Monthly Archives: June 2013

Severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 1:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Washtenaw County. For your protection, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Please share this warning with patients, visitors and colleagues who … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements

Karen Zander to present on Care Management (July 10)

Karen Zander, RN, MS, CMAC, FAAN, Principal and Co-owner of The Center for Case Management, will be the keynote speaker at a Care Management workshop July 10. Her talk begins at 8 a.m. in Med Sci I M3330 before a … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Clinical Care, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

UMHS public relations campaign wins honorable mention in national PR awards

The U-M Health System’s public relations campaign last fall for Wolverines for Life won an honorable mention in the national Ragan’s Communications PR Daily Awards. The campaign promoted organ, blood and bone marrow donation awareness through traditional media and social … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Gifts of Art presents Salsa by Los Gatos (July 11)

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Pete Siers, drummer and leader of the renowned Latin jazz combo Los Gatos, is a powerful, intensely physical and dynamic player on timbales, coro and percussion. The group will perform from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 in … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Monica Lypson, M.D. elected to Executive Board of the National Board of Examiners

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The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) is pleased to announce that Monica L. Lypson, M.D. MHPE was elected to a two-year term as an at-large member of the National Board of Medical Examiners Board of Directors (“NBME Executive Board”). … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones, Announcements

Check out the Food Myths bulletin in the UH cafeteria, win a prize

Learn more about common food myths by visiting the bulletin board in the University Hospital cafeteria and the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month website. You may also enter your name into a drawing by the bulletin board by July … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Quit tobacco support group for older adults (July 9)

Quit tobacco support group for older adults is a free support group led by MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service and open to any adult over age 50 who has quit or is thinking about quitting tobacco. The group meets from 3-4:30 … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events, Your Health & Wellness

New vanpool from Grass Lake needs three more riders

A new Grass Lake vanpool is looking for three more riders. Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work area is KMS and Industrial Highway. Sit back and enjoy the ride, save gas, and reduce wear and tear … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Changes to UMHS print mail coming soon

Beginning Monday, July 8, UMHS Mail Services will reduce the number of days hard copy mail is delivered to a number of locations throughout the U-M Health System, not including the Medical School. The new mail schedule is being made … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Quality, Safety and Environment

June Newsflash features HealthPlus updates, Out-of-State Medicaid Process and more

The June 2013 Newsflash is now available on the UMHS Contracting Website at http://www.med.umich.edu/i/cpr/Newsletter/index.htm.Featured Articles:1. Blue Cross Complete Transitions to AmeriHealth Effective Aug.12. HAP Transitions to a New Administrative System in July3. HealthPlus of Michigan Updates4. Out-of-State Medicaid Process5. Intro … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care