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Fabulous 50: Administrative manager celebrated for half a century at Michigan Medicine

October 17, 2018

When Pam Beatty Cupitt first joined the organization, everything was different. “We had typewriters…

Two U-M faculty members elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

October 16, 2018

U-M experts in anesthesiology and radiation oncology are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The institute was formerly called the Institute of Medicine. George Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., and Lori J. Pierce, M.D., were elected to the NAM in recognition of their major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care and public health. With their election, the U-M now has 58 members of the NAM on its active and emeritus faculty. George A. Mashour,…

6C, 4B earn 365 Days of Safety awards

October 15, 2018

Congratulations to 6C and 4B for recently earning 365 Days of Safety awards! The faculty and staff of 6C were honored for going 365 days without a CLABSI, while the team on 4B went a full year without a CAUTI. The 365 Days of Safety Award recognizes outstanding practice within a patient care unit, area, clinic or department which resulted in the avoidance of patient harm and health care-acquired conditions for 365 consecutive days. The award also demonstrates the sustainability of the associated patient safety practice. To learn more about 365 Days of Safety Award, to…

Making a Difference: September 2018 highlights

October 15, 2018

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps the team to become…

Small changes, big impact: How novel innovations enhance patient care

October 11, 2018

Innovation to enable quality improvements can be found in every corner of Michigan Medicine and, often,…

FCVC faculty, staff energized by ‘Celebration of Humanity’

October 9, 2018

In late September, the Frankel Cardiovascular Center hosted a center-wide diversity, equity and inclusion event for its faculty and staff. The “Celebration of Humanity” was the…

Six units honored for hand hygiene compliance

October 8, 2018

Congratulations to six areas across Michigan Medicine, who were recently honored for recording the highest hand hygiene compliance scores in September. Those units were: Portable imaging, lab/phlebotomy, PICU, PCTU, 4B and the pediatric emergency department. All six areas will be added to Infection Prevention and Epidemiology’s honor roll, along with other high-performing units. Other honor roll members for September include: 12W, MSSU Maize, 7E, 11W, EVS, 8E, 8DNS, pediatric dialysis, radiology prep/recovery, 12E, CICU, 7W, SICU, 4A, CCMU, CVC5, 8C, Brandon NICU, 6A, CVICU, NeuroICU, MSSU Blue, 6B, UH PACU, RT, CVC PACU, 4C, 6C, adult emergency department, 7B, 7A,…

Michigan Medicine employees are well-schooled in generosity

October 2, 2018

It’s become a fall tradition — Michigan Medicine team members going above and beyond to help the surrounding community. To kick off the school year, employees…

Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Finance

September 27, 2018

Every day, decisions are made across Michigan Medicine that affect the future of patient care, education and research. Whether it’s purchasing new equipment or collaborating with…