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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 11/23/2016

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HUP Celebrates Patient Advocate Award Winners!

“Talented, innovative, bringing excellence to everything they do. Trusted, respected, valued. Welcoming and comforting” These were just some of the glowing adjectives Carolyn Jackson, COO, read in the narratives describing this year’s winn...Full story

Strike Heroism

The weeklong SEPTA transit workers union strike earlier this month threw a wrench into the lives of thousands of daily commuters. Many discovered the “joys” of early morning walks to work. Others turned to coworkers – or neighbors or frien...Full story

Honoring Our Veterans of Care

Penn Medicine honored and thanked the more than 300 dedicated men and women who have served our nation — and are now part of the extended family of Penn Medicine. William Schwab, MD, of Surgery; Carrie Sims, MD, of Surgery; Jeremy Cannon, M...Full story

Bringing Back The “Good Catch!” Program

The Good Catch program was created to improve patient safety by publicly recognizing outpatient staff who proactively identify potential process issues, report them in Penn Medicine Safety Net, help resolve the issues, and share the lessons...Full story

Parents and Teens Learn the Way to Safety

Distracted driving is responsible for more than 3,000 deaths and over 400,000 injuries per year. We all know it’s dangerous but how many of us have been that person drifting into the other lane because we were doing something else when we s...Full story

Come Hear the Sounds of Music

Plan to attend the first concert of the Penn Medicine Symphony Orchestra, comprising members of HUP’s staff as well as students from the Perelman School of Medicine. The concert will feature Mozart’s overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Ross...Full story

Holiday Outreach?

Is your department or area planning to do some holiday outreach in the community? Wed love to share the story of your efforts to brighten this season for others. Please emailinformation about the outreach and photos to the editor. Thank yo...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 11/11/2016

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A Helping Hand … and Much More

Nurses are responsible for direct patient care on a unit – but a bevy of supplies and equipment help them to ensure the very best outcomes for patients. This is where support associates come in, serving as an “extra set of hands” on busy pa...Full story

PM Experience Week: Thank You For All You Do!

Every day staff work hard to deliver high-quality patient care. During last month’s Penn Medicine Experience Week, HUP showed its appreciation, going all out to celebrate its employees. “Everyone contributes to the patient experience,” said...Full story

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