Week in Review: Week of March 11, 2019

March 15, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week, Headlines featured stories highlighting work being performed across the organization that will make Michigan Medicine a better place to work and heal.

For instance, house officers shared how they are making efforts to improve patient safety; the organization revealed new initiatives designed to keep employees safe; units who excel at recognition discussed their best practices; and MHealthy provided ways to eat healthier while at work.

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

In-house efforts: House officers make commitment to improving patient safety

This week was National Patient Safety Awareness Week, and part of the celebration focused on those at the frontlines of patient care. Click here for more about house officers and the House Officer Quality Safety Committee, which has been working for the past eight years to adopt initiatives that will improve patient safety and outcomes.

Caring for our caregivers: How Michigan Medicine is rethinking patient safety

Another highlight of National Patient Safety Awareness Week acknowledged the importance of protecting those who deliver care, as well as those who receive it. Find out about a number of new employee safety efforts being rolled out — efforts that are expected to improve the environment of care at Michigan Medicine.

Recognition Done Right: Departments, units show off best practices at Michigan Medicine

How does your unit recognize its employees? Many departments go above and beyond in their recognition practices, coming up with innovative and unique ways to say “thank you” to faculty and staff. Learn about four of the units that made significant improvements for recognition on the 2018 Employee Engagement Survey — and find out if their ideas can work in your part of the organization!

It’s National Nutrition Month: Finding healthier foods at Michigan Medicine

Did you know that you could save money just by selecting healthier foods at Michigan Medicine dining facilities? Or that MHealthy makes it easy to find lunches or snacks that will keep you on the right track when it comes to nutrition? In honor of National Nutrition Month, click through for all the ways that you can eat better while at work!

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