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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 9/4/2015

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Restoring Function… and Quality of Life

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Mously Le Blanc, MD, is a detective of sorts. As a cancer rehabilitation specialist – one of only a few in the country -- she uses her knowledge of nerves, muscles, and bones to connect the dots between medical mysteries patients present w...Full story

Cancer Support Services

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The Abramson Cancer Center offers multiple programs to help patients, both while undergoing treatment and after, including: * Online support, including a tool for navigating a new diagnosis and a Survivorship Care Plan Program. * Massage ...Full story

Spreading the Good Word of Science

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As the realities of science move closer and closer to science fiction, the laymen among us are lucky to have people like Marion Leary, MPH, MSN, RN, assistant director of Clinical Research in the Center for Resuscitation Science around. Le...Full story

Christmas Comes Early

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Several members of the Perelman Endoscopy Center were instrumental in putting together a “Christmas in July” collection and donation for the residents of Horizon House, a homeless shelter in the West Philadelphia area. Holly Sharpe, BSN, an...Full story

2015 Quality and Patient Safety Awards

Have a great project that you want to share with others? Submit it to the UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards. This award has been a longstanding opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety...Full story

Papal Visit Preparations

As Philadelphia prepares for the Pope’s visit in September, Papal planning teams at each entity have been meeting to assess site-specific issues that may arise, including necessary staffing levels and adequate supply delivery. Each entity w...Full story

Still Time to Join

Help support Alzheimer’s and aging-related research and care at Penn’s Institute on Aging by participating in the Fourth Annual 5K for the IOA The Memory Mile Walk on Sunday, September 20. The race starts at the Shoemaker Green entrance t...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 8/21/2015

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Breastfeeding and Work: They Are Compatible!

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Most people know the great health benefits of breastfeeding – for both baby and mom – but continuing to nurse after returning to work is still very difficult in this country. Two of the main obstacles women face are finding a private, clean...Full story

Ebesutani Wins MER Award

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Maryellen Reilly had a profound impact on those she knew and worked with. “She was a force of goodwill and enthusiasm, with a strong work ethic and a positive spirit,” said HUP executive director Garry Scheib.Before passing away in 2011, H...Full story

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