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Problem-solving in pathology produces results for patients and employees

January 11th, 2023

All issues brought to the Practicing Healthcare Improvement class are related to U-M Health’s BASE strategic priorities, which creates problem-solving opportunities that contribute to organizational success. Emily Schwedler, an administrative manager in pathology, was able to solve a long-running issue in her department thanks to her participation in the course. Click through to see how she found success and learn how the innovative class may benefit you and your colleagues!

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Using inclusive language: A handy guide to discussing weight and body perceptions

January 10th, 2023

When using the written or spoken word, language is essential when it comes to creating an inclusive and equitable environment. With that in mind, the Department of Communication and its partners have created a handy guide to make sure your language does not intentionally or unintentionally create an unwelcoming atmosphere at Michigan Medicine. With many new year's resolutions focused on weight and body perceptions, click through to learn how you can better communicate about these important topics.

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Creating special moments for patients during the holidays

January 9th, 2023

U-M Health’s Trauma Burn Center is considered one of the best in the country. Each year, the center treats more than 1,400 patients with severe injuries. On top of clinical success, community partners affiliated with the center bolster these efforts by improving the experience for patients both during and after they have been in the team’s care. Click through for a look back at special holiday events benefiting those served by the Trauma Burn Center!

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What connections keep your unit running?

January 6th, 2023

In support of the organization’s mission and goal of ransomware readiness, Information Assurance is partnering with business units to create a transparent and comprehensive inventory of Digital Critical Assets. Click through to learn how you can help carry out this important initiative!

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Peek inside a bank full of priceless gifts

January 5th, 2023

Deep inside University Hospital lies a gleaming new bank, devoted to handling priceless treasure and storing it safely. But this bank is no ordinary savings and loan, or credit union. This is the Michigan Medicine Blood Bank, which recently opened in a brand-new facility that took six years to plan. Click through for more on the bank, which is staffed by remarkable team members who have stepped up time and again amid external challenges over the past few years!

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Academy helps innovators advance cardiovascular care

January 4th, 2023

The Aikens Innovation Academy, offered by Fast Forward Medical Innovation in partnership with the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, is designed to create, nurture and support a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship through education and mentorship. Click through to learn how this unique program is helping team members turn ideas into marketable products and processes to advance cardiovascular care!

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It’s time for a fresh start, so what’s in your chuck-it bucket?

January 3rd, 2023

Whether personally or professionally, everyone has earned a fresh start as the calendar flips to 2023. That’s the idea behind Headlines’ annual “chuck-it bucket.” This tradition, now in its third year, asks faculty, staff and learners what they are planning to leave in the past. Click through to share what you will do differently this year to make it better than 2022!

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2022 in Review: Headlines stories of the year

December 23rd, 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the accomplishments, milestones and standout moments from the past 12 months. This year, we celebrated historic achievements, met a selfless couple who donated a kidney to their children and watched as the future of the organization was built right in front of our eyes. Through it all, you have continued to step up for one another, carrying out exceptional patient care, education and research. With the calendar soon flipping to 2023, click through for one last look at the top Headlines stories of 2022!

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2022 in Review: Videos of the Year

December 22nd, 2022

All week, Headlines is recapping everything that took place at Michigan Medicine in 2022. Today's year-in-review focuses on the top five videos from Michigan Medicine, including the one-kidney family, women breaking bias, a spinal cord injury survivor, the 2021 Baby Boom, and formerly conjoined twins.

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