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Teamwork + fun + inclusion: A recipe for success

December 1st, 2022

This time of year, everyone is searching for the perfect recipe – the best way to cook a meal for family and friends, the best holiday cookie recipe, or the easiest way to reheat leftovers. While many may look to secret family ingredients to find success, two areas at Michigan Medicine found the perfect recipe for improving engagement among their team, with a focus on belonging and inclusion. Click through for more on the efforts of the acute hemodialysis unit and the pediatric medical specialties contact center!

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Her heart stopped more than 25 times. ECMO saved her life.

November 30th, 2022

What first felt like just shortness of breath was actually the sign of something much more serious for 39-year-old April Hogan. A major heart attack led to heart failure and the need for intervention from team members across U-M Health. Now, after two birthdays in the hospital, Hogan is celebrating with a brand-new heart and a new lease on life. Click through for her remarkable story!

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Check in on your FY23 Valuation

November 29th, 2022

It’s almost December — and almost the end of the second quarter of FY23. Time flies! Now is a good time to check in on how leaders and staff are progressing with their FY23 Valuation. This quarter focuses on reviewing individual goals and development plans, as well as preparing for mid-year reviews in early 2023. Click through for tools and resources that will help you do just that!

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Did you see the Mott float in America’s Thanksgiving Parade?!

November 28th, 2022

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital celebrated Thanksgiving morning with a branded, colorful, double-flatbed float in America’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Detroit. The new float was dedicated to all of the teams at Mott who help make it the No. 1 children's hospital in the state. Click through for a look back at the festivities!

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Mott celebrates brand new float in America’s Thanksgiving Parade

November 23rd, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving! This year, Mott will debut its first-ever custom-branded float in America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Downtown Detroit. The float will recognize all of the team members who contribute to the state’s No. 1 children’s hospital. Click through to learn more about the float and to see a photo gallery from a mini Thanksgiving parade held at Mott earlier this week!

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Care at Home’s strong program needs ‘culture shift’ to reach next level

November 22nd, 2022

Since the introduction of the Care at Home initiative last year, a dedicated team has successfully admitted more than 70 patients to the Hospital Care at Home program and over 500 patients to the Completion at Home program by expanding its reach, introducing more providers and new technology. For these initiatives to continue to grow, it will take the efforts of all faculty, staff and learners to embrace how they provide benefits to both patients and employees. Click through to learn how you can help!

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Is your email becoming a burden? Leaders suggest norms, researcher studies solutions

November 21st, 2022

After engagement survey results showed that employees agreed with the statement that “email contributes to my feelings of burnout or stress,” team members carried out research to explore solutions to the problem. Click through for tips and tools that will help leaders and employees limit “email fatigue” and improve wellness across the organization!

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Be a safe shopper: Quick tips to help you navigate the web safely over the holidays

November 18th, 2022

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means the holiday shopping season has arrived! With Cyber Monday only 10 days away, it’s important that you are aware of potential dangers that loom online. Click through for a few tips from the organization’s Information Assurance team to help you practice safe cyber habits during the busiest time of year.

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Addressing ‘unique challenges’: How Community Health Services is helping prevent homelessness and hunger

November 17th, 2022

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Three programs at Michigan Medicine run by Community Health Services — the Housing Bureau for Seniors, Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels and Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools — work to improve care for people facing these challenges every day. Click through for more on these essential programs!

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