Nov. 21

Nutrition and Food Service Retail Holiday Hours

Several NFS retail locations will operate on modified hours during the holidays. A complete list of closings may be found here.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Nov. 1 – 29

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. Employees are eligible to automatically receive a sell-back based on their election of 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of all hours over 80 with a minimum of eight hours required for distribution. More details here.

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Glucose Precautions to Roll out in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough on Dec. 3

In an effort to improve the care of inpatients with diabetes, a new Glucose Precautions initiative will be rolled out across UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and in Hillsborough on Tuesday, Dec. 3. View details at this Intranet link.

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ED Nurse Standing Orders Sepsis Order Set Go-Live: Nov. 21

The ED Nurse Standing Orders Sepsis Order Set will go live at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.

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Sickle Cell question now required on adult and pediatric 'Prepare pRBC" orders

As of Wednesday, Nov. 20, the adult and pediatric "Prepare pRBC" orders now have a required sickle cell question. View a screenshot at this Intranet link.

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The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (CASP) Annual Newsletter

The goal of this newsletter is to inform readers of the initiatives sponsored by the Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (CASP) as well as inspire readers to continue ensuring patient safety through antimicrobial stewardship. View the CASP annual newsletter at the link in the headline.

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ISD Training Podcast Episode #2: Dr. Don Spencer, Chief Medical Informatics Officer

In episode #2 of the ISD Training Team's Podcast, get to know Dr. Don Spencer, UNC Health Care's Chief Medical Informatics Officer, and learn about how governance and decision-making occur within ISD and how you can get involved.

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Coming Dec. 10: Clinical Decision Support for Advanced Imaging

UNC Health Care is pleased to announce the implementation of CareSelect Imaging clinical decision support technology, which will go live on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at all locations using Epic@UNC. CareSelect Imaging provides decision support when ordering advanced imaging exams (CT, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine/PET) directly within the provider's ordering workflow. You will use the current process to place/sign an advanced imaging order.

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Coffee with a Cop

Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood!

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2019 Holiday Celebration Schedule

All UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians employees are invited to celebrate the season with some delicious food, beverages, and camaraderie. Please join us for these festivities, saluting all our hard work and accomplishments in 2019!

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Corner Café Closed for Renovation Starting Nov. 25

The Corner Café will be closed starting Monday, Nov. 25 for a large renovation project. Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause our customers. Please visit other NFS retail locations at either the Terrace Café (first floor the Children’s Hospital) or at the Overlook café (second floor of the Neuroscience Hospital).

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Extended: Carolina Care Awards and Recognition Feedback Survey

The Carolina Care team wants feedback from outpatient staff on new awards and recognition to be presented at the annual awards ceremony. This year the team is looking to include additional recognition that is not based on Press Ganey metrics and reflects the Carolina Care behaviors. Please take this survey by Nov. 26.

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Multiple Outpatient Specialties Converting to Default Widescreen Navigator View in Epic@UNC on Nov. 26

Multiple outpatient specialties will be converting to a widescreen navigator view as the default view in Epic@UNC on Tuesday, Nov. 26. View the list and a preview of the new default view at this Intranet link.

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News from HR

Learn more about Fidelity sessions and TIAA webinars.

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Cranberry Corner Christmas Open House

The shop Elves will be having specials throughout the day along with refreshments that will be served 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Specials will also be offered in Butterfly Boutique, located in UNC Cancer Hospital. Don't miss the chance to get your holiday shopping done early or win a great door prize.

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Monogramming Event

The UNC Volunteer Association will sponsor a monogramming and vinyl personalization event on Dec. 9 - 11. Event will be held in the Memorial Hospital lobby outside the Cranberry Corner Gift Shop. Handbags, wallets, tote bags, apparel items including vest, poncho's and seasonal jackets will be available for purchase. This is a perfect time to get your holiday shopping done.

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Cancer in Pregnancy – UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Paola A. Gehrig, MD. Paola A. Gehrig, MD, will discuss the management of cervical cancer and cervical dysplasia in pregnancy and the impact of each condition on the other. She will also discuss the management of pelvic masses and ovarian cancer in pregnancy and the impact of each condition on the other.

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Clean In Clean Out Feedback Contest Winners

With over 15,000 observations submitted between Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, the Clean In, Clean Out initiative continues to be a tremendous success! Congratulations to our Feedback Contest Winners who all submitted hand hygiene observations and gave feedback to their colleagues.

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Last Chance to Donate to the State Employees Combined Campaign!

Thanks to your generous giving, UNC Medical Center employees have donated more than $112,000 and 1,000 hours of PTO to their chosen charities. Haven't donated yet? There's still time: the campaign is open through Nov. 22. And by donating now you will be entered into the final prize drawing!

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Patient Safety Culture Survey Has Been Extended to Nov. 30

UNC Medical Center staff and faculty with direct patient care responsibility (inpatient and outpatient settings) or those whose work takes them to direct patient care areas are invited to participate in the Patient Safety Culture Survey, which is now open until Nov. 30.

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