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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 9/16/2016

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Aromatherapy: A New Addition to a Nurse’s “Toolbox”

A new aromatherapy program at HUP is helping patients manage their symptoms … without the use of drugs. “It’s a part of integrative medicine, viewing the patient as a whole, ” said Christin Reddy, MSN, RN, OCN, of Rhoads 3, an oncology unit...Full story

The Patient’s Surprise was Phabulous

Jon Crosier had been re-admitted to Rhoads 3, an oncology unit, in July and was like a part of the family there, said Kristen Bink, MSN, RN. “We wanted to do something really special for him on his birthday.” So they started planning a cele...Full story

A “Mountain of Donations” for Penn Transplant House

Earlier this summer, the Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House received thousands of non-perishable food items and toiletries, thanks to HUP’s Support Services. “It was a mountain of donations! Our pantries were nearly bare and now they’re ...Full story

Hossain Appointed to First Philadelphia Commission for Women

Farzana Rashid Hossain, MD, of Gastroenterology, has been appointed to the Philadelphia Commission for Women to build key relationships and help create equitable opportunities for women at all levels of the Philadelphia workforce. There ha...Full story

Nursing Outreach Promotes Breastfeeding

HUP was one of several organizations that took part in last month’s Latch On event held at Franklin Square Park to promote breastfeeding. Maria DiSciullo, BSN, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant, Makady Rinn, RN, of Silverstein 8, an...Full story

IS Kudos

Penn Medicine’s Information Services team has been recognized by Health Hospital Networks with the Most Wired Award for the eighth time in the last decade. The award recognizes Information Services for its work in positioning Penn Medicine...Full story

HIPAA Refresher Course

At Penn Medicine, our patients trust us to provide quality health care and to act responsibly when collecting and sharing Protected Health Information. A HIPAA Refresher Training has been launched and assigned to all employees’ Knowledge Li...Full story

Free Continuing Education Training in LGBTQ-centered Care

Penn Medicine was named a 2016 “Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality,” and as part of our continued efforts to better serve our LGBTQ patients, families, and community members, Penn is partnering with the Healthcare Quality Index and Human ...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 9/2/2016

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Celebrating Those Who CARE

Each year, Penn Medicine doctors, employees, and students from the Perelman School of Medicine volunteer their time and talents to help those less fortunate in the communities that we serve. Grants from the Penn Medicine CAREs program help ...Full story

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