Providers across UNC Health Care will shortly be receiving notifications from CMS regarding participation in the new (effective 1/1/17) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). No action is required of UNC Health Care-employed providers - Practice Quality & Innovation (PQI) will facilitate a smooth transition from the former individual Medicare regulatory payment programs into MIPS and coordinate the submission of MIPS data for applicable UNC Health Care entities and provider groups.
There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 1 - 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Lawson will be unavailable for all entities during this time.
Join us at the Kendra Scott Boutique at the Streets at Southpoint on May 10 from 5 - 8 p.m. to support the Beacon Program! The Beacon Program provides brief counseling, resource referral, and education to patients and employees of the UNC Health Care System experiencing intimate partner violence or child abuse.
ISD values your feedback and is pleased to announce that ISD Assistance (the online HEAT Cloud self-service system) will be replaced by ‘MySupport@UNC’ on Wednesday, May 17, with the goal of delivering a simple, easy-to-use support solution for your IT issues and needs.
Popular iPhone app to study postpartum depression expands to new countries, modules and Android version
One year after launching iOS version of PPD ACT in the U.S. and Australia, UNC School of Medicine launches an Android version and Canada launches iOS app to increase participation.
UNC Marsico Lung Institute researchers Rob Tarran, PhD, and Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, will lead a $2.3-million, five-year project, which will include the study of electronic cigarettes.
Due to a decrease in the number of influenza cases, visitor restrictions for inpatient areas and waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals (Chapel Hill and Hillsborough) ended on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Robert McGinty, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the division of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy with a joint appointment in the department of biochemistry and biophysics in the UNC School of Medicine, has been selected as a 2017 Searle Scholar. He is the first Searle Scholar named at the University of North Carolina in the past 10 years.
The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS announced that three labs were selected for $50,000 pilot grants to further Alzheimer’s Disease research being conducted at UNC.
Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective April 2017.
Operation Medicine Drop is program that allows anyone to dispose of unused, expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications safely and anonymously.
When a patient is on comfort care and we are no longer providing specific care related to some of the patient’s medical problems, it is appropriate to resolve care plans and education for those medical problems.
UNC Medical Center and the UNC School of Nursing are celebrating Nurses Week with a campaign to support both the nurses of today and the nurses of tomorrow.
An initial sampling of system-approved Clinical Decision Support (CDS) documents is now available for all to view in Epic@UNC and in an online repository. Initial CDS documents include 'Antithrombotic Therapies Prior to Radiologic Procedures' and a selection of Pediatric and Emergency Medicine Pathways.
Beginning May 12, 2017, Nursing Grand Rounds will be moving to the Ortho Classroom on 5 Bedtower.
LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, April 28, through 3 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Learn more about the upcoming the maternity workshop, plus information about onsite visits from Fidelity and TIAA.
UNC School of Medicine research findings could lead to new drug targets for treating multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Beginning May 15, the specimen source types for Microbiology and Molecular Microbiology orders will be limited to lab acceptable selections. If your order set or preference list is defaulted with a selection that is no longer available, you will need to update your order default.
Listen to Laura Klinger, PhD, on WUNC's The State of Things discussing the creation of a new Sesame Street character Julia, who is depicted as having autism. Klinger, director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, was an expert consultant in the creation of the character.