Jan. 16

Employees on 80/20 Plan: Steps to receive your 25% Reimbursement when seeing a UNC Health Care provider

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, a 25% reimbursement is available to UNC Health Care state employees on State Health Plan’s 80/20 plan and their dependents when they visit UNC Health Care or UNC Health Alliance providers. View details on this new benefit and how to claim and receive your 25% reimbursement.

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Epic@UNC Quarterly Release - Review New Features Coming Jan. 26

On Sunday morning, Jan. 26, Epic@UNC will be upgraded across UNC Health Care during our next quarterly release to ensure the latest features are available to our teams. A full list of expected updates may be found at the link in the headline.

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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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Market and Merit Salary Increases for Employees

The UNC Health Care System's Board of Directors approved the payment of market and merit salary increases, effective January 12, 2020, that will be reflected in February 4, 2020 pay deposit for eligible employees. Details on market and merit increases for eligible employees are provided at the link in the headline.

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Medical Education Building/Berryhill Project Update

The new Medical Education Building project replacing Berryhill Hall is underway with construction mobilization beginning this month and additional site perimeter construction fencing going up over the next several weeks. This will have a significant traffic and pedestrian impact. Learn more at the link in the headline.

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Multiple Outpatient Specialties Converting to Default Widescreen Navigator View on Jan. 26

Several outpatient specialties will be converting to a widescreen navigator view as the default in Epic@UNC on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Learn more at the headline in the link.

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Optime/Anesthesia Quarterly Release Changes

Find out more about OpTime/Anesthesia changes that will be made as part of the Jan. 26 quarterly release.

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Oncology Appointment Requests WebEx Sessions

Epic@UNC Beacon Oncology is implementing a new workflow that will go-live March 7 and that requires more involved training than usual. Find a schedule of WebEx training sessions here.

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Network with Executive Leaders - A Women's Leadership Collaborative Event

Join the Women’s Leadership Collaborative (a UNC Medical Center Employee Resource Group) on February 13 for a unique opportunity to network with executive leaders in an intimate setting.

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Prostate Cancer Management in North Carolina: Updates for 2020

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Young Whang, MD, PhD. Young Whang, MD, from the UNC Lineberger Genitourinary Oncology group will describe relevant updates in systemic therapy for prostate cancers for health care providers throughout the state of North Carolina. Additional topical management considerations or recommendations for this patient population may also be presented.

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Take the Survey: Assessing the Presence of Mental Health Stigma in an Academic Medical Center

Please participate in our five minute survey to assess the presence of mental health stigma among healthcare providers at UNC Medical Center. Participation in this survey is anonymous and voluntary. The survey will remain open until March 15, 2020. Learn more and take the survey at the link in the headline.

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Concourse Between Memorial Hospital and Children’s Hospital Lobbies Will Be Closed Starting Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, the concourse that runs between the Memorial Hospital lobby and the Children's Hospital lobby will be closed. The closure is expected to last at least eight months. Learn more at the link in the headline.

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Introducing the PIER

The PIER is a new quarterly retirement engagement newsletter designed to empower you with “Planning, Investment, Engagement, and Retirement” information, tools and resources to help you with your financial wellbeing, both present and future.

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Benefit Reminders for 2020

Now that the new year is here, it's important to review some timely benefit news and information.

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Upcoming Events

Learn more about representative sessions with CAPTRUST, Fidelity and TIAA.

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Zumba @ Work

Did you know that the Women's Health Education Center hosts weekly Zumba classes? The cost of attendance is only $3 per class for employees! Classes are held on Wednesdays and Fridays 5:15 - 6:05 p.m. in the UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Center gym on the 7th floor of UNC Memorial Hospital. Questions? Call 984-974-8882.

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Trough Tacrolimus Corrected Reports

Corrected reports will be issued for trough tacrolimus results due to omission of reference range and any critical value flags that were reported between Monday, January 13th through Wednesday, January 15th by the Special Chemistry McLendon Clinical Laboratories. The full memo may be found at the link in the headline.

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Specimen Rejection Policy Update for Respiratory Mycobacterial Cultures

Effective February 1, 2020, the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory will begin rejecting respiratory specimens submitted for mycobacterial culture (culture, AFB; LAB877) if they are < 3 mL. Read the full memo for details.

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Ordering Serologic Testing for Syphilis

Effective January 25, 2020, in an effort to simplify and clarify test orders, UNC Health Care system, will be changing to a single ordering procedure for serologic testing for syphilis.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime - Jan 26

​​There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1 - 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Jan 26. Find downtime materials here.

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Weight Watchers

New Year, New You! Come by, recommit to your wellness goals and begin your health journey. Every Tuesday from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. Everyone with a monthly pass are welcome. Use the company ID 18682 when logging into the link in the headline.

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Tune in to the Latest Episode of Quality Care Champion Chat

Tune in to the upcoming episode of the “Quality Care Champion Chat”, a WebEx series designed to cultivate a culture of quality improvement across the system and to help you reach your FY20 Ambulatory Organizational Goals. This monthly, 30-minute WebEx series is open to all staff who want to be a champion of quality within their clinic.

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Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Brenda Joyner

Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Brenda Joyner

Learn how the Tobacco Free Tar Heels program helped Brenda Joyner get tobacco free and stay that way.

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NEW Hiring Matrix - Which entity will I be employed by if I take a new job?

Find more information about the new hiring matrix that now determines which employer employees are hired into when they take a new job in the system -- including guidelines and examples.

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Concourse between Memorial Hospital and Children’s Hospital Lobbies Will Be Closed Starting Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, the concourse that runs between the Memorial Hospital lobby and the Children's Hospital lobby will be closed. During this time, Skanska will be connecting existing infrastructure to infrastructure that will service the UNC Surgical Tower when it is complete, and will be creating more seating for the Terrace Café. The closure is expected to last at least 8 months.

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Order Set Updates Quarterly Releases Jan. 26, 2020

These Order sets are available in Playground Wednesday January 15th. Please log in and verify.

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