Week in Review: Week of Oct. 28, 2019

November 1, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

TGIF! Headlines had a lot to celebrate as it closed out a busy October. The newsletter gave readers a spook-tacular behind-the-scenes look at Michigan Medicine After Dark in honor of Halloween. There was also a feature on the groundbreaking of a new hospital to be built on the main medical campus; employees learned about recent Quality Month festivities; and a security sergeant shared how his team keeps Michigan Medicine a warm and welcoming place for everyone.

In case you missed it, celebrate the end of the week with the Headlines Week in Review!

Welcome to Michigan Medicine After Dark

There may be a few ghost stories passed down over the years at Michigan Medicine. But what goes on after dark at the academic medical center is anything but spooky. Check out a Halloween-themed Headlines feature, highlighting the employees who help Michigan Medicine care for patients and families 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

A Michigan Medicine milestone: Organization breaks ground on hospital of the future

Last Friday was a momentous day at Michigan Medicine, as the organization broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art 12-story hospital. Take a look back at the festivities, and find out why the theme of the day was recognition of the faculty and staff who have made the new facility possible.

A personal touch: Quality Month celebrates improvements for patients, employees

Process improvement efforts take place every day across the organization — and they’re carried out to make sure patients and families receive the best possible care. But faculty and staff benefit from these improvements, as well. Click here to learn about some of the work featured at Quality Month 2019 — and see how those who carry it out have a personal connection to their projects.

A Day in the Life: Angel Gama-Diaz, security sergeant

Between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., dedicated security staff make sure everyone stays safe and comfortable at Michgian Medicine. One such team member, Angel Gama-Diaz, shared what his typical shift is like and how his work fits in seamlessly with others on the care team. Click through for details!