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4th Friday Focus

Notice: As of Sept. 1, 2012, Friday Focus is now a monthly publication and will run under the title "Health System Friday Focus"

August 2012
New (Fiscal) Year's Resolution: Pursue Health Care Excellence; Focus on Quality, Safety and Cleanliness; Burn Unit Rededication; Session 2 CS&E Graduation - Sept. 6; Stark Diabetes Center Awarded Continued Recognition; New Provost and Dean of the School of Medicine; Remembering a Special Volunteer; Construction Notice: Concourse Renovations Underway; Shout Outs!

July 2012
New UTMB Cancer Center Open, Fully Connected: utmbConnect Newsletter, Welcome: New Administrative Fellow, Patient Experience Website, Health System Leadership Round - Photos, Shout Outs!

June 2012
Magnet Site Visit Recap; New Language Proficiency Standards; Meaningful Use Update; July Employee Health Programs; SICU Move Complete!

May 2012
Culture of Trust; Volunteer Appreciation; Magnet Designation Journey; Care of Our Campus and Facilities

April 2012
UTMB Breaks Ground on New Hospital; Greatest Rewards Come From the Heart (Volunteer Story); Spotlight on SANE Nurses; New Children's Hospital Opens; UTMB Community Health Fair

March 2012
Mondays in March Available Online; UTMB Connect: Fully Connected; 2012 President's Cabinet Award Applications Now Available; UTMB's First Year of Meaningful Use

February 2012
Continuing UTMB Health's Transformation: Building a Culture of Trust; UTMB Family Campaign 2012: Make Your Pledge Today! Magnet Status Update; Construction Update: High Impact Project Coming Soon; Comprehensive Maternity Center Now Open; UTMB Connect: Fully Connected

January 2012
Care management redesign and appointment of medical directors; Rounds Abound!; Mark Kirschbaum appointed to THA committee; Congratulations, Dr. Richardson and Dr. Saade! Three UTMB departments near top in survey of NIH grants; UTMB Connect: Fully Connected

December 2011
Best Optical Care; Visit to Pathology-Immunology, Blood Bank and Microbiology; Moody Medical Library Receives Award, HS Leadership Holiday Celebration, UTMB Police Department Achieves National Recognition, My Kidney Transplant at UTMB

November 2011
Staying Safe during the Holidays! HCAHPS Category: Quietness of the Hospital Environment, Visit to NICU and L&D, UTMBHealth.com receives recognition

October 2011
HCAHPS and Why They Matter! Several Clinics Offer Extended Hours, UTMB Celebrates Building Demolition, UTMB Works Wonders at the South Pole

September 2011
Health System Holds the First Annual Connaughtie Awards, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at League City Town Center, Flu Shots, UTMB Saved My Life - Twice!

August 2011
Construction of New Jennie Sealy Hospital Approved! Introducing UTMB Connect, Congratulations to UTMB's CRCRs, Press Ganey Improvements Plans

July 2011
Leadership Hosts Appreciation Luncheon for Town Center Employees, UTMB Health Lean Training

June 2011
Why Patient Satisfaction Matters, MyChart Rollout is Complete! Meaningful Use E-prescribe Update

May 2011
Meaningful Use Update, Community Health Fair at the Specialty Care Center, Donna Sollenberger Walks A Mile In Your Shoes at TDCJ ICI, 2011 Hospital and Nurses' Week