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Meet MARTTI, Pennsy’s Master of Languages

It’s no secret that Pennsylvania Hospital’s staff members work tirelessly to ensure a comfortable, safe experience for every patient who seeks care, but medical appointments can still be confusing and overwhelming. Add a language or cultural barrier into the mix, and unclear communication can lead not only to misunderstandings and frustration, but also to direct effects on patient outcomes.

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    Happy Women’s History Month!

    February 23, 2018
    Pennsylvania Hospital is proud to employ so many incredible women across departments, but did you know that PAH had a woman at the helm even at the very beginning? 
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    A Legacy of Love and Light: Pennsylvania Hospital CAREs

    February 23, 2018

    At PAH, working to improve the well-being of our local communities is part of who we are. Some volunteers connect with organizations, while others develop their own programs to meet a need. And then there are some whose outreach is rooted in the desire to transform pain and tragedy into something positive, fulfilling, and full of hope.

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    Service, Spirituality, and Standing Tall: MLK Day 2018

    February 01, 2018

    “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don't have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. […] You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

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    PAH CAREs – From Head to (Warm, Toe-Tappin’) Toe

    February 01, 2018

    For the staff members of PAH, making a meaningful difference in underserved communities isn’t a New Year’s resolution or a one-time act of service; it’s part of who we are. Nowhere is this commitment to outreach clearer than in the projects championed by our Penn Medicine CAREs grant recipients.

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    Get Pumped for Heart Month 2018!

    February 01, 2018

    Happy Heart Month! Every February, PAH and the American Heart Association encourage people of all ages, races, genders, and backgrounds to make a commitment to healthier, heart-conscious lifestyle choices to reduce their risk of heart failure, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases.

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    Exploration and Empowerment: Congrats to Our 2018 Eisenhower Fellow!

    February 01, 2018

    Pennsylvania Hospital chair of Radiology Brian Englander, MD, has his sights set on a far-reaching goal – improving breast health across the world. As a 2018 USA Eisenhower Fellow – one of only eleven winners nationwide – that goal is closer to becoming a reality. 

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    Congrats to Cardiac Surgery – 2017 Quality & Patient Safety Award Winners

    December 28, 2017

    From the moment a patient steps on campus until their last follow-up call, PAH is committed to making their experience as stress-free as possible. Still, no amount of hospitality can make up for how overwhelming a lengthy hospitalization can be. That’s where the PAH cardiovascular surgery team's focus on expediting the process without compromising quality, safety, and comfort come in.

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    Upcoming Workplace Violence Training

    December 28, 2017
    The Security Services team will be holding workplace violence training sessions throughout the month with a specific focus on “Code Gray” active shooter responses. Each session will run between 15 and 30 minutes.
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    Life’s a Gift – Give More of It

    December 28, 2017

    On January 5, PAH will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on the second floor of the Pine Building between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Receive a free long-sleeve American Red Cross t-shirt when you donate!

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    Deck the Neurosurgery Halls!

    December 28, 2017
    If you stopped by the PAH Neurosurgery office on 8th and Locust over the holidays, you may have thought you made a wrong turn and landed at the North Pole! To celebrate the season, seven teams worked together to create a welcoming, joyous environment that reflected their personal and cultural traditions.
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