Care team communication breakdowns aren’t healthy, happy

Care team communication breakdowns aren’t healthy, happy

The very structure of a bustling academic medical center and its multidisciplinary approach to care can lend itself to communication breakdowns between providers, departments and non-clinical staff. It can be a challenge to get the message across in a format that fits the culture and time constraints of the receiver, but the safety of patients can hinge on that communication.

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Patient and parent, Welch knows value of Children’s Hospital

As a teenager, Paige Staggs Welch fought cancer at the Children’s Center Center and won, going on to graduate from college, marry and become a mother. When her infant son needed surgery, there was no question where she and her husband, Mark, were taking their child: to Batson Children's Hospital.

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Patient and parent, Welch knows value of Children’s Hospital

Pathology, family med faculty earn leadership posts

Pathology, family med faculty earn leadership posts

An assistant professor of pathology gets tabbed for national committee service; an assistant professor of family medicine becomes the first African-American MPA president-elect; and several UMMC faculty and staff members claim the moniker "Health Care Hero" from a statewide business journal.

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Shwartz Rounds, Excellence in Research Awards head busy week

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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Shwartz Rounds, Excellence in Research Awards head busy week

UMMC staff receive service recognition

UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Oct. 22-28.

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