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Proudly Saluting Pennsy’s Veterans and Service Members

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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    PAH Walkers Fundraise with All Their Heart

    December 03, 2019
    This year, nearly 300 walkers from PAH joined more than 2,000 other Penn Medicine staff and supporters at Citizens Bank Park to promote the American Heart Association (AHA)’s mission to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans nationwide by 20 percent by 2020.
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    Reuniting with the “Stars” of the ICN

    November 05, 2019
    PAH rolled out the red carpet, decorated Elm Garden and the Pine Building grounds with golden star balloons and a mini-Hollywood Sign, and filled baskets with VIP passes for their superstar guests. These preparations weren’t for an awards ceremony or fundraiser, but for a special reunion for some very special individuals — the former patients of the Intensive Care Nursery.
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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    November 05, 2019
    Last month, Kevin Mahoney, the new CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, held a town hall at Pennsylvania Hospital.
  • Success

    Pennsy Staff Pave the Way for Success

    November 05, 2019
    PAH hosted a celebratory ice cream social to introduce Penn Medicine’s new Success Share Incentive Program, which recognizes the contributions of staff across the health system.
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    PMX Week 2019: Celebrating Compassion, Empathy, and Self-Care

    November 05, 2019
    Penn Medicine Experience (PMX) Week is always an exciting time at Pennsylvania Hospital. Held in October, PMX Week offers a time for staff across the health system to take a breather and recognize the achievements of their colleagues, all while renewing their commitment to being compassionate.
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    Staff “Escape” the Classroom to Refresh Their Skills

    November 05, 2019
    To celebrate Sepsis Awareness Month this past September, the nurse managers and clinical nurse educators in PAH’s Emergency Department and Critical and Intermediate Care teams joined forces to try something new to Pennsy: a sepsis-themed escape room.
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    The ABCs of Periop Innovation

    September 27, 2019
    Only a year has passed since Jack Sariego, MD, MBA, FACS, CPE, took on the role of vice president for Perioperative Services at Pennsylvania Hospital, but it’s been a busy year characterized by quality improvements and enhanced operational efficiency — from introducing quarterly staff engagement surveys and town halls, to creating a new instrument reconciliation process to reduce daily tray turnovers.
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    Don’t Miss the 2019 Philadelphia Heart Walk!

    September 27, 2019
    According to the American Heart Association, someone dies from heart disease — the number one killer worldwide — stroke, or another cardiovascular condition every 43 seconds in the United States.
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