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Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Jean Dostou

Carolina Care Excellence Highlight: Dr. Jean Dostou

This week's Carolina Care Excellence Highlight recognizes Dr. Jean Dostou from the department of medicine's division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism: "Dr Dostou is a very caring physician and always listens to me. With my condition the normal path of care would have been different but I did not want that path and she listened to me and tried medicine only and we are both surprised of the good outcome..."

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Parents ranked cancer prevention as No. 1 provider reason for HPV vaccination

Parents ranked cancer prevention as No. 1 provider reason for HPV vaccination

A survey led by UNC Lineberger's Melissa Gilkey, PhD, and collaborators found that parents ranked cancer prevention as the most compelling reason health care providers can give for recommending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

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Getting to the Heart of Congenital Cardiac Defects

Getting to the Heart of Congenital Cardiac Defects

UNC researchers led by Frank Conlon, PhD, shed light on how gene defects lead to congenital heart malformations.

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UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis

UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis

A study led by UNC’s Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the U.S. to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.

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UNC Medical Center receives two Mission: Lifeline awards from American Heart Association

UNC Medical Center receives two Mission: Lifeline awards from American Heart Association

Both awards recognize the implementation of specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

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Audit Quarterly Newsletter available

Please review the May 2018 edition of the 'Audit Quarterly' released by Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services.

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News from HR

Please review details about a June 15 visit from Fidelity and June 19 visit from TIAA.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Announced

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is pleased to announce six projects will be supported through IHQI's Improvement Scholars Program for the period Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019.

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