Week in Review: Week of Sept. 23, 2019

September 27, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week, Headlines went back in time (to highlight historical milestones at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital), and looked to the future (with an in-depth profile of the organization’s Virtual Care Program).

On top of that, team members learned about the Michigan Medicine employee flu vaccination policy; and faculty and staff had a doggone good time reading about a typical day for Anna the facility dog.

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

Milestones at Mott

This month marks the 50th anniversary of a transformative gift from the C.S. Mott Foundation that led to the founding of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. But that milestone in 1969 isn’t the only historical event that has shaped pediatric care at Michigan Medicine. Click here to take a look back at a number of other newsworthy moments that has helped Mott become a worldwide leader in patient care.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Virtual Care Program

Have you ever talked with your health care provider over Skype? Or uploaded your child’s illness symptoms into a patient portal? If so, you’ve participated in Virtual Care, a strategic priority at Michigan Medicine. Learn more about the wide-ranging Virtual Care Program and listen to The Wrap above to find out how the organization is utilizing technology to meet patients in the right place at the right time.

Be a flu-perhero! Protect patients, families and each other at Michigan Medicine

Headlines wants to know who you plan on protecting this flu season! It could be your child or spouse, or perhaps your grandparents or grandchildren. No matter who it is, Michigan Medicine makes it easy for you to be a flu-perhero and protect them by getting vaccinated. Click through for more on the Michigan Medicine flu vaccine policy and to see a list of free flu offered across the organization!

A Day in the Life: Anna the facility dog

Visiting patients in the ICU … taking part in a Spiritual Care meeting … giving hugs to staff members in the hallway … playing with her friends outside. Those are all part of the routine for Anna, who is part of the Paws4Patients facility dog program. Take a closer look at one of Anna’s typical days and find out how she helps everyone she meets at Michigan Medicine!