Week in Review: Week of April 22, 2019

April 26, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF! It was a week full of appreciation at Headlines, as employees took a look back at the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner.

On top of that, supervisors showed their appreciation for administrative professionals (on Administrative Professionals’ Day); faculty and staff demonstrated how much they appreciate patients and families during Patient Experience Week; and individuals discussed their appreciation for improved access thanks to Michigan Medicine’s recent collaborations with St. Joseph Mercy Health System.

Learn about all these stories as part of the Week in Review!

Delicious and delightful: Annual event recognizes employees for passion, excellence

Last Wednesday, more than 8,000 employees enjoyed a free meal, as a way for Michigan Medicine leadership to recognize their efforts. With breakfast or dinner offered in the University Hospital cafeteria, along with a photo booth and giveaways, the employee appreciation event was a blast for everyone involved. Take a look back at the festivities!

‘Caring,’ ‘supportive,’ ‘invaluable’: Administrative professionals honored across organization 

Across Michigan Medicine, administrative professionals help the organization run more efficiently and effectively. Indeed, their hard work makes it possible to carry out the organization’s mission of advancing health to serve Michigan and the world. In honor of Administrative Professionals’ Day held earlier this week, check out a photo gallery and story highlighting these invaluable team members!

It’s Patient Experience Week!

Today, Michigan Medicine is wrapping up Patient Experience Week with the third annual Patient Experience Expo. Learn more about the event — and all of this week’s activities — by clicking here. And be sure to check out the latest episode of The Wrap at the top of the page to learn more about Patient Experience Week and why it is so important!

Optimizing capacity and the patient experience: Checking in on St. Joe’s partnerships in Ann Arbor, Chelsea

Two unique collaborations with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) have paved the way for improved patient access to Michigan Medicine. Individuals requiring inpatient admission are now being presented alternatives to University Hospital: the 10 East Medicine Unit at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea. Click through for more on these new options!