Check out the new School of Medicine landing page, and all of our affiliated sites, on your desktop computer, tablet or smartphone!
Tracy Parham, RN, has accepted the permanent position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) for UNC Health Care. Tracy has served as interim CIO since November 2012 and her move to the permanent CIO position is effective immediately.
OIS will remotely install a new management tool on all Microsoft Windows workstations beginning April 15. This new tool will install a client agent, Configuration Manager, and new anti-virus software, Endpoint Protection. Only Microsoft Windows workstations that are joined to the domain ad.unc.edu will be affected, and machines will install this software on reboot only. Read on for more details and screenshots related to the installation.
Free online classes are now available to help UNC faculty, staff, and students acquire or improve their skills with Microsoft software applications. Information Technology Services (ITS) has finalized a contract with Microsoft making these courses available to anyone with a UNC onyen.
The first batch of sites transitioned on Tuesday, April 9. Take a look at our new responsive design on your tablet or smartphone! Websites will continue to switch over to the new look and feel throughout the month of April. Read more to see which sites have moved to the new look, and the tentative schedule for the remainder of the sites.
You can now check room availability online and make reservation requests right outside the room using the posted QR codes.
In July 2012, OIS began a joint project with SOM Communications to redesign the theme for the SOM Web System. We would like to invite you to a preview event the second week of December where we will explain the goals of the redesign project and give you a sneak peak at the draft designs with a chance to offer feedback.
Java exploits are the number one cause of virus and malware on desktop computers. Next week, the School of Medicine will begin pushing out alerts to machines that have old versions of Java installed.
OIS Classroom Scheduling now has a new online tool for quickly searching room availability and a new shorter form for quick, one-time meetings that don’t have special requirements.
Please take five minutes to watch an excellent video from SANS, a leading security organization, that gives some tips on how to avoid getting stung by malicious email.
This talk will cover Duke's effort to link the many biobanking entities at Duke via an informatics system.
ITS Networking will be doing major upgrades to core networking in both of its data centers (ITS-Manning and Franklin) on Oct. 18 from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. and on Oct. 19 from 5:30 - 7 a.m. This will require completely shutting down all network connections, physically replacing the chassis, re-installing the old modules, and re-connecting each of the switches.
Dennis Schmidt, MS, CISSP, Director, Office of Information Systems in the School of Medicine will give an overview of the challenges that IT Security staff face in a decentralized environment and some of the solutions they have come up with to meet those challenges.
Please read this message from Dr. William Roper, CEO, UNC Health Care System.
UNC meets requirements for 2012 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Electronic Prescribing Program!
For the past few years, UNC P&A has focused on increasing the use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing). Clinicians are adopting or switching to e-prescription as the preferred method of prescribing in record numbers. As a result, UNC P&A will avoid penalties and earn an incentive.
The Volunteer Services Department has finally joined the twittersphere! Follow us @UNCHVolServices.
An upgrade to the UNC Hospitals wireless network infrastructure is required to replace end-of-life hardware. ISD will start the upgrade Wednesday, July 25, at 4 p.m.
The UNC Health Care System will begin a formal selection process and review of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.
The deadline for laptop encryption is July 1, 2012 Laptop encryption is required for all users storing sensitive data on their laptops.
UNC’s FY12 Organizational Quality Goals included a measure for 35 percent of our Eligible Professionals (EPs) to attest to Meaningful Use by June 30 of this year.