Employee News Online

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

Six weeks left to reach Hand Hygiene Goal!

There are only 6 weeks left to reach our Hand Hygiene goal of 90% housewide and our current March compliance rate dropped to 85%.

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Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet 4 Mile Run

On Saturday, April 26, the Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet 4 Mile Run will impact hospital employees with road closures. Please allow yourself plenty of time on the morning of April 26 if you are commuting to or from the Hospital during the hours of 6 - 7:30 AM.

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Elevator lobby adjacent to Corner Cafe closed until July 7

As a result of the safety upgrades for the exit passageway project, the elevator lobby adjacent to the Corner Cafe closed the first week of April. It will not reopen until July.

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Lifeline Personal Response Program Discontinued

The Philips Lifeline Personal Response system will no longer be sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association. People interested may call Phillips Lifeline directly at 1-800-380-3111 to subscribe.

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Watch For Me - NC

Watch For Me - NC

Each year more than 350 pedestrians are injured or killed in collisions with vehicles in the Triangle area. The goal of the Watch for Me - NC campaign is to improve pedestrian safety by using educational safety messaging and enforcement to influence the behaviors of drivers and pedestrians.

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Rehab News - January - March 2014

Read for updates, educational opportunities, events, and outcomes occurring throughout the Rehab Service Line.

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Thank you from the Nutrition and Food Service Department

Durham and the Nutrition and Food Service Department would like to thank everyone for their generous donations in honor of National Nutrition Month.

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WebEx Host Accounts Available - Manager Approval Required

WebEx Host Accounts Available - Manager Approval Required

WebEx host accounts are available by request via HEAT for Teleconferencing & online Web-based meeting collaboration.

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Cyber Alert: 'Heartbleed' Vulnerability

As reported in the media recently a vulnerability called ‘Heartbleed’ was discovered that can potentially allow Cyber-criminals to intercept and decrypt information.

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ICD10 Weekly Minute and Update

ICD10 Weekly Minute and Update

As previously shared, despite the delay, the ICD-10 program is continuing implementation initiatives, as it will only enhance our quality practices.

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Retail Food Service Reminder

Now that Epic@UNC has successfully launched and there has been a reduction of support staff needed, the Overlook Café returned to normal operating hours on Monday, April 14.

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Call the Help Desk for ALL Epic@UNC Go-Live #1 issues moving forward

Beginning immediately, we ask that everyone at Go-Live #1 locations call-in ALL Epic@UNC issues to the Help Desk at 984-974-4357. To ensure no issues are missed, ISD will continue to monitor the fax line for low priority tickets in the short-term.

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Providers - Only place "Weigh Daily" order if daily weight needed

Documenting a patient's height/weight is part of the standard admission process for nursing. If a one-time height and weight are needed, no order is necessary, since it is done as part of the admission process. Providers are encouraged to only place a "Weigh Daily" order when a daily weight is truly needed to help lessen the nursing workload.

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A message from Dr. Roper - Thank You

Thanks to everyone who worked incredibly hard to make Epic@UNC Go-Live #1 a success so far. I wanted to share the note I sent to the Board of Directors late last week.

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Pope Foundation gives $1.3 million to UNC Lineberger to fight cancer

The John William Pope Foundation has made a $1.3 million gift to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to fund cancer research and treatment.

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UNC researchers develop new model of cellular movement

UNC researchers develop new model of cellular movement

At the heart of a new study are two proteins that work together to help cancers metastasize

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Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)

The Advanced Life Support Programs is offering a Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) class on April 24 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. PEARS is a class for health care providers who infrequently see critically ill infants and children and who do not take PALS.

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Humans of SECU Family House - Gallery Viewing

Join us to honor the individuals, volunteers and families associated with SECU Family housing, an organization that offers subsidized housing to the family members of long-term patients at UNC Hospitals.

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SkillSoft Courses and Books 24 x 7 JAVA Update Announcement

A scheduled JAVA update was released on April 15 for SkillSoft Courses and Books 24 x7. We recommend that you do not upgrade to JAVA 1.7 if prompted.

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