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Slipping Through: One Patient’s Road to a Rare Diagnosis

Ashleigh Berge was preparing for a run when she started feeling intense pain on the upper right side of her abdomen. Every stretch and step made it worse.

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    Vantage Point: Anthony Vaul, Environmental and Distribution Services

    September 03, 2019
    This summer, I stepped into the role of senior general manager of Environmental and Distribution Services at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. I began my environmental services career as a housekeeper, and I’ve had the privilege to build upon my experience and evolve as an EVS leader in management positions at institutions throughout the region,
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    PPMC Helps Celebrate the Sounds of the City

    September 03, 2019
    This July, more than 1,000 community members braved the sweltering heat to celebrate the 13th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival at Saunders Park Greene.
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    Teaching Confidence, Compassion, and Killer Dance Moves

    September 03, 2019
    Every Wednesday evening, PPMC’s Debra Mosley, RN, a nurse on Cupp 4 South unit, swaps her scrubs for tights and switches from the bedside to the dance floor.
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    Recognizing All-Around Excellence

    September 03, 2019
    At PPMC’s Semiannual Medical Staff Meeting earlier this summer, the annual David M. Kozart, MD, Medical Staff Award was presented to Susan Day, MD, MPH, a physician in General Internal Medicine.
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    Wharton Student Trades Hospital Gown for Graduation Gown

    August 01, 2019
    May 8 started off normally for Carlie, a senior at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She’d met with her mentor in Center City to finish a project, but her mind was focused on the future; in two weeks, she’d be a college graduate about to begin her career at a local start-up.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    August 01, 2019
    From renovations at Pennsylvania Hospital, to Chester County Hospital’s expansion, to the topping off of the Pavilion, innovative building projects are in progress across the health system — and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is no exception.
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    Remembering a Remarkable Volunteer

    August 01, 2019
    Every week day for nearly two years, LaGina Rene Bines made it her mission to create a welcoming and comforting environment at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Bines, who passed away earlier this summer, was the smiling face that warmly greeted patients and visitors, and the encouraging team player who started the day by wishing staff a good morning and ended her shift with hugs and high-fives.
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    PPMC Plants Seeds of Self-Care and Wellness

    August 01, 2019
    Located between the Atwood Café and Scheie, the new Wellness Garden is the beautiful result of a collaborative development process. The creation of the garden specifically took into account the needs of the patients in the Wright-Saunders 4 inpatient substance use program.
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    PPMC Honored for Rapid Stroke Response

    August 01, 2019
    PPMC is proud to have once again earned the Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, as well as “Elite” status on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
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    Shining a Spotlight on PPMC’s Spectacular Nursing Staff

    June 28, 2019
    At Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Nurses Week honored the invaluable work of the hospital’s 850 compassionate clinical nurses who advocate for patients, support caregivers, mentor colleagues, and play an essential role in creating healthier communities.
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