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

Preparing for Epic@UNC upgrade downtime, recovery

Epic@UNC will be down from 2 a.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Saturday morning, March 7, for the 2014 Epic@UNC Upgrade.

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UNC diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

UNC diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

TV segment focused diabetes prevention and screening and featured John Buse, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Endocrinology, executive associate dean for clinical research.

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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project

Join us at the Friday Center on March 18 or at Durham Station on March 19, from 4 - 7 p.m., for a presentation for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project.

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Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project

Join us at the Friday Center on March 18 or at Durham Station on March 19, from 4 - 7 p.m., for a presentation for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) project.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA information session

Prepare for the future by sharpening your business skills with an Executive MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Applications are being accepted for the Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service. Applications are due March 21.

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News from HR

Prudential 401k/457 Session, new retirement options, and information about on-site visits from Collins Crossing Apartments, Bank of North Carolina, Southern Village and The Waverly Apartments, Ashford Lakes Apartments, Employee Benefits, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education and Community Home Trust.

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Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

Last month, the Department of Anesthesiology took simulation to a new level with a two-day, full-scale, high-fidelity training for residents that served two purposes: testing residents on a variety of competencies and preparing them for new accreditation standards and board certification processes.

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UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals is excited to announce the opening of the Therapeutic Infusion Center at Carolina Pointe II. The new twenty-two seat Infusion Center is located on the second floor of 6013 Farrington Road in Chapel Hill. Here, a skilled team of nurses, led by Lana Amend, RN and Suzanne Francart, PharmD, will perform non-oncologic infusions for patients from numerous specialties including - but not limited to - Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, and Benign Hematology.

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Providing Feedback, Protecting Patients

Providing Feedback, Protecting Patients

More than halfway through year two of Clean In, Clean Out, the Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (TICU) is embracing an important new emphasis of the UNC Hospitals' hand hygiene program: providing and receiving feedback graciously.

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Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Applications for the Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service are due March 21.

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Habitat for Humanity Project

UNC Children’s Hospital Community Involvement group is sponsoring a Habitat Build.

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Operation Medicine Drop

There will be an “Operation Medicine Drop” on March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Valet Lane in front of UNC Hospitals.

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Memorial Lobby escalators out of service March 9 - 20

Beginning March 9, the escalators in Memorial Lobby serving ground to first and first to ground will be down for required preventive maintenance.

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Policy Update: Medication Management

Policy ADMIN 0188, “Medication Management: Prescribing, Dispensing, Monitoring and Administration of Chemotherapy, Biotherapy, and Immunotherapy,” has been updated to reflect the changes from a paper-based chemotherapy ordering system to an electronic chemotherapy ordering system within Epic.

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N.C. Cancer Hospital To Host ‘Strollin’ Colon’ To Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

N.C. Cancer Hospital To Host ‘Strollin’ Colon’ To Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

While studies have shown that the colonoscopy can reduce the risk of death from colorectal cancer, researchers have also shown that not all people recommended for the test actually get it.

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March Madness Backpack Fundrasier

It's time for the March Madness Competition to begin! Help your donation site earn the award for most items per employee for the month of March.

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Genetically speaking, mammals are more like their fathers

Genetically speaking, mammals are more like their fathers

A first of its kind study shows that who we inherit genetic variants from – our mother or father – is crucial for the development of diseases and for research studies aimed at finding causes and potential treatments.

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Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds

Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds

A study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has found that, despite a North Carolina law banning their purchase by minors and requiring online vendors to verify customer age, teens can easily buy electronic cigarettes online.

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Cancer Hospital sprinklers out of service - March 5

On Thursday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, the sprinkler system on the Manning level of the Cancer Hospital will be shut down due to construction renovations. Each department shall follow their system site-specific training implemented by Environmental Health & Safety. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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