Come celebrate Gifts of Art's 20th anniversary showcasing the artistic talent of Health System employees by participating in—or taking time to peruse—the 2007 Annual Employee Art Exhibition June 25 – Aug. 22 in the Taubman Gallery South, Level 1. All UMHS employees are invited to submit artwork by the first week of June. Visitors can vote for the People’s Choice award winner at the exhibit site, and prizes will be awarded at a reception July 10. Get exhibit guidelines and submission forms.
The year 2007 marks 20 years of service excellence for M-LINE, our referring physician communication service. With a focus on relationship management and call flow efficiency—and staffed by knowledgeable and dedicated employees—M-LINE’s call volume has grown from 1,200 calls in its first year to more than 72,000 calls annually today. Consistently rated one of the most highly valued services within the Health System, M-LINE serves more than 15,000 referring physicians, assists more than 1,000 new physicians each year and is part of the only physician and consumer call center in the nation to earn Certified Center of Excellence status.
Postal code changes update: The University may be at risk for losing its postal discounts due to inaccurate addressing of incoming mail. All faculty and staff should review stationery items such as letterhead, business cards, mailing envelope return addresses and labels, and any other resources where addresses may be used as a reference for external correspondence, such as Web sites, databases and directories. Get information on what to do on the Materiel Services Web site.
Our very own Tony Denton is chairing the 2007 American Heart Association Start! Heart Walk that takes place at Washtenaw Community College on June 2—less than two weeks before the new CVC building opens. The timing makes it a great opportunity to get some physical activity while celebrating and supporting heart health. This year’s U-M participation goals are 100 teams and 1,000 walkers. and this year’s event boasts new features, including a “village” with displays, education, health screenings, recognition, entertainment and activities for all participants.