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Take action to avoid online scams and tax fraud

February 25, 2016

Phishing, identity theft, and data breach headlines confront us every day. Attackers increasingly target universities and healthcare systems. Take these actions to protect university data and systems, as well as your…

U-M norovirus update: Hand hygiene safety reminder

February 24, 2016

Recently, U-M officials investigated and confirmed a norovirus outbreak on campus and have implemented special virus-related cleaning procedures as a result.  The outbreak is a good reminder about the importance of…

Spouses/OQAs can participate in MHealthy Rewards!

February 24, 2016

Did you know? As a qualifying benefits-eligible faculty or staff member, if you have a spouse or other qualified adult (OQA) enrolled on a U-M health plan, they also can participate…

New van pool forming along the Telegraph corridor – One spot left!

February 23, 2016

Calling all south Oakland County commuters! A new University of Michigan vanpool is forming along the Telegraph corridor with drop-offs at North Campus, Medical Center, and Central Campus. If you commute…

Severe Flu Illness Reported by CDC

February 16, 2016

Flu season is in full effect and influenza activity is increasing across the country according to a recent health advisory released by the CDC, which has received several reports of severe…

The Importance of Encryption When Using Removable Media

February 15, 2016

When we share, transfer, send, store, or back up information to and from our workstations and mobile devices, we should be using methods that ensure the security of that information. To…

Funds still available to solve ergonomic issues in the workplace

February 11, 2016

UMHS departments and units in need of financial help to purchase equipment or redesign work processes to solve ergonomic issues can receive up to $5,000 in MHealthy ergonomics grant funds. Any…

ActiveU: One man’s healthy goal becomes whole team’s mission

February 10, 2016

Already down 100 pounds in the past year, Nurse's Aide Casey Jentzen is on the path to a healthier lifestyle. And with the help of U-M's ActiveU programs his mission to slim down…

When to refer patients to a financial counselor

February 10, 2016

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…