Week in Review: Week of June 17, 2019

June 21, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Happy Friday! This may “rank” as one of the better weeks at Headlines yet, especially after Mott was ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

On top of that exciting news, the newsletter celebrated Risk Week by highlighting the office of Patient Relations & Clinical Risk; readers learned about the significance of Juneteenth celebrations; and a Michigan Medicine nurse practitioner recounted her recent trip to Kenya, where she helped treat a number of cardiac patients.

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

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital ranked among best in the nation

Once again, Mott has been named the best children’s hospital in Michigan — and one of the top facilities in the U.S. The rankings were compiled by U.S. News & World Report and showed Mott as the only hospital in Michigan to earn a ranking in all 10 pediatric specialty areas. Click here for more on this impressive honor!

Managing risk: Dedicated team addresses concerns regarding care

When there are concerns regarding the appropriateness of care offered at Michigan Medicine, there is one committed group that steps in to find out what happened and find a solution. That team is Patient Relations and Clinical Risk (PRCR). As Health Care Risk Management Week comes to a close, learn more about PRCR and the work they carry out.

Diversity Matters: Juneteenth

Every June 19, Juneteenth celebrations mark the end of slavery in the U.S. That is the date Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 with the news that the Civil War was over and freedom had been granted to all those who had been in bondage. Click through for a closer look at the significance of this holiday and how it is now celebrated across the country. And find out even more about Juneteenth in this week’s episode of The Wrap at the top of the page!

Living the mission: Michigan Medicine nurse practitioner makes impact across the globe

Earlier this month, nurse practitioner Pat Sovitch traveled to Kericho, Kenya to help train doctors and nurses how to implant pacemakers. It was a trip more than a decade in the making. Check out Sovitch’s remarkable story and find out how she exemplifies Michigan Medicine’s mission of advancing health “to serve Michigan and the world.”

Stay in the know on the go with The Wrap at the top of the page!