Scattered icy spots are expected this morning before noon. At this time, UNC Hospitals clinics and procedural areas are open as scheduled.
The Epic@UNC Technical Dress Rehearsal team has tested more than 8,000 workstations and continues to test workstations and equipment at Go-Live #1 and #2 areas.
The lab of Klaus Hahn, PhD, developed a new technique to help scientists map the interactions between the proteins at the heart of many diseases.
UPDATE: As of 5 a.m. Sunday, March 9, the crane has been removed and Hospital Drive re-opened. Thank you to everyone for your patience and support during this weekend's project.
To ensure our servers can handle more than 5,000 co-workers using Epic@UNC at any given time, on Wednesday, March 12, between noon and 1 p.m., we ask that everyone who has finished their Epic@UNC Training log in to Epic@UNC and help us “load test” our servers.
CORRECTION: The Epic@UNC Playground will still be wiped each morning at approximately 1 a.m.
There is still time for UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians co-workers to take advantage of the free electronic income tax preparation that is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings until April 2.
Rex Healthcare is sponsoring a 10-week training program geared toward the beginning walker/runner who wants to develop a healthy and sustainable exercise regimen.
News from HR this week includes details on visits from PNC Bank and Sam's Club; Employee Benefits at UNC Hospitals; and discounted Carolina Hurricanes tickets.
There have been numerous questions and concerns regarding the interpretation of our Attendance and Tardiness policy during our recent weather event of Feb. 12 - 14.
UNC Health Care invites you and your family to the Tar Heel Team Builder Employee Bike Ride. Pre-register by May 9!
Whether a beginner or wishing to sharpen your skills, you're welcome to take golf lessons with one of the golf pros at the UNC Finley Golf Course.
Have you heard the rumor that CMS may delay ICD-10 again beyond the current Oct. 1 go-live? CMS administrator Marilyn Tavenner dispelled that rumor at last week’s HIMSS conference, stating that “there are no more delays and the system will go live on Oct. 1."
The annual Health Fair/Feria de la Salud at St. Thomas More church in Chapel Hill is scheduled from 2 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 20.
Operation Medicine Drop, sponsored by the UNC Campus Public Safety, NC Safe Kids, and the DEA, allows anyone to turn in unused, expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. Folks will be able to drive up, drop them off, and drive away. It is free, anonymous, and no questions will be asked.
The back corridor in the Women's/Children's Hospital basement from Anderson Elevators to the ED Lounge will be closed for sprinkler work from March 10 - 14.
This year’s summit, Beyond the Affordable Care Act: Are We Ready for What’s Next?, will include updates and information about community initiatives, an educational session about the health insurance marketplace, and a discussion with health and human service organizations about the local impact of the Affordable Care Act.
The new protocol helps health care providers determine which patients need hospital admission and those whose needs can be met with outpatient treatment.