July 18

Coming to North Carolina: NC REAL ID

Beginning on Oct. 1, 2020, federal agencies will enforce tougher security standards at airport check-ins, federal buildings, military installations and nuclear sites. The N.C. REAL ID is just like a traditional license or ID but has a gold star at the top, and will make it more convenient to board a commercial airplane or visit a military base or other federal facility.

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Planned Lawson downtime August 18

There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 1 - 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 18th. Lawson will be unavailable for all entities during this time.

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Early Oral/Poster Abstract Submissions Open through Sept. 20

Submissions for oral or poster presentations are now open for the April 29, 2020 Point of Care: Celebrating Quality & Research Conference. Submissions for oral or poster presentations are encouraged from any health care professional on topics related to patient care, nursing, inter-professional practice, and related topics.

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Quality Expo 2019: Call for Abstracts

Have you been involved in a Quality Improvement project at UNC? We want to help you show off your success at the 2019 Quality Expo! This year’s theme is myQI: Quality is Our Business. The deadline to submit an abstract is Aug. 16.

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A Healthier You Starts with Workshops in the Workplace

Wellness workshops in the workplace make losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. Anyone who has a monthly pass is welcome to attend these sessions. Meetings are Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.

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Zumba Fitness Classes for Employees on Wednesdays and Fridays

Did you know that the Women's Health Education Center hosts Zumba on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week from 5:15 to 6:05 p.m.? The cost of attendance is only $3 per class for employees!

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News from HR

Learn more about Captrust Financial Advisors Individual Sessions, Fidelity Session and the upcoming Maternity Workshop

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Changes to the default view in Epic@UNC for Allergy/Endocrinology users

All Allergy and Endocrinology users will be transitioned to widescreen navigator views following the July 21 Epic@UNC Upgrade. Ambulatory providers and nurses who default to widescreen workspaces also will notice that their default view will change to the Rooming tab (versus the Plan tab for Providers). View details in this Tip Sheet.

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The Applied Physiology Lab is Looking for Research Study Participants

Do you want to lose some weight? Get in better shape? Be healthier? The Applied Physiology Lab at UNC is looking for men and women, ages 30-50, to participate in a research study looking at the effects of a time-efficient exercise program and dietary protein on health and fitness.

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Golden Buzzer for Former NC Children's Patient

Golden Buzzer for Former NC Children's Patient

Tyler Butler-Figueroa of Raleigh is an 11-year-old with a lot of talent and a ton of heart. Diagnosed with leukemia when he was just six, he was victim of bullying at his school because of his illness. Finally, he decided that instead of being known as the kid with leukemia, he'd be known as something else. If you haven't seen this "America's Got Talent" clip, do yourself a favor and watch now!

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Keeping Patients Moving

Two Carolina faculty members have created an augmented reality video game designed for pediatric hospital patients called Adventure Squad with the goal of keeping the young patients active during their treatment.

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Personalization Limited in Epic@UNC July 15 - 21

To ensure a smooth transition to the upgraded version of Epic@UNC coming Sunday, July 21, ISD must limit a number of personalization features (creating/editing SmartLinks, Personalizing Dashboards, etc.) from July 15 - 21. View details.

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Inpatient/ED/Behavioral Health Nurses: Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Screen required documentation for admission starting July 21

Starting Sunday, July 21, the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Screen (C-SSRS) tool is being added to the required documentation for admission at all hospitals using Epic@UNC. The C-SSRS will replace the existing suicide screening.

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Epic@UNC Updates, Enhancements coming July 21

On Sunday, July 21, Epic@UNC will be upgraded across UNC Health Care to the latest version of Epic's software. View details at this link, including details on enhancements by Epic@UNC application, info on how to practice in the Epic@UNC playground, and a reminder about the planned Epic@UNC downtime from 1 - 3 a.m. Sunday July 21.

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Providers: Attestations reorganized in Epic@UNC for ease of use

Beginning Sunday July 21, attestations for teaching physician services, shared visits with Advanced Practice Providers (APP), and medical students and procedures will be reorganized for ease of use by providers.

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University Weeknight Parking Program Begins Aug. 15

​Beginning Aug. 15, the University will charge a fee to employees who park on campus from Monday evenings through Friday mornings from 5 p.m. until 7:30 a.m. Daytime parking permits for employees will be honored at night. Parking permits are not required for employees to park on campus from Friday at 5 p.m. until Monday at 7:30 a.m.

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Heart Walk Team Rallies - July 31

The UNC Medical Center is hosting onsite recruitment rallies Wed., July 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Cancer Hospital Conference room 1 and from 1 to 3 p.m. in Cancer Conference Room 3.

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Nash Employee Featured in Rocky Mount Telegram for Using Carolina Care

Janeeka Harris checks in patients in the radiology department at Nash. When a patient came in exhibiting symptoms that Harris thought might be a stroke, she sent the patient to the emergency department. Patient Access Supervisor Charlie Hines praised Harris for practicing No Passing Zone and being proactive in assessing and responding to the patient's needs.

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Joint Commission Survey Complete

Joint Commission surveyors have now completed all of their on-site survey activities, and have exited all UNC Hospitals sites. We are deeply appreciative of everyone’s commitment to our patients and families – which our surveyors commented on frequently – and for the support of many during the survey process. Thank you for all of your hard work during the survey!

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime Update: Interfaces unavailable starting at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, July 21

As part of the July 21 Epic@UNC upgrade interfaces must be taken down at 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, July 21. Note the impact on tests, imaging, pharmacy/meds, EDs/ICUs, and Labor & Delivery Nurses at this link.

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