Virologists with the UNC School of Medicine participated in last week's on-campus recording of a popular virology podcast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Kronos icon in Citrix will be easier to access.
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.
Seven projects from the 2015 Cohort D will be presented in the Neurosciences-Cancer Connector.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professional Compliance has released the first edition of Compliance POP News, a publication for physicians and other providers.
Learn more about group workshops and representative sessions with Fidelity.
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.
UNC researchers publish special report exploring the reasons why PhD-trained scientists choose careers in or out of academia.