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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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    Rounding Rewind: Building a Resilient Workforce

    February 05, 2019
    The quarterly Schwartz Center Rounds provide a forum for staff across disciplines to come together and dig into what it’s really like to work at PAH.
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    Going Above and Beyond to Help Families Thrive

    January 30, 2019
    Though the Children’s Targeted Case Management program at Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center amps up their efforts during particularly stressful times like back-to-school season, Joelle Bradley, LCSW, recognized that across the board, the families they served were becoming poorer and needed additional supports.
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    Vantage Point Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    January 30, 2019
    Central to Pennsylvania Hospital’s mission is the firmly held belief that every member of our community deserves the opportunity to enjoy a healthy life with access to the resources they need to thrive, regardless of socioeconomic status.
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    Heimlich Heroes to the Rescue!

    January 30, 2019
    The Heimlich maneuver is a basic first aid technique that can save lives with only a few abdominal thrusts — but would you feel empowered and knowledgeable enough to do it if needed?
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    PAH on the Move: Revitalizing Spaces While Retaining History

    January 04, 2019
    Since 1751, Pennsylvania Hospital’s mission has been clear and consistent: promote the health and well-being of the community by developing and delivering the most innovative, cutting-edge treatments.
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    Vantage Point: Theresa Larivee, Chief Executive Officer

    January 04, 2019
    Named after the hospital’s two founders — scientist, inventor, and statesman Benjamin Franklin, and pioneering physician and surgeon Dr. Thomas Bond — the Franklin-Bond Speaker Series offers an exclusive intellectual and social experience by providing an “insider’s view” of PAH’s groundbreaking biomedical research and patient care advances.
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    Another Groundbreaking “World’s First” at the Nation’s First

    January 04, 2019
    In yet another example of PAH’s innovative teams coming together to create advanced approaches and ensure better patient outcomes, this past fall saw another first-of-its-kind achievement at the nation’s first hospital.
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    Celebrating the Ho-Ho-Holidays at Pennsy

    January 04, 2019
    PAH kicked off the season with the 24th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center. The event is truly a community affair, and both those who utilize Hall-Mercer’s services and those who just need a hot meal are welcome.
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    A “Hearty” Congratulations to PAH’s Heart Walkers

    November 30, 2018
    Pennsylvania Hospital is known throughout the health system for its Heart Walk spirit, and this year’s campaign — spearheaded by Jeff O'Neill, AIA, ACHA, CHFM, senior director of Facilities Services, and Marco Georeno, MBA, associate director of Allied Health and Ambulatory Services and Behavioral Health — was just as strong and enthusiastic as ever.
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    A “Philly Special” Is Born at PAH

    November 30, 2018
    On February 4, the entire city of Philadelphia erupted into celebration following the Eagles’ Super Bowl LII win. Last month — nine months after the historic game — Pennsylvania Hospital began seeing the aftermath of some of those celebrations in none other than the Mother and Baby Unit.
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