William L. Roper, MD, MPH, CEO of UNC Health Care and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Ian B. Buchanan, MD, MPH, as UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer. Buchanan will assume the newly-created role effective Aug. 1.
A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.
ISD is leading a project to develop a ‘Unified Communications Platform’ across UNC Health Care with the goal of allowing individual providers and groups to communicate with each other more efficiently and securely through voice calling and secure texting. Vocera is the vendor selected for this project.
UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.
With support from the NC TraCS Institute and a caregiver’s mentality, a UNC surgeon created a research program to address the most common birth defect.
Get discount tickets to Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic on Oct. 8 at the Durham Performing Arts Center.
Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released the July 2016 edition of the Privacy Quarterly.
The 2016 Stuff the Bus school supply collection drive kicks off today. This campaign annually collects important supplies for children in need in Orange County Schools.
To better serve the needs of PICU families, the Plant Engineering Plumbing Shop will install a new drain line for the PICU Family Washing Machine. The work will take place this Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24.
After incredible success as a vascular surgeon, researcher, and educator at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, takes over as chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.
UNC REX Healthcare has named Andrew Zukowski as its chief financial officer. He will begin his new role Aug. 22. Zukowski will report to UNC REX President Steve Burriss, and work closely with Senior Vice President of Finance at UNC Health Care, Mark Miller. Zukowski served as senior finance executive at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Mich.
A new eLearning module has been launched in LMS to show inpatient clinicians how to effectively manage consults that providers order for their patients.
The symposium will serve as an opportunity to celebrate the important improvement work taking place throughout the hospital.
Seven projects from 2015 Cohort B will be presented July 25.
Find out more about onsite visits from CAPTRUST, Fidelity and Employee Benefits.
Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective July 2016.
Beginning Wednesday July 27, 2016, employees and providers will begin to see a banner notification in Epic@UNC identifying ‘Value Care’ patients that UNC Health Care has contracts to manage the quality and cost of care for as part of our growing Population Health efforts.