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HUPdate digital edition - October 3, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here

Celebrating Longevity and Loyalty

The year was 1989. Roseanne, The Cosby Show and Cheers were the three top-rated television shows. A gallon of gas cost less than a dollar; a loaf of bread was 67 cents. That was also the year that our 88 new inductees into the UPHS 25-Yea...Full story

Caring Corner

A Commitment to Education As a workforce development consultant at Penn Medicine Academy,Kerry Nihill is passionate about creating opportunities. Through on-site degree programs, a learning ambassadors program, managing new employee orien...Full story

PM Wins 2014 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Earlier this year, the Hospital Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), and the Gift of Life Donor Program to create the 2014...Full story

2014 Employee Flu Campaign Starts Soon!

Over the past five years, more than 98% of HUP and UPHS employees have been vaccinated for seasonal influenza. Getting the flu vaccine reduces the risk of illness for our staff and helps keep our patients, colleagues, and families safe and ...Full story

Blood Donation Center Moves

The Penn Medicine Blood Donation Center has moved from the Penn Tower Bridge level to the new Apheresis, Infusion and Blood Donation Center on Ravdin 3. Now it’s more convenient than ever to make a life-saving donation. The Center is open M...Full story

CC Riders Mark their 8th Road Trip

Members of HUP’s intensive care nursery came out to greet the CC Riders, a small cycling team made up of family and close friends who ride approximately 130 miles – from the March of Dimes home office to HUP – to raise money for the organi...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Learn more about HUP and the Health System at an All Employee Meeting. The next three will be held on: Tuesday, October 21, from 8:30 to 9:30 am Tuesday, November 4, from noon to 1 pm Tuesday, December 9, from 5 to 6 pm All Employee...Full story

Fit Around Philly

To celebrate the fall season and our great city, Wellfocused is challenging you and your department to join us for theFit Around Philly Challenge. The goal is to exercise 150 minutes per week. The departments with the highest average number...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - September 19, 2014

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The Save of a Lifetime

Running along the Schuykill River Trail was a frequent outing for Todd Tewksbury, a 27-year-old mechanical engineer. So when he started his run one evening, the last place he expected to end up was in HUP’s emergency room. “I remembered pa...Full story

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