CNA Jackson Wins Spirit of Professionalism Award

An outside barbecue and a beautiful sunny day greeted HUP’s certified nursing assistants at the annual Certified Nursing Assistant Day. “You are part of one of the hardest working groups at the hospital,” Mary Rogers, MSN, director of Nursing Operations and Surgical Nursing, told those gathered. “You have a huge impact on outcomes and how patients perceive their stay.”

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    Celebrating 50 Years of Service!

    July 27, 2017

    When Shirley Zakrzewski, project coordinator, started work at HUP in 1967, it was indeed a different world. Zakrzewski came to HUP on June 19 that year, fresh out of high school and took a position in what was then called Buildings and Grounds (today’s Physical Plant).

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    Every Day is Patient Safety Day!

    July 27, 2017

    That’s the message HUP and CPUP staff were spreading during HUP’s annual patient safety fair.

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    Helping Those Battling Serious Illness

    July 27, 2017

    MANNA is a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers nutritious, medically-appropriate meals to people who are battling life-threatening illnesses, including cancer and HIV/AIDS. Heidi Lewis, Transplant PI Outcomes specialist, became a member of its board of directors four years ago and has been working ever since with other members to help spread the word – and find partnerships –to expand the important work they do.

  • Aaronson Wins MER Award

    July 27, 2017

    With her strong work ethic and goodwill towards others, MaryEllen Reilly, HUP’s former VP of Clinical and Administrative Operations who passed away in 2011, had a profound impact on those who worked with her. To keep Reilly’s memory alive and recognize others who have similar leadership qualities, HUP created a special award. This year, Lindsay Aaronson, controller in the UPHS Ambulatory Pharmacy, received the award.

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    HUP Again Gets the Gold for Stroke Treatment

    July 27, 2017

    HUP has received – for the fourth consecutive year – the Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus status from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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    CF Care Team Raises $1200!

    July 27, 2017

    The Expectorants team comprises doctors, nurses and other hospital staff members who care for adults with Cystic Fibrosis on Silverstein 11.

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    Nurses Week Focuses on a Healthy Lifestyle

    June 28, 2017

    Research shows that nurses are more likely to be overweight, have higher levels of stress, and get less sleep. In an effort to reverse this unhealthy trend, the American Nurses Association named 2017 as the year of the healthy nurse and created the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge.

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    Celebrating Nursing Excellence

    June 28, 2017

    At a special recognition event, HUP Nursing celebrated the many nurses who received awards for their achievements.

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    UPHS Nursing Clinical Excellence Winners

    June 28, 2017

    Congratulations to the HUP and CPUP nurses who received this year’s UPHS Nursing Clinical Excellence Awards!

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    Rhoads 2 Wins Victoria Rich Award

    June 28, 2017

    Rhoads 2, HUP’s neurointensive care unit, worked on several initiatives during the year that successfully improved patient care, earning this year’s Victoria Rich Patient Satisfaction Award.