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HUPdate Digital Edition - August 22, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here.

Meeting High Expectations

Another successful year for Penn Medicine’s Pipeline Program Penn Medicine’s Pipeline Program is not easy. Its rigorous agenda requires participants to successfully complete their junior- and senior-year high school courses while taking co...Full story

“Break” from Cancer a Turning Point

Webster’s dictionary defines respite as “a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult or unpleasant.” The trips that For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation provides for patients clearly fit that defi...Full story

Giving Babies A Healthy Start

World Breastfeeding Week, celebrated earlier this month, serves as a reminder about the many benefits of this nutritious start to life. Indeed, breastfed infants have fewer infections and allergies than those fed with a formula supplement. ...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

A letter sent to Scott Levin, MD, chair of Orthopaedic Surgery “My significant other fell at a friend’s home, injuring his knee. I brought him to HUP’s emergency room where we had a great experience. The staff were very friendly and I am a...Full story

PM Wins 2014 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Earlier this year, the Hospital Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), and the Gift of Life Donor Program to create the 2014 ...Full story

Still Time to Run for the IOA

You can still register for Penn’s Third Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk, to be held on Sunday, September 21.The event will be on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running thro...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Learn more about HUP and the Health System by attending an All Employee Meeting. Hospital leaders will be available to provide updates and answer your questions. The next three meetings will take place on: *Wednesday, September 10, from 5:...Full story

Discounts at the University's Computer Store

Did you know that UPHS employees qualify for the same academic discounts at the Penn Computer Connection as are offered to Penn faculty, staff and students? And during the Computer Connections annual Back-To-School Sale promotion, employees...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - August 8, 2014

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Listen to What I Say

Establishing a Strong Nurse-Patient Connection Advances in health treatment and technology have improved patient outcomes but this fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment can take a toll on the nurse-patient relationship. More of nu...Full story

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