Week in Review: Week of June 22, 2020

June 26, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

From Detroit to Chelsea to Ann Arbor and ambulatory clinics across the region, the features in Headlines were all over the map this week. For instance, readers learned about a new hospitalist service the organization launched at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital. A few days earlier, Michigan Medicine outlined details of a new laundry cooperative recently opened in Detroit.

On top of those stories, the newsletter highlighted the U-M Health System’s Return-to-Work Guide, and faculty and staff were recognized for making a difference last month.

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

A pathway for patients: Michigan Medicine expands hospital services in Chelsea

Ever since U-M Health entered into a joint venture with St. Joseph Mercy Health at Chelsea Hospital in 2018, Michigan Medicine services have gradually increased in western Washtenaw County. That activity increased even more earlier this month with the debut of Michigan Hospitalist Chelsea Service, allowing the organization’s hospitalists to care for select inpatients at Chelsea Hospital. Click through for details!

Get a ‘load’ of this: Michigan Medicine joins laundry cooperative

In partnership with St. Joseph Mercy Health and Henry Ford Health System, Michigan Medicine has opened a cooperative laundry services facility, which will bring immediate and long-term cost savings to all three organizations. Take a look inside this state-of-the-art facility and learn how it will benefit Michigan Medicine and the surrounding community.

New resource launched to help U-M Health System employees safely return to work

With clinical services ramping up, the U-M Health System has published a guide on how employees can safely return to work. The guide, which is designed specifically for the clinical enterprise, will likely be updated as circumstances change over the next few weeks and months. As of now, one key point is being emphasized: everyone who can work from home must continue to do so. Click here for more.

Making a Difference: May 2020 highlights

Employees across the organization work hard to inspire their colleagues and make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Read about some of the remarkable faculty and staff members who were recognized by a patient, family member or coworker for their work in May.

The Wrap employee podcast took an even closer look at the new hospitalist service in Chelsea! Find the latest episode via the YouTube video above or media player below. Please note, the media player is not compatible with Internet Explorer, so open in a new browser or find it on your personal device to take a listen.