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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 11/13/2015

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A Pharmacy to Meet Patient – and Employee – Needs

Similar to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine itself, everything in its new pharmacy on the atrium level was planned with the patient in mind, from the private room for discussions with the pharmacist to the robot that dispenses medi...Full story

‘Building Better Bridges’ to Our West Philly Neighbors

Madeline Dawson, MHS, a staff oncology chaplain in Pastoral Care, and the members of Victory Outreach Ministries in Southwest Philadelphia are onto something. They recently provided free school supplies and valuable health information to m...Full story

Todd Selected as AAN Fellow

Congratulations to Barbara Ann Todd, DNP, CRNP, director of Advanced Practice and Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration, who was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, an organization of distinguished leaders in nursing w...Full story

Penn Medicine Lights the Night!

The Light The Night Walk brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases; shines a light on the importance of finding cures; and provides access to treatments for blood cancer ...Full story

Celebrating A First Halloween

HUP’s intensive care nursery held its annual Halloween celebration last month, with the staff dressing their tiny charges in costumes and holding a party in their honor. “It gives families a chance to celebrate, no matter what they’re going...Full story

Social Media Content May Hold Keys to Important Health Information

Language used in everyday social media posts may have a strong connection to an individual’s health, according to new research from Penn. In the first study of its kind, the new results suggest that not only are many adult Facebook and Twit...Full story

Wheelchair Request

It’s important that each and every patient who comes to HUP and needs a wheelchair has one available when they need it. We need every member in the HUP community to help our patients by either bringing stray wheelchairs to the main lobby at...Full story

Penn’s Way: One More Week to Contribute

If you haven’t already done so, please consider donating to Penn’s Way, our annual workplace charitable campaign. At the end of Week 4 of the campaign, HUP had reached almost 80 percent of its $275,000 goal, with 63 percent participation. Y...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 10/30/2015

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Exercise: It’s Good for the Body and the Brain!

Most people know the physical benefits of exercise. For example, it strengthens your heart, thus lowering your risk of cardiac disease. It helps control diabetes and has been shown to lower the risk of some cancers. Regular workouts also bu...Full story

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