WEEK IN REVIEW: MEET MICHIGAN MEDICINE’S ONE KIDNEY FAMILY; BE A CYBER STAR DURING CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH — AND MORE!

October 7, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF! This week at Headlines, readers learned the heartwarming story of the Rhoads family – where each parent has donated a kidney to each of their children; an important video was shared in honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month; the organization recognized and celebrated the Patient Food and Nutrition Services team; and faculty and staff were given a tool to help them limit errors at work.

All of this and more, as a part of the Week in Review!

Cyber star’s keep us safe

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Michigan Medicine CEO Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., shared a brief cyber safety message, relating it to the organization’s journey to high reliability. Each of us can contribute to keeping the organization safe! Click to find out how.

The Rhoads share their heartwarming family journey through kidney transplant

When Mott lead CT technologist Aaron Rhoads and his wife Vanessa found out they were expecting their first child, they knew their lives would be forever changed, however, they didn’t realize that their son’s birth marked the beginning of a lifelong journey. Click through to learn the Rhoads’ incredible journey, which involves both parents donating a kidney to their young children.

Patient Food and Nutrition Services Live our Michigan Medicine Core Values

At the heart of the effort to carry out excellent patient care education and research is our Michigan Medicine core values. Across the health system, our faculty and staff work exceptionally hard and display examples of caring, inclusion, innovation, integrity and teamwork. In honor of Health Care Food Service Workers Week, we highlighted how Patient Food and Nutrition Services is living out these values daily. Click through to learn more! 

HRO Tool of the Month: Validate and Verify

The HRO Tool of the Month is Validate and Verify, which is in direct correlation to the organization’s reliability skill of having a “questioning attitude.” According to HRO training, a questioning attitude is an important tool that is a habit of the mind that ensures that our choices are best for the given situation. It is both asking questions and questioning the answers. Click through to learn more!

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