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HUPdate digital edition -- October 17, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here

Reaching to Teach

Forming An Education Partnership with Patients Last year, Bethany Fijan, BSN, of Founders 14 went to HUP’s Patient and Family Education website to print a sheet about venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (measures to prevent a blood clot). ...Full story

A Change of Scenery

To protect newborns from exposure to germs or infections, new moms and their babies are transported from Labor and Delivery on Ravdin 7 to the postpartum unit on Silverstein 8 via the Silverstein service elevators. While the rationale behi...Full story

Marquardt Wins USciences Award

Wayne Marquardt, RPh, senior pharmacist, received the inaugural USciences Distinguished Advocate for Students Award from the University of the Sciences. The award is for an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to advancing...Full story

Caring Corner

IS Helps to “Change A Life” Change A Life, an outreach program created by members of Information Services, is a simple concept that reaps big rewards for community programs. A contribution jar, created by senior application analyst Ralph J...Full story

Meet the AP Providers

Learn more about the roles of HUP’s advanced practice clinicians -- nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician assistants, and nurse anesthetists -- during the annual Advanced Practice Providers Week. A “Meet and Greet” will take place ...Full story

MLK Community Involvement Awards

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition Awards are given to five individuals (Penn/Penn Medicine faculty, staff, students, and members of the broader Philadelphia community) who demonstrate significant contributions in...Full story

Giving is Penn's Way!

Penn’s Way is underway across our campuses! In partnership with our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine is stepping up to support the greater Philadelphia area through donations to Penn Medicine, United Way and Cente...Full story

Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

There’s still time to get your flu vaccine at one of HUP’s upcoming flu clinics on the Ravdin Mezzanine, to be held from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, October 20 and 21. Starting October 27, employees can go to Occupational Medi...Full story

HUPdate digital edition - October 3, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here. ...Full story

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

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