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UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories

UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories

UNC Health Care’s Stage 7 designations for hospitals, outpatient practices, and advanced analytics confirm its position as a national leader in health information technology.

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Captains and Walkers needed for the Komen Race for the Cure

UNC Health Care and UNC REX Healthcare are looking for captains to form teams and recruit walkers for The Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Race for the Cure.

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Male Contraceptive Compound Stops Sperm Without Affecting Hormones

In preclinical tests, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and Oregon Health and Sciences University showed how a new compound can immobilize sperm temporarily without side effects.

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UNC helicopter now based at Nash UNC Health Care

UNC helicopter now based at Nash UNC Health Care

This air ambulance is used for critically ill and trauma-related emergency flights.

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After the Storms

After the Storms

It’s been six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Jennifer Sutherland Kelly, PharmD, a pharmacist in the emergency department at UNC Hospitals, arrived on the island shortly after the storm as part of a disaster medical assistance team – providing medical care and infrastructure assistance to those affected.

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Save the Date: Workforce Engagement Survey, May 14 – June 4

The Workforce Engagement Survey (WES) will begin in less than a month. Look for an email from ‘Press Ganey on Behalf of UNC Medical Center’ with the subject line “UNC Medical Center 2018 Workforce Engagement Survey (WES).” Employee engagement is an organizational goal for UNC Health Care and the WES is an important measure of this.

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Berg quoted in NY Times, WRAL Tech Wire on genetic screening

Berg quoted in NY Times, WRAL Tech Wire on genetic screening

As genetic testing increases in popularity, experts such as Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, question the usefulness of screening disease risks for the general public until further research establishes best practices.

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How Does Plant DNA Avoid the Ravages of UV Radiation?

How Does Plant DNA Avoid the Ravages of UV Radiation?

The lab of UNC Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, reveals first-ever repair map of an entire multicellular organism to illuminate some interesting inner workings of the plant kingdom’s DNA highly efficient repair system.

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Strahl earns MIRA award from NIH

Strahl earns MIRA award from NIH

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded Brian Strahl, PhD, $1.9 million over five years to continue investigating the detailed mechanisms of gene expression and chromatin, which are crucial to various diseases, especially cancers.

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New UNC Medical Center Intranet to become default Internet Explorer homepage Tuesday, May 1

Starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, you will see the new UNC Medical Center Intranet page as the default home page when you open Internet Explorer on UNC Medical Center PCs.

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“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future

“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future

On April 9, Celeste Brown, one of the co-founders of the White Coats Black Doctors Foundation (WCBD) was honored with a Public Service Award from the University of North Carolina. On April 13, White Coats Black Doctors awarded the first WCBD Excellence Scholarship to UNC medical student Ashley King.

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Invitation to take the Nurses' Education Needs Assessment Survey

Taking place April 16 - April 29, 2018, the survey assesses the continuing education needs of UNC Hospitals registered nurses.

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New LGBT Patient Care Course Offering in LMS

A new LGBT patient care training module is available in LMS. The module, "Providing Inclusive and Welcoming Care for Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual People", defines terminology for individuals who identify as LGBT. The module also demonstrates how to effectively communicate with LGBT people in a health care setting.

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Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 25th. Cranberry Corner (Memorial Lobby), Butterfly Boutique (Cancer Lobby), and the Gift Gallery (Hillsborough Campus), will have the perfect gifts to say "Thank You."

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Community Lunch and Learn Lecture– Addressing Palliative Care Needs of Children with Cancer

We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites.

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Laughter, Humor, and Play to Reduce Stress and Solve Problems

The Integrated Emotional Support Program is continuing its series of online workshops open to physicians, residents, managers, and staff.

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News from HR

Learn more about Fidelity Representative Sessions at Hillsborough, as well as details about the upcoming Maternity Workshop

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UNC System Supply Chain awarded GHX Millennium Club status

The GHX Millennium Club recognizes supply chains that have achieved the highest levels of e-commerce automation, are continually improving their efficiency and reducing the health care system's cost.

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UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories

UNC Health Care’s Stage 7 designations for hospitals, outpatient practices, and advanced analytics confirm its position as a national leader in health information technology.

UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories - Read More…