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2014 (September 2013 - August 2014)

March 2014

Enhanced Clinical Documentation & ICD-10 Improve Patient Care, Engaging Patients with MyChart, UTMB and Angleton Danbury Explore Long-term Partnership, Improving Patient Safety: Reporting Events with UTMB's Patient Safety Network, Critical Care Nursing Quarterly to Publish UTMB Nurses' Manuscript, Dr. Scott Larson Receives 2014 Community Outreach Award, Mobile Mammography Sunday Program, Spotlight On: UTMB Laundry and Linen Services, Spotlight On: UTMB Laundry and Linen Services, Silent Angel Award Nominations, Shout Outs! and more...

February 2014

UTMB Level 1 Trauma Center Recertified, ED Tech Council Presents at Texas Hospital Association Conference, UTMB Receives the 2013 Bill Aston Award for Quality, UTMB Sleep Disorders Center Receives AASM Accreditation, Dr. George Saade Joins National Advisory Child Health & Human Development Council, Welcome Aboard Debora Mordecai, Director of Patient Care & Assistant Chief Nursing Officer for Women’s, Infants’ and Children’s Services, Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Session 5 Begins, Nursing Service Receives International Audio Visual Digital Awards, Mondays in March Begin March 3 ,Learn More About ICD-10: Mission Possible at intranet.utmb.edu/icd10, UTMB’s SICU 1 of 4 Gold-level Beacon Award Recipients in Texas, Shout Outs! and more...

January 2014

Unit-Based Clinical Leadership; Spotlight on: Jessica Anderson, Exercise Physiologist; UTMB Medical Interpreter Competes in 4th GPA World Powerlifting Championship; ICD-10 Mission Possible; EAC Corner; New Year Resolutions; Construction Update: Traffic, Jennie Sealy, Cafe On the Court; Shout Outs

December 2013

UTMB Family Medicine Awarded Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition, SICU Beacon Award, Achieving Outstanding Infection Control Outcomes: An Ongoing Pursuit, UTMB First in Texas to Receive AHA Award, Project CARE Kickoff, utmbConnect Receives A+ from Epic, EAC Corner, Annual Campus Tree Lighting
Victory Lakes Tree Lighting, Annual Campus Health System Holiday Celebration, Shout Outs!

November 2013

A Day with Correctional Managed Care, Huntsville, New Program Saves Valuable Time in the ER for Stroke Patients, MyChart Proxy Access gets New Name: MyChart Family Access, New Digital Billboard at Victory Lakes, ACGME Approves UTMB Vascular Surgery Residency Program, Oliver Center Opens Division of Shared Decision Making, Operations Council Welcomes Patient & Family Advisor, Bonnie Farmer, NASA Annual Safety and Health Day, Give to SECC, Win a Pizza Party Upcoming Holiday Events, Shout Outs!

October 2013

OR Optimization Project Improves Scheduling and Turnover, UTMB places 3rd at UT System Annual CS&E Conference, Welcome Aboard Amy Lussier, UTMB Physicians Recognized as Top Docs, Right Place, Right Time: La Tonya Cunningham,
CathPCI Registry Is Now Active, Getting to know Cherry “Cherry Pie” Young, Customer Service Account Specialist, UTMB & TDCJ Employees participate in Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk, EAC Corner, Texas City OT/PT Clinics Moving, Improving the Patient Experience: Island West Pilots Flow Stations, Shout Outs!

September 2013

All About the Health Insurance Marketplace, UTMB Center for Cardiac Rehabilitation, Program Accreditation, DSRIP Project Update: Burn and Trauma Care Project, Connecting Care: Here, There and Everywhere Elsewhere, Sports Injury Clinic, EAC Corner, Construction Update, 2013 Excellence in Nursing Awards, HIPAA/HITECH Right to Request, Clinical Value Analysis: So You Want to Change a Product..., UTMB Doctors Working Together to Work Wonders in the Community, Shout Outs!


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