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Reminder – Electronic cigarettes prohibited at UMHS

In accordance with the University’s smoke-free policy update in January 2013, the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited at all University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers as well as other UMHS buildings. The policy can be viewed here and … Continue reading

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Save the date – Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner Buffet April 30

Please join Health System leadership for the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner Buffet on Wednesday, April 30 in the University Hospital Cafeteria. Members of Health System leadership will be serving breakfast from 6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. for midnight … Continue reading

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Spirituality and health – Is there a connection?

Faith and support help people deal with stress, add to overall health Do religion and spirituality impact our health? Scientific researchers and clergy alike believe in the positive relationship between spirituality and health. Regardless of the religion, evidence points to … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Clinical & Translational Research, Top Stories

2014 Dean’s Awards deadlines: Nominate faculty by May 1, staff by June 13

Members of the Medical School community are encouraged to nominate deserving educators, researchers and physicians by May 1, and staff by June 13, for the annual Dean’s Awards Program. The school currently is accepting nominations of faculty members in six … Continue reading

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Improving safety for patients on warfarin therapy

Orthopaedic Surgery/Anticoagulation Service partnership helps meet National Patient Safety Goals for high-risk medication A partnership between the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Anticoagulation Service improves patient safety for orthopaedic patients who are on high-risk/high-alert Warfarin therapy. Post-operative Orthopaedic Surgery … Continue reading

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U-M Health System recognizes volunteers for time and commitment

On Monday, U-M Health System faculty, staff and students came together to recognize and celebrate the important and selfless volunteer efforts we provide to so many in our surrounding community. “This formal recognition event acknowledges the many contributions that Health … Continue reading

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AMA conference shines spotlight on Medical School education

Ann Arbor became the epicenter for innovation in medical education on Monday, when dozens of leaders from top medical schools around the country, and from the American Medical Association, joined U-M’s own medical education leaders for a unique conference. The … Continue reading

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Protect yourself and our community – Use crosswalks and traffic signals near UMHHC

In recent months, a growing number of pedestrians have been observed jaywalking and not using traffic signals when commuting to the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers. Pedestrians often cross the street from the Arbor Heights Parking lot at the curve … Continue reading

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Google Chrome is coming soon to a CoreImage workstation near you

Starting mid-April, MCIT will begin deploying Google Chrome out to all Windows 7 UMHS CoreImage workstations. Google Chrome will become a supplemental browser to Internet Explorer (IE). IE 8 continues to be the standard browser for CoreImage computers and the … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Computing & Technology, Top Stories

Tell us how your department or unit advances the health of the community

The University of Michigan Health System has a dedicated history of improving community health and well-being. Now more than ever, hospitals nationally are engaged with the community to bring about positive public health outcomes. Called “Community Benefit”, these activities bring … Continue reading

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