Oct. 3

Employees/Managers: Confirm your timesheet and/or Approve Direct Report(s) timesheets in myTime

Please remember that per policy, non-exempt employees are strongly encouraged to review their timesheet each pay period, exempt employees must confirm their timesheet each pay period, and supervisors must sign-off on all of their employees’ timesheets each pay period in myTime by 11:59 p.m. the Monday each pay period ends (Monday, Oct. 7, for this pay period).

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Consolidation of Results in the OB Results Console

​In an effort to consolidate data across our health care system, some result component base names have been combined to a single value. This change has allowed us to streamline the results console build to a single line for most lab values. As a result, you may need to update your personal Smartphrases or SmartLinks with the new base names in order to pull in these lab values.

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McLendon Labs Memo – Chromogenic Factor VIII

Beginning Sept. 30, 2019, McLendon Clinical Laboratories will be begin performing Chromogenic Factor VIII in the Special Coagulation Laboratory of McLendon Clinical Laboratories. Read the full memo for details.

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Scheduled Network Downtime - Bedtower

A network downtime has been scheduled for Oct. 3 at 11 p.m. through Oct. 4 at 5 a.m. This downtime will affect devices on the network (phones, computers, WiFi, vocera, etc.) for 30 – 45 minutes. Expected start time ranges for each floor may be found here.

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Call for State Employees Combined Campaign Captains

​Captains are currently being recruited for this year’s UNC Health Care State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC). The SECC is held annually to provide colleagues an opportunity to support their favorite charity through either a one-time donation or direct payroll deduction. This year’s campaign will be held from Tuesday, Oct. 15 to Friday, Nov 15.

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Open Notes coming Oct. 13 for ambulatory provider notes

In an effort to improve patient care, patient satisfaction, and improve transparency, we will enable "Open Notes" across all UNC Health Care ambulatory clinics on Sunday, Oct. 13, as part of our next Epic@UNC Quarterly Release.

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Planned October 4 Downtime: Fuji Synapse Cardiovascular PACS System

A planned downtime is scheduled from 10 p.m. Friday, October 4, until 6 a.m. Saturday, October 5, for the Fuji Synapse Cardiovascular PACS System at all locations using Epic@UNC.

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REMINDER: MedSpeed Providing Courier Services for UNC Health Care - Effective Sept. 30, 2019

MedSpeed has begun providing courier services for the Triangle area on Monday, Sept. 30 and has started to run their scheduled routes and accept on demand courier requests.

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Less than two weeks left to share your Epic@UNC feedback!

Through Wednesday, Oct. 16, we ask all Epic@UNC users to please take 5 – 10 minutes to complete a brief survey about your experience.

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Have you received your flu shot yet?

All health care personnel must be flu compliant by 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 as a condition of employment; this includes all administrative and clinical staff, medical students, residents, contractors and volunteers. More details here.

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No Smoking Policy Revised to Prohibit Vaping

The UNC Medical Center policy prohibiting smoking in UNC Medical Center facilities and on the grounds has been updated to include a prohibition on vaping. Staff are reminded that the policy states, "In addition to personally adhering to the restrictions in this policy, staff must courteously inform patients and visitors of this policy and request their compliance."

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Working with Patients through Interpreter Services

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Myriam Peereboom, MBA/MHA, CMI, CHITM.

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News from HR

Learn more about sessions from TIAA, Fidelity, and CAPTRUST, as well as webinars and workshops from Fidelity and TIAA.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Adam J. Zolotor

Carolina Care Highlight: Dr. Adam J. Zolotor

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Adam J. Zolotor from the Department of Family Medicine. Here's what one of Dr. Zolotor's patients had to say: "Dr. Zolotor always takes the time to actively listen to problems and make sure I have all of the information necessary to make informed decisions about my healthcare. He is knowledgeable, compassionate, amiable, and thoughtful..."

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: What can you do to be more secure

As part of Cyber Security Awareness month, look for our weekly special edition of the InfoSec Connection newsletter featuring a short video. What can you do? View this video as your next step towards enhancing cybersecurity both at home and in the workplace.

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McLendon Labs Memo - Provider Orders for Add-On Pathology Stain/Additional Testing

In order to be compliant with Federal Regulations and accrediting agency requirements, beginning immediately, all requests for additional testing on Anatomic Pathology cases will require a provider order in Epic. Read the full memo for details.

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Order Set Updates - Quarterly Releases Oct. 13

​These order set will be available in Playground on Monday, Oct. 7. Please log in and verify changes. It is Best Practice for Providers to Print a copy of their personalized order sets (User Version) prior to any system upgrades, Order set and/or Quarterly Releases. With any order set release there is always the possibility that User Order Versions will be removed. See the updates here.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime and Quarterly Release scheduled for Oct. 13

The next planned Epic@UNC Downtime and Quarterly Release is scheduled from 1 – 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Oct. 13.

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