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Announcements for Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Volpe Represents Penn Medicine Among Healthcare Leaders

Michele-volpeMichele Volpe, CEO of Penn Presbyterian, represented Penn Medicine in a gathering of the region’s healthcare leaders to recognize and celebrate their organizations’ participation in the HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania. HSX allows sharing of patient information for treatment purposes at the point of care.

PPMC Remains a Magnet for Excellence!

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For the second consecutive term, Penn Presbyterian has earned Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designation that puts them in the top tier of healthcare facilities around the world. The news was announced ...Full story

Get Your Flu Shot: Now through Nov. 23

Flu season is upon us and Penn Presbyterian is offering the flu vaccine for all employees. The inactivated influenza vaccine (injectable) will be administered to PPMC employees now through Nov. 23. Penn Medicine requires that all staff have...Full story

Grand Opening: Pennsylvania Hospital Center for Breast Imaging

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The Pennsylvania Hospital Center for Breast Imaging has a new home on 2 Cathcart! On Sept. 28, PAH staff and faculty gathered at the new center to celebrate its grand opening, explore the state-of-the-art facility, and learn about the diffe...Full story

Protect Yourself from Ransomware!

Ramsonware is a type of malicious software designed to prevent or limit access to your computer or files, by locking the screen or by locking your files unless a ransom is paid. ...Full story

Quality & Patient Safety Award Submission Time Is Here!

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Great project? Want to share with others? Start gathering your data! The Quality Patient Safety award has been a long standing opportunity for teams to formally document their achievements in quality and patient safety over the last 12 ...Full story

PPMC Team Receives Honors for Scientific Research

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Congratulations to the team of PPMC podiatric fellows and residents who were recently awarded a Blue Ribbon at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2016 Annual Scientific Conference for their report “Red Cell Distribution Width a...Full story

Thank You, PPMC Community Volunteers

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Joining other community groups, in July, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center hosted a community health fair at Saunders Park. The event for kids, adults and seniors offered free health education and services including screenings, CPR and first...Full story

New Challenges from the Wellfocused Team

Inspire your family, friends and co-workers Your well-being goes beyond how you feel — it can impact the lives of those around you. To earn 25 points, join the Inspire Others challenge, and take proactive steps to lift the spirits of other...Full story

Save the Date

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PPMC Administration invites all staff to celebrate our extraordinary Joint Commission survey results. It is clear our survey team witnessed your hard work and commitment to patient care. Stop in the Atwood Café for a carnival or treats and ...Full story

Bringing Back the “Good Catch”

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The Good Catch program was created to improve patient safety by publicly recognizing outpatient staff who proactively identify potential process issues, report them in Penn Medicine Safety Net, help resolve the issues, and share the lessons...Full story

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