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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 5/13/2016

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Kelly Foreman Receives Secretary Award

At a special celebration last month, Regina Cunningham, PhD, chief executive nurse at HUP, recognized and thanked all unit secretaries for their essential role in patient care. “You are involved in so much of what we do. Yours is often the ...Full story

Congrats to Helen Lysun Award Nominees

Unit sec nominees
Congratulations to the nominees for this year’s Helen Lysun Award: Ayishah Berry Rhoads 3 Bency Cherian Silverstein 12 JoAnn Embry Ravdin 6 Theresa Fletcher Rhoads 3 Anna Fontanilla Silverstein 7 ...Full story

Learning Can Be Fun!

Last month, on Take Our Children to Work Day, approximately 650 kids spent the day at HUP, learning not only what a parent or mentor does but also the many different parts of hospital care. Learning to prevent infections has never been qui...Full story

2016 Spring Housing Fair

The 2016 Spring Housing Fair will be on Tuesday, May 24 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. at PPMC, in the Wright-Saunders Building, room 186. Representatives from Penn Home Ownership Services lending partners and other exhibitors will be in attendance....Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

“I was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in October 2014. I went through chemotherapy and radiation at another hospital. When it came time for my surgery the surgeon at the hospital had a meeting with me to tell me that he felt I would be ...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 4/29/2016

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Baby Friendly Efforts Earn Victoria Rich Award 

Congratulations to HUP’s Baby Friendly Hospital Committee, this year’s recipient of the Victoria Rich Patient Satisfaction Award for its successful efforts in achieving the Baby Friendly designation. It’s the first time the award has gone t...Full story

Organ Donation Changes Lives

Most of us know that donor organs can save lives, for example, a heart or lung transplant. But did you know that a donor can help restore a person’s sight? Or prevent life-threatening infections in severely burned patients? In fact, a singl...Full story

 A Sweet Outreach Helps Those in Need  

Arlene Brackett, a financial service representative in OB/GYN, found her way to MANNA in a rather circuitous manner. While a student at St. Joseph’s University, she reached out to Heidi Lewis, a Quality and Patient Safety project manager, ...Full story

HUP's “Living Legends” 

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Nicole Aqui, MD, (left) chief of Transfusion and Apheresis Services in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, andDaCarla M. Albright, MD, (right) of Obstetrics and Gynecology, were honored by the City Council of Philadelphia as two of the 2016 ...Full story


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