Jordan Sanderson, a 25-year-old Carteret County native and current Nash County resident, shares how her father’s diagnosis and treatment challenged her and aged her in a good way.
The prestigious list recognizes registered nurses for their outstanding professional abilities and commitment to improving health care in their communities.
UNC’s Dr. Patrick F. Sullivan is one of two researchers nationwide to receive the award.
First-in-kind study hopes to address major knowledge gaps.
Four-year-old Payton is battling a rare blood disorder called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Since her bone marrow transplant last week, she isn’t feeling herself — but she’s not fighting alone. Her best friend and CPAL, Lindsay Cannon, is right beside her.
In 2011, Ebony Lawson began working as a help desk support specialist for the ISD Department at UNC Health Care. At the time, she was a smoker. Today, thanks to help from the Tobacco Free Tar Heels Program, she is completely tobacco free.
A group consisting of employees from Human Resources, Lactation Services and Plant Engineering has been formed to help renovate and update existing Employee Lactation Rooms, as well as create new space to meet the increasing demand for pumping mothers. We are excited to announce that our first newly created room is now open! The beautiful new Employee Lactation Room is located on the 3rd Floor of Neuroscience Hospital, where the old Parking Office was located.
Pre-sale tickets for the 2014 Country for Kids concert are on sale for UNC Hospitals employees through 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 25! Regular tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 26. The concert will be on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. and will feature Montgomery Gentry, Kasey Musgraves, Cadillac 3, and Jason Michael Carroll.
Beginning the first week of October, contractors will begin installing cabling necessary for new VOIP phones in the Anderson Pavilion. Once work is complete in Anderson Pavilion, this project will then move to the Patient Support Tower, East/West Wing, Old Infirmary/Old Clinic, and finally the Bedtower.
Please join Team UNC Health Care for the 2014 Triangle Heart Walk on Sunday, Sept. 28! The Walk is the American Heart Association's mission in action. This annual celebration promotes physical activity and heart healthy living in a fun, family, and dog-friendly environment.
Please review the addition to last week's nursing policy updates.
Show you are against violence toward women by taking the pledge and picking up a white ribbon during the Beacon Program's "Carolina Men Care" event from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the N.C. Children's Hospital lobby.
Do you or your team have ideas about how we can improve ISD’s clinical, patient access, and revenue cycle systems (including Epic@UNC)? You can now submit your ideas/requests via a new function in HEAT Cloud.
To best serve our patients, beginning Sept. 29, radiology scheduling at UNC Medical Center and Chatham Hospital is transitioning to a proactive model that will send radiology orders directly to a radiology workqueue and to the radiology scheduling center to contact patients directly.
As radiology scheduling transitions to a proactive model, we recognize that clinic staff need to be notified of STAT radiology orders that need to be worked for scheduling and prior authorization. STAT orders are defined as those needing to be performed in less than two business days.
Please do not remove the ID label from barcode scanners or any other ISD-supplied hardware. When responding to equipment issues, if an ID sticker is removed, the ISD Service Desk and End User Support must often dig through data files to determine the serial number for the hardware, which delays their response time.
"Late Night with Roy" is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Dean E. Smith Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. As in previous years, expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. Please read for information about tripper buses available at the hospital should regular routes be delayed.
Cheryl A. Smith-Miller, PhD, RN-BC, in Nursing Quality and Research, and Brooke Curro, RN, BSN, MS, CNML, of 5 East Acute Burn and Wound Unit, received a $10,000 Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) and Phillips Corporation grant for their research proposal, "Salivary Cortisol, Acupressure and Pain Levels Among Patients with Acute Burn Injuries."
The west tower crane will be set up this weekend at Craige Deck. The assist cranes will be on site Friday morning, Sept. 26, at 7 a.m. Two Level 1 entrances will remain closed until Monday, Sept. 29, at 5 p.m. The entrance to Level 3 will be the only entrance into the Craige Deck during this time period.
On Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will reroute the NU along West Rosemary street to provide service to the Festifall Arts Festival from 11:30 a.m. - 6:47 p.m. Regular NU customers should plan an extra five minutes for their Sunday afternoon trips. The NU will return to the regular route and schedule with the 7 p.m. trip leaving the RR Lot on Estes Drive.