Any patient receiving pain medication for acute or chronic pain should have an active care plan that addresses pain. If the medical/surgical care plan does not already include pain interventions, nurses should add the Acute Pain or Chronic Pain care plan to the patient’s chart.
Adewole S. Adamson, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the UNC School of Medicine, found that patients given electronic prescriptions were more likely to pick up and fill their dermatological prescriptions than those patients who were given a traditional, written prescription.
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Epic@UNC users will see several Chart Review updates in Epic@UNC. These updates are part of a ‘Chart Review Optimization Bundle’ from the Epic@UNC Chart Review Task Force.
Remember that you will automatically be reverted to the 70/30 plan if you don't enroll during the Open Enrollment period, which lasts through Oct. 31. Please read these important reminders on not waiting until the end of the period to enroll, NCFlex and other benefits being offered, and remaining information sessions.
Through a series of digital health innovation "sprints" this fall, UNC Health Care seeks to close the gap between health care providers and digital health entrepreneurs.
Our thoughts are with those who have suffered losses related to Hurricane Matthew. The loss of life, flooding and damage has been devastating. We have had many co-workers ask for updates on relief and how they can help. We have partnered with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC to host an Essentials and Food Drive Nov 2, 3 and 4.
Join Watchers between before Oct. 28 and receive a free starting kit.
Unlike paying with a physical card, using Apple Pay in stores happens in seconds with your iPhone and Apple Watch. Just hold your iPhone near the reader with your finger on Touch ID or double-click the side button on your Apple Watch, then hold it near the reader.
Take time to explore the exhibit between Oct. 24 and Nov. 3. Complete a quick survey based on the exhibit to be entered into a drawing to win a FreedomPay card.
Find out more about the upcoming Maternity Workshop and individual representative sessions from CAPTRUST and Fidelity.
The internet offers a wealth of free tools but sometimes the tools come packaged together with hidden threats. Learn more in this message from ISD about identifying trustworthy sources and avoiding malware.
Annual elevator fire alarm testing will take place in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals starting on Monday, Oct. 24.
Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released the October 2016 edition of the Privacy Quarterly.
UNC Hospitals Kronos timesheet access and timestamp will not be available during the planned maintenance beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, and continuing up to four hours. Clocks and Telephone Time Entry will continue to collect punches during this outage to be batch transferred into Kronos following the maintenance and within two to three hours of coming back online.
The UNC Health Care universal viewer, NIL, will be upgraded on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m.
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, more than 7,500 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Please review details on how you can get your flu vaccine.
The Sovera Document Imaging application will be down for scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6 – 8 p.m. During this time, “Scan to Sovera” and scanned image retrieval from Epic@UNC will be unavailable. If you have any issues with Sovera after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, please contact the ISD Help Desk at 984-974-4357.
Five projects from the 2015 Cohort D will be presented in the Neurosciences-Cancer Connector.