Feb. 14

ENT, Head & Neck Surgery, and Audiology Has Relocated

On Monday, Feb. 18 the Otolaryngology (ENT) and Audiology Clinics began seeing patients at their new locations in Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill. More information at the link in the headline.

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House Census Log Change – Volunteer Services and Pet Therapy

A change has been applied to all house census logs to allow volunteers to tell if a patient is to receive pet therapy via a new column located on the right side. A green check-mark icon indicates that pet therapy applies to a patient. View a screenshot at the link

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Bed Request Preassignment Workflow Fix for Transfers

Soft-stops have replaced hard stops for transfer date/time in order prevent incorrect information being autopopulated on completion of transfer and not updated with the correct time the patient actually arrived on the unit. Screenshot at the link.

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Pediatric Indwelling Urinary Catheters

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, new Pediatric Indwelling Urinary Catheter orders will be available at UNC. See the Tipsheet for details.

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Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Jody Nash and Patti Roten

Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Jody Nash and Patti Roten

Jody Nash and Patti Roten are sisters-in-law and both Administrative Associates at the UNC Cancer Hospital. They decided to participate in the Tobacco Free Tar Heels program together in order to support each other’s efforts to quit smoking.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Feb. 1 – 22

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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New from HR

Learn more about representative sessions from Fidelity and CAPTRUST (Morrisville), as well as a reminder about checking your February pay statements to ensure that your annual elections are reflected appropriately.

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2019 Administrative Professionals Conference

The APC conference will be held on April 24 - 26 of 2019. Admins from UNC owned entities are welcome to attend. APC registration will open on Monday, Feb. 18.

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New Central Line Team Began Feb. 18

The New CVAD Liaison team is available to assist with central line insertions, CLABSI prevention education, and patient rounding.

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Patient Occurrence Reporting System (PORS) Planned Downtime -- Feb. 19

Due to a planned system upgrade, PORS will be unavailable on Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. For any patient harm event during this time, please contact Risk Management at 984-974-3041. For all other events, please submit into PORS after the upgrade is completed.

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2019 Aligned NGACO Beneficiaries Flagged in Epic with Value Care Banner

On Feb. 14, Epic@UNC refreshed the Value Care banner to flag the calendar year 2019 NGACO patients who are aligned to our Medicare Next Generation ACO (NGACO). The Value Care banner identifies NGACO patients and alerts providers, clinic staff, schedulers, and care managers that NGACO services are available to help manage their care. Details here.

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Lanning Receives UNC’s Prestigious Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Rhonda Lanning, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, is one of five faculty members from across campus to receive the prestigious Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Students nominate deserving faculty members for the Tanner Awards, which seek to recognize recipients for their care for students, mentorship and effective use of classroom methods.

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UNC Beacon Program Lecture Series: Trauma and Self-Care

The UNC Beacon Program will be hosting it's 3rd Annual Lecture Series! This year's series will focus on trauma in the work place (vicarious/secondary traumatic stress) and the importance of taking care of yourself while providing the best care possible to patients. This is the first part of a three part series.

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Changes to Sepsis Order Sets

On Feb. 13, several changes went into effect regarding the sepsis treatment order set. Learn more about the changes that have been made at this link.

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Modifications to Ambulatory Referral to Home Health Order

In an effort to comply with current CMS regulations, the Ambulatory Referral to Home Health Order has been modified. Please see this tip sheet for more details.

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