Unit secretaries are an essential part of every patient care floor at HUP.From communicating important messages to getting supplies and scheduling repairs, they are, basically, the ‘go-to’ people for the floor staff.
Now, they’ll get to us...Full story
Poppy Bass, senior project manager for IS, has held food drives for Philabundance in her department before –- fighting hunger is her passion -- but she knew she needed a competitive edge to really motivate people. Her strategy: separate the...Full story
Trauma’s transition to the Advanced Care Pavilion at Penn Presbyterian may be a year away, but preparations for the move are already in place, said Al Black, HUP’s chief operating officer, at this month’s Meal with an Administrator.
Specialized nurses and physicians in HUP’s Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) and Transitional Care Nursery (TRAN) give special care to infants every day. Many of these babies were born weeks and months too soon, and need to stay in the unit to g...Full story
Keeping the ‘Happy in Happy Holidays!
Date:December 6, 2013Time: Noon -1:00 pm
Struggling with juggling everything during the holidays? Worried about managing treatment, side effects, holiday parties, shopping and family? Wondering how to...Full story
2013 Patient Safety Culture Survey
The Patient Safety Culture survey asks for your opinions about patient safety issues, medical errors, and event reporting. An “event” is defined as any type of error, mistake, incident, accident, or devia...Full story
Penn Medicine presents a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, students and patients to participate in a competition showcasing individual creative expression. The exhibit, which will open in early 2014, is a juried art exhibition dedicate...Full story
Tobacco use is the single most-preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. It’s responsible for nearly one in five deaths in this country.
“Despite massive efforts to eradicate tobacco addiction -- and some signi...Full story
As part of its transformation to a patient- and family-centered organization, HUP changed its visitors policy in April 2011 to allow 24/7 visitation.While improving the patient experience,the change presented a challenge for members of Secu...Full story