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PPMC Celebrates Loyalty and “Royalty”

This fall, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center honored its longest serving employees at the 52nd Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony.

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    Our Shining Stars

    January 03, 2019
    Every month, PPMC staff members who embody Service, Teamwork, Achievement, and Respect, are named Presby STARs.
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    Honoring an Orthopaedic Pioneer

    January 03, 2019
    Last month, L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Penn Orthopaedics team welcomed Myint Zan, PhD, and Bartlomiej Szostakowski, MD, to PPMC to deliver an Orthopaedic Surgery lecture.
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    Presby Makes Healthy Eating Easy and Delicious

    January 03, 2019
    The Good Food, Healthy Hospitals initiative (GFHH) is a collaborative effort led by Get Healthy Philly, the American Heart Association, and The Common Market that aims to promote healthy eating, increase access to sustainable, locally sourced food, and to help hospitals create model environments that support the well-being of patients and staff alike.
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    Keeping Spirits High and Holiday Traditions Alive

    January 03, 2019
    PPMC truly made it “the most wonderful time of the year” by keeping hospital holiday traditions alive and spreading the spirit of the season with the local community.
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    PPMC’s Patient Advocates Always Aim Above and Beyond

    November 29, 2018
    As the “closing ceremony” of Penn Medicine Experience Week, the Patient Advocacy Awards celebrate PPMC staff who demonstrate a commitment to patient- and family-centered care. For Alyson Cole, those nominated share a handful of key traits that mark them as patient champions: “they educate patiently, advocate passionately, and inspire consistently.”
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    System News Sneak Peek

    November 29, 2018
    When Cupp 4 East nurse Scott Burshtynsky, RN, BSN, was called up to receive his Patient Advocacy Award, Craig Loundas, PhD, associate vice president of the Penn Medicine Experience, did a double take.
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    Vantage Point: Susan Chonko, RN, MSN

    November 29, 2018
    Last month, our senior leadership team held a series of town hall meetings to discuss strategic updates from FY18, provide insight for the new year, and highlight the incredible work that staff throughout PPMC have been doing to create a better experience for patients and colleagues alike.
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    PPMC Touches Communities Near and Far

    November 29, 2018
    There’s something special about this time of year that encourages us to practice gratitude, give back to communities near and far, and support those in need. The health system’s annual Penn Medicine’s annual Penn’s Way charitable giving campaign has officially ended, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was proud to play a role in pushing the health system toward the shared $1.65 million goal and beyond.
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    Looking Ahead to Presby’s Changing Landscape

    November 29, 2018
    PPMC is always making strides to improve the patient and family experience and to ensure the necessary supports are in place for staff to provide efficient, quality care. Refreshing the floor plan and menu of the Atwood Café, streamlining the layout of the Heart and Vascular Pavilion, and upgrading our ORs are all recent projects that have aimed to propel PPMC forward, and we’re far from finished.
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    A Spotlight on Our Materials Management Team

    October 26, 2018
    During National Healthcare Supply Chain Week last month, PPMC shone a spotlight on the hardworking team that stocks and manages the supplies and equipment needed to provide quality patient care – the Materials Management team.
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