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Announcements for HUP

UPHS Annual Open Enrollment Coming Soon

The 2014 Open Enrollment runs from Monday, April 14, through Sunday, April 27. This year’s enrollment is an active enrollment which means you must make an active election during the enrollment period.

* Earned Premium Discount Extended to Covered Dependents (ages 18-26)

To earn the premium discount, any eligible dependent covered under a medical plan (ages 18-26) must be a non-tobacco user or enrolled in a tobacco cessation program by June 30, 2014. To receive the earned premium discount, you must first certify as to your tobacco use and that of your dependents and then select the tobacco user or non-tobacco user medical contribution. You must make an active election to receive the earned premium discount. Otherwise, you will pay higher medical contributions.

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All Employee Meetings

Attending an All Employee Meeting is a great way to learn more about HUP and the Health System from hospital leaders. The next three will be held on: *Tuesday, April 8, from 8:30 to 9:30 am *Tuesday, May 6, from noon to 1:00 pm *Tuesday,...Full story

Million Dollar Bike Ride is Coming!

There’s still time to sign up for the first annual Million Dollar Bike Ride on Saturday, May 3, to help raise money for rare disease research, organized by the Penn Center for Orphan Disease Research and Therapy and Rare Disease Cycling. Th...Full story

Annual Health Fairs Are Coming!

Open enrollment starts Monday, April 14, and the annual UPHS health fairs are just around the corner! At the health fair, you can learn more about our Healthy Rewards program and your medical and other health benefits, get a biometric scree...Full story

Celebrating National Doctors’ Day

On National Doctors’ Day, we recognize the contribution and dedication of our physicians. In appreciation of all they do, HUP will celebrate National Doctors’ Day on Friday, March 28, between 7 and 9:30 am, providing them with morning bever...Full story

Ergonomics Can Help!

Do you sit at a computer for most or part of your day? Poor ergonomics (a badly designed work environment) can contribute to fatigue, headaches, and musculoskeletal injuries. To learn how you can improve your workstation ergonomically, chec...Full story

University City Accommodations

As part of the plan to expand HUP’s inpatient services to the area now occupied by Penn Tower, faculty and staff in the facility are being relocated to other spaces on campus. Effective late last month, it also led to the closing of the hot...Full story

Leadership Appointments at Penn Medicine

Patricia Wren has been promoted to VP, Human Resources for the Health System. With this promotion, sheassumes the HR responsibilities of Judy Schueler, who is now senior advisor to the CEO, overseeing important initiatives currently underwa...Full story

Navigate Your Health … Safely!

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign for health-care safety. This year’s theme --Navigate Your Health ... Safely -- recognizes the advances made in the patient safety arena while acknowledging the chal...Full story

Helping People Winners

Congratulations to October’s winners in the Helping people All the Time raffle. Click here tosubmit someone’s name. Or usea paper form available at various locations throughout the hospital. Guy Bodarky Respiratory Katie BurkeNursing Nat...Full story

Join the Million Dollar Bike Ride

Mark your calendars for the first annual Million Dollar Bike Ride on Saturday, May 3, to raise money for rare disease research. The ride is organized by the Penn Center for Orphan Disease Research and Therapy and Rare Disease Cycling. The e...Full story

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