Week in Review: Week of Sept. 10, 2018

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Earlier this week in Headlines, the organization’s new mission statement was announced during a recap of Leadership Day. Now make it your mission to get caught up with all of the week’s feature stories!

In addition to a look back at the half-day leadership retreat, Silver Club shared how it provides enriching programming to adults with memory loss, faculty and staff were given ways to spot sepsis and improve patient care across the organization, and Headlines published the latest in its Acronym of the Month series.

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

Mission possible: New mission statement and values presented at Leadership Day

Last week, more than 180 leaders from across Michigan Medicine came together for the 18th annual Leadership Day. There, the organization’s new mission statement was unveiled: “We advance health to serve Michigan and the world.” Click here for more about the statement, to find out which core values were discussed by the leadership team, and to get a full recap of Leadership Day activities!

‘Making moments matter’: Silver Club provides enrichment for individuals with memory loss

From arts and crafts to gardening and music therapy, there are plenty of activities to keep Silver Club members busy each day. The program — designed for adults with dementia and other forms of memory loss — celebrated its 20th anniversary this week. Learn more about the program and why it’s so important for its members, families and staff.

Improving outcomes: The importance of raising sepsis awareness at Michigan Medicine

Sepsis is the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals, causing more deaths than breast cancer, AIDS and prostate cancer combined. September is Sepsis Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to raise awareness of sepsis and help improve patient care at Michigan Medicine. Click through for information on how to spot the signs of sepsis and get individuals the care they need right when they need it.

Learn Our Lingo (LOL): Earning accreditation

The Headlines Acronym of the Month series returned with a look at accrediting bodies and the important role they play in the health care industry. From TJC to ANCC and others, there are a number of organizations that Michigan Medicine partners with to ensure it remains among the best in carrying out patient care, education and research. Earn some “credit” by checking them out!