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Digital Edition of HUPdate - 8/21/2015

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Breastfeeding and Work: They Are Compatible!

Most people know the great health benefits of breastfeeding – for both baby and mom – but continuing to nurse after returning to work is still very difficult in this country. Two of the main obstacles women face are finding a private, clean...Full story

Ebesutani Wins MER Award

Maryellen Reilly had a profound impact on those she knew and worked with. “She was a force of goodwill and enthusiasm, with a strong work ethic and a positive spirit,” said HUP executive director Garry Scheib.Before passing away in 2011, H...Full story

Spreading the Word about Stroke Prevention

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in this country and the leading cause of serious long-term disability. As a nurse stroke coordinator, Elizabeth Neuhaus-Booth, BSN, RN, CNRN, knows well the impact of stroke and works to help those...Full story

... And Something New

Big change came quickly for Daniel and Tanesha Armstrong. Within a little more than 24 hours, HUP clinical staff delivered the couple’s first baby -- a healthy son named Aiden Matthew Armstrong -- and the couple was wed in a visiting room i...Full story

Why We Need ZZZs

Many people today seem to see sleep as less important than other activities (such as work), but that’s a mistake. “Every human needs it…. It’s a requirement for life,” said Michael Grandner, PhD, of the Penn Center for Sleep and Circadian N...Full story

Papal Visit Preparations

As Philadelphia prepares for the Pope’s visit in September, Papal planning teams at each entity have been meeting to assess site-specific issues that may arise, including necessary staffing levels and adequate supply delivery. Each entity w...Full story

Digital Edition of HUPdate - 8/7/2015

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A Community that CAREs

Since its inception in 2012, the Penn Medicine CAREs program has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to support the volunteer efforts of UPHS physicians, employees and students from the Perelman School of Medicine who go out of their way to h...Full story

Take It From the Top

Forty years ago, Penn Tower (then the Hilton Hotel) was put up, piece by piece. And that’s pretty much the way it will be coming down this fall. According to Bryan Heigh, project manager in Real Estate, Design, and Construction, the “take ...Full story

HUP/Penn Presbyterian Again Named Among Top 10

Penn Medicine hospitals have been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the nation, #1 in Pennsylvania, and once again #1 in the Philadelphia metro area by U.S. News World Report. With the combined results for HUP and Penn Presbyterian, we ...Full story


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