Employee News Online

The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Learning Made Simple (LMS) gets new look on Aug. 9; planned downtime on Aug. 7-8

LMS is getting a new look (user interface) on Aug. 9! This makeover comes as our vendor, SumTotal, upgrades our current system to provide users with a more user-friendly design while adding new functionality for LMS administrators.

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UNC/NC State spinout company raises $5.8M for ‘smart’ insulin devices

UNC/NC State spinout company raises $5.8M for ‘smart’ insulin devices

A Research Triangle Park startup founded by Zhen Gu, PhD, a biomedical engineer with joint faculty appointments at UNC and NC State University received a $5.8 million cash infusion to continue translation efforts of ‘smart’ insulin devices.

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Have a privacy or compliance concern?

The UNC Health Care Compliance and Privacy Office is updating its Hotline reporting tool on June 27. Find out more information at this link.

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Planned Lawson downtime June 25

There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 1 - 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. Lawson will be unavailable for all entities during this time.

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Now Accepting Nominations for the Fourth Annual Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award

The Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award is a fund to recognize the exceptional care that UNC Hospitals ICU nursing staff provide to their patients and patient families on a daily basis. Nominations are due by July 14.

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News from HR

Learn more about how to sign up for one-on-one sessions with a Fidelity representative.

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Workers outside windows of Women’s and Children’s through June 30

For the next two weeks, workers will be replacing and repairing caulking joints outside of patient room windows at the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals. If you work in one of these areas, please let patients so they will not be alarmed if they see someone working in front of their window.

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Patients to begin receiving text message appointment reminders on June 27

On June 27, patients at UNC Health Care locations using Epic@UNC who list a cell phone number as their preferred number will begin receiving appointment reminders via text message. Currently, patients receive an automated phone call to their primary number (landline or mobile) two days prior to a scheduled appointment.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, June 23, through 6 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Children of UNC Employees

The UNC Volunteer Association is pleased to announce and sponsor the first annual Employee Family Scholarship program. Scholarships are available for award to children of full time employees who are entering or are enrolled in post-secondary education with the intent of entering a health care profession.

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Tell us about your My UNC Chart experience for a chance to win a prize!

If you have a My UNC Chart account or activate one by July 21, you can take a short survey about your My UNC Chart experience and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three FitBits. As a UNC Health Care employee, you do not need to be a UNC Health Care patient to activate a My UNC Chart account.

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