Week in Review: Week of July 15, 2019

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First annual Rogel Cancer Center fundraiser goes swimmingly

Last Friday, more than 100 people took part in the inaugural Swim Across America Motor City Mile event to benefit the Rogel Cancer Center. The charity swim was designed to raise awareness and funds for clinical trials and cancer research. Take a look back at the event and hear from some of the participants, including employees from the Rogel Cancer Center!

Planning for success: West Ann Arbor engages employees in improvement efforts

When the leadership team at West Ann Arbor-Parkland Plaza learned what the organization’s goals were for the upcoming year, they decided to take a collaborative approach to reaching — and exceeding — those standards. So they held a job fair-style event to educate and engage its staff. Click here to learn more about the unique program!

100 years of safety: Units honored for quality care all day, every day

Employees on 6C have gone a full year without a CAUTI. The faculty and staff on 12E have made it 365 days without a pressure injury. And 8C was recently recognized for going 12 months without a CLABSI. Those are just three of dozens of units across Michigan Medicine who have made patient safety a priority and earned one of the 100 365 Days of Safety awards given out to date. Learn more about the awards and why they are so important.

Chill out: Important cheats to beat the summer heat

It’s sweltering outside — and with the Ann Arbor Art Fair in full swing and the weekend upon us, many of you may be spending your fair share of time away from an air-conditioned building. If that’s the case, be sure to stay safe in the hot summer sun by reading these important tips