Week in Review: Exciting progress at The Pavilion; how faculty and staff can enhance pain care — and more!

September 30, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Headlines was looking to the future this week as it outlined the progress being made on the organization’s newest facility, The Pavilion at U-M Health. 

In addition, team members shared how faculty and staff can improve pain care and treatment; a new resource was introduced that will make helping patients with outside needs even easier; and there was a preview of Quality Month, which will be celebrated throughout October. 

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

Exciting progress on The Pavilion at U-M Health

Over the past few years, teams have been working hard planning for the new Pavilion at U-M Health. Recently, Headlines published an update on the facility’s progress and shared information on an event designed to let faculty and staff make their mark on the future of health care at Michigan Medicine!

Pain is personal: How faculty and staff can enhance pain care and treatment for patients

Today is the last day of September, which is recognized as Pain Awareness Month. That’s why the Rewrite the Script Team and Pain Committee took the time to share their knowledge and resources around pain and opioid management with the Michigan Medicine community. Click through to learn how you can improve the care and treatment you are providing patients regarding pain.

What happens when a diagnosis and treatment is not enough to help a patient?

A patient’s health care is not only dependent on their diagnosis and medication, but often on social factors as well. Concerns such as food insecurity, child care, social isolation and more can all determine whether a treatment plan will be successful. Fortunately, there is a new tool providers at Michigan Medicine can use to help connect patients with needed resources to address such needs. Check out this story for more on Find Help!

Quality Month kicks off next week!

Get ready for a chance to celebrate all of the quality and safety improvement work taking place across Michigan Medicine! Quality Month 2022 will include learning sessions, a keynote address and much more highlighting the theme of “Just Culture and Psychological Safety.” Learn more about the planned festivities by reading this story or listening to this week’s episode of The Wrap employee podcast via YouTube at the top of the page or the media player below. 

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