Week in Review: U-M Health Transplant Center; colleagues improve the patient experience — and more!

April 29, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

The last week of April was a busy one at Headlines! The newsletter celebrated Patient Experience Week by highlighting the work of faculty and staff, and marked Donate Life Month by featuring the U-M Health Transplant Center.

There was also an invitation to the upcoming Youth Summit at the Big House and employees watched a video that will help them stay safe while at work.

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

Making a Difference by improving the patient and employee experience

Every day, team members go out of their way to positively impact the patient experience and improve the work environment for their colleagues. To wrap up Patient Experience Week, read about just a few of these coworkers who bring a positive attitude and reliable, consistent care to patients and families.

Meet Michigan Medicine: U-M Health Transplant Center

Since opening in 1974, the U-M Health Transplant Center has performed close to 13,000 procedures. That makes it one of the biggest transplant centers in the nation. Learn more about the faculty and staff who make up this important team — and how they help give patients a new outlook on life.

Join us: Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House open to children of employees and learners

The inaugural Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House is scheduled for May 21 and is designed to expose youth from underrepresented minorities to jobs and careers in health care. Registration is now open and you’re asked to help out by inviting your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and others to this unique event. Check out the details here.

New video highlights safety strategies for health care workers

Workplace violence is an issue in a number of industries — but especially so in health care, where violent incidents have been on the rise. In response, The U-M Division of Public Safety and Security teamed up with Adult Emergency Services to create a video demonstrating body positioning and safety strategies for health care workers. Take a look at their collaboration today!

Patient portal celebrates 10th anniversary

The MyUofMHealth.org patient portal recently celebrated its 10th anniversary! This week’s episode of The Wrap employee podcast gives listeners an inside look at the team behind the portal and the features and tools it provides to faculty, staff and patients. You can find the episode via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below.

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