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March Madness for science? Vote for U-M pulmonologist!

March 7, 2017

The U-M basketball teams aren't the only ones going for national glory in tournament play this March.…

Register for ecology and evolutionary biology symposium

March 7, 2017

The U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is pleased to announce an exciting international symposium about the ecology and evolutionary biology of phenotypic plasticity on Saturday, March 11 from 8:15…

Early-bird rates end soon for Adolescent Health Conference

March 7, 2017

Early-bird rates end this week for the 2017 Conference on Adolescent Health: Translating Research into Practice on April 24-25! The discounted registration rates are available through Friday, March 10. The 2017…

Coming March 25: New MiChart functionality replaces TeleTracking

March 7, 2017

As part of an ongoing effort to move toward a single-system Electronic Health Record, MiChart teams, in conjunction with operational partners in the Admitting Bed Coordination Center (ABCC), Environmental Services (EVS), and Patient Transportation, are pleased to announce the implementation of a new MiChart functionality to replace the current Teletracking system.New features of this bed management system will result in a number of improvements including visible traffic management, improved patient flow, communications between operational units, enhanced patient intake and improved coordination of transfer and referrals, to name a few.The bed management functionality will be implemented on March 25 and the…

Reminder: Secure your emails with PHI

March 6, 2017

All emails containing sensitive information, including patient health information — or PHI — must be secured. Federal regulations and Michigan Medicine policy require this, but most importantly, our patients’ trust depends on protecting their…

Vote in Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge to support DIPG research at Mott

March 6, 2017

Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein has made it to the final four of the 7th annual Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge, which means he is just a step away from a $100,000…

When to refer a patient to a financial counselor

March 6, 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.edu Phone: 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…

Workshop: Creating the ideal work culture

March 3, 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…

Workshop: Launching a clinical translational research career with MICHR

March 3, 2017

The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, or MICHR, is dedicated to enabling clinical and translational research in order to improve the lives of individuals and their communities. Since its founding in 2006, MICHR has promoted and supported clinical and translational investigation at U-M, serving as a research hub for faculty and staff from 20 schools, colleges and institutes and more than 170 departments and divisions across campus. MICHR's services span education, community engagement, research support and management, informatics and more. They do this by being a catalytic partner that educates, funds, connects and supports research teams. Please join…