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See the Provider, Not the Waiting Room

As is the case for thousands of EDs across the country, it can be challenging for staff and patients alike when the waiting room is filled with illnesses and injuries of varying levels. However, through the Presby EnhancED initiative, PPMC’s ED leaders are working hard to re-engineer workflows, address capacity challenges, and transform the patient experience.

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    Difference Makers: A Source of Answers & Amiable Assistance

    October 08, 2020
    For more than 15 years, NaNa Mackie has served the information center of PPMC’s Emergency Department. As a unit clerk, she is often the first person patients see, the main point of contact for family members, and a helpful liaison for clinicians and staff.
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    Optimizing Surgical Spaces, One OR at a Time

    October 08, 2020
    Progress is constant at PPMC. For Mark-Alan Pizzini, MD, Presby’s ability to forge ahead with these plans even in challenging times demonstrates the hospital’s “dedication to creating state-of-the-art advancements that keep Penn Medicine the premier health system in the region.”
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    Our Shining STARs

    October 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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    PPMC Earns New Neuro Distinction

    September 09, 2020
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has been named a Center of Excellence by the GBS/CIDP Foundation International
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    A Pandemic Can’t Stop PPMC’s CAREs Superstars

    September 09, 2020
    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has underscored that volunteering in vulnerable communities is more important than ever, but it has also made it more challenging, and not just because of the practicalities of physical distancing for safety.
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    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    September 09, 2020
    This summer, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center hosted a series of virtual town halls focused on addressing systemic racism and cultivating a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equality within our walls and in our community.
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    A Time of Remarkable Work & Rapid Change for the Respiratory Team

    September 09, 2020
    Over the last several months, PPMC’s respiratory staff have demonstrated extraordinary compassion and courage, from the tireless respiratory care practitioners who have helped patients breathe, to the diligent equipment techs who have ensured that every cannula, circuit, and cylinder is ready for the next arrival.
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    Presby Preserves the Patient Experience

    August 10, 2020
    As Philadelphia continues wrangling with the uncertainty that has washed over the nation with COVID-19, there is one thing that community members can rely on — the excellent, patient-centered care provided by Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
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    Vantage Point: Michael Posencheg, MD, Chief Medical Officer

    August 10, 2020
    “Drinking from a fire hose” is the analogy many have used to describe what it must be like to step into a new role during COVID-19.
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    Meet Presby’s Human Resources Team

    August 10, 2020
    Check out a special Q&A with some of Presby's human resources stars.
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