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2019 EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION EVENT

July 17, 2019

Michigan Medicine’s annual Employee Appreciation Event — also known as the Ice Cream Social — is coming soon! The event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15 and is open to all faculty…

100 years of safety: Units honored for quality care all day, every day

July 16, 2019

Every day, multidisciplinary care teams across Michigan Medicine work together to provide world-class care. An important aspect of that effort is keeping patients safe from health…

Faculty and staff of 6A recognized for patient safety

July 12, 2019

Congratulations to the faculty and staff of 6A for going a full year without both a CLABSI (Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection) or a HAPI (hospital-acquired pressure injury)! For their…

RISE announces inaugural fellows

July 11, 2019

Faculty, staff and learners from a variety of disciplines across Michigan Medicine comprise the inaugural class of fellows selected by the Research. Innovation. Scholarship. Education. (RISE) initiative. RISE fellows receive a percentage of salary effort for 18 months and additional funding to develop and implement their innovative idea. The four fellows, who will work to address important issues facing medical and science education and health care are: John C. Burkhardt, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the departments of Emergency Medicine and Learning Health Sciences, who will engage residents to use their individual clinical practice data to stimulate critical reflection…

13 units earn hand hygiene compliance honors

July 11, 2019

Congratulations to 13 units across Michigan Medicine, which were recently recognized for earning the highest hand hygiene compliance numbers in June. The areas include: PICU, 12E, SICU, 6C, adult dialysis, 8B, CVC 5, radiology prep/recovery, MPU prep/recovery, SSS, UH PACU, lab/phlebotomy and RC. All of those units will be added to the Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Honor Roll for hand hygiene compliance, along with: CV ICU, 4C, pediatric ED, PFANS, Brandon NICU, EVS, pediatric dialysis, adult ED, 12W, TB ICU, 7W, 11W, PCTU, MSSU Blue, CICU, 8 DNS, CCMU, 4A, 8A, neuro ICU, 7E, CPU prep/recovery, 8E, 5A, UH OR,…

Making a Difference: June 2019 highlights

July 11, 2019

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…

Patient safety award presented to 12W

July 9, 2019

Congratulations to the faculty and staff of 12W, who recently went a full year without a CAUTI!…

A Day in the Life: Chad Hall, Survival Flight communication specialist

July 9, 2019

Across the organization, thousands of employees spend their days carrying out exceptional patient care, education and research. But each individual’s role is unique — and with…

Meet Michigan Medicine: Supply Chain Services

June 26, 2019

Everywhere. That’s where you’ll find evidence of Supply Chain Services. That’s because the work of this department is essential to almost every aspect of patient care…