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Access: Opening the doors for patients at Michigan Medicine

December 12, 2018

When a patient wants to receive care at Michigan Medicine, they should be able to see the right provider at the time they need and at the location that is most…

The journey to high reliability continues

December 11, 2018

In late November, partner consultant Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) returned to campus to continue the process of helping Michigan Medicine become a highly reliable organization. After having conducted a thorough analysis…

Taking action: Improvements made following 2018 Employee Engagement Survey

December 11, 2018

Earlier this year, Michigan Medicine employees had the opportunity to make their voices heard in vital ways that improve the way the organization carries out its mission of advancing health to…

Reminder: Submit questions for upcoming UH/CVC town hall

December 7, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a town hall with UH/CVC leadership on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition. Carr and Dwyer will also introduce recently-announced UH/CVC chief clinical officer David Miller, who began his new role Sept. 4. Questions and comments can be submitted anonymously by clicking here or by emailing Annemarie Lucas at acap@med.umich.edu. Questions will also be taken live during the event. This event is open to…

Last call: Survey on Michigan Medicine’s core values closes tomorrow

December 6, 2018

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to take a short survey that will help determine which core values the organization adopts. The survey is open through Dec. 7. Core values help to determine how an organization will pursue its purpose and further its mission. They are standards of behavior that lead to action. At Michigan Medicine, that means core values must help team members meet the following mission: “We advance health to serve Michigan and the world.” The survey is the culmination of feedback elicited at every level of the organization. Earlier this year, leaders from across Michigan Medicine…

Submit questions for UH/CVC town hall on Dec. 12

December 5, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a town hall with UH/CVC leadership on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition. Carr and Dwyer will also introduce recently-announced UH/CVC chief clinical officer David Miller, who began his new role Sept. 4. Questions and comments can be submitted anonymously by clicking here or by emailing Annemarie Lucas at acap@med.umich.edu. Questions will also be taken live during the event. This event is open to…

Jacqueline Bowman named U-M’s first ombudsperson for staff

December 3, 2018

Jacqueline Bowman has been appointed to lead the university’s new Office of the Staff Ombuds. All U-M staff working on the Ann Arbor campus and in Michigan Medicine will be eligible for ombuds services when the office opens in early 2019. A new staff ombuds website and more details on the location and appointment process will be available at that time. “Jacquie is the ideal person to support our staff in this new role,” said Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion. “Her training in counseling and educational psychology, direct experience as an ombudsperson and specific knowledge of U-M…

Deadline extended: Take a survey on Michigan Medicine’s core values

November 30, 2018

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to take a short survey that will help determine which core values the organization adopts. The survey is open now through Dec. 7.…

UH/CVC leaders to host town hall on Dec. 12

November 27, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a town hall with UH/CVC leadership on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition. Carr and Dwyer will also introduce recently-announced UH/CVC chief clinical officer David Miller, who began his new role Sept. 4. Questions and comments can be submitted anonymously by clicking here or by emailing Annemarie Lucas at acap@med.umich.edu. Questions will also be taken live during the event. This event is open to…