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HITS supports Epic go-live at MidMichigan Health

When MidMichigan Health turned on its new electronic health record this month, 23 Michigan Medicine faculty and trainers were standing beside them. Preston Kelly, HITS training and support manager, said 10 of his training staff were on-site for eight days as they supported providers and mid-level clinicians. “Most of our trainers have been through several Epic go-lives so they… Read More »

MWireless shines at MHacks 9

An army marches on its stomach. This famous saying, usually attributed to Napoleon, highlights the importance of providing for basic needs to ensure a winning military campaign. For a modern-day student hackathon, food remains an important key to success, but maybe not as much as a fast and rock-solid WiFi connection. Just ask Kevin Duan, one of the… Read More »

We heard you! Duo “Remember Me” coming May 13

More than 7,500 people at U-M used two-factor for Weblogin this tax season, ensuring extra protection for their online W-2s. A number of people, including some of you, have said they would turn on two-factor for Weblogin if it were a bit more convenient. In particular, people want Duo to remember their devices. Well, we heard this loud… Read More »

Try these alternatives to Adobe apps

Does your unit use Adobe apps? Whether you need to design and publish print material like catalogs and magazines or produce digital graphics and videos, there is a growing need for software that supports creative asset development at U-M. Historically, industry-standard applications like Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign were bundled with Adobe Creative Suite and available to license… Read More »

Making common digital tasks accessible

It’s important to give accessibility and the needs of users with disabilities consideration in our daily communications. There are common digital tasks we perform that, with a small amount of effort and forethought, can be more supportive of users with disabilities. As U-M employees we are both morally and legally obligated to support the needs of disabled users.… Read More »