April 25

Carolina Care Highlight: Joseph Eron, MD

Carolina Care Highlight: Joseph Eron, MD

Our patient comment this week recognizes Joseph Eron, MD, from the Department of Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases: "Dr. Eron was wonderful. He was down to earth and spoke with my wife and me in such a calming manner. He acted as if he had all day to spend with us. He never became impatient when we asked him to explain something again that he had already explained once even twice..."

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Call for Photos Featuring Coworkers

Later this year, a customized, mobile wayfinding app will be available to help patients, visitors and staff find their way from one end of the hospital to the other at UNC Medical Center and UNC REX Healthcare. We are partnering with a company named Gozio Health to launch this app. We have the opportunity to feature your photo welcoming patients and visitors to your part of the hospital.

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Introducing the New Employee Referral Program – “Discovery”

UNC Health Care is pleased to introduce a new Employee Referral Program called “Discovery.” As part of the Discovery program, current employees at the UNC Medical Center and UNC REX who refer qualified external applicants for specific positions, and who meet the referral guidelines, will have the opportunity to earn $3,000.

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Coming in May: New Value Care Banner Colors in Epic@UNC Help Identify Exclusive/Narrow Network Populations

In early May 2019, new green-colored banners in Epic@UNC will identify patients aligned to an exclusive or narrow network Value plan, including the Cigna Connect ACA and BCBS Blue Value ACA plans. These two patient populations have limited or no out-of-network coverage, and their care should remain with a UNC Health Alliance provider or facility.

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Planned Lawson Downtime May 18

There is a planned Lawson downtime for all modules scheduled from 2 - 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Lawson will be unavailable for all entities during this time.

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The Multicultural Fair is Next Week!

The Multicultural Fair is Next Week!

Do you like delicious food? Handmade arts and crafts? Exciting performances representing cultures from around the world? Come to the multicultural fair on May 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. UNC Hospitals Patio near Starbucks in Cancer Hospital to help us celebrate the rich cultural diversity of UNC Health Care and the communities we serve.

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Zero Preventable Deaths: Cutting-Edge Trends and Technologies in Military and Civilian Trauma Care

Zero Preventable Deaths: Synthesizing Cutting-Edge Trends and Technologies in Military and Civilian Trauma Care is an one-day forum to explore, synthesize and collaborate on cutting-edge trends and technologies emerging within civilian and military sectors to treat severely injured patients.

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UNC Health Care Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services Releases a New Edition of Compliance Now

This edition welcomes a new Hospital Compliance Coordinator, congratulates this quarter's Compliance Champion, and discusses: lessons from the college admissions bribery scandal; home health certification and re-certification policy changes; the CDC's opioid prescribing mobile app; photocopying picture IDs; and Palmetto GBA educational resources.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) Downtime Scheduled This Weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, April 26, through 5 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019.

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News from HR

Learn more about CAPTRUST individual sessions at Morrisville, webinars from Fidelity and TIAA, as well as information about the upcoming Maternity Workshop.

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Registration Discount Available for Komen Race for the Cure

UNC Health Care is proud to return to the Triangle Race for the Cure Saturday, May 4th at The Frontier, Research Triangle Park, 800 Park Offices Drive. In recognition of its support, UNC team members receive $5 off your registration fee.

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Emerging Leader Academy Update

Amazing new leadership development opportunities are coming! Our mission is to create a World Class Leadership development strategy with programs, activities and academies that align with this mission. To operationalize our vision, Learning and Organizational Development will not be requesting applications for the Emerging Leader Academy this fall while we complete our redesign efforts. All other courses and programs will continue to be offered.

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Brief Internet Downtime Between 5 – 5:30 p.m. April 25

Internet access will be unavailable for approximately five minutes between 5 – 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, as ISD must perform technical maintenance. This brief downtime will not impact access to MyApps, Epic@UNC, email, etc.

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Arts Everywhere Short Story Dispenser Coming to UNC Hospitals

A short story dispenser will be installed at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill this week as part of a collaborative partnership with UNC Press, the Department of English & Comparative Literature, UNC’s Creative Writing Program, and Arts Everywhere. The dispenser delivers original UNC student, faculty, and staff writing into the hands of the public.

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Coming May 10: Total Compensation Statements

UNC Health Care Human Resources is pleased to announce that 2018 Total Compensation Statements have been created for UNC Health Care employees. The myTotal Compensation Statement details the amount of regular pay an employee receives in addition to the value of the benefits that UNC Health Care makes available to employees and their families.

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Zumba for Employees

The Women’s Health Information Center provides on-site Zumba classes every Wednesday and Friday from 5:15 to 6:05 for employees for 3 dollars a session. It is held in the gym in the Rehab Area on the 7th floor of NC Memorial Hospital. For more information call 984-974-8882.

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Screening, Alerts for Influenza Immunization removed on May 1

On Wednesday, May 1, the screening and alerts for the influenza immunization will be turned off in Epic@UNC across UNC Health Care.

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Updates and Corrections to the new Wound LDA

​In response to feedback about the new Wound LDA functionality in Epic@UNC, multiple updates are now in effect. View details and screenshots.

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Scheduling/Registration staff: Don't change default Guarantor name when creating a Workers Comp Guarantor Account on Registration page

When creating a Worker’s Compensation (W/C) Guarantor Account on the Registration page (also known as the Interactive Face Sheet), Epic@UNC automatically names the W/C Guarantor to reflect injury date and employer where the patient was injured. Please do not change the default W/C Guarantor name to the patient name or any other format.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program May 1 – May 30

UNC Medical Center will offer Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees. To be eligible for the sell-back options, employees must have at least 88 hours of PTO available.

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Active Shooter Response Training - June 10, 11, 12 and 14

This instructor-led course will teach employees how to respond during an active shooter situation. Several sessions of this course, led by UNC Hospitals Police, will be offered in early June.

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Infection Prevention's Month-Long Hand Hygiene Contest

Help Infection Prevention celebrate World Health Organization’s Hand Hygiene Day on May 5th, 2019 with a month long Hand Hygiene Contest! Every employee who submits ‘Clean In, Clean Out’ observations with feedback during the month of May will be entered into a drawing.

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Join the Women's Leadership Collaborative for "Managing Complex Projects," A Panel Discussion

Please join the Women’s Leadership Collaborative for a closer look at managing large-scale and complex projects with some of our local experts in innovation, information services, data sciences, and care access--Tracy Parham, Carol Lewis, Amanda Thompson, and Rachini Moosavi.

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Winner of 2019 Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service Honored

Winner of 2019 Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service Honored

Henry “Hank” Lewis was presented with the 2019 Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service for the dedication and compassion he has demonstrated during his nearly 800 hours volunteering at UNC Hospitals.

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Online Uniform Ordering for Front Facing Staff Ends May 3

Online ordering is now available for front facing staff required to order a uniform who did not attend a fitting. All orders must be placed by May 3. To obtain ordering information managers or supervisors (not the employee) must email OutpatientServices@unchealth.unc.edu with number of employees who need to place orders and if they need to order 3 or 5 shirts each. ONLY employees required to wear a uniform who have not placed an order in person can order online.

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