Sepsis

Could This Be Sepsis? Early recognition is key

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection. It can result in tissue damage, organ failure and, ultimately, death.

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CEO’s Corner

Our women executive leaders bring diverse perspectives and experiences to their roles. Together, they prove that there’s no single path or background that allows people to succeed in our organization.

Princeton

PMC Recognized for Positive Environmental Stewardship

For the fourth consecutive year, Princeton Medical Center (PMC) received a Partner Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit membership organization promoting positive environmental stewardship and best practices in the healthcare community.

UPHS

UPHS to Eliminate Sugar-Sweetened Beverages from Facilities

Penn Medicine is now taking steps to eliminate these foods from its facilities in an effort to ensure that the food it serves aligns with its missions to care for, educate, and empower patients who are coping with heart disease, diabetes, and many other illnesses.

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  • Blood Pressure

    Creating Healthy Connections in the Community

    August 28, 2018
    For Rhonda M. Whitaker, BSN, RN, community outreach is a year-round endeavor, and every season offers another chance to serve those in need.
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    Nurse-Family Partnership Welcomes Pennsylvania DHS Secretary

    August 28, 2018
    In June, Teresa Miller, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ (DHS), visited LG Health to learn more about its Nurse-Family Partnership program, a free program that helps first-time, low-income mothers and their infants receive health-care services, health education, emotional support and guidance.
  • Cherry Hill

    Celebrating Two Years of Combined Success

    August 28, 2018
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) is celebrating two years of tremendous growth and success at Penn Medicine Cherry Hill. This facility serves as a “one-stop shop” for patients living in South Jersey.
  • Heart Walk

    Join us for the 2018 Philadelphia Heart Walk!

    August 28, 2018
    Save-the-Date! The American Heart Association’s Philadelphia Heart Walk will be held on Saturday, October 27 at Citizens Bank Park.
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    Awards and Accolades

    August 28, 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!
  • PM Work

    A New “Educator” Offers On-Demand Learning

    August 28, 2018
    The new and improved Knowledge Link online learning site released in June features a more intuitive user interface and enhanced manager tools.
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    CEO’s Corner

    July 30, 2018
    Although it may not be apparent, the summer months are a critical time period for consequential policy decisions in health care — state budgets are finalized, Congress continues its work in earnest in Washington, D.C., and federal agencies are busy issuing rules for the coming year that govern everything from the government’s payments to hospitals and physicians to patient safety and hospital quality standards.
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    Stopping Measles in Its Tracks

    July 30, 2018
    The Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) declared measles eliminated in the United States nearly 20 years ago thanks to the widespread vaccine. However, outbreaks sometimes occur when vulnerable people are exposed to infected visitors – and one threatened to quickly take root in Pennsylvania this spring.
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    LG Health “Goes Beyond” in Community Outreach

    July 30, 2018
    Each May, members of the Lancaster County community participate in GoBeyond, a week-long service initiative that unites people to serve in various community service projects, including meal preparation, diaper drives, blood donation and more.
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    PPMC Celebrates a Critical Care Milestone

    July 30, 2018
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is excited to announce that the Penn Lung Rescue Program recently hit two incredible milestones: its 100th mobile ECMO transport, plus its 300th use of ECMO overall!
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