Patient Concerns & Compliments

At Michigan Medicine our goal is to provide the best health care experience possible. If we fall short of your expectations, we want to know about it.

You have the right to express any concerns you may have when the health care we provide fails to meet your expectations by contacting our Patient Relations team. These may include concerns about:

  • Our Services
  • Our Employees
  • Your Care
  • Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination or Harassment (see below)

We want and need your feedback, comments and questions so that we can improve for you and for future patients. After you speak with us, we will work to address your concerns or questions.

Submit a Compliment

If you would like to thank or recognize a Michigan Medicine team member who has provided exceptional care to you or a loved one, you can fill out an appreciation form on our website.

Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Harassment

Sexual assault, harassment, discrimination and all forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct have no place at Michigan Medicine. We are committed to preventing sexual and gender-based misconduct and offering support to those who have been harmed, whether patients, staff or faculty.

We continually strive to create an environment where everyone feels safe to report misconduct and is supported throughout the process. This includes regularly evaluating and updating our policies, procedures and resources.

Next Steps for Reporting Sexual Misconduct: To report sexual misconduct, discrimination or harassment you may:

Whether you choose to contact Patient Relations or file a report, your concern will be taken seriously and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Contact Patient Relations

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Phone: 734-936-4330 or toll free at 877-285-7788

Online: Concern form (secure and confidential)

Download the PDF iconPatient Relations Brochure

Please have the following information ready when you contact Patient Relations:

  • Patients MRN or Date of Birth
  • Date the concern occurred
  • Name of the Department Involved
  • Name of the people involved
  • Concise explanation of the concern

Review Process

What Our Review Process Includes:

  • A discussion with you or your family representative so that we understand your concerns.
  • Contacting staff and/or leadership involved with your care.
  • Identification and sharing of opportunities for improvement and lessons learned.
  • Follow-up with you.

What to Expect for Resolution:

  • Every effort will be made to resolve your concern or explain the care received.
  • Please allow at least 30 business days for us to perform a thorough review. We will contact you as soon as our review is completed.

Other Review Agencies

As a health care consumer, you have the right to contact the following agencies if you are not satisfied with the care you received from Michigan Medicine.

LARA – Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Health Care Services
Health Facilities Division
PO Box 30664, Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 800-882-6006 (toll free)

Livanta Medicare Quality of Care Complaints
BFCC-QIO Program
10820 Guilford Road, Suite 202
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-1105
Phone: 888-524-9900 (Region 5: OH, IN, IL, MI, MN, WI)

Other Resources for Questions or Concerns

Michigan Medicine Operator
734-936-4000

Billing or Health Insurance
Call Patient Financial Services at 734-615-0863

Requests for Medical Records
Call Medical Records at 734-936-5490

Privacy/HIPAA Concerns
Call Compliance at 734-615-4400

Financial Assistance Resources
Call the Guest Assistance Program at 734-764-6893

Locating Lost Belongings
Call Security at 734-936-7890

Hotel Accommodations
Call Michigan Medicine Lodging at 734-936-0100

Mental Health Code Concerns
Call the Recipient Rights Office at 734-936-4323

Patient/Visitor Guide Information
http://www.uofmhealth.org/patient-visitor-guide-0