Quality Month at UMHS kicks off this week

October 5, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Each year, teams throughout our hospitals and health centers celebrate Quality Month in October by showcasing their projects in a public display of storyboards.

The Quality Month storyboard and recognition event takes place on October 6-7.

Oct. 6:  Lean Thinkers’ Series
Dow Auditorium, noon-1 p.m.

Oct.6: Poster Sessions
Towsley Lobby, 11 a.m. -5 p.m.

Oct.7: Team Recognition  and Awards Ceremony
Ford Auditorium, 1-2 p.m.

Oct.7: Poster Sessions: Meet the Teams
Towsley Lobby, 2-4 p.m.

Oct. 20: Quality Brown Bag-Three teams present their stories
MCHC Auditorium noon-1 p.m.

Improvement projects include those to improve clinical care; efficiency and effectiveness of laboratory processes; management research processes; transitioning patients into/between/discharge from our clinical practices; all while maintaining customer focus.  Stop by and learn from their work.

Click here to see examples of process improvement stories.

For more information, visit http://www.med.umich.edu/i/quality/action/month.html