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

Help Stuff the Bus

The 2017 Stuff the Bus school supply collection drive kicks off July 24. This campaign annually collects more than 5,000 items for Orange Co. School students in need. The drive ends August 11.

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The Trust Launches Milestone Wellness Assessment for Former NFL Players

UNC’s Center for the Study of Retired Athletes performs the assessments in conjunction with UNC Health Care.

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UNC-Project Malawi looks forward to future discovery

UNC-Project Malawi looks forward to future discovery

From a vaccine for malaria to ending the HIV epidemic, UNC infectious diseases researchers in Malawi gear up to take on more challenges in a changing country.

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 Clinical trials framework proposed to bring cancer treatments to sub-Saharan Africa

Clinical trials framework proposed to bring cancer treatments to sub-Saharan Africa

In the journal PLOS Medicine, Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, cancer program director for UNC-Project Malawi, outlined a framework to design studies and bring cancer therapies to sub-Saharan Africa in the absence of clinical trial data specific to the region’s population and health care infrastructure.

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Last chance to win a Fitbit by sharing your My UNC Chart experience

Congratulations to Darlene Tew, who works in Respiratory Therapy at Johnston Health Clayton. Darlene won a Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband for telling us about her My UNC Chart experience. We have only one more Fitbit to give away, so be sure to tell us about your experience by July 21.

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UNC Study Advances the Ability to Expose Latent HIV

UNC Study Advances the Ability to Expose Latent HIV

UNC researchers led by Nancie Archin, PhD, and David Margolis, MD, have shown that interval dosing of the drug Vorinostat reverses HIV latency and is well-tolerated in people living with HIV. However, while Vorinostat makes latent HIV easier to detect, it does not clear or deplete infection, meaning additional advances will be needed to achieve a cure. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation on July 17.

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Spread of Innovations 2018 Project Submission

Nursing Quality Council is looking for the next Spread of Innovation project for 2018. If you know of a successful project that has been completed within a service line and has potential to be spread throughout the hospital, submit it to nursing quality council for consideration.

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Cable TV outage July 26

There will be a three-hour cable TV outage at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill from 12:01 – 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26. This downtime is required for equipment maintenance. Please share this news with your patients so they will be prepared during this downtime.

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Hospital Compliance Newsletter now available

UNC Health Care Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released a new edition of Compliance Now.

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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, July 21, through 2 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017.

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Nursing Policy Updates - July 2017

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective July 2017.

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News from HR

Learn more about an onsite representative session from Fidelity, as well as more information about the upcoming Maternity Workshop.

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Getting help after Go-Live #6

Please use the following resources if you need help after Go-Live #6.

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Learn to Age Dynamically - Live Long and Prosper!

John Gotelli, NP, RN is back by popular demand, teaching how to age dynamically and well!

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2017 North Carolina Cardiovascular Update

This educational activity will provide a refresher on optimal treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. Also, new technologies and drug therapies will be discussed. Challenging cases will be reviewed to put current treatment recommendations in perspective. Lastly, panel discussions will be held and questions solicited from the audience.

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New Epic@UNC login screen coming July 22

New Epic@UNC login screen coming July 22

Preview the new Epic@UNC login screen you'll see beginning July 22 with Go-Live #6.

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Personalization limited in Epic@UNC through July 22

To ensure a smooth transition to the upgraded version of Epic@UNC coming July 22, ISD must limit a number of personalization features July 14 - 22.

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Toddler Brain Development: bacterial clues found in dirty baby diapers

Toddler Brain Development: bacterial clues found in dirty baby diapers

Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? Findings from the UNC School of Medicine shed light on the surprising role of bacteria in how our brains develop during the first years of life.

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