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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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  • Heartfelt

    Heartfelt Thanks

    August 10, 2020
    I’d like highlight the work of TSICU nurses Liz Zehren, RN, Maddie Parikh, RN, and Flerida Boter, RN; Cupp 3 East nurses Cindy Lehman, RN, and Maureen Kirby, RN; and Donna McClure, RN, CHPN, of Penn Medicine Hospice.
  • Nursing Excellence

    Recognizing PPMC’s Award-Winning Nursing Excellence, Through COVID-19 and Beyond

    July 08, 2020
    As PPMC navigates the outbreak of COVID-19 and begins to carefully scale up a safe return to other care that was delayed by the pandemic, front line nursing staff continue to go above and beyond.
  • Volpe

    Vantage Point: Michele Volpe, Chief Executive Officer

    July 08, 2020
    The PPMC executive leadership team could not be more proud of the truly extraordinary efforts that every employee has put forth during the COVID-19 crisis.
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    Our Shining STARs

    July 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.
  • Cancer CARE

    Presby Enters a New Era of Cancer Care

    July 08, 2020
    While some of us may have started an exercise regimen, hit a Netflix binging record, or invented banana bread recipes during the COVID-19 crisis, these accomplishments don’t quite live up to the standard set by the Radiation Oncology team — they opened a new practice location.
  • Justice

    A Powerful Show of Solidarity and Support

    July 08, 2020
    This has been a challenging time for at the staff of PPMC and for the world. Communities are not only navigating a pandemic and a strained economy, but also reckoning with the circumstances surrounding the civil unrest in Philadelphia and across the country.
  • Feature

    A Close Call with COVID-19 Ends in a Presby Proposal

    May 21, 2020
    “Funny” was the word 68-year old Robert Calandra first used when describing the symptoms that would eventually lead to a COVID-19 diagnosis. But soon, “funny” turned to “odd,” which turned to “very, very wrong.”
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    Taking Temperatures & Offering Warm Welcomes

    May 21, 2020
    As PPMC’s resilient staff members make their way to work for another challenging day in the COVID-19 era, it can be tough to shake off worries about the latest headlines or loved ones’ health.
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    Helping Staff Stay Paw-sitive Amidst COVID-19

    May 21, 2020
    PPMC continues to enforce protocols restricting visitors in order to limit the spread of coronavirus among patients and staff — but one of the hospital’s four-legged friends has received special dispensation to stop by and boost morale.
  • Preparedness

    PPMC’s Preparation Pays Off

    May 21, 2020
    Whether developing campus expansion plans or exploring cutting-edge technologies, PPMC’s leaders are always looking towards the future.
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