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Side-by-Side Survivors: Mother and Daughter Duo Beat Breast Cancer

If you ask Molly Weingart about her experience with breast cancer, the first thing she’ll tell you is that Pennsylvania Hospital really should have given her frequent flyer status by now — or, as her mother Deborah Spitalnik suggested, a “get five surgeries, get one free” punch card.

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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    March 03, 2020
    Hope, in all of its forms, plays a powerful role in health care and medicine. A terminally ill patient may hope to find spiritual comfort; a researcher may hope that they will discover new cures; and a volunteer may hope that they can bring a smile to an overwhelmed visitor’s face.
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    Kudos Corner

    March 03, 2020
    PAH’s operating room nursing team recently received a commendation by the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) — a non-profit organization that promotes professional development and the advancement of perioperative nursing science.
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    MLK Day 2020: An Afternoon of Celebration and Contemplation

    March 03, 2020
    Every year, communities across the country honor the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day of remembrance and action.
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    Kudos Corner

    January 30, 2020
    Congratulations to these exceptional Pennsy staff on their recent achievements! John Y.K. Lee, MD, MSCE, earned the AACR Early Cancer Investigator Award, Caitlin Smith was named CPUP Manager of the Year, and Barry Ogburn retired after 39 years.
  • Holiday Spirit

    Spreading the Holiday Spirit through Pennsy and Beyond

    January 27, 2020
    Another successful holiday season has come and gone at Pennsylvania Hospital. Units were decorated, meals were shared, and staff shared their season’s greetings with the community — and much more.
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    Vantage Point Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    January 27, 2020
    Pennsylvania Hospital saw significant innovative progress in 2019. We constructed our state-of-the-art Spine Center and opened the health system’s first downtown Cardiac Rehab.
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    PAH Achieves the “Gold Standard” in Maternal Care

    January 27, 2020
    Pennsylvania Hospital’s Women’s Health division has been recertified in Perinatal Care by The Joint Commission (TJC), making PAH the only hospital in Philadelphia and one of fewer than 100 institutions nationwide that has earned this honor.
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    Proudly Saluting Pennsy’s Veterans and Service Members

    December 03, 2019
    Pennsylvania Hospital — which has been involved in every war in which our country has participated — is proud to be home to so many employees who are veterans or currently active in the armed forces. Here are some of their stories.
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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    December 03, 2019
    Meetings held throughout Pennsylvania Hospital over the past year have opened with stories of near misses, good catches, and great practices learned from other locations.
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    Hats Off to Pat — A Learner, Leader, and Legend

    December 03, 2019
    Last month, PAH said a bittersweet farewell to Pat Lanzilotta, associate director for Engineering Services, after 49 years of dedicated service. Lanzilotta, who started his career at only 19 years old, witnessed decades of changes, challenges, and construction, and played an integral role in Pennsy’s continued growth.
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