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

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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Clean In, Clean Out Golden Hand Accolades for January

Overall compliance results for January were 96.3% for inpatients and 96.4% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

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Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF

Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF

Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.

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Alert Carolina siren test - Tuesday, Feb. 16

The University will test the emergency sirens and text messages on Tuesday, Feb. 16, between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. The University tests the sirens each semester to make sure the equipment works.

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McLendon Labs Memo -- Changes to CMV Quantitative PCR (Viral Loads) Testing

Effective Feb. 10, 2016, McLendon Clinical Laboratories implemented changes to CMV viral load testing performed on blood.

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Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

UNC researcher Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to present her findings on the potential effects of e-cigarettes

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UNC men's basketball home games Feb. 14, 17, and 20

Please read this important information about Game Day Permits and S11 and Craige Deck parking.

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Providers needed for focus group on Meds/Orders Preference Lists, InBasket Management in Epic@UNC

Do you know the best way to use Meds/Orders Preference Lists in Epic@UNC? Have an incredibly efficient system for managing your InBasket? Do you have ideas for how to define a best practice or simply want to share you successes with others?

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Epic@UNC tools support providers focusing on risk adjustment and value contracts

On Feb. 17, internal medicine and family practice providers and clinical staff will see new fields and decision support in Epic@UNC related to risk adjustment and Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs).

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Fix to prevent scanned documents from rotating incorrectly

ISD has received multiple reports of scanned documents containing pages that are incorrectly rotated sideways or upside down when scanned with Fujitsu model scanners. This issue has been reported for both the Epic@UNC “Scan Results” and “Scan to Sovera” workflows. View the easiest way to fix this problem.

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Applications ready for 2016 Nurse Leader Fellowship Program

The Nurse Leader Fellowship Program (NLFP) is designed to enhance the leadership abilities of CNIIIs and CNIVs throughout UNC department of nursing. NLFP is a six-session commitment with didactic classroom sessions complemented by the assignment of an experienced mentor.

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Wanted: doctors with a rural heart

Wanted: doctors with a rural heart

A new medical education building would help UNC train more doctors, and the UNC School of Medicine's rural physician program is already training doctors to work far from urban centers.

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Discounted Carolina Hurricanes tickets

Enjoy a family night out with the Carolina Hurricanes! Employee Recreation and Wellness is pleased to offer discounted tickets to the Carolina Hurricanes vs. the New Jersey Devils on March 27 5 p.m. This is a pre-order purchase arrangement. The deadline for orders and payment is 4 p.m. on March 11.

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27th Annual May Day Trauma Conference

The 27th Annual May Day Trauma Conference continues the tradition of creating an annual forum utilizing nationally recognized experts in trauma care and emergency medical service systems. Designed to meet the needs of all health care professionals involved in the trauma care continuum, this year’s presentations examine diverse subjects from evidence-based practice and innovative advances in the care of injured patients.

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Healthiest You Challenge deadline Feb. 12

The deadline to apply for one of the 64 slots in the Healthiest You Challenge is Friday, Feb. 12.

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Caregiver Meditation Group sessions return

The Caregiver Meditation Group will meet every week (on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) beginning Thursday, Feb. 11, from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Chapel.

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Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale - Hillsborough Campus

Masquerade $5 Jewelry will be at the Hillsborough Campus on Feb. 19, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Payroll Deduction is available to all eligible UNC Health Care employees. All fundraising sales are sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and all proceeds benefit UNC Health Care.

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Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale - Eastowne

Masquerade $5 Jewelry will be at Eastowne Campus on Monday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Building 500. Payroll Deduction is available to all eligible UNC Health Care employees. All fundraising sales are sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and all proceeds benefit UNC Health Care.

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Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale - Children's Hospital lobby

Masquerade $5 Jewelry will be returning to the Children's Lobby on Feb. 16 - 18. Payroll Deduction is available to all eligible UNC Health Care employees. All fundraising sales are sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and all proceeds benefit UNC Health Care.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Feb. 1 - 26

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.

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