Billy the Kid. Jesse James. Buffalo Bill. Wild Bill Hickok. We’ve all heard the names before: They’re the colorful and dangerous characters of America’s old “wild west” that have dominated U.S. cinema and television for decades. And that is...Full story
What is health literacy?
Health literacy can be described as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. In other...Full story
Test Your EQ for Health Literacy
Thursday, October 23 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Elm Garden Cafeteria
Health education professional Pamela Zubow Poe, PhD. will have games, test questions, and other activities so you can learn your emotional intel...Full story
How can we improve health literacy?
Verbal communications: Speak in a way patients understand.
It can be difficult for patients and family members to follow us when we speak using big words and long sentences. This is especially true ...Full story
Penn’s Way is underway across all our campuses! This year’s campaign kicked off on September 29 and continues through Friday, November 14. In partnership with our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine is stepping up ...Full story
Get information about some of the exceptional organizations that benefit from Penn’s Way on the following Wednesdays at the PAH Penn’s Way Fairsheld in the Elm Garden Cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: October 22, 29, and November 5.
It’s f...Full story
October 15 – December 1Free Employee Flu Vaccines
Fall 2014 Penn Program for Mindfulness Courses Special Events
October 24PAH Infant Remembrance Day Memorial Candle Lighting
October 24 PPMC’s 5thAnnual Cultural Diversity Conference
After 37 years of extraordinary commitment and dedication to Pennsylvania Hospital, our Executive Director R. Michael Buckley, MD, is retiring this fall. As our executive director, Dr. Buckley has been responsible for the clinical, resear...Full story