April 4

Tax Preparation Assistance

Employees needing help with their tax preparation may qualify for free assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). Tax prep will not be onsite this year but will be available at VITA locations across NC. Qualified employees can have their taxes prepared at the State Employee Credit Union.

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CPM Care Plan Updates alongside Epic@UNC Upgrade: Action Required by May 6

The CPM Care Plan Upgrade Guide lists the new/retired care plans and education available April 6 with the Epic@UNC Upgrade. Note that all steps must be completed by May 6 for any patients admitted prior to April 6.

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Employee Discount Now Available at UNC Hospital Audiology Clinics

UNC Hospitals is now offering a 15 percent discount on hearing aids to UNC Hospitals, UNC Faculty Physicians and UNC Physicians Network employees.

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Center for Leadership Excellence Information Sessions: April 9

Please attend an information session so that you can learn more about the Center for Leadership Excellence. Anyone looking to expand their personal and professional development may participate in the Compassionate or Diversity Leader Certificate Programs with manager approval.

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Yoga For Employees

Join us for Yoga for Employees at the Women's Health Education Center. Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursday from 5 - 5:50 p.m. and cost $3.00/session or $10 for a 4-class pass.

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WW Workshops

A healthier you starts with workshops in the workplace - Free Kick Start Kit.

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Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for April 2019

To find Clean In, Clean Out data (updated weekly), please click on the Clean In, Clean Out Dashboards link on the left-hand side of the Clean In, Clean Out page, accessible here: https://cleanhands.unch.unc.edu. Our Golden Hand winners for the 3rd quarter of FY19 and other information can be found here.

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News from HR

Learn more about a Fidelity Estate Planning workshop, Fidelity sessions at the Medical Center and Morrisville, CAPTRUST individual sessions, TIAA sessions and information about the upcoming Maternity Workshop.

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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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Habitat for Humanity Information Session

Habitat for Humanity will hold an information session for its Crescent Magnolia housing development in Hillsborough on Monday, April 8 at the Orange County Public Library from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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Medicare Query Chaining Available in RTE Response – April 9

On April 9, Medicare query chaining in Real Time Eligibility (RTE) will begin. When an RTE is run for Medicare Part A & B, and there is adequate information available, the return may dictate that the patient has a Medicare Advantage plan. If so, a query will be sent to the Medicare Advantage payor and coverage can be created from the response. For more information, please see this Tip Sheet.

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Be Kind with Your Voice: 8 Tips for a Healthy Voice

April 16 is recognized as World Voice Day to promote public awareness about the importance of vocal health. Professional voice users such as teachers, actors, and singers are at a higher risk for voice problems, but everyone should improve and maintain healthy voice habits.

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Participate in the 2019 Multicultural Fair -- Applications Due by April 11

Participate in the 2019 Multicultural Fair -- Applications Due by April 11

Celebrate diversity by participating in the 2019 Multicultural Fair! We invite you to set up an exhibit. The fair will be held on Friday, May 3 in the Starbucks Outdoor Patio – UNC Cancer Hospital.

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Front Facing Uniforms and Fitting Sessions

Learn more about the new front facing staff uniform that will go-live on July 1 and find more information about fitting sessions that will be held the week of April 15 at three locations. All affected team members must attend one of these sessions.

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Now Accepting Applications for the UNC Volunteer Association Employee Family Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the UNC Volunteer Association Employee Family Scholarship. The deadline to apply is April 12. Children of full-time UNC Medical Center or Hillsborough Hospital employees who plan to pursue a health profession and are enrolled in or plan to attend a two or four-year college or technical school in the 2019-2020 academic year are encouraged to apply. More information and the application are available here.

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How to get help following the Upgrade; Provider Engagement Centers opening April 8 - 12

Provider Engagement Centers (PECs) will be open across UNC Health Care to offer providers support for questions or issues related to Epic@UNC and the April 6 upgrade.

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More than a Diagnosis

“More Than a Diagnosis” is a collaborative learning experience focused on hearing the stories of former patients, family members, and current staff related to their journeys with mental illness. The event is being hosted by the Psychiatry Services Patient and Family Advisory Council.

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Epic@UNC Secure Texting, UNC Connect-a-Doc mobile app to Help Improve Communication

Providers across UNC Health Care will soon have two new tools to improve communication with others using Epic@UNC (via secure texting in Epic@UNC for all users) and with community providers (via the UNC Connect-a-Doc mobile app). View details.

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Providers: Use ‘Provider Finder’ as a Decision Support Tool for Referral Routing

As part of the Epic 2018 upgrade going live on April 6, 2019, we have optimized Provider Finder to assist you with selecting the best provider to see your patient when placing an ambulatory referral. Watch a video preview and send any questions to CASIUNCHCS@unchealth.unc.edu.

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