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PPMC Periop Nurse Ignites Change and Inspires Colleagues

Penn Medicine strives to celebrate and showcase the crucial clinical, research, and service contributions of the health system’s nurses every day — and the 366 days that the World Health Organization have designated the “International Year of the Nurse and Midwife” are no exception.

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    Our Shining STARs

    April 08, 2020
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect, are named Presby STARs. In addition to earning recognition from their colleagues, these outstanding all-stars also receive a certificate from CEO Michele Volpe and a $100 award.
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    Keeping the Front Lines Fed and Nourished

    April 08, 2020
    To ensure frontline hospital staff can safely and conveniently access the sustenance they need to power through these challenging days, Penn Medicine introduced a new meal delivery platform.
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    A Hearty Congratulations to PPMC’s Cardiology Teams

    April 08, 2020
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has once again been ranked among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades and earned an additional Coronary Intervention Excellence Award!
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    Service Anniversary Update

    April 08, 2020
    For 53 years, PPMC has hosted an Employee Recognition Ceremony to celebrate the hospital’s longest serving employees and their many accomplishments. But 2020 has rolled around, and it’s time to try something new!
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    Listen Up: Creating Connections Through Storytelling

    March 02, 2020
    Penn Medicine’s traveling Listening Lab made its PPMC debut at the end of January, offering staff, patients, and visitors alike the opportunity to step into another’s shoes and listen to their health care experience.
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    Vantage Point: Jim Ballinghoff, RN, MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Executive Director

    March 02, 2020
    Last year, the nursing team at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center recognized that our critical care nurses, clinical nurse specialists, and clinical nurse educators were frequently pulled away from their assignments to address emergency situations as our patient volume, acuity, and case complexity grew.
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    Meet Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, MD, PhD: Presidential Professor & Innovative TBI Investigator

    March 02, 2020
    Whether caused by a car crash, sports injury, or another severe blow to the head, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause severe, lasting physical and psychological effects.
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    PPMC’s Moving Musical Tribute to MLK

    March 02, 2020
    Shortly after the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, PPMC began honoring his life and legacy each year on his birthday, January 15.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    January 30, 2020
    The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, but Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is not slowing down.
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    Our Shining STARs

    January 28, 2020
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect, are named Presby STARs. In addition to earning recognition from their colleagues, these outstanding all-stars also receive a certificate from CEO Michele Volpe and a $100 award.
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