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Care Management: Many Moving parts, One Team

April 30, 2020

The mission of Care Management is to improve health outcomes by coordinating with patients, families and healthcare team members to optimize access to the right level of care at the right time and place, and at the right cost. Transitions of care are often challenging. The challenge has been heightened over the past month in the midst of COVID hospitalizations, treatment and readiness for discharge. Case Managers, both RN and SW, have been serving our COVID and non-COVID patients by removing barriers to discharge, and bridging gaps between clinical staff, caregivers, patients, and our community partners. Removing Discharge Barriers There…

Thank you Michigan Medicine

April 17, 2020

Hopefully the last snowfall of 2020! Thank you Michigan Medicine for all you do and the end of winter!

Open-Access Learning Health Systems Journal Published

April 17, 2020

Volume 4, Issue 2 of the Learning Health Systems journal is now online.  The publication is a collaboration between the Department of Learning Health Sciences and John Wiley and Sons Publishing. The journal is international in scope, peer reviewed, open access, and freely downloadable and shareable.  Manuscript submissions are encouraged; contact Charles Friedman, Editor-in-Chief ( To access the journal: Website:

We Are All In This Together

April 10, 2020

The PFT Lab showing support for our heroes. THANK YOU! #HailToTheFrontLines  #HailToTheFrontLine #MichiganMedicine

Thank You, Michigan Medicine

April 10, 2020

Everyday, we appreciate all that you are going through and all that you are doing! -Roxann and Bonnie

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Receives NFL Physicians Society’s Top Research Award

March 27, 2020

Congratulations to Asheesh Bedi, M.D., chief of sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Michigan Medicine and director of the Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance (MCHAMP). He was awarded…

Surgical ICU honored by American Nurse Journal

March 19, 2020

Healthcom Media, the publisher of American Nurse, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Nurses Association, recently released the outcome of its 2020 All-Pro Nursing Team Awards. Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine surgical ICU nursing team, which earned second place among 69 entries! American Nurse celebrates the dedication, commitment, patient advocacy, and clinical expertise of all nurses, and as part of the April 2020 “Nurses Week” issue, the journal is honoring top performing nursing teams. The All-Pro Nursing Team Awards recognize the best teams in the United States based on several professional criteria, including communications, responsiveness and adaptability; as well as…

I would like to nominate Kimberlyn Lazarski for a Making a Difference Award

March 3, 2020

Kimberlyn has made a HUGE difference in making everyone in my group's life easier by taking on the function of handling Service Now tickets.  By doing this, it allows us to focus on our core jobs.  Thank you Kimberlyn

Nicole Fawcett named among ‘Top Women in Communications’ by Ragan Communications

March 3, 2020

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine’s Nicole Fawcett, who announced as an honoree by Ragan Communications for its 2019 Top Women in Communications Awards program. Fawcett, who is director of communications for the Rogel Cancer Center, was named a top mentor and will be honored during an awards luncheon on March 31 in New York City. Fawcett and other honorees represent the inspirational, influential and fearless women who have helped shape the communications industry. The program will honor the female communicators who inspire their peers and are making a powerful impact on their organization. The full list of Top Women in Communications…