Week in Review: Week of June 25, 2018

June 29, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Headlines was on the move this week!

The first feature story gave readers an inside look at a new Survival Flight jet, which helps patient care teams move around the country and aid even more critically-ill patients. Pathology shared details of its move to NCRC; Mott stayed right near the top in the latest U.S. News and World Report Children’s Hospital Rankings; and the Quality Department made the move to involve even more of its staff members in guiding the department into the future.

So make your move and check out the Week in Review!

‘Looking toward the future’: Survival Flight adds jet to improve patient care

Survival Flight’s fleet of aircraft just got a little bit bigger. Earlier this month, the high-flying critical-care department added a new fixed-wing aircraft, allowing it to travel longer distances to transport patients or retrieve donated organs. Click here for a look inside the new plane and to learn about some of its finest features.

Room to grow: New pathology facility at NCRC tests first samples

Just this week, the Department of Pathology began testing samples at a new state-of-the-art facility in the North Campus Research Complex. From a digital tracking system to a commitment to lean operations, find out why the new space is being lauded as “the most up-to-date pathology facility in the country.”

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News and World Report

Congratulations to the faculty and staff at Mott, which was recently named one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report! Earlier this week, Mott was named the top children’s hospital in the state of Michigan and was one of only 23 to be ranked in all 10 evaluated specialties. Click through for details!

Quality Department puts engagement in the hands of employees

After receiving the results from the 2018 employee engagement survey, the Quality Department wanted to take action. So they went straight to the source — their own employees. Learn details of a unique “hackathon”-style event that allowed staff members to give feedback and guide the department into the future!

Recent Michigan Medicine HIPAA breaches

Please be advised that recent breaches have happened at Michigan Medicine that involved research subjects’ identifiable patient information (Protected Health Information/PHI under HIPAA) stored on personally-owned laptops that were not encrypted and were subsequently lost or stolen. Click here for important reminders regarding safely storing patient information.