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Accessing applications from outside network to be easier, more convenient

April 3, 2017

Health Information Technology & Services, or HITS, is pleased to announce that there will be a simpler, more convenient way for many users to access hosted applications, such as MiChart, from outside the Michigan Medicine network. The changes take effect on Tuesday, April 4. What’s new? Employees accessing MiChart from non-CoreImage, or personally owned devices, outside of the Michigan Medicine network can now either: Download the new Citrix Receiver. In conjunction with Two-Factor Authentication (Duo), using the Citrix Receiver will allow you to securely connect to the Michigan Medicine network without using a browser or Virtual Private Network (VPN).  For…

When to refer a patient to a financial counselor

April 3, 2017

Any time a patient wants to pay 100% in full for an item or service and asks not to submit a bill to his or her insurance, immediately refer the patient to a Patient Financial Counselor (PFC).Email: PFC-counselors@med.umich.eduPhone: 734-232-2621 (local) or 877-326-9155 (toll free)Due to an expanded patient right under HIPAA, health care providers are required to restrict disclosure to a patient’s health plan if the patient asks that the provider not bill insurance for an item or service and the patient agrees to and does pay 100% in full for that item or service. A patient may make this request…

Workshop: Writing successful scientific papers

March 31, 2017

Join this workshop, led by Tom Annesley, Ph.D., to learn how to avoid making the most common errors authors make when developing scientific papers.Such errors include:The introduction: Failing to set the scene for the readerThe results: Confusing data from resultsFigures and tables: Difficulty reading and grasping the message from these elementsThe discussion: Making a poor argument for your workResponding to reviewers: Failure to help reviewers see changes that were madeWhen: Tuesday, May 23Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.Where: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar Rooms (1st floor)Register onlineThis workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development, and is open to faculty only.…

Workshop: Creating the ideal work culture

March 31, 2017

Would you like to reinvent your work culture and create greater employee engagement? Get the tools you need to create a thriving work team where health and well-being contribute to success. In this interactive session, you will identify the role you play in creating an environment where others want to join in. A positive workplace culture addresses more than physical well-being. It supports the emotional, mental, social and occupational dimensions of well-being.Through dialog and self-reflection, you will begin to define your desired workplace culture and identify what you need to do next to make it a reality.Attend the workshop to: Increase your team’s…

Radiation dosimeters due

March 31, 2017

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange at the beginning of the month — on or around Saturday, April 1. Please return your March (or first quarter) dosimetry…

Help Michigan Medicine team capture STAT Madness title

March 31, 2017

A team of Michigan Medicine scientists and physicians has a shot at a national title — and you can help them win by voting in the final round of STAT Madness,…

Week in Review: Week of March 27, 2017

March 31, 2017

There’s no better way to wrap-up recognition month than with a week full of stories honoring those who make a difference to their colleagues, patients and families. Headlines profiled the Patient…

Nominations now accepted for 2017 Dean’s Awards

March 30, 2017

The U-M Medical School’s faculty and staff have helped the university reach great heights, including a top-five ranking among primary care institutions, a top-10 showing among research schools and a top-10 recipient of National Institutes of Health funding. To honor the best and brightest faculty and staff, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs/Dean is accepting nominations for the 2017 Dean’s Awards Program. Click on each award name for more information on how to nominate. Dean’s Awards for Faculty:The deadline for nominations for the following faculty awards — which carry a $5,000 discretionary academic support prize in each category…

Celebrate National Walking Day on April 5

March 30, 2017

Did you know the average American spends nine or 10 hours of their day sitting? It’s time to get out from in front of your screens and get active! The Frankel…