May 23

PTO Leave Sell Back Program May 1 – May 30

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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Temporary Visitor Restrictions in the NCCC, PICU, 5 Children's and BMTU Lifted May 20

​Due to a decrease in the number of RSV cases, visitor restrictions for the Newborn Critical Care Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 5 Children’s/Intermediate Care Unit and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at UNC Hospitals ended on Monday May 20.

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Wills Receives Outstanding Dietitian of the Year from the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Wills Receives Outstanding Dietitian of the Year from the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Jennifer Wills is associate director Nutrition and Food Service's Clinical Team. The award is the highest recognition NCAND bestows on one of its members.

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Last Call for Uniforms: Front Facing Staff Uniforms Orders due by May 31

For any existing staff that did not order uniforms by May 3 or any new of transfer staff that started after May 4th must place an online order by May 31. Shirts are available to be tried on at Scrubs and Beyond’s retail location near Southpoint in Durham. If you still need to order, please have your manager email OutpatientServices@unchealth.unc.edu to obtain ordering information.

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SharePoint Downtime: Thursday, May 30

There is a planned SharePoint downtime scheduled from 6 - 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 30. Find out what to expect here.

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A message from Dr. Burks: Reflecting on my first few months as Dean and CEO

A message from Dr. Burks: Reflecting on my first few months as Dean and CEO

Please watch this short video message from Wesley Burks, MD, reflecting on his first few months as Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care.

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UNC Health Care Awarded 2019 Large Business of the Year by the Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro

The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro (The Chamber) announced the winners of the 5th annual Business Excellence Awards during a red carpet ceremony at the Paul Green Theatre.

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Colorectal ERAS Clinical Pathway Now Available in Epic@UNC

On May 21, UNC Health Care launched its first Epic@UNC Clinical Pathway to support the growing Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program. UNC Medical Center and UNC REX are early adopters of ERAS, which provides surgical patients with better patient outcomes and shorter hospital stays. Other leading hospital systems have used Epic’s Clinical Pathway functionality to improve patient outcomes and reduce unnecessary care variation.

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Shared Service Distribution Center Celebrates 99% Fill Rate

On May 14, the staff of the Distribution Center at the Shared Service Center (SSC) near Morrisville celebrated a 99% fill rate achievement by enjoying breakfast and lunch for the three shifts that support these operations. The fill rate measures the ability of the SSC to meet its customers’ orders or demand, and health care industry fill rates of 97% are considered among the best.

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The UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care Requests Grant Applications

The UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), which aims to transform patient care through evidence-based precision medicine, is requesting proposals in collaboration with the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

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Surgeons, PAT/Pre-Op Nurses: Updates to Procedure Pass Tool coming May 31

​​​On May 31, Surgeons and PAT/pre-op nurses will see updates to the Procedure Pass Tool in Epic@UNC to help reduce Same-Day Surgical cancellations and Delays. View details and screenshots at this Intranet link.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Symposium

UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement’sannual Improvement Scholars Symposium will feature 8 clinician-led improvement initiatives presented in a “lightning” format on Sept. 19 in Old Clinic Auditorium.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Timothy M. Farrell

Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Timothy M. Farrell

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Timothy M. Farrell from Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Here's what one of Dr. Farrell's patients had to say: “first meeting. Dr Farrell was patient and answered all my questions. open and honest. He listened attentively, made excellent eye contact..."

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Registration, Scheduling, Check-in Staff: 'Get Started with My UNC Chart' WebEx on June 7

Join us at noon on Friday, June 7, for a “Get Started with My UNC Chart” Lunch & Learn WebEx hosted by Outpatient Services Training & Development and the My UNC Chart Champion Chat team. This session for Registration, Scheduling, and Check-in staff will provide a deep-dive into the “Get Started” feature of My UNC Chart.

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Front Desk, Scheduling Staff, Clinic Managers: Patient request for Financial Counseling should be captured during scheduling or check-in

UNC Health Care has enhanced patient capability to access Financial Counseling - the patient request for Financial Counseling should be captured during scheduling or check-in. View details in this Tip Sheet and contact OutpatientServicesTraining@unchealth.unc.edu with any questions.

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2019 Medical Staff Survey Now Available

On May 20, medical staff members received a link to participate in the 2019 Medical Staff Survey in an email from "Survey Solutions" (surveys@advisory.com). This link is unique and should not be forwarded. The survey itself should take 5-10 minutes to complete. Please encourage the providers in your area to take a moment to complete the survey.

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Overlook Cafe, ACC Courtyard Cafe closed for Memorial Day Holiday

​The Overlook Cafe and the ACC Courtyard Cafe will be closed Monday, May 27, for the Memorial Day holiday. The Corner Cafe (6 a.m. - 2 p.m.), Starbucks ​(24/7)​, and Terrace Cafe (​​6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.) will all be open normal operating hours on Memorial Day, though the Terrace Cafe will be serving a limited menu.

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Memorial Day Transportation & Parking Updates

Chapel Hill Transit will not operate and the University will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observation of Memorial Day. All Park & Ride permit holders and GoPass users will be may park in the S11 parking lots during this time period. On-campus parking permit holders should park in their assigned zones. UNC Hospitals shuttles will operate on a normal schedule. As always, the Dogwood deck will be reserved for patients/visitors.

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News from HR: Fidelity Webinars and on-site sessions

View details about upcoming Fidelity Webinars and an opportunity to meet with a Fidelity rep on-site on Friday, May 31.

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