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7D earns kudos for patient safety efforts

December 13, 2019

Congratulations to 7D for going a full year without a CLABSI (Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection)! The team was recently rewarded for its work with a 365 Days of Safety…

Register for universal skills training today!

December 13, 2019

The next step in Michigan Medicine’s journey to high reliability begins in January, when universal skills training begins for all faculty and staff.   If you are not already familiar with…

Practicing preparedness: Faculty, staff undergo O.R. fire safety training

December 12, 2019

On a typical Thursday, all 81 operating rooms (ORs) across Michigan Medicine are busy. Patients are receiving life-saving treatment, undergoing transplant operations or going through procedures…

Meet Michigan Medicine Laboratories

December 11, 2019

Consider this scenario: A patient is admitted to a local hospital in rural Kansas. Doctors there are unable to diagnosis their condition — and the facility…

7C lauded for going full year without a CAUTI

December 11, 2019

Congratulations to the team on 7C, which recently went a full year without a CAUTI (Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection)! For its efforts, the unit earned a 365 Days of Safety…

Three units share monthly hand hygiene compliance honors

December 10, 2019

Congratulations to the CCMU, Von Voigtlander PACU and RC, which earned top marks for hand hygiene compliance in November. The three units will be added to the Infection Prevention & Epidemiology honor roll, along with 12E, 7E, pediatric dialysis, EVS, PFANS, 5B, Brandon NICU, CVC OR, MSSU Maize, 11W, 6B, 7W, TBICU, 6C, PICU, SSS, PCTU, Von Voigtlander OR, 7C, CVICU, 8B, 8A, 8C, SICU, 4A, 8E, adult emergency department, transport/lift, MPU prep/recovery, adult dialysis, UH OR. Click here to check out the latest hand hygiene scores from your unit.

Making a Difference: November 2019 highlights

December 10, 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…

8C presented with 365 Days of Safety Award

December 9, 2019

Kudos to 8C, which recently went a full year without a CAUTI (Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection)! The team earned a 365 Days of Safety Award from the organization for its…

7A earns recognition for patient safety efforts

December 5, 2019

Congratulations to the faculty and staff on 7A, who were recently honored for going a full year without a CAUTI (Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection)! For their efforts, the organization presented…