SEPTA or Simulation, Presby’s Trauma Team is Prepared

Summertime is known to emergency response teams and hospitals nationwide as “trauma season.” Like clockwork, diving-board concussions and grilling burns abound, and boats, bikes, and lawn mowers become common sources of injury. As August came to a close this year, though, the trauma team at Penn Presbyterian received a call that could be jarring even for staff trained to expect the unexpected.

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    Letters from Leadership

    September 28, 2017

    Fall is the season of gathering and gratitude. During the month of October, Penn Medicine takes time to honor our staff and faculty, to reflect on the important role each member of our team plays in changing the lives of our patients, and to thank them for the dedication they show each and every day.

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    Mark Your Calendars: PMX Week at PPMC

    September 28, 2017

    Between workshops, pet and music therapy sessions, a mobile fun cart, and more, the activities planned for the week have been designed to reward you for the excellent work you have done all year long.

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    Heartfelt Thanks

    September 28, 2017

    Over the past 22 months, I have had a total hip replacement, four spinal surgeries, and most recently, a total knee replacement. Without exception, everyone I have dealt with – from surgeons, to personnel in admissions, nursing, food services, environmental services, and administration – have consistently been outstanding professionals who have fostered a nurturing and healing environment vital to my recovery.

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    Don’t Miss the 2017 Philadelphia Heart Walk!

    September 28, 2017

    Join us on Saturday, November 4, at Citizens Bank Park for the family-friendly (and dog-friendly) 5k walk and festival to celebrate the steps towards healthy living. A shorter “Miracle Mile” route option is also available.

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    Our Shining STARs

    September 28, 2017

    Every month, staff members who embody service, teamwork, achievement, and respect, are designated Presby STARs and receive a certificate from Michele Volpe and a $100 award.

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    PPMC CAREs: Celebrating Selfless Service

    August 30, 2017

    On August 10, Penn Medicine leadership, grant recipients, and outreach partners gathered in the sunny Jordan Medical Education Center to celebrate Penn Medicine’s commitment to the community during the 6th Annual CAREs Grant Luncheon.

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    PPMC/HUP Named Number One in the City and State

    August 30, 2017

    Penn Medicine hospitals have once again been ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, and PPMC’s dedication to excellence has not gone unnoticed – both in our community and nationwide.

  • Introducing Presby Pooches: Leashes of Love

    August 30, 2017

    At PPMC, the commitment to providing outstanding care doesn’t end at medical and surgical intervention. Sometimes just spending some time with a furry friend is all our patients need to feel a boost of positivity, and soon enough, pet therapy at Presby will become a reality.

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    Better Healing Wounds? Stay Tuned.

    August 30, 2017

    As PPMC continues to undergo refreshing renovations, so too does Penn Medicine University City. Slated to open in October 2017, PMUC’s newly updated, state-of-the-art Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center is designed to better serve patients with acute or chronic wounds and infections.

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    A Glimpse of the Past

    August 30, 2017

    Long before there was a buzzing, 178,000 square-foot acute care center serving hundreds of patients a day, there was a two-and-a-half acre property in 19th century West Philadelphia owned by reverend Ephraim D. Saunders.

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