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Be happy, safe and healthy this Fourth of July!

July 2nd, 2020

Independence Day may look a bit different this year. Many fireworks shows or parades have been canceled, and families may have put off barbecues and picnics. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun at home or while practicing social distancing. And that means some of you may be planning to put on a fireworks show of your own. Click through for tips from a Michigan Medicine expert on how to do so while keeping yourself and those around you as safe as possible!

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Dealing with canceled summer plans? Join Mott for virtual camp fun!

July 1st, 2020

Are you looking for something exciting — and enriching — for your kids over the summer? If so, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has the ideal solution: Camp Little Victors, a virtual summer camp for youngsters! Click through for more on the camp that will allow your kids to have a blast in the safest possible environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Answering the call: Call centers prove vital in helping organization ramp down, then back up

June 30th, 2020

They may be some of the most behind-the-scenes members of the Michigan Medicine team. Indeed, many patients or families never even see their faces. But without them, appointments would never be made, patients would never be seen, procedures would never take place and health care would never be advanced. Click through for more on the organization’s call centers and the important work they have carried out over the past few months!

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On the front lines of home care

June 29th, 2020

For many at Michigan Medicine, working lives seemed to change overnight. From the donning of new personal protective equipment, to working from home and becoming intimately familiar with Zoom, everyone has had to learn and adjust to new habits and procedures. For members of Home Care Services, there have indeed been large adjustments, but the work itself has very much remained “business as usual.” Click through for more on this valuable team!

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Week in Review: Week of June 22, 2020

June 26th, 2020

From Detroit to Chelsea to Ann Arbor and ambulatory clinics across the region, the features in Headlines were all over the map this week. For instance, readers learned about a new hospitalist service the organization launched at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital. A few days earlier, Michigan Medicine outlined details of a new laundry cooperative recently opened in Detroit. Click through for those stories and more as part of the Headlines Week in Review!

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A pathway for patients: Michigan Medicine expands hospital services in Chelsea

June 25th, 2020

At Michigan Medicine, the goal is to provide world-class care to as many patients as possible. However, limited capacity at the main academic medical center sometimes makes such a goal challenging. That’s where the organization’s partnerships, affiliations and joint ventures come in. Click through for more on the new Michigan Hospitalist Chelsea Service, which will offer inpatients expanded options thanks to a joint venture with St. Joseph Mercy Health.

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Michigan Medicine launches new resource to help employees safely return to work

June 24th, 2020

As restrictions begin to lift throughout Michigan, many employees wonder when they will be returning to the office — and what returning to work will look like during the COVID-19 pandemic. As services and clinics begin to ramp operations, click through to learn about the Michigan Medicine COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan for Employees, which has been developed to support the re-engagement of faculty and staff, and adopt specific processes and procedures to prevent transmission of the virus.

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Making a Difference: May 2020 highlights

June 23rd, 2020

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps the team to become more motivated, drives better teamwork and gives each individual a sense that they are an integral part of achieving organizational goals. Click through to check out a few faculty and staff who helped Michigan Medicine provide exceptional care and service last month!

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Get a ‘load’ of this: Michigan Medicine joins laundry cooperative

June 22nd, 2020

Michigan Medicine is partnering with two other regional health systems on a cooperative laundry services facility that opened June 1 in Detroit. Click through to learn more about this new state-of-the-art plant and how it will benefit both the organization and the community!

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