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Treating the Whole Person

Many cancer centers throughout the country are providing patients with more than conventional medicine, striving to treat the “whole person” and not just the disease. For example, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, more than a third of all cancer patients in this country use complementary therapies, such as massage or aromatherapy. 

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CEO’s Corner

An exceptional patient experience extends beyond providing excellent clinical care. It encompasses every aspect of a patient’s journey, at each step during their time with Penn Medicine.

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FDA Approves Penn’s CAR T Therapy for Common Form of Lymphoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its approval for the nation’s first personalized cellular therapy for cancer, which was developed at Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center. 

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PM Named Among Nation’s Top 10 Employers!

Penn Medicine has been named #6 on Forbes magazine’s annual “Best Employers in America” list ranking large employers across the nation, up from #7 in 2017. Other organizations listed in the top ten include Google, Trader Joe’s, and the Michelin Group, placing Penn Medicine among some of the most prominent companies in the nation – and first both in Pennsylvania and among all health care employers.

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    Awards and Accolades

    May 30, 2018

    From appointments to prestigious journals to awards in clinical science, Penn Medicine clinicians have a lot to be proud of. Congratulations to our most recent high-achievers!

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    A Healthy Collaboration

    May 30, 2018
    For Susan M. Pizzi, MS, RN, Community Health Education coordinator who leads outreach efforts for Chester County Hospital, every encounter in the community is a chance to broaden the network.
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    Exploring PAH History … Through Weather!

    May 30, 2018
    Pennsylvania Hospital recently celebrated its 267th birthday, but even if you weren’t able to make it to the Great Court for cake, there’s still time for a slice of history! 
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    PPMC Celebrates Doctors and Donors Alike

    May 30, 2018

    Last month, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s honored both the physicians devoted to creating a healthier community and the donors committed to supporting that mission by combining the Spring Physician Appreciation Event with the unveiling of PPMC’s new “Donors of Distinction” wall.

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    Princeton's Virtual Chats

    May 30, 2018

    The concept, which began in 2010, was a twist on Penn Medicine Princeton Health’s Community. Wellness programming. A physician or other health professional would provide a presentation on a health or wellness topic. 

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    LG Health Teaches About Healthy Eating

    May 30, 2018
    In 2016, FeedingAmerica.org estimated that more than 10 percent of Lancaster County residents are food insecure. Food insecurity, as defined by the USDA, includes families who are “uncertain of having, or unable to acquire, enough food to meet the needs of all their members because they had insufficient money or other resources for food.” 
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    Penn Medicine @Work

    May 30, 2018

    June means summer – enjoying the outdoors with friends and family, delicious barbecues and relaxing vacations. It’s also National Employee Health and Well-Being Month and your Wellfocused team is eager to bring you four weeks of different health and well-being activities and programs for you to participate in.

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    Fringe-A-Thon Is Coming!

    May 30, 2018
    Penn Medicine is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Fringe-A-Thon, an epic outdoor, 12-hour dance party and fundraiser for FringeArts. The FringeArts program exposes audiences to “genre-defying dance, theater and music performances by innovators who push the boundaries of art-making and redefine the artistics landscape worldwide.”
  • Facts Figures

    Learn More About Penn Medicine

    May 30, 2018
    The 2018 edition of Penn Medicine Facts & Figures is now available. This pocket-size brochure, produced by the Department of Communications, contains a wealth of publicly reported data and “fast facts” about our organization, from details on the latest building projects to data about our economic impact, workforce, and student communities.
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    New Patient Privacy Safeguards

    May 30, 2018

    Ensuring the privacy of our patients is crucial. That’s why Penn Medicine is taking new steps to strengthen protection of patient health data.

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