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Video: Leadership Town Hall from June 11

June 15, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders hosted a virtual Town Hall last Friday, June 11. The information shared included updates on COVID-19 and human resources, a look at a new Hospital Care at Home initiative and guidelines from the Flexible First Workplace/Workforce committee. If you missed it, a video of the meeting is now available.

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual town hall this afternoon

June 11, 2021

Don't forget, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual town hall this afternoon, June 11, from 2 – 3 p.m.  Updates from operations, human resources, the Flexible First Workforce Committee and marketing will be provided to faculty and staff. To join the meeting, click on the link below. https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Quality Department transition

June 10, 2021

Five years ago, the Quality Department was established as a centralized, shared services department to support the health system business units. Since then, the department has helped the organization make great strides in safety and quality, including attaining a CMS 5-star hospital rating, launching and implementing high reliability, reducing hospital acquired conditions (HACs), and achieving consistently high rankings by national and international institutions. Looking to the next five years, it is anticipated that the Quality Department will continue to evolve to support the greater alignment and expansion of quality and safety across the health system. In order to facilitate that…

What do you imagine the new hybrid workplace will look and feel like?

June 9, 2021

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., wants to know! In his latest Minute with Marschall blog, he invites you to look at our workplace through a different kind of lens. As Sept. 13 draws near, many groups are preparing to return to work, either full- or part-time, while others may remain at home working remotely. Either way, this “hybrid” world will not look or feel the same as it did before the pandemic. Read what Runge has to say about our flexible path forward and share your thoughts about your own work environment.     

Leaders to host virtual town hall this Friday, June 11

June 8, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual town hall this Friday, June 11 from 2 – 3 p.m.  Updates from operations, human resources, the Flexible First Workforce Committee and marketing will be provided to faculty and staff. To join the meeting, click on the link below. https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Birth Center in Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital expecting summer surge

June 7, 2021

The Birth Center in Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital is anticipated to have a surge of patients during the summer months. Hospital data shows a 10-to-15% higher volume of patients expected in June, July and August. To accommodate this surge and provide patients safe, highly-reliable care, the Birth Center needs additional beds. A variety of capacity and strategy workgroups met over the past several months to plan for this expected surge and the downstream impacts to patient safety, and devised a strategy. Units that are impacted in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, as well as some adult…

Updated logos, new name for clinical enterprise launched as part of Michigan Medicine brand realignment initiative

June 3, 2021

When you introduce yourself at a national conference, how do you describe where you work? When patients tell someone where they received their care, how do they reference us? Do learners…

Diversity Means More: Diversify the Workforce

June 2, 2021

The Anti-Racism Oversight Committee’s Diversify the Workforce subcommittee is working to identify and address critical factors in Michigan Medicine’s demographic composition. Once that work is completed, the team will recommend short-…

2021 Vital Voices Staff Engagement Survey results: How we did and what’s to come

June 1, 2021

In March, employees across Michigan Medicine made their voices heard as part of the 2021 Vital Voices Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey. After being postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19, the…