PAH Explores the Science of Soothing Scents

From testimonials about crystal healing, to recipes for herbal balms and teas, alternatives for standard treatments have experienced a surge in popularity – both among the public and in the healthcare field. While some approaches fall in the realm of pseudoscience, others like aromatherapy have made their way into hospitals as legitimate pain and anxiety management methods, including at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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    Care for Care Providers

    September 28, 2017

    Last year, the Pennsylvania Hospital Care for the Care Provider Committee conducted an assessment of work-related stress with the goal of developing a second tier of the Care for the Care Provider program.

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    Join Us for the 2017 Philadelphia Heart Walk!

    September 28, 2017

    Join us on Saturday, November 4, at Citizens Bank Park for the family-friendly (and dog-friendly) 5k walk and festival to celebrate the steps towards healthy living. A shorter “Miracle Mile” route option is also available.

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    Hunt Earns “Rad” Recognition

    September 28, 2017

    Bill Hunt, MBA, MLS, (ASCP)CM, the administrative director of Penn Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at PAH, has been recognized by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) for his outstanding professional achievements, leadership, and service.

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    Sheth Takes the Helm of Orthopaedics

    September 28, 2017

    PAH is excited to announce the appointment of Neil Sheth, MD, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and board-certified surgeon, as the new Orthopaedic section chief.

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    Cultivation Meets Preservation at Pennsy

    August 30, 2017

    Walking the grounds of Pennsylvania Hospital can often feel like a trip through time. Remnants of the past are everywhere—but one of most unique components is the property itself. Since joining PAH in 2016, head groundskeeper Daniel Bangert has worked to ensure he preserves PAH’s past while also developing innovative and eye-catching landscapes.

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    Calling All Magazine Readers!

    August 30, 2017

    The PAH Volunteer Office is in need of magazines for its book cart. Every day volunteers bring reading materials, like newspapers, magazines, and books to patients to make their hospital stay as pleasant as possible.

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    Celebrating the Gift of Life

    August 30, 2017

    To raise awareness about organ, eye, and tissue donation and to inspire more people to become donors, Penn Medicine has partnered with Gift of Life and the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) again this year for the 2017 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge.

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    Penn Leads the Pack Year After Year

    August 30, 2017

    Pennsylvania Hospital has once again been ranked among the top hospitals in our region and in the state by U.S. News & World Report. PAH claimed a coveted spot in the top ten institutions in the Philadelphia metro area, coming in at #7, as well as ranking at #14 in the state.

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    PAH Participates in “Radical Hospitality”

    August 30, 2017

    On Saturday, July 29th, a group of service-minded PAH staff members joined forces with volunteers from the Broad Street Ministry's (BSM) Hospitality Collaborative to serve food to “vulnerable adults with complex needs” in the community, including the homeless population and victims of violence.

  • PAH Outpatient Pharmacy Hours Extended

    August 30, 2017

    Beginning Wednesday, September 13th, the Pennsylvania Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy will expand its hours of operation and service offerings. To celebrate, we cordially invite you to an Evening Open House on Wednesday, September 13th, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

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