Jan. 3

McLendon Labs Memo - Explanation of Organizational Structure and Responsibilities of Faculty in Genetic/Genomic Clinical Testing Services at UNC

As genetic and genomic pathology and laboratory medicine clinical testing services at UNC have grown and evolved substantially in recent years, the organizational structure and responsibilities of faculty providing these services have become more complex. Read a memo clarifying the roles/duties of the directors in specific aspects of genetic and genomic clinical services.

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McLendon Labs Memo - Genetic Testing for Primary Immune Deficiencies (SCID, HLH, ALPS, Hyper IgE, Hyper IgM)

Effective Jan. 2, 2019, UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratories Molecular Immunology Laboratory will offer genetic testing for several primary immune deficiencies including severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) types 2-5, autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS), hyper IgE, and hyper IgM. Read the full memo here.

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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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Jan. 11 Nursing Grand Rounds: Contrast Extravasation

The most frequent complication of contrast studies is the accidental release of intravenous contrast media in to the surrounding tissues. Join us at this Nursing Grand Rounds for a discussion of appropriate interventions.

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Eight-week Weight Loss Class offered at Wellness Center at Meadowmont

The Weigh To Wellness is an 8-week weight loss class that includes nutrition education, exercise, and behavior change. A Registered Dietitian leads all the education sessions while fitness professionals lead the exercise sessions.

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Scheduling/Registration Staff: BCBS NC Blue Value with UNC Health Alliance

​Effective Jan. 1, 2019, UNC Health Alliance is the In-Network Provider for BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina’s individual under-65 ACA plans in the Greater Triangle area. For more information about Blue Value with UNC Health Alliance, please click her​e.​​

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Referral Coordinators/Scheduling Staff - Reminder to work your Regional Workqueue

As we begin 2019, please remember to work your Regional Workqueue in addition to your department workqueue. Regional Workqueues help ensure ALL referrals have a home using dynamic routing rules to route referrals based on specialty and zip code.

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My UNC Chart Champion Chat - Starting Jan. 15

The My UNC Chart team is kicking off 2019 with a fully interactive web series, “My UNC Chart Champion Chat” to help with improvement efforts across the system. This webex series is open to outpatient clinic champions across the system with the goal of crowd-sourcing good ideas and breaking down barriers together.

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Continuous Survey Preparedness: Maintenance Requests

​​​​Keeping our buildings in good repair and Joint Commission survey-ready requires the support of many employees. If you notice damaged walls, missing ceiling tiles, broken doors, or other items that require repair, submit a maintenance request using the resources outlined at this Intranet link.

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UNC Feeding Team Symposium: Friday March 8 at the Friday Center

'Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties" takes education to a new level with presentations that will maximize the knowledge base and skill set of physicians, nurses, therapists, case managers and other allied health professionals involved in the care of children with complex feeding disorders.

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News from HR: Jan. 3

View updates from HR this week including a new online form for NCFlex Accident Claims, and sessions with Fidelity, TIAA (including webinars), and CAPTRUST.

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Wellness Workshops through Women's Health Information Center

Our Wellness Workshop Freestyle program gives you freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. And with hands-on weekly guidance from a Wellness Coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals.

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30-minute quick classes to help get started using WebEx

Need help or just want more info on using WebEx? Join one of the live, instructor-led trainings in January to ask questions and get tips from experts.

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Save the Dates: Planned Epic@UNC Downtimes in 2019

Please plan to use Epic@UNC downtime processes and forms​ during the planned downtimes listed throughout 2019 at this Intranet link.

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Fast Pass offers, Recall Reminders sent via text message starting Jan. 15

​​Starting Tuesday, Jan. 15, patients will receive Fast Pass offers via text message in addition to a My UNC Chart email. Also on Jan. 15, patients opting-in to text messaging will begin receiving Recall Reminders to schedule their appointment(s) via text.

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myHR Portal launches for UNC Health Care state employees

myHR Portal launches for UNC Health Care state employees

The myHR Portal is now live for UNC Health Care State employees’ HR needs – including questions about myTime.

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Pay Statements available Monday, Jan. 7

Due to the holidays, pay statements will be available Monday morning, Jan. 7, instead of Friday, Jan. 4. You will still be paid on Wednesday, Jan. 9. View details.

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Tobacco Free Tar Heel Success Story: Nancy DePalma

Tobacco Free Tar Heel Success Story: Nancy DePalma

Nancy DePalma was “sick and tired” of her cigarette addiction and embarrassed when her patients and friends smelled cigarette smoke on her. Read her success story and contact the Tobacco FREE Tar Heels program to get started toward your success!

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