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Quality Month at UMHS kicks off this week

October 5, 2015

Each year, teams throughout our hospitals and health centers celebrate Quality Month in October by showcasing their projects in a public display of storyboards. The Quality Month storyboard and recognition event takes…

Try today’s $1 off Monday food item

October 5, 2015

Every Monday in October, get $1 off delicious and nutritious sandwiches, salads and more. All food items are MHealthy-approved and include a free bottle of water. A different item is featured…

Don’t get your info stolen while traveling

October 2, 2015

FBI provides tips on preventing information theft during international travel Do you know how to protect your data and intellectual property while traveling abroad? At this seminar for U-M researchers and…

Radiation dosimeters due

October 1, 2015

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange Oct. 1. Return your September (or third quarter) dosimetry to your departmental dosimetry contact and retrieve your October (or fourth quarter) dosimetry.…

Last M Farmers Market today

October 1, 2015

Get your fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables right here at the University Hospital Courtyard today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Flowers, potted plants, herbs and other farm products will also…

Quality and Safety: The New Currency of Academic Health Systems (Oct. 6)

September 30, 2015

Dr. Richard Shannon, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Virginia, will be the Lean Thinker's Series speaker for Quality Month. He will be speaking on "Quality and…

ICD-10 starts this week – Are you prepared?

September 30, 2015

Starting Thursday, Oct. 1, UMHS coding and billing processes will use ICD-10 codes for encounters with dates of service 10-1-15 or later. (ICD-9 codes will continue to be used for encounters…

How can health professionals renew their sense of purpose?

September 30, 2015

5 key factors from SPH's Vic Strecher How can health professionals renew their purpose and find the energy they need to reach their goals? Hear from Victor Strecher, Ph.D. of the…

Is public reporting ready for primetime? The cardiac surgery outcomes reporting debate

September 29, 2015

Public reporting is becoming an increasingly discussed topic in medicine among many sub-specialties and has led to quality improvement inititiaves and better education among consumers.As Mott cardiac surgeon Dr. Jennifer Romano…