Week in Review: Week of Feb. 17, 2020

February 21, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

It’s Friday — and if that’s not enough to perk you right up, the Headlines Week in Review surely will!

That’s because employees learned all about the perks and discounts they can get thanks to their MCards. The newsletter also looked back at the organization celebrating Magnet designation — and looked forward to the re-designation process; readers were given tips to protect their heart health; and faculty and staff found out how physician star ratings will improve transparency for Michigan Medicine patients.

In case you missed any of that, here’s the latest:

Want to get away? Employee discounts, perks will help you shake off winter doldrums

A Detroit Pistons game at Little Caesars Arena … a stay at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City … a day skiing on Mt. Brighton. What do they have in common? Michigan Medicine employees can take advantage of them all with an exclusive discount! Check out hundreds of other deals that will help you manage the remaining weeks of winter.

Working together, achieving together: Organization preps for Magnet® re-designation

Three years ago this week, the organization earned Magnet designation, which is the highest honor in nursing. Now, the health system is working toward re-designation, a vigorous process that will involve nearly everyone in the organization. Click here to learn more about Magnet, and why it’s such an important goal to achieve.

Seven tips to keep you feeling heart healthy

In honor of Heart Month, MHealthy provided faculty and staff with seven important tips — and related university resources — that will keep them feeling healthy. From eating smarter with easy-to-follow recipes to joining an on-campus fitness center, there’s something that can appeal to everyone. Click through for more.

Increasing transparency: Physician star ratings soon to be made available

Patients at Michigan Medicine will soon be better informed when choosing a physician. That’s because the organization will be publishing star ratings and comments collected from patient satisfaction surveys on internal and external websites. Find out why that transparency is so important — and how it will benefit patients and providers alike.

Learn more about physician star ratings on The Wrap employee podcast at the top of the page. Please note, The Wrap is no longer compatible with Internet Explorer, so open in a new browser or check it out on your personal device — to take a listen!