inpatient Nurses: Blood Administration Module Update

Following the May 15 Epic@UNC Go-Live at the UNC Rockingham Cancer Center, users will notice a slight Change With The Blood Administration module - the Unit Blood Type field is now a required scanned field that will automatically pull-in from the interface with SafeTrace.

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Scheduling/Registration Staff: Referral Workqueue Update

​In the two months that we have been using Referral Workqueues, the new processes have helped ensure that ALL referrals have a home by using dynamic routing rules to route referrals based on specialty and zip code. We want to share two additional tip sheets to assist.

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