Feb. 28

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. Interested participants must register for the course through LMS.

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Annual Required Survey for Joint Commission Compliance

As part of our Joint Commission compliance program Plant Engineering has started the annual Joint Commission-required hospital-performed Life Safety Survey. The Fire Consultants, Inc., a local firm, has been hired to perform the survey.

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Yoga for Employees

Yoga for Employees is held on Tuesdays and Thursday from 5 to 5:50 p.m. at the Women's Health Education Center on the ground floor of the Women's Hospital.

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Acupressure for Labor Pain Workshop

Join us Tuesday, March 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to learn ways to help reduce pain during labor. The cost of the class is $5.

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March 10 Daylight Saving Time Change and Impact on Equipment/Documentation

The time will 'spring forward' from 1:59 to 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10.​ View details of the impact of the time change at this Intranet link.

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Monthly Outpatient Registration and Scheduling WebEx

The next monthly registration and scheduling WebEx training session is at noon on Thursday, March 7. This WebEx will focus on Point of Service (POS) Collection guidelines, POS scripting, POS Words and Ways that Work, and the new Patient Rights hard stop in Epic@UNC. A brief summary of online modules for the Epic@UNC Upgrade will also be discussed.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Announced

UNC's Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is pleased to announce that six projects will be supported through IHQI's Improvement Scholars Program for the period Sept. 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2020.

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North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 3 - 9

Severe Weather Preparedness week is an opportunity for everyone to review their emergency plans. A statewide tornado drill is planned for Wednesday, March 6 as part of the week's activities. Find information about the drill and resources to help you get prepared at this link.

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Certified Nurses Day Celebration

UNC Hospitals nurses who hold nationally recognized certifications are invited to a Certified Nurses Day Celebration on March 20 in Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1.

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New "Patient/Family Policy On Non-Discrimination Against Providers and Staff" Now Available on PolicyStat

UNC Medical Center is committed to encouraging and sustaining a health care environment that is respectful, inclusive and free from prohibited conduct such as discrimination and harassment. The policy provides guidance on actions to take in the clinical environment when patients or family members request a change in providers based on a protected status.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions with TIAA (Morrisville), Fidelity and CAPTRUST.

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HR Server Maintenance - March 4

The HR servers will experience a planned downtime on Monday, March 4 from 4 to 6 p.m while they undergo routine maintenance. Several programs will be impacted by this downtime and should not be used during this time; these include PREP, ORP, MetLaw and TSAccess

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Ash Wednesday Service

There will be an Ash Wednesday Service on March 6, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. in the John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel. All hospital patients, families, and staff are invited to this gathering

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Schedule of Webex Sessions for Epic@UNC Upgrade

​​​​​WebEx sessions have been scheduled throughout March to review new features that will be available April 6 as part of the Epic@UNC Upgrade. Find your specialty in the Table of Contents on this page and save the date for your session(s).​

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Providers: Order Set Updates/Releases - Feb. 28

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

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McLendon Labs Memo - JAK2 V617F Mutation Test in Myeloproliferative Neoplasia

Effective Feb. 5, the Molecular Genetics Laboratory offers a quantitative JAK2 V617F mutation test. This testing replaces the previous qualitative JAK2 V617F mutation assay. Read the full memo at the link.

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Temporary Change in OWASA's Water Disinfection in March

OWASA customers may notice a slight chlorine taste or odor in their tap water. This is temporary for the month of March and water remains safe to drink.

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Finch Announced as Vice President of Operations

Steve Finch MHA, RN, has accepted the position of Vice President of Operations effective March 25. Steve is currently the Regional Director of Clinical Laboratory Services for UNC Health Care and the Administrative Director of Diagnostic Services at UNC REX.

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Stories, Photos and Content Needed for Donor/Transplant Memorial

Do you have a story about transplant care at UNC Hospitals? A new Donor/Transplant Memorial is being produced for UNC Hospitals and content is need to ensure that the wall is creative, informative and has a diversity of content.

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Recall Appointment Reminders Sent via My UNC Chart Starting March 12

Starting Tuesday, March 12, in an effort to communicate more effectively with patients and increase Recall appointments, patients will now receive Recall Reminders via My UNC Chart. Email CASIUNCHCS@unchealth.unc.edu with any questions.

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