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Good People Doing Great Work

This year’s winners of the Patient Advocacy Recognition Award – which include doctors, nurses, an EVS worker, security officer, and valet at the Perelman Center – represent several areas within Penn Medicine’s continuum of care, all playing an important role in providing the best experiences for our patients and their families.

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  • Are You Planning Holiday Outreach in the Community?

    October 26, 2017

    Is your department or area planning to do some holiday outreach in the community? We’d love to share the story of how you brightened the season for others.

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    Celebrating Those Who CARE

    September 28, 2017

    The Penn Medicine CAREs grants help physicians, staff and students give back to communities throughout the region – from Philadelphia to Lancaster and Chester Counties to the suburbs and shore communities of Southern Jersey.

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    Fostering Interest in Oncology Nursing

    September 28, 2017

    For the third year, the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellowship at HUP has provided nursing students from Villanova and Penn with real-life oncology nursing experiences.

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    Heartfelt Thanks

    September 28, 2017

    To the staff of the Emergency Department— I wanted to let everyone that has ever helped me know that I can’t thank them enough. From the waiting room and security staff who are so kind and patient.

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    Making a Positive Impact

    September 28, 2017

    Jennifer Amajirionwu, unit secretary on Dulles 6, has always been deeply invested in giving back to the community, primarily drawing from her own resources to support local underserved communities struggling with homelessness or addiction.

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    Saving Our Sox for the Homeless

    September 28, 2017

    Socks with skid-resistant rubber treads are an important part of keeping HUP’s inpatients safe. But, sadly, when the patient leaves, the socks are generally left behind – and thrown out. But Save Our Sox is changing that scenario. The new initiative at HUP is repurposing the socks for those who regularly battle the outside elements to stay warm and dry – the homeless.

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    Recognition for HUP Respiratory Care

    September 28, 2017

    Congratulations to HUP’s Respiratory Care team for receiving the 2017 Apex Recognition Award from the American Association for Respiratory Care. The award recognizes “the significant contribution of respiratory therapists and highlights best practices in respiratory care that are aligned with evidence-based medicine.”

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    HR Has Team Spirit!

    September 28, 2017

    HUP’s Human Resources team is sporting new shirts, thanks to Karen Haugh, the hospital’s new associate chief HR officer. The idea for team shirts came from Dominic Sanginiti, Employee Relations & Retention specialist.

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    Celebrate Health Literacy Month

    September 28, 2017

    Be sure to attend some of the many planned activities to celebrate Health Literacy Month in October

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    An “Extraordinary Performance” Every Day

    August 30, 2017

    Behind the scenes, Instrument Processing's work is a well-orchestrated process that runs 24:7, ensuring that the right tools are available for every patient and every procedure.

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