Feb. 21

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 and qualified employees can have their taxes prepared at State Employee Credit Union.

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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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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. Registration for the event is now open.

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Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration Symposium

Please join the School of Medicine and IHQI for the Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration Symposium on March 21 from 3-5pm in Old Clinic Auditorium. The symposium celebrates the hard work and success of six students involved in quality improvement projects.

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Join the Women's Leadership Collaborative for "A Dialogue on Leadership"

Please join the Women's Leadership Collaborative for a Dialogue on Leadership, an intimate exchange with some of our most dynamic and visionary leaders in the School of Medicine Drs. Julie Byerley, Joanne Jordan, Kenya McNeal-Trice, and Cristy Page. This course aims to educate developing and aspiring leaders, both clinical and non-clinical, about leadership principals and dynamics specific to career planning, advancement, and execution as well as being a successful leader at the UNC Medical Center. Interested participants must register for the course through LMS.

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Join the Women's Leadership Collaborative for "A Dialogue on Leadership"

Please join the Women's Leadership Collaborative for a Dialogue on Leadership, an intimate exchange with some of our most dynamic and visionary leaders in the School of Medicine Drs. Julie Byerley, Joanne Jordan, Kenya McNeal-Trice, and Cristy Page. This course aims to educate developing and aspiring leaders, both clinical and non-clinical, about leadership principals and dynamics specific to career planning, advancement, and execution as well as being a successful leader at the UNC Medical Center. Interested participants must register for the course through LMS.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease remains poorly understood which means SCD patients sometimes struggle to find quality care. Join us to learn about SCD, resources available, and strategies for empowering patients with the disease.

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Responding to Behavior That Makes You Feel Uncomfortable

If you register but are unable to attend, a recording of the webinar will be emailed to you the following day.

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News from HR

Find out more about Fidelity sessions, TIAA's America Saves Week, TIAA sessions in Morrisville, and Financial Advisor Sessions with CAPTRUST.

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Key 2018/2019 Developments in Lymphoma and Thrombosis/Anticoagulation

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Stephan Moll, MD, and Anne W. Beaven, MD. Each year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) hosts a conference highlighting some of the latest hematologic oncology research. Join us as our speakers highlight some of the top presentations on Non-Malignant Hematology and Lymphoma from this year’s ASH conference.

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Providers: Changes to Referrals to Home Health, Cardiac Rehab, and Hospice

Ambulatory Referrals to Home Health and Cardiac Rehab will require a physician to be entered as the Authorizing Provider. Questions on those orders and the Referral to Hospice have been updated also.

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NEW DATE AND TIME: Enterprise Analytics & Data Sciences Winter Showcase

Join the Enterprise Analytics & Data Sciences Division of UNC Health Care System as we showcase investments released this Winter. We wouldn’t want to spoil it for you by telling you about all of the cool things our team has been working on; so be sure to tune in as we share our experiences, innovations and discoveries since our broadcast in the Fall of 2018!

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Captains and Walkers Needed for the Komen Race for the Cure

UNC Health Care 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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McLendon Labs Memo -- Laboratory Diagnosis of Respiratory Viruses - CHANGES IN TESTING

Effective Feb. 25, 2019, the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory will change the multiplex molecular test it uses to detect respiratory pathogens from nasopharyngeal swabs. Read the full memo here.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Puneet Jolly

Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Puneet Jolly

Our patient comment this week recognizes Puneet Jolly, MD, PhD, from the department of dermatology: "Dr. Jolly was so wonderful. I felt truly cared for during my appointment by both Dr. Jolly and the nurses..."

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Learn more about UNC Hospitals Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

UNC’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is focused on improving patient outcomes by promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobials, including the choice of drug, dosing regimen, monitoring and duration. The team is multidisciplinary with team members from the Department of Pharmacy and the Divisions of Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UNC Hospitals.

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Order Set Updates - Feb. 28

Please review these order set updates that will be available after Feb. 28

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Well-Being Program Addressing Work Place Burnout System-Wide

In July 2018, UNC Health Care, UNC Physicians, and the UNC School of Medicine formally launched the System-Wide Well-Being Initiative – since then, more than 5,000 employees have participated in the Well-Being Index to gauge their stress and well-being. Behind the scenes, the Well-Being program has begun a number of initiatives that you will see in the coming year. View details and send in your ideas for future Well-Being tips and the Well-Being Toolkit being built.

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Video previews of new features coming with Epic@UNC Upgrade now available

You can now watch 90-second video previews of many of the new features that will be available on April 6 with our Epic@UNC Upgrade. The videos are sorted by specialty at this Intranet link.

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Updated Epic@UNC Training Library available Feb. 25

In preparation for the April 6 Epic@UNC upgrade​, the ISD Training Department is pleased to announce a new and improved Training Library​. This library is a one-stop resource for Tip Sheets, Epic@UNC Classroom training materials, Upgrade and New Release information, and more.

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Medical Student EHR Documentation Policy Updated

UNC Health Care's "Medical Student Participation and Documentation in the EHR and the Use of Medical Student Notes by Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers" policy has been updated in PolicyStat.

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Providers: Updates to C. Difficile Testing Order

On Monday Feb. 25, the C. difficile testing order will be updated to improve clinical decision-making. There will be an updated question for ordering providers on whether the patient has had 3 or more liquid stools in the past 24 hours. Process instructions will also be added to C. difficile test. These updates are based upon recommendations from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Screenshots may be found at the link.

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