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PCTU earns 365 Days of Safety Award

February 3, 2017

Congratulations to the PCTU, the most recent winner of the Michigan Medicine 365 Days of Safety Award! The unit was recognized for going a full year without a CAUTI. The 365 Days of…

Grief to growth: Employee channels personal loss to help patients and families

January 31, 2017

Nearly a decade after losing her young daughter to a devastating illness, Shannan Shaw now finds solace in comforting others, helping Michigan Medicine patients and their families…

Making a difference: December 2016 highlights

January 30, 2017

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps our team to become more motivated, drives…

Units honored for commitment to patient safety

January 25, 2017

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine units who recently received the organization's 365 Days of Safety award! The award recognizes outstanding practice within a patient care unit,…

Meet Michigan Medicine: Congenital Heart Center

January 23, 2017

In honor of National Birth Defects Awareness Month, Headlines is taking a closer look at the Congenital Heart Center – a department that truly takes patient care to…

Neonatal ICU again earns hand hygiene honor

January 20, 2017

Congratulations to the neonatal intensive care unit, which was named last month's top performer when it comes to hand hygiene compliance! It's the second time since October that the unit was rewarded by Infection Prevention and Epidemiology for its efforts. As the top performer, the neonatal ICU was added to IPE’s hand hygiene honor roll. Other units that made the honor roll in December include: 6C, pediatric dialysis, 10W…

New cohort of Interprofessional Leadership Fellows announced

January 18, 2017

Seventeen educators and clinicians from across U-M's health science schools have been selected as new Interprofessional Leadership Fellows. The prestigious faculty development program was established in January 2016 to build the capacity of interprofessional educators and…

Fire, passion and heroics highlight Life Sciences Orchestra concert

January 17, 2017

The weather outside Hill Auditorium may be chilly, but the music inside will be fiery, passionate and heroic on Saturday evening, Jan. 21. That’s when the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will…

Picture it: Your 2017 resolutions in action

January 17, 2017

Congratulations to the following employees, who recently shared their 2017 resolutions with Headlines and won free movie tickets to the Michigan Theater! As you can see, from eating healthier to improving…