Week in Review: Week of March 12, 2018

March 16, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF — it’s time to check out the Headlines Week in Review!

Since Sunday, Michigan Medicine has been celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week, with giveaways and festivities across the academic medical center. The special occasion gave readers the perfect chance to learn more about the Patient Safety Events Team and the important role they play in the organization. In recent days, Headlines also detailed a new recognition campaign being launched by Human Resources, and nurse Tina Weinberg shared why she loves mentoring the next generation of health care professionals.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest:

Safety first: Organization celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week

Michigan Medicine — along with hospitals and health centers across the country — have spent the week celebrating ongoing efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care. From daily huddles to giveaways and photo opportunities, click here to see how faculty and staff have been commemorating Patient Safety Awareness Week on campus.

Keeping patients safe: Meet a team of patient safety champions

What better way to honor Patient Safety Awareness Week than to highlight a team that works to constantly improve the safety of care at Michigan Medicine! Learn more about the Patient Safety Event Team and find out how they review any incident that may have caused harm to a patient and work to ensure it never happens again.

Recognition reimagined: New HR programs aim to inspire, recognize employees

As part of its efforts to acknowledge employee contributions, Human Resources is reimagining all of its recognition programs, consolidating them under a single theme: Inspire. In honor of National Recognition Month, find out details of the new campaign, which encompasses programs ranging from the Making a Difference awards to a new, on-the-spot recognition program coming soon!

Our Nurses Know: Mentorship

Registered nurse Tina Weinberg spends much of her time taking care of high-acuity pulmonary patients on 6C at University Hospital. But twice a week, she works with a very different group: students from the U-M School of Nursing. Click through for Tina’s story and find out why she is so committed to training future nurses.

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