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

Tar Heels go viral: UNC researchers featured on “This Week in Virology” podcast

Tar Heels go viral: UNC researchers featured on “This Week in Virology” podcast

Virologists with the UNC School of Medicine participated in last week's on-campus recording of a popular virology podcast.

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Drop-in photography session has been rescheduled

A free, drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs) will be held Nov. 4.

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UNC receives $18 million to develop mobile technology to prevent and treat HIV in adolescents

UNC receives $18 million to develop mobile technology to prevent and treat HIV in adolescents

iTech project will target people under the age of 30, the population with most new HIV infections in US. The effort is led by Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine.

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Coming Oct. 4: Patients’ able to sync data from iPhone ‘Health’ app to My UNC Chart, Epic@UNC

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4, new ‘Track My Health’ features in My UNC Chart will allow patients to share data from their iPhone’s Health app to My UNC Chart and their provider. Data for blood pressure readings, exercise logs and peak flow values can be entered into the Health app and flow into My UNC Chart if the patient’s provider has ordered the appropriate flowsheet.

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Vital signs will not flow into Epic@UNC from 2 – 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2

Due to a software upgrade, vital signs will not flow into Epic@UNC from 2 – 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. This upgrade is being coordinated with the planned Oct. 2 Epic@UNC downtime (scheduled from 3 – 4:30 a.m. Oct. 2), so most users will only notice that vital signs will not flow between 2 a.m. and the start of the planned Epic@UNC downtime at 3 a.m.

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State Employees Combined Campaign starts Oct. 3

State Employees Combined Campaign starts Oct. 3

The UNC family has a tradition of giving back to the community – Giving is Good Medicine. This year’s four-week State Employees Combined Campaign kicks off on Monday, Oct. 3, and ends on Friday, Oct. 28. Participate in the campaign to help our local community, as well as for a chance to win great prizes!

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UNC awarded high-profile NIH grant to research environmental influences on child health

UNC awarded high-profile NIH grant to research environmental influences on child health

UNC School of Medicine’s Michael O’Shea, MD, is the principal investigator for the $5-million grant to analyze data and follow children over time to study the origins of diseases and conditions.

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Providers: Consolidated, alphabetized list of document types in Haiku/Canto apps

Beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, providers using the Epic@UNC Haiku/Canto mobile apps will notice that the list of document types for images has been consolidated and alphabetized, with ‘Pictures’ set as the default document type.

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Fire alarm system testing begins Sept. 26

Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will begin in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals on Monday, Sept. 26. Testing will run for three weeks.

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Easier access to Kronos coming soon

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Kronos icon in Citrix will be easier to access.

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Performance evaluation and LMS completion deadlines extended to Oct. 31, 2016

The deadlines for completion of performance evaluations in Taleo and for required annual health care compliance courses in LMS have been extended until Oct. 31, 2016.

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Nurse Resident project presentations - Sept. 26

Seven projects from the 2015 Cohort D will be presented in the Neurosciences-Cancer Connector.

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Open Enrollment – Health Assessment reminders/changes

The Open Enrollment period for UNC Medical Center employees for the State Health Plan, NCFlex, and MetLaw will run from Oct. 1 - 31, 2016. Human Resources will share updates with managers and employees during the next six weeks. View details on completing your Health Assessment early and a new requirement for 70/30 Plan participants.

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Quick action, good fortune save life after heart attack on Chapel Hill golf course

WRAL featured retired UNC physician Mike Jones and former UNC Hospitals CICU nurse Derrick Anderson, who were in the right place at the right time when Jones suffered cardiac arrest at Finley Golf Course.

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Baby teeth and autism: UNC part of large NIH study of environmental risk factors

Baby teeth and autism: UNC part of large NIH study of environmental risk factors

Autism researchers will use new technology to study baby teeth of children who have siblings with autism to learn if siblings are more likely to develop the disorder if exposed to chemicals while in the womb.

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Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division

Scientists discover interplay of yin-yang antagonists vital for cell division

Although mutated versions of the protein Cdh1 have not been found in cancers, the protein’s degradation at a key moment during the cell cycle may spur on cancerous cell division.

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Professional Compliance Newsletter now available

Professional Compliance has released the first edition of Compliance POP News, a publication for physicians and other providers.

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News from HR

Learn more about group workshops and representative sessions with Fidelity.

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Carolina Hurricanes discounted tickets for Oct. 30 game

UNC Health Care has teamed up with the Carolina Hurricanes to bring you, as an employee, an exclusive opportunity to save up to 50% off the gate price for the Oct. 30 Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers game.

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Closing the Diversity Gap

Closing the Diversity Gap

UNC researchers publish special report exploring the reasons why PhD-trained scientists choose careers in or out of academia.

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