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HUPdate Digital Edition - November 14, 2014

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A Positive Patient Experience: Every Visit, Every Day

Service excellence is a top priority for the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania (CPUP). Over the past several years, the group has seen improvement in key patient satisfaction areas among its 200 practices, including its a...Full story

Speaking with HUP's Leaders

At a recent Meal with an Administrator, HUP executive director Garry Scheib encouraged everyone to consider giving to the Penn’s Way campaign (which ends this Friday, November 14). Any donations to HUP go directly to a special fund to provi...Full story

Reducing A Repeated Cycle of Violence

Meditation and yoga have been shown to help reduce anxiety and enhance a person’s mood and overall sense of well-being. So what better place to use these relaxation tools than in an environment which carries an inordinate amount of stress: ...Full story

Ebola Preparedness at Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine is able to provide expert clinical care under a broad range of circumstances, keeping the safety and protection of our patients and staff as our top priority at all times. As our preparations for the potential of receiving an ...Full story

Penn Medicine Employee Flu Campaign Ends December 1, 2014

Over the past four years, 99% 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 healthy. U...Full story

HIPAA Update: Clinical Systems Monitoring for Inappropriate Access

You may recall from earlier communications that Penn Medicine has launched a new software-enabled program to proactively monitor clinical systems to help detect inappropriate access to patient medical records. The program was initiated in S...Full story

Join the Great American Smokeout

The Health System is proud to join the American Cancer Society in promoting the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 20. Did you know that tobacco use is the single-most preventable cause of disease and premature death in the Unite...Full story

HUPdate digital edition - October 31, 2014

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

HUP at Night: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

HUP at night
On first glance, HUP seems almost deserted at night. The main lobby, normally teeming with activity, is quiet, with only an occasional person walking through. But, beyond the empty hallways, the machinery of the institution is going strong...Full story

Ebola Preparedness at Penn Medicine

As an academic medical institution, Penn Medicine stands ready to provide expert clinical care under a broad range of circumstances, keeping the safety and protection of our patients and staff as our top priority at all times. The likelihoo...Full story

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