Week in Review: Week of Sept. 2, 2019

September 6, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

It may have been a short week at Headlines, but there was certainly no shortage of interesting stories!

That’s because the employee newsletter took a closer look at the Brighton Center for Specialty Care, which just celebrated its first anniversary. Readers also learned about the Partial Hospitalization Program, an initiative that helps psychiatric patients get back to their lives, and faculty and staff were asked to recognize colleagues who prove to be superstars each and every day.

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick recap of the past week!

‘We are here!’ BCSC celebrates one-year anniversary

With more than 50 specialties and 450 employees, the Brighton Center for Specialty Care has certainly made an impact in Livingston County. In fact, its unique offerings — such as a robust rehab facility, sleep clinic and medical short stay unit — have made it indispensable since opening last September. Learn more about BCSC and find out why many patients are thrilled to receive world-class care right in their community!

Back to life: New psychiatric program helps patients get there

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 17.3 million adults had at least one major depressive episode in 2017. Those episodes can rob people of their energy or create paralyzing fear. Fortunately, Michigan Medicine now offers a program for many patients facing such challenges — the Adult Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program. Click through for details!

Star search: Nominate the MVPs from your unit or department

Everywhere you look at Michigan Medicine, faculty and staff make an impact on patients, families and coworkers. But each area also has team members who stand out in the work they do. Headlines wants to know which colleagues you consider to be your team’s MVP. Check out how you can nominate these superstars and give them a chance to win a great prize!

Get your weekend off to a bright start by listening to The Wrap, which highlighted the Brighton Center for Specialty Care. You can find the episode at the top of the page!