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Spot sepsis, stop sepsis: Early detection and fast action save lives

March 24, 2021

Improving outcomes for patients with sepsis is a priority at Michigan Medicine, and a great deal of work is being done to provide care teams with the information and tools they…

‘We find our strength through teamwork’: Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

March 23, 2021

“Among all of our core values, I believe it is through teamwork that we discover and show our true strength. When we work together, we can really make the difference,” wrote Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D. in his recent blog. To celebrate Michigan Medicine’s core value of teamwork, Runge shared examples of great collaboration as he reflected over this past year. He invited others to join the discussion and share their teamwork stories as well. Click here for more.

Fostering a ‘sense of belonging’ to improve culture, care: Q&A with David Miller, M.D., M.P.H.

March 23, 2021

At the beginning of 2021, David Miller, M.D., M.P.H., took over as president of the U-M Health System. In the months since, he has helped guide the organization through the ongoing…

Video: Town Hall from March 19

March 22, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders hosted a virtual town hall last Friday, March 19. If you missed it, a video is now available to view. To make it easier to get caught up on the topics discussed during the event, refer to the timestamps below: Welcome: 0:10COVID-19 update: 1:10Vaccine update: 5:04Research update: 14:47Recharge rooms: 29:43Brand campaign: 35:39Q&A: 44:55

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual town hall this afternoon

March 19, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a town hall discussion this Friday, March 19, at 2 p.m. Among the topics to be discussed include COVID-19/vaccine updates, a research update, recharge rooms, the Michigan Medicine brand campaign and more. There will also be a Q&A session. To join the webinar: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Passcode: 657670 Or iPhone one-tap:     US: +13017158592,,92478265278#  or +13126266799,,92478265278# Or Telephone:         US: +1 301 715 8592, Webinar ID: 924 7826 5278

Community Conversation: Processing anti-Asian racism

March 18, 2021

Michigan Medicine would like to express its deepest condolences to all who are impacted by the recent display of hatred and violence.  The organization stands in alignment with the university and president Mark Schlissel and continues to take a stand against hate, violence, xenophobia and racism. U-M Chief Diversity Officer Rob Sellers has also posted a statement. “In light of the tragic vicious mass shooting that took place earlier this week in Atlanta, and the widespread increase in violence against Asian and Asian Americans nationwide, it is imperative that we stand in solidarity and support our Asian and Asian-American community…

Putting the ‘safe’ in safety: Kellogg Eye Center engages staff in high reliability work

March 17, 2021

Kellogg teams have made patient safety a priority. On a recent weekday morning when Kellogg Eye Center (KEC) clinics would normally be filled with patients, the waiting rooms were empty and…

Leaders to host virtual town hall this Friday, March 19

March 16, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a town hall discussion this Friday, March 19, at 2 p.m. Among the topics to be discussed include COVID-19/vaccine updates, a research update, recharge rooms, the Michigan Medicine brand campaign and more. There will also be a Q&A session. To join the webinar: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Passcode: 657670 Or iPhone one-tap:     US: +13017158592,,92478265278#  or +13126266799,,92478265278# Or Telephone:         US: +1 301 715 8592, Webinar ID: 924 7826 5278

Michigan Medicine recognizes Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 15, 2021

This week, Michigan Medicine joins health care systems across the country in recognizing Patient Safety Awareness Week. While patient safety is a top priority throughout the year, this week provides an opportunity to refresh our focus on HRO skills and renew our dedication to creating and maintaining a culture of safety for all. “This year, as we can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel in the fight against COVID-19, we have a unique opportunity to view patient safety through the lens of a public health crisis,” said David C. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., president of the U-M…