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Penn Medicine Information Services Wins Two Prestigious IS Industry Awards

HealthCaresMostWiredPenn Medicine’s Information Services team has been recognized by Health & Hospital Networks with two awards, Most Wired and the 2015 Innovator Award. These awards recognize Penn Medicine for its work in keeping ahead of the technological curve.

The annual Most Wired survey aims to measure the level of information technology adoption in U.S. hospitals and health systems. The 2015 Most Wired Survey distinguishes Penn Medicine for their use of technology throughout the health system. Each year, H&HN only recognizes those health systems that are setting the benchmark for healthcare technology adoption.

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Participate in a UPHS Walk/Run/Bike Event and Earn 100 Points

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With summer in the air, excuses are drying up—find a local event that fits your style and get moving! Whether youre a seasoned athlete or have never raced before, these walk/run/bike events are a great way to stay active and give back to yo...Full story

Trauma Transition Update

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Hearing from the Employees This past February, the trauma program transitioned from HUP to Penn Presbyterian. Since the move, over 600 patients have been treated. Employees have been adjusting to new spaces, new teams and settling into the...Full story

Human Error: Console Don’t Discipline

When we investigate Safety Net reports, we usually find one of three behaviors: (1) Human Error; (2) At-Risk Behavior; or (3) Intentionally Reckless Behavior. In our weekly Just Culture quiz, 40 percent of those who responded to the recent...Full story

“Just Culture” Challenge

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Everyone in the health care plays a role in delivering safe care.By uniting together and sharing that common goal,we can all make a difference in patient safety. For the next five weeks, we will be presenting a “Just Culture”challenge.Ea...Full story

Plans Underway for Lancaster General Health to Join UPHS

Building on a longstanding clinical relationship between the two organizations, the University of Pennsylvania Health System has reached a final agreement for Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to join UPHS. A three-hospital health system...Full story

Open Enrollment Begins on April 20th

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Open Enrollment Is April 20 – May 3, 2015 Take action during Open Enrollment if you want to: Make changes to your current benefit elections for 2015 – 2016 Add or drop a dependent from your benefit coverage. Contribute to a Health Car...Full story

Take a Fresh Step into 2015

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Participate in the “Reward for Resolutions” Health Challenge … and Have the Opportunity to Earn $100! We all want to be happier and healthier in the New Year. Good health happens when the physical, emotional, social, and environmental par...Full story

HIM Corporate Consolidation

As part of the corporate consolidation plan, the Health Information Management Department (Medical Records) will relocated the departments at HUP, PAH, and PPMC to 1500 Market Street on December 4th, 2014. The new address and contact inf...Full story

Penn Medicine @ Work

Healthy Rewards: A Successful First Year! The Healthy Rewards Program has ended its first year as a success! The point-based program allows employees to earn points for completing an online well-being assessment, knowing their numbers, an...Full story

Apply Today for the 2014 UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards

Do you have a great project that you want to share with others? Start Gathering Your Data! Quality Patient Safety Award Submission Time Is here! This award has been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achieve...Full story

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