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HUPdate Digital Edition 1/23/2015

The digital edition of HUPdate is available here.


A Willingness to Step Up

“I cannot say enough positive things about my hospital stay at Penn.” “I was made comfortable in every way possible.” “I felt I was important to everyone.” “From the moment I arrived, I was treated like royalty.” The patient experience...Full story

Rhoads 4 Wins First DAISY Team Award

Every year, 12 HUP nurses receive a DAISY award, recognizing their excellent clinical practice as well as extraordinary compassion and caring. Now, Nursing has created the DAISY team annual award to acknowledge a group of nurses who collabo...Full story

Musicians on Call: 10 Years and Going Strong!

In 2004, Volunteer Services brought a new program to HUP to help improve the patient experience. Since that time, Musicians on Call has made more than 670 visits to HUP, performing for over 22,000 patients, staff, and family members. Resear...Full story

New Penn Research Center to Investigate Preterm Birth

Nearly half a million babies are born prematurely each year in this country. Indeed, preterm birth is the most common and serious newborn health problem in this country. Now, thanks to a $10 million investment over the next five years from ...Full story

PT Parking Garage Closing March 6!

The Penn Tower Parking Garage will close to employees on Friday, March 6. (It will stay open for patients until Wednesday, March 11). Employees who currently park in that garage are asked to transfer to the University Avenue Garage (Lot #51...Full story

Kudos for HUP Security

Security’s efforts to keep patients, visitors and staff safe throughout HUP, Penn Tower, and the Perelman Center have been nationally recognized by Security 500 magazine, which ranked the department as one of the top 10 security organizatio...Full story

Ebola Preparedness at Penn Medicine

Preparations for the possibility of caring for a patient with Ebola have been underway for several months at HUP, and we must maintain competency in our ability to care for these patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - January 9, 2014

The HUPdate digital edition is available here. ...Full story

Another Year of Generous Giving!

Staff throughout HUP, CPUP and Corporate help those in need throughout the year but the “giving” reaches new levels in the weeks leading up to the holidays. Holly Days again brought in a huge number of gifts and monetary donations. Depart...Full story

Two Fundraisers Help MS

Several employees in HUP’s Pharmacy put their shaving routines on hold for all of October, growing beards to help raise money for a worthy cause – Multiple Sclerosis. With 73 female sponsors donating a dollar for each day her chosen partici...Full story


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