Looking Back to Look Forward

When examining how becoming part of Penn Medicine has provided resources for advancement and opportunities for expansion without erasing a hospital’s past, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center – once a humble, 45-bed hospital in a green and open West Philadelphia – provides a textbook case.


CEO's Corner

The health care industry is, by nature, one whose success is built on change and evolution. It is our ability to adapt and innovate that makes this field both rewarding and resilient. What other industries might see as a challenge, we view as an opportunity. From our dedication to groundbreaking medical research to our steadfast commitment to finding ways to improve patient care, Penn Medicine is always at the forefront of change.

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Going the Extra Mile at LGH

Helping patients overcome barriers that impact their health-care is the mission of Ambulatory Collaborative Care Management Teams (ACCT) in Lancaster General Health. Established in 2016, the ACCT is a referral-based program that helps patients get on track with their health care, guiding them through various barriers.

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Penn Medicine Hospitals Named Among Top 10 in Nation

For the fourth year in a row, Penn Medicine hospitals have been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, achieving Honor Roll status and top rankings in 11 clinical specialties.

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    The Franklinia Tree at Pennsylvania Hospital

    August 31, 2017

    The Franklinia tree is one of the many unique plants featured on the expansive and stunning grounds of Pennsylvania Hospital.

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    The Pavilion: A Solid Foundation for Penn Medicine’s Future

    August 31, 2017

    Penn Medicine set another record earlier this summer when crews completed the largest concrete pour in Philadelphia’s history on the site of the Pavilion the Health System’s new hospital being built across the street from HUP.

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    CCH Receives Invaluable Feedback from its Patient and Family Advisory Council

    August 31, 2017

    About a year ago, Chester County Hospital created a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) to help ensure that all patients and visitors receive the kind of care and treatment they hope for, expect and deserve. The council, made up of current and former patients and their families, meets monthly with staff and administration to share their insights and recommendations to help enrich the hospital experience.

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    Awards and Accolades

    August 31, 2017

    Benjamin Abella, MD, Ronny Drapkin, MD, PhD, and Ronald Fairman, MD

  • IS Again Named “Most Wired”

    August 31, 2017

    For the ninth time in the past decade, Information Services has received the Most Wired Award by Health & Hospital Networks.

  • UPHS Quality & Patient Safety Awards: Submission Time Is Here!

    August 31, 2017

    The Quality and Patient Safety Award acknowledges Penn Medicine departments or teams that have exhibited leadership and innovation in activities that ensure high quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety, and/or operational improvement.

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    Transform Ideas into Action

    August 31, 2017

    The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation is accepting applications for the next class of its Innovation Accelerator, a program designed to support thought leaders throughout UPHS in their efforts to develop, test, and implement new approaches to dramatically improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.

  • To Weigh or Not to Weigh

    August 31, 2017

    When it comes to health advice, the Internet tends to contradict itself. The benefits of food get flipped around, and longstanding fitness tips can suddenly be deemed ineffective, for example, self-weighing. Don’t jump on the scale – it’s counterproductive and will drive you crazy. Or, step on it – it’s motivating and keeps you in check. So, which is it?

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    August 31, 2017

    Get ready — the Wellfocused program is going mobile! The new app for the Wellfocused program, powered by Jiff, will make it even easier to incorporate well-being into your everyday life and earn points that translate into rewards.

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    Transplantation at Penn: Always Thinking Outside of the Box

    July 27, 2017

    In 1954, the kidney became the first human organ to be successfully transplanted in this country. Like many such events in medicine, it was not just a singular success but rather a turning point on a journey that continues to push the envelope of possibilities.

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