August 2012 (No issue of Health System Friday Focus for the month of August)
Share Your Care, Not Your Germs! Workflow Mapping for UTMB’s Future; Community Health Program Article; Benefits Annual Enrollment Period: July 15 - July 31, 2012; New UTMB Cancer Center Opens July 19; UTMB Nurses Recognized by Good Samaritan Foundation; Six UTMB faculty members receive Outstanding Teaching Awards from UT System Board of Regents
UTMB Kicks Off In-house Clinical Safety and Effectiveness (CS&E) Program; UTMB Offers "Sunday Screenings"; Primary Care Pavilion (PCP) Now Open! AAACN endorses UTMB Telehealth Toolkit; Welcome ANCC Magnet Designation Appraisers!
Hospital & Nurses Week: Spark Excellence! Primary Care Pavilion to Re-open; John Sealy Hospital Concourse Project to Begin; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Reaccredited; UTMB Nurses' Article in Nurse Leader Journal
Protect Our Patients (P.O.P.) Hand Hygiene Initiative Kick-Off; Infection Prevention: Focus for 2012; UTMB Breast Health & Imaging Center Earns Accreditation ; 2012 National Nurses Week & National Hospital Week: May 6-12; UTMB Connect: Spotlight on Dolly McCarley
Building a Culture of Trust: Safety & Service; UTMB Health Values Patient Confidentiality; Health System Leadership Rounds; Silent Angel Award Nominations; Joint Commission Certifies VAD Program
Austin Women's Hospital Closes Its Doors, Health System Scorecard, New Sterile Processing Department, Dr. Gina Rizzo Voted "Best Physician", UTMB’s 32nd Annual School Health Conference
Engaging Patients and Improving Care through Meaningful Use, Congratulations Drs. Angelica S. Robinson, Patricia Beach and Karen Brykczynski
Patient Satisfaction: You Can Make Difference! Health System Scorecard, Holiday & Lighting Ceremonies, Holiday Sing-along at the Ace Unit, Congratulations Texas Super Docs
UTMB Health celebrates Community Health Workers Day, Volunteer Services receives donation, Sigma Infusion Pumps are live, Bay Colony Dermatology Talk of the Town Award
UTMB Submits ANCC Magnet Application, UTMB Values Patient Confidentiality, Model Community Health Program at UTMB Health
Hand Hygiene Initiative, EVS & Morrison Food Services, UTMB nurses recognized by Good Samaritan Foundation, Capital equipment purchases, Access Center record calls
The Health System Friday Focus Newsletter is a monthly publication produced by the Health System that addresses initiatives important to the Health System, includes important announcements and recognition of our outstanding employees.