Jan. 10

Continuous Survey Readiness Tip #11: Care Plan End Dates

Use the tips on National Patient Safety Goals and Joint Commission Standards sent by your friends at Nursing Quality & Research to support staff readiness for the pending Joint Commission Survey.

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Health Maintenance updates

On Monday, Jan. 7, the Epic@UNC Healthy Planet (Population Health) team released new Health Maintenance functionality for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea screening. See the Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening tip sheet for more details.

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Providers: New Neonatal Total Fluids order implemented Jan. 8

​​​A new Neonatal Total Fluids order were implemented in Epic@UNC on Tuesday, Jan. 8, replacing the current total fluid order in neonatal order sets/sections within order sets, and added to your entity’s preference list to be ordered outside of order sets as well. View details and a screenshot.

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CareWorks Absence Management name has transitioned to York

Starting Dec. 1, CareWorks Absence Management is rebranding to York. Their program, processes, service team and phone numbers stays the same.

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UNC Wellness Centers offers weight loss classes

Eight-week weight loss classes offered at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. Learn about healthy eating, exercise, and lifestyle change.

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UNC Hospitals Presents the Parkinson's Players

Announcing the inaugural season of the Parkinson's Players -- a voice, movement and theater-based program for people living with Parkinson's disease.

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Chapel Hill Transit's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule - Jan. 21, 2019

Chapel Hill Transit will operate a Saturday schedule on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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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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2019 Innovation at the Point of Care: Celebrating Nursing Quality & Research Conference

This conference will take place on April 10 - Don't miss the 2019 Innovation at the Point of Care: Celebrating Nursing Quality & Research Conference at the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill.

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Yoga For Employees

Join us for yoga twice a week to de-stress and relax! Join us for yoga every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm at the Women's Health Education Center, ground floor Women's Hospital. Drop in anytime! Cost is $3/session or $10 for a 4-class pass.

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Professional Compliance Has Released a New Edition of "POP News"

This edition discusses: billing for anticoagulation management and education, elements and timeline for Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs), use of the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) form and GA modifier, and tips for documenting use of assistant surgeons/assistants at surgery.

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The annual UNC Hospitals Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program is scheduled to take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in the N.C. Children's Hospital Lobby.

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Check Your Pay Statements

Please review all of your deductions in January and February to make sure your benefit open enrollment elections are reflected appropriately. Should you see discrepancies between what you elected and what’s being deducted, contact the HR Customer Service Center as soon as possible at myHR Portal, which can be found by clicking on the link above.

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HR Server Maintenance

On Monday, Jan. 14, HR will perform maintenance on their servers from 4 to 5 p.m. This will impact the following systems at that time: TS:Access, PREP, ORP, and MetLaw.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions from Fidelity (at UNC Medical Center and Morrisville), TIAA, and CAPTRUST, as well as information on the upcoming Total Retirement Planning Conference and Maternity Workshop.

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Effective Monday, Jan. 14: Visitor Restrictions across UNC Hospitals for Children Under 12

Due to recent increases in the number of cases of respiratory illness and to ensure the safety of our patients, starting Monday, Jan. 14, children ages 11 years old and younger are prohibited from visiting inpatients and inpatient waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals (including the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Wakebrook campuses, but excluding inpatient Hospice) and are prohibited from perioperative waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough.

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Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for January 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 2nd quarter of FY19 and other information can be found here.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Carolina Care Highlight: Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD

Our patient comment this week recognizes Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD, from the division of neurosurgery: "Dr. Jaikumar showed a genuine concern over my condition; and answered all of my questions in an honest, straightforward, and completely understandable way..."

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