Week in Review: Week of Sept. 25, 2017

September 29, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

It’s the end of the first full week of autumn, which yielded a good crop of stories!

First, readers learned about Francene Lundy, R.N., who traveled to Kenya to provide health care to those in need. Faculty and staff were also introduced to the Patient Equipment team; Gifts of Art shared details of the ongoing Employee Art Exhibition; and Ranjit Aiyagari, M.D., talked about his new role as chief medical information officer.

In case you missed it, here’s what Headlines “harvested:”

Our Nurses Know: Empathy

For Francene Lundy, R.N., a medical mission trip to Migori, Kenya opened her eyes to what Americans sometimes take for granted. Find out more about Lundy’s journey, including the lessons she learned and the patients she will remember the most.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Patient Equipment

It’s a monumental task — getting more than 10,000 pieces of equipment to patients across the health system. But it’s a task that the Patient Equipment team and its 42 staff members carries out on a daily basis. Click here for more about the Michigan Medicine team that equips patients and colleagues for success!

Employees at the ‘art of it all’ during annual exhibition

From ceramics to photography, paintings to jewelry, the ongoing Employee Art Exhibition has something for everyone. Learn more about the display at Taubman Center, which is made up of more than 100 pieces of art from 79 creative and talented members of the Michigan Medicine community!

Adapting technology to enhance Michigan Medicine’s mission: Q&A with Ranjit Aiyagari, M.D.

Ranjit Aiyagari, M.D., was named the organization’s chief medical information officer a little more than a month ago. Click through to find out what he envisions for the future of his role and how it differs from — and complements — other information technology positions across the health system.

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