Week in Review: Nurses Week, Hospital Week – and more!

May 12, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

It was a celebratory week at Headlines, as the organization celebrated both Nurses Week and Hospital Week. There was also a look at a sterile supply manager, whose commitment to safety and efficiency is both a professional and professional mission.

On top of that, readers learned about a new initiative aimed at reducing pediatric suicide – and what role they could play in its success.

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

Certified nurses driven by desire to learn and provide exceptional care

Today is the final day of Nurses Week, and Headlines kicked off the festivities with a closer look at some of the organization’s 1,450 certified nurses. Check out this story to see why your colleagues went above and beyond to get certified in their specific fields and how their expertise is making this a better place to work and heal.

Happy Hospital Week! 

The past few days have also been commemorated as Hospital Week. That gave Michigan Medicine a chance to thank the caregivers who keep our communities, patients and families healthy. The team also wanted to recognize some of our often-overlooked peers, such as those in Environmental Services, PFANS and more. Click here for more! 

One colleague’s passion for sterile processing is professional, personal

The role of the Central Sterile Processing Department is essential to a safe, highly reliable and efficient medical system. At Michigan Medicine, one of the team’s managers, Jonathan Manuel, takes that mission personally. Learn his remarkable family history that pushes him to improve the organization each and every day.

Survey kicks off new pediatric suicide prevention initiative

How many suicides are acceptable? At Michigan Medicine, none. That’s why a new initiative at Mott will help Improve care delivery and training around suicide prevention and risk management, with efforts tailored to meet the unique needs of youth and families. Click through to see how you can contribute to this effort, no matter your role in the organization! 

The Wrap employee podcast was off this week, but take some time to check out previous episodes, including last week’s look at the ongoing Million Meals Mission aimed at fighting food insecurity in Washtenaw County!

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