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UPHS Annual Benefits Open Enrollment April 20-May 3

Mark your calendars–this year’s UPHS Benefits Open Enrollment period runs from April 20 through May 3.

This year, enrollment is passive.

In previous benefit years, participants were defaulted to the higher tobacco-user rate. This year, your current elections will automatically rollover to next year if you do not make any changes. The only exception to this is the Flexible Spending Account–employees must actively enroll/re-enroll in the FSA for FY16.

Note for Chester County Hospital employees:   As this is the first year enrolling through our electronic system, we strongly encourage you to log on and confirm that the elections you have been defaulted into are the ones you want, or make the necessary changes to ensure your coverage for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 fits your needs.

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PPMC’s All-Star Celebration

2015 started off with a bang – new buildings, new teams, new faces, and new experiences! PPMC would like to thank the entire staff for being hospital heroes. As a salute to our SUPERSTARS, earlier this month, faculty and staff came together...Full story

Heartfelt Thanks

A letter from a grateful patient - and Penn employee - to Michele Volpe, executive director of PPMC: Dear Ms. Volpe, From the minute I entered the Penn Presbyterian ER … and throughout the following eight nights I spent on the third floor...Full story

March is National Social Work Month

Throughout March, social workers are celebrating National Social Work Month. The national theme, “Social Work Paves the Way for Change,” was selected to convey the efforts social workers have dedicated to bring about positive changes in so...Full story

New! 2015 Facts & Figures Now Available!

Did you know that 80 percent of Penn’s medical and doctoral students conduct community service or outreach? Or that Penn Medicine has a $3.7 billion impact on the Philadelphia region each year? You can find those facts and more in the new ...Full story

Penn Medicine CAREs Grants

Applications forthe next round ofPenn MedicineCAREs grants arebeing acceptednow through June1, 2015. Visit theCAREs CommunityOutreach link on the Intranet homepage, or for more information....Full story

Digital Edition of Presby Bulletin 3/6/2015

Click here to view the digital edition of Presby Bulletin. ...Full story

Support the 2015 PPMC 10th Annual Safety Fair “Be a Patient Safety Hero”

Join us on Wednesday, March 11, as teams from across PPMC showcase how their teams will promote a Just Culture and make care safer for our patients. Special prizes will be awarded to teams based on creativity, originality, content and appe...Full story

2014 Quality & Patient Safety Award Winners

Thanks to our collective efforts, we have had another successful year of delivering safe, high- quality health care throughout UPHS. Please join us in congratulating the PPMC winners of this year’s UPHS Quality Safety Awards. The winning ...Full story

Penn Medicine CAREs Supports the Lea Elementary Health and Wellness Initiative

For many kids, staying focused on their studies is hard enough without having to worry about their health. But now, thanks to a $1,000 grant and the effort of Matt Kearney, a research assistant at PPMC and student pursuing a Masters of Publ...Full story

14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Benefit: I♥Philly

Tickets On Sale Now The Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty invite you to the 14th Annual Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Benefit honoring this years Hospital Heroes, Jean Bennett, MD, PhD and Albert M. Maguire, MD. Date: Frida...Full story


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