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Defeating T2 diabetes

November 20, 2020

Former University of Michigan football player and current ESPN analyst Desmond Howard has teamed up with U-M endocrinologist Amy Rothberg, M.D., Ph.D., to help combat the effects of Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and Turkey Day Since it’s Diabetes Awareness Month, people may be thinking about diabetes as they plan the year’s favorite food holiday. Did you know that about 1 in 10 Americans have type 2 diabetes, and as many as 25% of them don’t even know they have it? And did you also know that the CDC has projected that 1 in 3 adults could have type 2 diabetes…

OCTOBER COVID-19 UPDATES ARCHIVE

November 15, 2020

This is the October 2020 Daily COVID-19 Update Archive. October 20 - UPDATE | COVID-19 PATIENT STATS, TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING, U-M CAMPUS COVID-19 TESTING, UPDATE ON NEW RULES FOR INFORMATION BLOCKING, BUS AND SHUTTLE PROTOCOLS, MICHIGAN MEDICINE SAFETY MEASURES CONTINUE, U-M SURVEILLANCE TESTING PROGRAM, MASKS REQUIRED FOR ALL VISITORS, TOWN HALL VIDEO, CONTINUOUS, TARGETED EYE PROTECTIONOctober 15 - UPDATE | COVID-19 PATIENT STATS, TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTING, U-M CAMPUS COVID-19 TESTING, EMPLOYEE COVID-19 TESTING, SWEEPING YOUR AREA FOR STERILE INSTRUMENTS IN PEEL PACKS, WATER MAIN AND TUNNEL REPAIR PROJECT ON MAIN MEDICAL CAMPUS, IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT EMPLOYEE FLU VACCINATIONS,…

Going the [social] distance: Employees perfect quality improvements while staying safe

October 21, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about the way Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners do their work, one thing it couldn’t change was their commitment to improving the…

Sept. 22: COVID-19 UPDATE

October 20, 2020

Please share this information with your teams and front line staff, especially those who may not access emails or computers. NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGU-M CAMPUS TESTINGMASK, REMIND, THANKRESPONSIBLUE HEALTH SCREENING TOOL9/18 TOWN HALL Q&A DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:   TOTAL INPATIENTSTESTED POSITIVEPUIADULT10101PEDIATRIC110 COVID-19 Patient Percent Positivity (7 day moving average) Symptomatic testing: 2.45% Asymptomatic testing: 0.54% Discharges: 745 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 2 in the last 24 hours.  These numbers include patients discharged to…

SEPTEMBER COVID-19 UPDATES ARCHIVE

October 20, 2020

This is the September 2020 Daily COVID-19 Update Archive. Sept 24 - UPDATE | COVID-19 Patient Stats, Team Member COVID-19 Testing, U-M Campus Testing, 9/18 Town Hall Q&A, Food, Toiletry Drive Runs Through Sunday, Sept. 27, Help Shape Future of Recognition at Michigan Medicine Sept 22 - UPDATE | COVID-19 Patient Stats, Team Member COVID-19 Testing, U-M Campus Testing, U-M Campus Testing, Mask, Remind, Thank, Responsiblue Health Screening Tool, 9/18 Town Hall Q&A Sept 16 - UPDATE | COVID-19 Patient Stats, Team Member COVID-19 Testing, U-M Campus Testing, Fire Alarm Testing Postponed, Organization increases Inpatient rehab Capacity through Partnership at…

Sept. 24: COVID-19 UPDATE

October 20, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATS TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGU-M CAMPUS TESTING9/18 TOWN HALL Q&AFOOD, TOILETRY DRIVE RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPT. 27HELP SHAPE FUTURE OF RECOGNITION AT MICHIGAN MEDICINE DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:   TOTAL INPATIENTSTESTED POSITIVEPUIADULT1091PEDIATRIC110 COVID-19 Patient Percent Positivity (7 day moving average) Symptomatic testing: 3.22% Asymptomatic testing: 0.45% Discharges: 751 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 3 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice. …

October 1: COVID-19 UPDATE

October 20, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATS TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGU-M CAMPUS TESTINGOCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES IS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLYADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE FLU CLINIC DATES AND LOCATIONSNEW FEDERAL LEGISLATION UNDER THE 21ST CENTURY CARES ACT WILL GO INTO EFFECT NOV. 1 DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:   TOTAL INPATIENTSTESTED POSITIVEPUIADULT14131PEDIATRIC110 COVID-19 Patient Percent Positivity (7 day moving average) Symptomatic testing: 2.25% Asymptomatic testing: 0.55% Discharges: 760 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 3 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to…

OCTOBER 6: COVID-19 UPDATE

October 20, 2020

Please share this information with your teams and front line staff, especially those who may not access emails or computers. NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATSTEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGPROTOCOLS FOR EMPLOYEES WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19FLU SHOT REMINDER AND ADDITIONAL CLINIC AT BRIGHTONUNIVERSAL SKILLS TRAININGPRE-ADMISSION TESTING CLARIFICATIONNO CHANGES TO SAFETY PROTOCOLS DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:   TOTAL INPATIENTSTESTED POSITIVEPUIADULT16151PEDIATRIC000 COVID-19 Patient Percent Positivity (7 day moving average) Symptomatic testing: 2.51% Asymptomatic testing: 0.27% Discharges: 764 total COVID-19 discharges to date,…

October 8: COVID-19 UPDATE

October 20, 2020

NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of operations: COVID-19 PATIENT STATS TEAM MEMBER COVID-19 TESTINGU-M CAMPUS TESTINGNO CHANGES TO SAFETY PROTOCOLS AT MICHIGAN MEDICINEGUIDELINES FOLLOWING DEATH OF COVID-POSITIVE PATIENTREMINDER: UNIVERSAL SKILLS TRAININGGET YOUR FLU SHOT BY DEC. 1 DAILY COVID-19 PATIENT STATS Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:   TOTAL INPATIENTSTESTED POSITIVEPUIADULT14140PEDIATRIC000 COVID-19 Patient Percent Positivity (7 day moving average) Symptomatic testing: 2.45% Asymptomatic testing: 0.35% Discharges: 769 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 3 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths…