Oct. 24

Cyber Security Awareness Month: What can you do to be more secure

The best thing you can do to protect yourself from Internet threats seeking to steal your personal, financial and password information is to keep yourself up to date on the latest techniques. This three minutes video offers more education on how to spot modern phishing scams.

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Hand Hygiene Contest: Oct. 15 - Nov. 15

Every employee who submits ‘Clean In, Clean Out’ observations with feedback provided from Oct. 15 - Nov. 15 will be entered into a prize drawing. If you provide feedback with a reminder, the observation will count four times! A friendly reminder before a patient interaction can prevent infections and create a compliant hand hygiene episode.

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Benefit Open Enrollment: Nov. 2 - 19

​This year's open enrollment period will be from Nov. 2 – 19. This is a shorter open enrollment period than in years past so please be ready to enroll when the period opens. The site for enrollment is https://go.unch.unc.edu/benefits; you can also enroll by phone at 855-859-0966 which will have extended hours during open enrollment.

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MyTime Planned Downtime

The MyTime application will be down on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for maintenance. MyTime clocks will continue to be available and users will still be able to clock in and out.

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Inpatient Providers: Enteral Tube Route of Administration Changes Oct. 23

Currently there are nine enteral routes of administration in Epic@UNC, which has created confusion. These are being consolidated down to two new routes on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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Use Epic@UNC? We Need Your Feedback by Oct. 31

The Epic@UNC user experience survey has been extended through Thursday, Oct. 31 (Happy Halloween!). If you use Epic@UNC in either a clinical or non-clinical role, please take 5 minutes to share your feedback in this survey. Thanks to the more than 2,000 staff and providers who’ve participated so far – please participate to make sure your voice is heard!

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McLendon Labs Memo - Method Change for Factor V Leiden (F5) and Factor II (F2) Mutation Testing

Effective immediately, the methodology for detection of the Factor V Leiden mutation (F5, c.1601G>A, p.Arg534Gln) and Factor II (F2, Prothrombin, c.*97G>A, 20210G>A) associated with increased risk of thrombosis has changed from a mutation-specific melting curve analysis to a TaqMan genotyping assay. Read the full memo for more details.

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Employee Estimates - Coming Soon!

Would you like to know your out-of-pocket responsibility for an upcoming procedure? Starting on Nov. 1, an estimate for services in the UNC Health Care System will be available to all employees covered under the State Health Plan and Network Health Plan (UMR).

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Impact of Nov. 3 Daylight Saving Time Change

The time will ‘fall back’ from 1:59 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, Nov. 3. Review the impact the time change will have on equipment (glucometers) and documentation (ADT, MAR, I/O, Graphs, Work List, Doc Flowsheets, ASAP - ED, Beaker Labs, and Stork Obstetrics).​

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Scheduled Network Downtime - Oct. 28

As part of the ISD networking teams continuing effort to upgrade network switches across the system, there will be a network downtime Monday, Oct. 28 from noon – 1:30 a.m. with 30 minute downtimes windows by area. During these downtime windows, all wired and wireless devices (i.e. PCs, Laptops, WOWs, Capsule, EKGs, Vocera, Desk Phones, Mobile Phones using Wi-Fi, etc.) will not be able to connect to the network.

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A Healthier You Starts with Workshops in the Workplace

Wellness workshops in the workplace make losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. Workshops are Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Women's Health and Education Center.

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Zumba Fitness Classes for Employees on Wednesdays and Fridays

Did you know that the Women's Health and Education Center hosts Zumba classes on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week from 5:15 to 6:05 p.m. in the UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Center gym?

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Yoga@Work

The Women's Health Education Center sponsors a Yoga @Work Program specifically designed for the hardworking employees of UNC Hospitals on Tuesdays from 5:00-5:50 p.m.

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Call for Abstracts: Innovation at the Point of Care Conference

Each year the UNC Hospitals sponsors a conference focused on both quality and research: Innovation at the Point of Care. The abstract submission form is open online; click the link in the headline to fill it out. The due date is Jan. 24, 2020 with a notification date of Feb. 14, 2020. More details about the conference will follow.

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News from HR

Learn more about sessions from Fidelity and TIAA, a TIAA webinar and the upcoming maternity workshop.

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Scheduling/Registration Staff: New workflow when Printing a Receipt at Check-In

Now, the “Receipt” option will be checked by default, but the receipt won’t actually print until the user clicks "Check In." View details and screenshots.

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UPDATED: Telcor QML (Point of Care) Servers & Interfaces Downtime Wednesday, Nov. 13

There will be a Telcor QML (Point of Care) server & interface downtime from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. During this downtime, you will be able to utilize point of care instruments and devices to perform tests. However, the Point of Care devices and instruments will not be able to transmit results to Epic@UNC.

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Coming to Epic@UNC in late 2019: CareSelect Imaging clinical decision support technology

UNC Health Care is pleased to announce the implementation of CareSelect Imaging clinical decision support (CDS) technology, which will go live in late 2019. CareSelect Imaging provides decision support when ordering advanced imaging exams (CT, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine/PET) directly within the provider's ordering workflow.

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Cardinal Deck Closure – Thursday Evening, Oct. 24

OWASA must complete work to replace a utility vault cover on West Drive that will prevent access into the Cardinal Deck from Thursday, Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. until Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 a.m. Affected PD permit holders may park in the Dogwood Deck during this timeframe.

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Halloween on Franklin Street

Every year, the university partners with the Town of Chapel Hill to create a Halloween celebration with the goal of having a fun and safe locally hosted and attended event. This event is often very large and can affect traffic and parking throughout Chapel Hill. If you are working on Oct. 31 please plan extra time when traveling to or from campus; more details about potential impacts may be found here.

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State Employees Combined Campaign Charity Fair – Oct. 31

State Employees Combined Campaign Charity Fair – Oct. 31

This Halloween, don’t be scared to donate to the State Employees Combined Campaign. To help you and your staff learn more about just a few of the many charities you can donate to, please visit the SECC Charity Fair on Oct. 31 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., in the NC Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1. Coffee and pastries will be available for your enjoyment.

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Medicare MBI Format Warning – October 31

On Oct. 31, a new warning will be live in Epic@UNC alerting staff that they must update the MBI number for the patient’s Medicare coverage. It is critical that all coverage listed with the old format (SSN based) is updated as soon as possible.

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FHIR, Interoperability, And The Future of Healthcare

This workshop, presented by the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at UNC-Chapel Hill, provides a detailed introduction to the FHIR standard used to capture, integrate, and exchange clinical data for research purposes.

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MyTime Planned Downtime - Oct. 29

The MyTime application will be down on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for maintenance. MyTime clocks will continue to be available and users will still be able to clock in and out.

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Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Timothy Kaiser

Tobacco Free Tar Heels Success Story: Timothy Kaiser

Tim Kaiser realized that continuing to smoke cigarettes meant he was gambling with his health; and he wanted to make some changes while he was still healthy. So he reached to the Tobacco Free Tar Heels Program for help with quitting and is now tobacco free.

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