Week in Review: Recharge Room anniversary; celebrating Hospital Week — and more!

May 13, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

TGIF! This week in Headlines, readers celebrated Nurses Week (with a look at the latest upgrades to the organization’s Recharge Rooms) and Hospital Week (by learning about upcoming festivities). On top of that, there was a feature on the importance of rounding at Michigan Medicine and UMMG introduced its interim executive director, Paul Lee, M.D., J.D.

Find all that and more as part of the Week in Review!

Recharge Rooms redefining relaxation and rejuvenation

One year after opening, it’s become clear that Michigan Medicine’s Recharge Rooms have become a source of self-care and are improving the employee experience. Now, Nursing at Michigan is taking the lead in adding new immersive technology to make the rooms even better for staff and faculty. Click here for details. 

‘We Are Health Care’ — Thank you for your contribution to our mission

This year’s theme for Hospital Week is “We Are Health Care,” acknowledging that, no matter your role, everyone contributes to the organization’s mission of advancing health to serve Michigan and the world. Learn how your efforts have led to a number of the organization’s recent accomplishments and see how team members plan to celebrate you in the weeks ahead. 

Rounding: A game-changer that builds teams and a sense of belonging

The High Reliability Organization (HRO) manual describes rounding as “a method for connecting with front line employees to reinforce our commitment to safety and creating an exceptional experience for patients and employees.” While accurate, rounding is even more important than that. Check out this story to see how leaders are using rounding to enhance teamwork and care at Michigan Medicine.

Paul Lee, M.D., J.D., named interim executive director of UMMG

Earlier this week, Paul Lee, M.D., J.D., was named interim executive director of the U-M Medical Group, effective July 1. In this role, Lee will work closely with leadership, clinical chairs and colleagues across the organization to elevate belonging and inclusion, access to care, safety and quality, and experience for our patients and team members across the clinical enterprise. Click here for more.

Teens, young adults helping shape the future of health care

The Adolescent Champion Teen Advisory Council (TAC TAC) is a diverse group of youth ages 15-22 who serve as an advisory council to Michigan Medicine’s Adolescent Health Initiative. AHI relies on TAC TAC youth to inform its programs, help plan and execute the annual Conference on Adolescent Health and develop new programs and projects that integrate the youth voice into adolescent health care.

Recently, several members of the council sat down with The Wrap employee podcast to discuss their important work and how it feels to make an impact on health care. Check it out via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below!