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Digital Edition of System News - 11/27/2015

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With Thanksgiving approaching, followed by the holiday season, this is the ideal time to reflect on the many joys and sources of happiness in our lives. It is also a good time to think about the less fortunate and how we can make their live...Full story

“Intrapreneurship” Alive and Well at UPHS

As executive director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, David Asch, MD, MBA, PhD, enjoys an up-close view of an abundance of ideas for improving health care delivery and accessibility. The ideas usually have two things...Full story

Penn Medicine and Virtua Form Strategic Alliance

This fall, Penn Medicine and Virtua Health formed a strategic alliance to create easier access to care by growing programs in South Jersey supported by both organizations, and by facilitating access to advanced care provided by Penn. The al...Full story

Penn Medicine’s Partnerships

Which Type of Affiliation Works Best? Over the past several years, Penn Medicine’s footprint has expanded significantly, beyond Philadelphia and into the surrounding areas of Southeast and Central Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Thes...Full story

Hennessy and Jensen Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and Frances E. Jensen, MD, chair of Neurology and co-director of the Penn Medicine Translational Neuroscience Center, were elected members to the National Academy of Medicine ...Full story

Awards and Accolades

Joseph Berger, MD, chief of Multiple Sclerosis in Neurology, received the Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award form the American Neurological Association for his outstanding accomplishments in teaching neurology to residents and medical ...Full story

Penn Medicine @ Work

Penn Medicine Military Friendly® Employer Penn Medicine has earned the 2016 Military Friendly® Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse. Companies competed for the elite Military Friendly® Employer...Full story

The Move to ICD-10

A Major Effort Results in a Smooth Coding Transition The International Classification of Diseases (ICD)is a global clinical cataloging system created by the World Health Organization that standardizes descriptions of diseases and procedure...Full story

LG Health Expands

Lancaster General Health will invest up to $60 million to improve its inpatient experience and its staff’s ability to provide patient care with a six-story expansion of Lancaster General Hospital (LGH). Located in the Northeast corner of th...Full story

Record Turnout for the 5K for the IOA

On September 20, a record 435 Penn faculty, staff and friends and families ran or walked to raise money and awareness for the work of the Institute on Aging. The 3.1 mile run started at Franklin Field and took participants through Penn Park...Full story

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