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Care at Home combines hospital-level care with benefits of home

December 1, 2021

Care at Home, the Initiative of the Year for U-M Health, offers patients hospital-level care combined with the opportunity to recover surrounded by the comforts of home. The Care at Home…

A message from Michigan Medicine leaders: Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2021

As we enter the holiday season, it is a time for us to pause and reflect on what is most important and valued in both our professional and personal lives. While we began the year with optimism, 2021 presented many challenges for our teams. It is with the deepest gratitude that we express our appreciation for your contributions to solving many new problems and achieving many significant milestones. Despite the multiple surges of the pandemic and current challenges such as staffing, we have persevered in our teamwork and innovation, a true reflection of how we practice our core values every…

Reducing stress, improving recognition among areas of focus following engagement survey

November 22, 2021

Earlier this year, faculty and staff from across Michigan Medicine made their voices heard as part of the 2021 Vital Voices Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey. Now, leaders across the organization…

‘Our words matter,’ writes CEO Marschall Runge in his latest ‘Kindness and Compassion’ blog

November 16, 2021

In his Minute with Marschall blog, Chief Executive Officer Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., discusses how critical it is to be more tolerant of each other’s opinions and shares how we can become more compassionate and less judgmental within our challenging, hectic work environment. Share your own stories about workplace compassion as part of the discussion in his latest blog. Click here to check it out.

Amy Cohn, Ph.D., appointed Michigan Medicine’s chief transformation officer

November 11, 2021

Amy Cohn, Ph.D., has been appointed as Michigan Medicine’s chief transformation officer, in addition to her current role as professor and faculty director of the Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety (CHEPS) within the College of Engineering. In this new role, Cohn will bring her expertise in engineering techniques to improve operations and problem solving in the health care area. She will lead a health care operational engineering team that will collaborate with executive leadership to define project priorities, provide rapid response to critical operational events, and improve outcomes by studying and implementing process re-design and enhancements. This appointment began…

Video: Nov. 5 leadership Town Hall

November 9, 2021

Leaders held a virtual Town Hall last Friday, Nov. 5 to provide various operational updates. If you missed it, you can now view a video by clicking here.

A closer look at burnout: What can we do about it?

November 8, 2021

Health care workers across the world are experiencing burnout — and it’s been worsened by the pandemic. Our own 2021 Faculty and Staff Engagement Surveys show that about half of faculty…

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual Town Hall this afternoon

November 5, 2021

This afternoon, Nov. 5, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall from 2 – 3 p.m. Topics to be covered include: updates from Health Information Technology & Services and Human Resources, information on well-being initiatives, pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations and a closer look at Care at Home. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241 Or One tap mobile :     US: +16468769923,,93473748241#  or +13017158592,,93473748241#

Read how teams are building our future workplace in the latest blog from Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

November 3, 2021

From large to small teams, from clinical to shared services, employees are working together within departments and units to design unique, collaborative hybrid environments which will build our future workplace.  Read about just a few of these solutions in Chief Executive Officer Marschall S. Runge’s Minute with Marschall blog. He also invites you to share your own experiences with new hybrid/remote workspaces.