February 2021 - Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

Stay in the Fight

Rick Rodriguez was diagnosed with COVID-19 in November of 2020. He progressed from a regular COVID floor to the ICU within 2 days. At that time, he had a decision to make: fight for his life or give up. He knew giving up was not an option.

“Best 50”- UMC Purchasing

UMC Purchasing is doing a wonderful job, and it shows! Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has recognized UMC Purchasing as “Best 50” supply chains in North America.

New GI and Outpatient Services Campus

UMC is excited to announce the opening of our brand-new GI and Outpatient Services campus!

We Honor You, UMC Heroes

We dedicate this year to all of our UMC Heroes who have been firm, not fearful while working on the frontline!

Thank you for 40 Years of Service – Cindy Hill

Cynthia (Cindy) Hill has been with UMC for 40 years, and we are so thankful for her service! Read more to learn why she loves UMC and why she continues to work here.

IT Most Wired

We are excited to announce that UMC IT has earned the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired recognition from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)!

Zero Heroes

As most of you know, UMC has a goal of being a High Reliability Organization (HRO). This means, although we operate in high-risk environments, we aim for ZERO preventable harm. We are so proud to have multiple units making huge strides in achieving HRO!

Enter our Contest

Answer the questions below (answers are easy if you read the articles) in an email to Kawanna.Mccormick@umchealthsystem.com, and your name will be put into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Good luck! This month’s winner is: Audriene Berlanga, Unit Assistant in Geriatric Trauma and Supportive Care Unit

  1. Being a “Best 50” honoree makes UMC stand out amongst North America’s premier hospitals for our ability to ______.
  2. Who is our 2020 Employee of the Year?
  3. Name the units that operated with Zero HAPI in the Fourth Quarter.

Bonus entry: Recognize one of our employee graduates by submitting a Manage Up for them and submit proof in the form of a screenshot or photo.

*To take a screenshot after submitting, press control and print screen at the same time, then right click to paste into your entry email. A photo taken with a cell phone and inserted into an email is acceptable, as well.


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