Week in Review: Week of July 22, 2019

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TGIF! This week, Headlines shared a plethora of important information, from a Q&A with UH/CVC’s chief clinical officer to the story of a patient who utilized U-M Addiction Treatment Services — giving readers insight into how it can assist those who reach out.

Readers also learned about the TAC, or teen advisory committee, which shared how it is enhancing the patient experience at Mott; and the organization outlined changes that are designed to enhance parking and transportation options for employees and patients alike.

For those stories and more, click through for the Week in Review!

‘Enhancing optimal patient outcomes’: Q&A with David Miller, M.D., M.P.H.

David Miller took over as chief clinical officer for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center nearly a year ago. In that time, he’s worked to support changes in clinical practice that will benefit patients. Recently, Miller sat down with Headlines to discuss this work and what most excites him about the future of patient care at Michigan Medicine. Check out what he had to say!

‘It saved my life’: How U-M Addiction Treatment Services impacts those who reach out

For Howard, addiction had been a struggle for nearly four decades. But today, he’s been clean from opioids for 11 years and sober from alcohol for 22 — and he said that’s all due to the team at U-M Addiction Treatment Services. Click here for Howard’s story, and check out The Wrap above, to find out how those who are struggling with addiction can get the help they need right here at Michigan Medicine.

Bringing the fun: Teen Advisory Committee lifts up patients at Mott

Children who come to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for care often spend long stretches of time as inpatients. Fortunately, there is a group of teens committed to making those days a little more manageable. Learn more about the Mott Teen Advisory Committee that works with hospital staff to plan activities designed to distract and entertain Michigan Medicine’s youngest patients! 

Organization shares efforts to improve parking and transportation for employees, patients

As Michigan Medicine continues to grow, efforts are made daily to improve patient care and access. With that in mind — and with the acknowledgement that there is a very challenging parking situation on the main medical campus for both patients and employees alike — the organization is planning to increase patient parking by about 600 spaces to accommodate current and future needs. Click through for details!

Miss this week’s episode of The Wrap, which highlighted U-M Addiction Treatment Services? Check it out at the top of the page!