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Nurses Week Focuses on a Healthy Lifestyle

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.

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    Coffee Cart Brings Sustenance and Caring

    June 28, 2017

    Family members often stay close to their loved ones in intensive or critical care units, not wanting to leave their bedside, even for a quick cup of coffee or a snack. But now, a new initiative from Volunteer Services is bringing a little sustenance to them through its Caregiver Coffee Cart initiative.

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    Recognizing Our Medical Lab Professionals

    June 28, 2017

    Every year during Medical Laboratory Professionals Week at HUP, staff in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine go all out to celebrate. From the annual employee picnic to the Decorate Your Door contest, the events honor and celebrate the department’s contributions to Penn Medicine and the health care field.

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    Keep ‘Em Clean!

    June 28, 2017

    Every May, HUP’s Hand Hygiene Committee celebrates WHO World Hand Hygiene Day. This year's theme was "Fight Antibiotic Resistance."

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    "Jack of All Trades" Honored with Unit Secretary Award

    May 25, 2017

    Unit secretary Wanda Warren is a critical member of the Rhoads 3 patient care team. She is the person everyone depends on for answers. She has a wealth of knowledge from all of her years of working at HUP. For those qualities and more, Warren has been named this year’s recipient of HUP’s Helen Lysun Award for unit secretaries.

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    Setting Her Sights on a Free Clinic for the Homeless

    May 25, 2017

    Sheila Cummings, BSN, of Internal Medicine, has participated in outreach activities for most of her life, especially when it comes to helping the homeless.

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    Another Great Day at “Work” for Kids

    May 25, 2017

    Thanks to a lot of imagination and enthusiasm on the part of employees, kids who attended HUP’s Take Your Child to Work Day learned a lot about the ins and outs of patient care.

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    Above and Beyond

    May 25, 2017

    Winners of this quarter’s Above and Beyond Awards include Steve McKee, Victoria Brown , Mary Kaminski , Rob Hickey, Emily Hall, and Dottie Rivas.

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