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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

Wellfocused Program: What’s New?

Spring is in the air, and with it comes a chance to have a fresh start on improving your health and well-being, all while earning rewards with a new Wellfocused program. The three-tiered program structure allows UPHS employees to receive re...Full story

Passed Down Pearls of Wisdom    

In celebration of Mother’s and Father’s Day, we want to hear some of the pearls of wisdom passed down from your parents that drives your passion for your career. Send us your parent’s wise words – and if you have it, a photo of you and you...Full story

Better Communication May Lead to Shorter Stay

Patients whose hospital care providers used mobile secure text-messaging as a means of communication had shorter lengths-of stay compared to patients whose providers used the standard paging system to communicate, according to a new study f...Full story

What’s Up at HUP 

Vice President Joe Biden visited earlier this year to tour parts of the Abramson Cancer Center. What other prominent figure would you like to see come to Penn? Diane Douglass, Cardiac Surgery Prince William. He embodies his mother who...Full story

Phishing Security Alert!

Attackers use email and untrustworthy web sites to reach our employees. They often attempt to trick employees into giving up their usernames and passwords. Legitimate IS requests will never solicit sensitive information in this way. We rel...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 4/15/2016

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