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

Buchanan named UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer

Buchanan named UNC Health Care’s Chief Research Officer

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.

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Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

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.

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Vocera Unified Communications rollout begins July 25 at UNC Hospitals

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.

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TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration

TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration

UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.

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Healing Broken Hearts

Healing Broken Hearts

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.

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Disney Live Discount Tickets

Get discount tickets to Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic on Oct. 8 at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

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Privacy Quarterly Newsletter now available

Audit, Compliance and Privacy Services has released the July 2016 edition of the Privacy Quarterly.

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Help Stuff the Bus

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.

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Covered drive-thru and revolving door at entrance of Women’s Hospital closed July 23 and 24

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.

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Ready for the Challenge

Ready for the Challenge

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.

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UNC REX Announces Chief Financial Officer

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.

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Managing inpatient resources eLearning now available

A new eLearning module has been launched in LMS to show inpatient clinicians how to effectively manage consults that providers order for their patients.

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World Sepsis Day UNC Symposium

The symposium will serve as an opportunity to celebrate the important improvement work taking place throughout the hospital.

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Nurse Residents Project Presentation

Seven projects from 2015 Cohort B will be presented July 25.

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News from HR

Find out more about onsite visits from CAPTRUST, Fidelity and Employee Benefits.

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Nursing Policy Updates - July 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective July 2016.

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New ‘Value Care’ patient banner in Epic@UNC

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.

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