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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    Keeping Unused Meds Safe from Misuse

    July 31, 2019
    If you’ve walked past PAH’s Outpatient Pharmacy lately, you’ve probably noticed the bright green drop box in the waiting room. Part of the hospital’s new drug take-back program — one of the latest initiatives to combat the opioid crisis — this receptacle offers a convenient place for individuals to drop off their leftover, unused, and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications.
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    Celebrating the Compassion, Community Focus, and Clinical Excellence of PAH’s Nurses

    July 02, 2019
    PAH’s nursing staff often juggle the roles of caregiver, advocate, coach, cheerleader, and mentor for their patients and peers alike, but Nurses Week offered a chance to take off a few of their many hats and celebrate with their colleagues.
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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    July 02, 2019
    Pennsylvania Hospital has recently celebrated several great successes — the opening of our Spine Center and Cardiac Rehab, the renovation of the Spruce Building and relocation of the Crisis Response Center, the growth of our Franklin-Bond speaker series and establishment of the First Hospital Historic Preservation Committee, and so on.
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    Meet Farzana Rashid Hossain, MD: Women’s Health Champion & New PAH Addition

    July 02, 2019
    Since starting at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) in 2010, gastroenterologist Farzana Rashid Hossain, MD, has been committed to building a healthier Philadelphia community through science and social empowerment.
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    Diversity, Inclusion, and a Whole Lot of Fun

    July 02, 2019
    Last month, PAH’s Cultural & Community Awareness Council (CCAC) hosted their 3rd Annual Diversity Day, which brought together staff, visitors, and community members to enjoy some international dishes in the sunshine and celebrate the racial, ethnic, spiritual, gender, sexuality, and cultural differences that enrich Pennsy’s team and the surrounding community.
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    Speaker Series Celebrates “Nexus of Innovation and Healing”

    July 02, 2019
    The latest installment of the Franklin-Bond Speaker Series was focused on innovation in breast cancer therapies.
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    Establishing a Safe Haven on Spruce

    June 06, 2019
    Providing compassionate care for individuals with behavioral health issues has been at the core of Pennsylvania Hospital’s mission since the hospital first opened its doors.
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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    June 06, 2019
    As our nation’s first hospital, PAH has a value that has survived for centuries and that continues to thrive today.
  • orysya

    An EVS Soup-er Star Goes Above and Beyond

    June 06, 2019
    Orysya Khanas, an Environmental Services service technician, was happy to help when she received a call from a colleague looking for some quick assistance in clarifying care instructions for a patient who spoke only Ukrainian.
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    History Comes Alive at the Philadelphia Science Festival

    June 06, 2019
    Pennsylvania Hospital’s historical significance can’t be overstated — it was already 25 years old when the fledgling United States declared independence, and has been a leader in medicine and patient care since 1751.
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