Gunshot wounds, traumatic brain injuries, cardiac arrest, stroke — these life-threatening injuries and illnesses differ in symptoms and treatments, but they share one significant similarity.
Patient care and the experiences of patients, families, and staff are top of mind as we work toward opening the Pavilion in 2021. Everyone from doctors and nurses to environmental services, pharmacy and nutrition staff have participated in simulations and been able to provide feedback on our early designs.
An elderly gentleman was wheeling his wife into Radiology at Penn Radnor when she suddenly soiled herself, to the point that her clothing had to be removed and her body washed.
The birth of Benjamin Thomas Gobrecht defied both expectation and imagination: his mother, 33-year-old Jennifer Gobrecht, was born without a uterus. Benjamin, who arrived at HUP in November 2019 HUP, grew inside a womb Jennifer received as part of an organ transplant research trial over a year earlier.