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Wellfocused Program: What’s new this year?

WellfocusedSpring 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 the Wellfocused program.

The Wellfocused new program year launched this week with a fresh, new, energetic look along with a new three-tiered program structure. The program allows UPHS employees to receive rewards for participating in the many different health related activities, improving, or maintaining good health. For each activity or action you complete, like tracking healthy eating habits, starting an exercise routine and managing your stress, you earn points that allow you to move through the levels and earn rewards.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2014-2015 Healthy Rewards Leadership Event

The 2014-2015 Healthy Rewards program year ended successfully in April with over 6,000 employees participating in the program. The program has four levels, each offering a different incentive with the opportunity to earn up to $200, win a F...Full story

Volunteering at PPMC

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Penn Presbyterian is pleased to share that this fall we have 70+ volunteers serving on the inpatient units, front lobby and Emergency Department. Volunteer opportunities are open to adults and college students. Orientation is held monthly ...Full story

2015 Employee Flu Campaign Has Started!

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Over the past six years, more than 98 percent of UPHS employees have been vaccinated for seasonal influenza. Getting the flu vaccine reduces the risk of illness for our staff and helps keep our patients, colleagues, and families safe and he...Full story

All Employee Meetings

Be sure to attend an All Employee Meeting to learn more about PPMC and the Health System and have your questions answered by hospital leaders. Sessions are held three times a month for one hour and take place in various locations throughout...Full story

Now Open!

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The new Cupp Lobby expansion and concourse connecting to the Pavilion for Advanced Care is finally open, and with it comes a few changes: - Outpatient Lab Registration for Outpatient Medical Imaging – CT, MRI X-Ray has moved. The new pat...Full story

FREE Onsite Nutrition Counseling for UPHS Employees

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Onsite nutrition counseling is being offered at 9 locations across UPHS. Any employee covered under the Penn Care PPO medical plan is eligible for 6 free visits with a Registered Dietitian per year. The Dietitians will be onsite at Presbyt...Full story

New Knowledge Link Training Opportunities

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A new offering for UPHS employees in Knowledge Link will help employees get up to speed on the changes coming for ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition). This standard coding system assigns unique codes for substant...Full story

Combat to Care: Helping Veterans Re-enter the Workforce

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Combat to Care, the veteran recruitment initiative Penn Medicine launched in 2013, is designed to strengthen our workforce by recruiting our nation’s war veterans. Through their remarkable accomplishments, proven ability to work through adv...Full story

New Knowledge Link Training Opportunities

There are two new offerings available for UPHS employees in Knowledge Link. Visit Knowledge Link and log in with your PennKey to get up to speed on the changes coming for ICD-10 and the Leave of Absence policy. ...Full story

Lancaster General Health Joins UPHS

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It’s official! Effective August 1,Lancaster General Health (LG Health) became a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The combination unites Penn Medicine – one of the nation’s top academic medical centers world-renowned ...Full story

 

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