Innovative Approach to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance

September 2, 2019

Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine have discovered a new method of increasing the susceptibility of staphylococcus aureus bacteria to antibiotics through the addition of new molecules that increase membrane permeability of the bacteria. This significant discovery will be the basis of additional research on increasing the effectiveness of existing antibiotics.

UNC Health Care Launches Telehealth Solution

September 2, 2019

In partnership with American Well, UNC Health Care launched a new application that allows patients to engage in video visits with providers. The application is accessible through a one-click workflow in the My UNC Chart patient portal. Providers can receive notifications, access patient information and conduct the video visit without leaving the Epic environment.

New Master’s Program Aims to Provide Innovative Solutions for Care Delivery

September 2, 2019

The UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences has introduced a new online master’s degree program in clinical laboratory science targeting working professionals. Laboratory science has the potential to play a critical role in care transformation, yet the field experiences a statewide-shortage of trained personnel.