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Non-union staff election for Police Department Oversight Committee open through Friday

June 19, 2018

The election for the non-union staff representative for the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee is now underway through Friday, June 22. The candidates are: Rolfe Carlson, proposals and contracts supervisor, Institute of Social Research Jeffrey Stout, simulation engineer, Michigan Medicine Sierra Bulson, research analyst, Office of Development Andrea Poli, breaker space technician, School of Engineering Kim Rize, department administrator, general medicine Ann Vollano, assistant athletic director for compliance, athletics Staff members in Ann Arbor who are not represented by a union are eligible to vote for one representative to the committee. Online voting is available now through 5 p.m. on…

Faculty, staff get two thumbs up for hand hygiene compliance

June 18, 2018

Thank you to all faculty and staff for continued efforts to improve hand hygiene compliance at Michigan Medicine! In May, the organization surpassed its compliance goal for the sixth consecutive month. Everyone’s continued work and support of hand hygiene initiatives have contributed to the organization’s overall success. As a reminder, an easy way to improve hand hygiene compliance in your unit or department is to keep three simple behaviors in mind: Clean: Clean in and out of patient rooms and between tasks. Remind: Remind others when they may miss an opportunity for hand hygiene. Thank: If reminded about hand hygiene respond by saying…

Why I Work Here: Peggy Wright, Office for Health Equity and Inclusion

June 13, 2018

Michigan Medicine is a world-class destination for patient care, education and research, thanks…

Seven units earn hand hygiene recognition

June 12, 2018

Congratulations to seven units across Michigan Medicine, who were recently recognized by Infection Prevention and Epidemiology as the top performing areas for hand hygiene compliance in May! The units are: CVC ICU, 8DNS, CVC OR, radiology prep/recovery, UH OR, UH PACU and the Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital OR. All seven will receive an award from IPE and be added to the department’s honor roll. Dozens of others were added to the honor roll, as well, for achieving high hand hygiene marks last month. They include: Mott OR, PCTU, 7W, MPACU, CCMU, 6B, peds dialysis, 12W, EVS, 6C, MSSU Blue, MPU…

Making a Difference: May 2018 highlights

June 12, 2018

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…

Non-union staff election for Police Department Oversight Committee open through June 22

June 11, 2018

The election for the non-union staff representative for the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee is now underway through June 22. The candidates are: Rolfe Carlson, proposals and contracts supervisor, Institute of Social Research Jeffrey Stout, simulation engineer, Michigan Medicine Sierra Bulson, research analyst, Office of Development Andrea Poli, breaker space technician, School of Engineering Kim Rize, department administrator, general medicine Ann Vollano, assistant athletic director for compliance, athletics Staff members in Ann Arbor who are not represented by a union are eligible to vote for one representative to the committee. Online voting is available now through 5 p.m. on June…

7C recognized for patient safety efforts

June 7, 2018

Congratulations to the faculty and staff of 7C, who went an entire year without a CAUTI (Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection). The organization lauded the team with a 365 Days of Safety…

Our Nurses Know: Impact

June 7, 2018

Kim Smith has been working at Michigan Medicine for 32 years, helping patients and families in units and departments across the academic medical center. “I’ve spent time in the surgical ICU,…

Neuro ICU earns 365 Days of Safety Award

June 4, 2018

Congratulations to the Neuro ICU for going a full year without a CLABSI (Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection)! For their efforts, the unit’s faculty and staff earned a 365 Days of Safety…