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The Wrap - We are Safer Together

Season 7, Ep. 11

April is Workplace Violence Prevention Awareness Month, and Michigan Medicine is placing a renewed emphasis on workplace safety and violence prevention with the formal introduction of the Safer Together program. Learn more about this important program and how it will keep our team members as safe as possible on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast! Of course, you'll also have a chance to win a great prize in the weekly trivia contest. Check it out today!

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  • 14. The Wrap - Hospital Care at Home Program

    29:54
    In recent months, the Hospital Care at Home program has expanded, offering safe, effective, hospital-level care in a home environment to even more patients across a broader geographic region. How does the program work? And how exactly do patients get hospital-level care from the comfort of their home, where they are more likely to have ideal outcomes? Find out on the latest episode of The Wrap!
  • 13. The Wrap - Breaking barriers for patients with reported allergies

    30:08
    Up to 15% of hospitalized patients report an allergy to penicillin. However, it is estimated that such reports are either inaccurate or not indicative of a true reaction in up to 90% of those patients. This week on The Wrap, you can learn about the Allergy Evaluation Service at Michigan Medicine and the incredible impact it has had on patients with penicillin allergy labels. Check out this informative conversation and be sure to enter the weekly trivia contest for the chance to win a prize!
  • 12. The Wrap - Black Maternal Health Week 2024

    28:36
    According to the CDC, Black birthing people are three times more likely to experience complications or death during pregnancy than white people. To call attention to these disparities, and to improve outcomes and patient care, Michigan Medicine celebrated Black Maternal Health Week from April 11-17. To close out the week, The Wrap brought in two ob/gyn experts to discuss disparities that they've experienced in their medical practice and personal lives. It's a fascinating conversation and one that should be shared across the organization. Be sure to check it out today.
  • 10. The Wrap - Office of Well-being

    21:29
    The Office of Well-being (OWB) recently announced its formal rebranding in line with a sharpened focus and a renewed emphasis on well-being at the forefront. As such, The Wrap caught up with Elizabeth Harry, M.D., chief well-being officer, and Deb Weinstein, M.D., chief academic officer and executive vice dean for academic affairs. Check out this important conversation, which touched on burnout, challenges threatening well-being, along with the rebranding of the OWB itself.
  • 9. The Wrap - Meet the team behind the Milk Room

    26:17
    Did you know that our Milk Room was the first 24/7 formula and breast milk preparation room in a pediatric hospital nationwide? Or that it serves at least 50-60% of the pediatric inpatient population on a daily basis? Learn more about this incredible resource for our patients on the latest episode of The Wrap! And be sure to take part in the weekly trivia contest to take home a fantastic prize.
  • 8. The Wrap - Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Program

    18:58
    April is Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Month, a perfect time for the planned rollout of the new “Healing in Motion” mobility campaign and program across the Adult Hospitals. To help you prepare, The Wrap brought on two experts to discuss the campaign and why it's so important. Check out that conversation today -- and enter the weekly trivia contest for the chance to win a prize!
  • 7. Special edition: Interview with former U-M basketball coach John Beilein

    23:07
    Believe it or not, there are a ton of similarities between finding success in the classroom, lab or clinic and finding success on the basketball court. That's the message shared by former U-M men's basketball coach John Beilein as he stopped by The Wrap to give his unique insight into leadership, culture and teamwork. Check out his wide-ranging and fascinating interview on a special episode of The Wrap!
  • 6. The Wrap - World Delirium Awareness Day

    40:02
    Today is World Delirium Awareness Day! Each year, Delirium Awareness Day serves as a reminder to health care professionals about the significance of recognizing, preventing and managing delirium. Want to learn more about delirium and how it can be treated? Check out this fascinating episode of The Wrap, featuring Michigan Medicine providers and a patient who experienced delirium during a COVID-19 hospital stay. Take a listen today!