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Twice as Nice: Pennsylvania Hospital Earns Magnet Designation Again!

At 9 a.m. on September 16, Pennsylvania Hospital’s nursing team heard the words they’d been waiting for. After four years of diligent work, three days of site visits, and seven weeks of anticipation, PAH successfully earned the nation’s gold-standard designation for nursing excellence for the second time.

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  • Theresa

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    November 02, 2020
    So much has changed over the past several months due to the pandemic, but the Good Samaritan spirit that drives our work at Pennsylvania Hospital has only strengthened. And even amid the era of COVID-19, our employees continue to engage with the people that we serve through community outreach.
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    PMX Week 2020: A Spotlight on “Showing Up”

    November 02, 2020
    This year, PMX Week was focused on being present and engaging thoughtfully with patients, peers, and community members. In a time where we’re all urged to remain separated, finding ways to make connections is more challenging and important than ever.
  • helena boyle pennsylvania hospital in memoriam

    In Memoriam: Mourning the Loss of a Courageous Community Champion

    November 02, 2020
    On September 9, Helena E. Boyle passed away suddenly at 57. The loss of this unforgettable mentor, loyal friend, and fierce protector of the underdog hit Hall-Mercer Community Mental Health Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, and the city hard.
  • Theresa

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    October 08, 2020
    In a year that has been characterized by rapidly updating headlines and dramatic social, economic, and climate upheaval, Pennsylvania Hospital too has been in the midst of a transformation.
  • pennsylvania hospital surgical tech

    Spotlight on PAH’s State-of-the-Art Surgical Tech

    October 08, 2020
    Whether a patient is undergoing a minor procedure or complex surgery, Pennsy’s surgeons and specialists are committed to delivering advanced, personalized care. Here are three recent innovative firsts led by the hospital’s neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery teams.
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    Pennsy CAREs and Contributes Amid COVID

    October 08, 2020
    Many compassionate and community-minded individuals have been able to step up in this time of need to serve their neighbors. In true Good Samaritan fashion, three of these dedicated volunteers are PAH staff members, using their Penn Medicine CAREs Grants to give back and make a difference in their communities.
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    Expecting During an Epidemic: A Glimpse into Pregnancy at Pennsy

    September 09, 2020
    As the coronavirus swept across the world, it took with it baby showers, casual walks through the onesie aisles at Target, coffee dates with pregnant friends, grandparents eagerly pacing the waiting room, and even mask-free deliveries.
  • Theresa

    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    September 09, 2020
    Since our #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives demonstration and racial justice town hall, Pennsylvania Hospital has continued crucial dialogues surrounding institutional and systemic racism and reaffirmed our solidarity with the health system’s mission to advance a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equality.
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    Commending Pennsy’s “Magnet Crusaders”

    September 09, 2020
    Last month, PAH took the next step towards Magnet Recognition Program® redesignation by hosting a three-day site visit for the program’s appraisers.
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    Kudos Corner

    September 09, 2020
    Congratulations to Laetitia Simeral, CRNP, a nurse practitioner for the Sarcoma Program, and Olatomide Familusi, MD, MS, a fifth-year Plastic Surgery resident, on their recent honors. Their compassionate work and dedication have a positive impact on the patients and communities we serve everyday.
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