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Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 28 include: "Decreasing Premature Failure of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters" (Presented by RoseAnn Dubke) "Chemotherapy Remote Care Monitoring Program" (Presented by Shannon Hough) "Reducing Unnecessary Aspirin in Warfarin Patients" (Presented by Linda Perry) "Improving Transitions…

Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 21 include: "Using a Clinically Equivalent Alternative to Nitric Oxide to Reduce Costs" (Presented by Amanda Ausmus) "UMMG Blood Pressure and A1c Drive-Through" and "Utilizing Michigan Patient Outreach Texting Application (MPOTA) for COVID-19 Home…

Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 14 include: "Proactive Patient Outreach Initiatives during COVID-19" (Presented by Laura Petersen) "Use of an EMR-Based Severe Sepsis Trigger to Improve Early Administration of Antibiotics in the PICU" (Presented by Anisha Mazloom) "A protocolized…

2020 Respiratory Care Week

October 8, 2020

October 25th - 31st, 2020 is Respiratory Care Week Thank you to our front line hero Respiratory Therapists! For more than 60 years, Respiratory Care at Michigan Medicine has made local, national and international contributions to their profession.   The departments are rich in the traditions and contributions they have made to their patients, the community and our health system.  Their compassion and commitment to improve the care they provide to the patients and their families is truly inspirational.  This is evident every day through their professionalism, dedication and numerous improvement initiatives.  These are qualities that have always been the hallmark of Respiratory…

U-M Interprofessional Leadership Fellows Cohort 4 Virtual Graduation & Team Project Presentations

July 2, 2020

See https://twitter.com/umichHealthIPE to join in congratulating the 15 faculty members from across U-M's health science schools who have completed their Interprofessional Leadership Fellowship with projects on these topics: Developing Interprofessional Communication Practices for the Opioid Naive Population Chronic Crusaders – Uniting to Protect the Community in a Health Emergency Interprofessional Initiative to Reduce Burnout A Case-Based Virtual Simulation to Improve Interprofessional Communication Regarding Patient Safety

Juneteenth Tribute

June 12, 2020

Please join us outside on Friday, June 19th at 1 pm. Kneeling in silence begins at 1:15 pm on the sidewalks of East and West Medical Center Drive for 8 minutes and 46 seconds as a tribute to George Floyd and all of those who have lost their lives to racial injustice. People inside the hospital please step outside to a sidewalk to surround our campus in solidarity. Those working from home please come and kneel with us. Please wear a mask and arrive early to properly social distance. View the map for sidewalk areas to kneel on and avoid…

Online Awards Ceremony for IPE Innovation and Excellence

April 13, 2020

You don't need a Twitter account to tune in to https://twitter.com/umichHealthIPE at noon on Tuesday, 4/14 for video presentations & acceptances of the 2 faculty & 2 student awardees... Because these awards would have been presented at Health Professions Education Day, you are invited to share your congrats via the hashtag: #UMHPEDay

HIV/AIDS Treatment Program Hosts Long-Term Survivors Celebration

March 5, 2020

On March 3rd, 2020, the HIV/AIDS Treatment Program (HATP)'s social work team hosted a celebration for long term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Having lost tens and even hundreds of friends and family members during the AIDS crisis (1980s and 90s) is a shared experience for many survivors, and as a result, many people live with residual grief, guilt, and even PTSD. Recognizing that events targeting long term survivors often center on remembrance, HATP social work wanted to provide an opportunity for long term survivors to celebrate survival, how far HIV care has come, and connect with others with similar experiences. The…

2020 Great Minds, Greater Discoveries Kickoff Event

January 29, 2020

Join Steven Kunkel, Ph.D., Executive Vice Dean for Research, and Chief Scientific Officer, for the kickoff of Michigan Medicine’s new strategic research plan, "Great Minds, Greater Discoveries." Learn more about the strategies behind this multi-year effort, and the potential role YOU might play! Dr. Kunkel's presentation will be followed by a networking reception in the BSRB Atrium. Get more info. RSVP!