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Announcements for HUP

Helping People All the Time

Congratulations and many thanks to October’s winners of the Helping People All the Time raffle. If you know employees who go above and beyond to help our patients and their families, be sure to nominate them. It’s easy! You can also submit a name on a paper form, available at several locations throughout the hospital.

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Did You Know...

Did you know that HUP has more than 1.5 million outpatient visits a year, comprising more than half of the Health System total? Or that 80 percent of Penn’s medical and doctoral students perform community service or outreach? You can find ...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate 3/6/2015

Click here for the digital edition of HUPdate. ...Full story

UNITED in Safety

Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW), to be held March 8-14, is an annual, education and awareness campaign for health-care safety sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation. This week recognizes the advancements that have been mad...Full story

A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life!

Colon cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. If caught early, there is a 90 percent chance that your cancer can be cured. A simple colonoscopy can make a world of difference. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness...Full story

New Bridge to Perelman Center

The Penn Tower garage closes today, March 6, to employees and on Wednesday, March 11, to patients. This move is in preparation for the year-long demolition of Penn Tower and its garage which begins this summer. A planning process is underwa...Full story

Employee Parking at Penn Tower Ends Today

The swipe card for the Penn Tower garage will be invalid as of 11:59 pm on Friday, March 6. Employees who currently park in that garage can get a parking pass card for the University Avenue Garage (Lot #51) at the following locations: • Pa...Full story

Changes in HUP’s Summer Teen Volunteer Program

“The Summer Teen Volunteer Program will be completely different this year,” said David Cribb, director of Volunteer Services. The changes start with the application process. Beginning this year, applications will be filed online only to hel...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate 2/20/2015

The digital edition of HUPdate can be found by clicking here. ...Full story

Taking Care of Families is Part of Caring for Patients

Located at the top of the escalator on the Ravdin Mezzanine, the Center for Family Caregivers is many things to many people. For example, some family members use its computer, fax and printer to help keep the everyday parts of their lives o...Full story

A Heartfelt Send-off for Trauma

Before Penn’s Level 1 Trauma Center made its official move to PPMC earlier this month, HUP leaders and staff gave the trauma team a heartfelt send-off. Planning for this huge transfer of services “was the most complicated project I’ve ever...Full story


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