The Health System uses a series of codes to communicate emergent events to employees. Code A was formerly used to indicate patient cardiac or respiratory arrest. To make this code more intuitive, and to be consistent with patient room code blue buttons, this code has been renamed Code Blue.
If a Code Blue occurs in your area you should:
In an ongoing effort to create an environment that is healthy for all members of the community, the University of Michigan will become a smoke-free university by July 1, 2011. This will help reduce the risks of second-hand smoke and ensure a healthier environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors.
Several years ago the University committed to the MHealthy initiative to improve the health of our community. The decision to become smoke free is a logical and important extension of that com-mitment, and an expansion of existing practice. The Health System became smoke free in 1998 and the interiors of on-campus buildings are smoke free.
The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes clinics have moved from Taubman Center and Briarwood Building 2 to a new, state-of-the-art clinic at Domino’s Farms. There are many new features and expanded services for MEND patients.
This clinic serves patients with:
Around 13,000 patients are affected by the mid-June move.
Doug Strong, CEO of UMHHC, invites you to join The Strong Connection, an online discussion board where you can engage in conversations with him and the broader Health System community about important top-of-mind issues. This is a place to discuss ways work can be done differently to maximize existing resources or share ideas about how to continuously improve quality and safety.
Inside View Editorial Advisory Group
Constance Bridges, Office of the Dean, Medical School
Paula Greeno, Office of the EVPMA
Teri Grieb, MSA Office of Research
Judy Hallberg, S.P.H.R., UMMS Human Resources
Kelly, UMHS Human Resources
Erin Koenigsknecht, UMHS Marketing Communications
Eric Kratochwill, UMHHC Office of the CEO
Allison Krieger, Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Rick Krupinski, Editor, Medicine at Michigan
Alisa Morningstar, UMHS, MFit Health Promotion
Sara Nielsen, Safety Management Services
Tammy Nipper, UMMS Human Resources
Juanita Parry, Nurse Recruitment & Retention
Steve Raymond, UMHHC Leadership & Staff Development
Karen Schlueter, Livonia Health Center
Connie Standiford, Medical School Administration
Carole Strong, House Officers Association
Public Relations & Marketing Communications Staff
Michael Harrison, chief public relations and marketing officer
Kara Gavin, director of public relations
Beth Johnson, editor and senior writer
Jessica Soulliere, assistant editor
Anne Rueter, senior public relations representative
Cathy Mellett, contributing writer
Dana Pine, contributing writer
Juliet Fuller, photography coordinator
Geoff O’Connor, Web developer