September 2018 Progress Notes

I’m excited to introduce the new, all-digital version of Progress Notes, our monthly newsletter. Instead of printing and mailing Progress Notes, we will email you a link to view it right here on our site. You’ll find articles about the important happenings and terrific people of UMC…all the news that makes UMC, our hospital, the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Texas. So, why the change?

  • You are the consumer – and Progress Notes is now more accessible to you – wherever you are. The For Employees section is the 2nd most popular destination on our site, with 24,000 visitors over the past 30 days. And with 70% of page views coming from mobile devices, Progress Notes will be easy to read from your cell phone or tablet.
  • We know you’re already enjoying it online! A majority of Hidden Logo contest entries are submitted when Progress Notes is posted to the website, days before it reaches your homes.
  • An online newsletter is right in line with our strategic plan: The best use of resources (stewardship) and an opportunity to keep you informed conveniently (teamwork).

Thank you for reading Progress Notes. I hope you enjoy it. Be informed. Congratulate those awarded. And always remember Service is our Passion.

Eric Finley
Director, UMC Marketing

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UMC Completes First Successful MRI-guided Breast Biopsy

Teamwork, Safety/Quality

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Care to Share

Service

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Highest Care for Tiniest Patients

Growth

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Zero Heroes

Safety/Quality

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The Best in Cardiac Rehabilitation for Over a Decade

Safety/Quality, Service

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UMC Home Health is a 4-Star Agency

Teamwork

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Why Service is Our Passion: Emergency Center Physicians

Service

Enter our Contest

Answer the questions below (answers are easy if you read the articles) in an email to Danielle.Hathcoat@umchealthsystem.com, and your name will be put into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Good luck!

  • What is an Always Nurse?
  • Who named UMC Home Health a 4-Star agency?
  • Name one of the units that operated one whole year with ZERO preventative harm.

Announcements

Replenishment
Wellness App
Employee Banquet


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Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC

Sep 11, 2018, 15:36 PM
Recipients Name : Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC
Department : 4 West
Choose Award Title : DAISY Award Winner
There is a patient on our floor that doesn’t have a thing to his name, that has been here for some time. This patient loves to sit out at the nurse’s station and talk with the nurses, but hates not having clothes to be in “public.”  With only the gown that he came in with Autumn took it upon herself to go purchase the man some clothes so that the patient was more comfortable and felt good about being up and about at the nurse’s station. Autumn also volunteers to get the patient up and help sit with her (he is a fall risk) while she is charting or is charging that day. She genuinely cares about this patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing and has exemplified going above and beyond for the patients we care for.
awardtypes : DAISY Award
Month(s) :
  • September
years : 2018
Autumn Harris
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Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC

Sep 11, 2018, 15:36 PM
Recipients Name : Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC
Department : 4 West
Choose Award Title : DAISY Award Winner
There is a patient on our floor that doesn’t have a thing to his name, that has been here for some time. This patient loves to sit out at the nurse’s station and talk with the nurses, but hates not having clothes to be in “public.”  With only the gown that he came in with Autumn took it upon herself to go purchase the man some clothes so that the patient was more comfortable and felt good about being up and about at the nurse’s station. Autumn also volunteers to get the patient up and help sit with her (he is a fall risk) while she is charting or is charging that day. She genuinely cares about this patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing and has exemplified going above and beyond for the patients we care for.
awardtypes : DAISY Award
Month(s) :
  • September
years : 2018
Autumn Harris

Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC

Sep 11, 2018, 15:36 PM
Recipients Name : Autumn Harris, BSN, RN-BC
Department : 4 West
Choose Award Title : DAISY Award Winner
There is a patient on our floor that doesn’t have a thing to his name, that has been here for some time. This patient loves to sit out at the nurse’s station and talk with the nurses, but hates not having clothes to be in “public.”  With only the gown that he came in with Autumn took it upon herself to go purchase the man some clothes so that the patient was more comfortable and felt good about being up and about at the nurse’s station. Autumn also volunteers to get the patient up and help sit with her (he is a fall risk) while she is charting or is charging that day. She genuinely cares about this patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing and has exemplified going above and beyond for the patients we care for.
awardtypes : DAISY Award
Month(s) :
  • September
years : 2018
Autumn Harris
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