Week in Review: Week of April 9, 2018

April 13, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

It was a feel-good week at Headlines!

Readers met Elias, a 7-month-old getting world-class care at Michigan Medicine for his extremely rare immunodeficiency disease. Also this week, the Office of Patient Experience shined a spotlight on employees who are owning the patient experience; faculty and staff were recognized for making a difference; and members of the organization learned tips to help shape their financial future.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest:

Treating ‘NEMO’: Baby becomes 22nd registered case of rare disease

At just 7-months-old, Elias Argirokastritis needs a bone marrow transplant. That’s because the boy has a rare disease called “NEMO,” diagnosed by experts at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Click here to learn more about Elias, the incredible care he is receiving at Michigan Medicine and his disease, which has only been documented 22 times in the U.S.

Service Spotlight: Owning the patient experience

Later this month, the organization will celebrate Patient Experience Week with a full slate of activities and events. To help prepare, the Office of Patient Experience is highlighting three employees who take patient experience to heart each and every day. Click through for the stories of Julie Derosset, Auda Checchi and Niaja De’Boest.

Making a Difference: March 2018 highlights

Employees across the organization work hard every day to inspire their colleagues and make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Check out some of the remarkable faculty and staff members who were lauded by a patient, family member or coworker last month.

Grow your financial well-being: What you need to know

Next Tuesday is Tax Day, making now the perfect time to focus on your finances. While the topic can often seem daunting or overwhelming, Michigan Medicine provides faculty and staff with workshops and countless online resources to make managing your money easier to handle. Learn about all the organization has to offer by clicking here.

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