Attention all nurses: the Annual Certified Nurses Day Celebration will be held on March 15, 2017.
The Nurse Stewardship Task Force along with Nurse Practice Council and Nursing Education will begin rolling out the new IV tubing change practice in the beginning of March 2017.
The menu has been set for the 2017 Multicultural Fair. Please take a look at the menu, be sure to visit the fair on Friday, April 7, and consider participating by setting up an exhibit or entertaining. The fair will be held in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.
UNC Health Care is proud to sponsor the construction of another Habitat for Humanity home. The home is part of Heels for Homes, a collaboration between UNC, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, and Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to build two homes this spring in downtown Chapel Hill.
Through April 7, a flooring-replacement project will block off access to the 5 Bedtower visitor elevators. It will also affect traffic from 5 Bedtower to 5 East and 5 West via the connector.
The Ash Wednesday Service will be held at John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel (1st floor Memorial Hospital) at 2:30 p.m. on March 1.
Great news for all employees at every level at all UNC Health Care owned entities. Starting April 1, 2017, UNC Health Care’s Learning and Organizational Development Department will offer employees the opportunity to take advantage of two powerful education experiences, Compassionate Leader and Diversity Leader certificate programs. Whether you are a team member wanting to become a leader or a leader wanting to expand skills, these programs provide amazing opportunities for self-development and development of others.
LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.
Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will occur throughout UNC Hospitals on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, a team from Aethon will be walking through the hospital with a TUG robot, similar to those already in use in the laboratory, to map planned travel routes in the facility. This is in preparation to expand our current fleet of TUG robots, enabling the support services team to better service the units with supplies, linen, food along with remove trash and other materials.
Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective February 2017.
CMS has new requirements for Advance Directives and Epic@UNC will be updated March 1.
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Epic@UNC diet order drop-down list for UNC Medical Center (including Hillsborough Hospital), High Point Regional Health, and Chatham Hospital will have a new look and functionality.
Take advantage of in-person sessions and webinars held by CAPTRUST, Fidelity, and TIAA.
Seats are still available for the Emerging Leaders Two-Day Workshop, which is held on March 1 - 2, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day.
Learning and Organizational Development and Recruitment teams were scheduled to move to the UNC Health Care Morrisville Campus on Feb. 17. The move has been delayed – we will share the new move date once it is confirmed. Both teams will remain in their current locations for now and all contact information remains the same.
On Monday, February 6, sepsis initiative facilitators from across UNC Health Care met in High Point to discuss the latest initiative results from each system hospital. Held every 90 days, these gatherings highlight the importance of collaboration in defeating sepsis at our hospitals.
Watch video of UNC researcher Flavio Frohlich, PhD, speak at last week's Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Frohlich is an assistant professor of psychiatry, cell biology & physiology, and biomedical engineering at the UNC School of Medicine.
Using dye to map cancer metastases, Emma Rossi, MD, and UNC collaborators lead large study to help patients avoid complications from surgery.
UNC Center for Health Innovation and AARP Collaborate on Digital Health Solutions for the 50+ Population
The second Digital Health Innovation SprintTM will address the challenge of how can wearables be used to galvanize the 50+ population to take the right medications as prescribed?