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HUPdate digital edition - October 31, 2014

The digital edition of HUPdate is available here.

HUP at Night: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

HUP at night
On first glance, HUP seems almost deserted at night. The main lobby, normally teeming with activity, is quiet, with only an occasional person walking through. But, beyond the empty hallways, the machinery of the institution is going strong...Full story

Ebola Preparedness at Penn Medicine

As an academic medical institution, Penn Medicinestands ready to provide expert clinical care under a broad range of circumstances, keeping the safety and protection of our patients and staff as our top priority at all times. The likelihood...Full story

OncoLink’s Annual Insurance Education Session

Are you interested in learning more about the nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act? Join OncoLink for an informative insurance education seminar on Thursday, November 6, at HUP’s Hirst Auditorium or via live webcast (and available for ...Full story

Helping People All the Time

Service excellence, ie, going above and beyond, isn’t necessarily a huge action. Sometimes it’s someone who displayed “amazing teamwork during an emergency situation” or showed kindness to a patient: “Your compassion is unequaled.” These a...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

“My son frequents UPenn Oral and Maxillofacial dentistry due to his medical condition. I wanted to take the time to share with you my appreciation of Mr. Joseph Robinson [ambassador in Patient and Guest Services]. He is always so cheerful a...Full story

HUPdate digital edition -- October 17, 2014

The digital version of HUPdate is available here. ...Full story

Reaching to Teach

Forming An Education Partnership with Patients Last year, Bethany Fijan, BSN, of Founders 14 went to HUP’s Patient and Family Education website to print a sheet about venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (measures to prevent a blood clot). ...Full story

A Change of Scenery

To protect newborns from exposure to germs or infections, new moms and their babies are transported from Labor and Delivery on Ravdin 7 to the postpartum unit on Silverstein 8 via the Silverstein service elevators. While the rationale behi...Full story

Marquardt Wins USciences Award

Wayne Marquardt, RPh, senior pharmacist, received the inaugural USciences Distinguished Advocate for Students Award from the University of the Sciences. The award is for an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to advancing...Full story

Caring Corner

IS Helps to “Change A Life” Change A Life, an outreach program created by members of Information Services, is a simple concept that reaps big rewards for community programs. A contribution jar, created by senior application analyst Ralph J...Full story


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