Week in Review: Call for MVPs; new wellness initiative provides support for caregivers — and more!

September 9, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

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It’s Friday! Recognition and support were the major themes of the week at Headlines.

That’s because readers had a chance to nominate the superstars and MVPs in their area. There was also an in-depth look at the Caregiver Boost Initiative, designed to provide resources and tools to those struggling with balancing home and work life; and the organization offered tips that will help you stay safe while online or checking email.

In case you missed anything, here’s the Week in Review:

Stars continue to shine: Name the MVPs and standouts in your area

With football season upon us, it is clear that U-M will once again have one of the best teams in the nation. The same can be said about the faculty and staff at Michigan Medicine — an elite group that puts the organization at the forefront of patient care, education and research. But just as with every team, there are standouts and stars who help lead the way. Click here to find out how you can recognize the MVPs in your area of the organization.

Wellness initiative provides support and resources for caregivers

The well-being of faculty, staff and learners is essential to a successful organization. With that in mind, a group of faculty members have launched the Caregiving Boost Initiative, designed to better understand workplace stressors and implement solutions in a step-by-step process. Learn more about this important program in this story — and listen to The Wrap employee podcast, which this week ran the first in a monthly series that will give you tools you need to improve your work-life balance.

The podcast can be found via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below.

Stay cyber-healthy: Tips and tricks to avoid being infected by ransomware

Health care organizations are among the top targets of cybercriminals — and one of the most popular ways they operate is through ransomware attacks. In short, ransomware is software that can infect and encrypt files and folders on your computer. Victims are then asked to pay a ransom to get them unlocked. Information Assurance recently offered tips that can help you avoid ransomware attacks and keep you safe while online!