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Quality & Patient Safety Award Submission Time Is Here!

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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 months. It has been designed to acknowledge Penn Medicine departments or teams who have exhibited leadership and innovation in activities that ensure high quality clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety, and/or operational improvement.

A multidisciplinary committee will review the applications using a standard scoring methodology.   

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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

Thank you, PPMC!

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Dear PPMC, CPUP and Homecare Teams, Thank you and congratulations on a fantastic Joint Commission survey!Once again, our teams performed spectacularly and demonstrated to the Joint Commission the excellence performed across all layers of o...Full story

Penn Medicine Hospitals Named Among Top Ten in Nation and #1 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report

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Penn Medicine hospitals have once again been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the nation and #1 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News World Report, achieving Honor Roll status and top rankings in 11 clinical specialties. Together, the combined ...Full story

Transform Your Ideas into Action

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Apply to the Innovation Accelerator Program The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation iscurrently accepting applications for the next class of itsInnovation Accelerator, a program designed to support thought leaders from across P...Full story

New PPMC Dermatology Practice Location

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We are very pleased to announce the opening of the new Dermatology practice at Penn Medicine University City. We are now located on the 11thfloor of Penn Medicine University City at 3737 Market Street. We would like to thank both PPMC admin...Full story

Appointment of Dr. Taine V. Pechet as the Chief of Surgery, PPMC

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Please join PPMC Administration in congratulating Dr. Taine V. Pechet to his new position as Chief of Surgery, PPMC. Dr. Pechet, a talented thoracic surgeon who performs the full range of open and minimally invasive thoracic surgical proce...Full story

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