Week in Review: Dialysis care evolving at Mott; new sepsis team celebrates first anniversary

March 31, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day, but this week at Headlines was no joke! There were important stories galore, celebrating a lot of the important work taking place across Michigan Medicine.

For instance, there was a closer look at innovative dialysis care for children being carried out at Mott; the sepsis team celebrated one year of making safety and quality improvements; the organization honored the more than 5,000 doctors on National Doctors Day; and employees learned how they can ensure their achievements are recognized during their annual Valuation process.

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

Dialysis care evolving for Littlest Victors

Have you heard of CARPEDIEM? It’s a cutting-edge machine allowing continuous dialysis on some of the organization’s youngest patients. Click here for more on the program, which is making Michigan Medicine a national leader in pediatric dialysis care. 

Sepsis team celebrates growth, recognizes exceptional patient care

At Michigan Medicine, sepsis is the leading cause of death. That’s why the organization created a team dedicated to helping staff members spot sepsis and stop sepsis. After one year, the achievements of this team have been remarkable. Learn more about this vital work and team members who have stepped up to protect patients from sepsis.

On National Doctors Day, celebrate the experts you to turn to for Michigan Answers

Thursday was National Doctors Day, a chance to recognize the more than 5,000 doctors who call Michigan Medicine home. Click through to learn how you can honor these physicians by giving to the organization’s general fund.

Closing out the year: Successfully completing your Valuation in Q4

The final quarter of the fiscal year is here, so you should start thinking about your end-of-the-year Valuations. Fortunately, Organizational Learning has created tools and resources to help you make the most of the process and keep your career moving forward. Check them out today!

Introducing Quality Forums

Taking place bi-monthly, Quality Forum meetings are open to anyone interested and allows different teams to present their quality improvement or patient safety work. For instance, at the meeting on March 23, Amy Vereecke, M.P.A., presented an improvement project titled, “Blood Pressure Control Improvement Interventions.” 

Learn more about her presentation – and Quality Forums in general – on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast! You can find it via YouTube at the top of the page or media player below.