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What's New Digital Edition -- September 5, 2014

The digital version of What's New is available here.

Interventional Radiology – Connecting Diagnostics and Therapeutics

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Interventional Radiology (IR) is a medical specialty that employs image-guided, minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment techniques to treat a wide variety of diseases – often as an alternative to traditional surgery. Interventional radi...Full story

The Patient Experience…

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The following excerpt and photo are from an email sent by oncology patient Leslie Kase to ACC PAH administrator Mary Pat Lynch, CRNP, MSN, AOCN. Dear Ms. Lynch: Perhaps you remember meeting me at the Farm Journal Infusion Center a few wee...Full story

The Patient Experience…continued…

David Nazarian, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, received the following patient letter of thanks: Dr. Dr. Nazarian, One year ago you were kind enough to replace my right hip. As a result my life has been very much refreshed. I’ve been show shoein...Full story

Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS, Name Medical Director of the Surgery Center

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Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS, has been named Medical Director of the Surgery Center of Pennsylvania Hospital, located at the Tuttleman Center, Penn Medicine Rittenhouse campus.In his new role at the Surgery Center, Dr. Bucky will manage and ov...Full story

Flu Season is Almost Upon Us! Be Prepared, Get Vaccinated

Flu season is nearly here. The 2014-15 Penn Medicine Influenza Vaccine Campaign for employees will begin late September/early October.This timing is chosen to provide optimal protection during the usual peak times for influenza infection in...Full story

Making History and Progress with the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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This year marked the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games— the largest games yet, with over 650 men and women competing in softball, quad rugby, basketball, power soccer, and other events in Philadelphia and South Jersey. This year, the ...Full story

What’s Happening – Your resource for events and happenings throughout PAH and Penn Medicine

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September 4-11Last Chance to Audition for the New Patient Welcome VideoSeptember 9NEW! PAH Philly Heart Walk Bake SaleFall 2014NEW! Penn Program for Mindfulness Courses Special EventsNEW! September 13Philadelphia Undy Run/WalkSeptember 16D...Full story

What's New Digital Edition -- August 22, 2014

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Penn Leads National Effort to Treat Memory Loss

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A team of scientists and physicians at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine will lead a four-year effort worth as much as $22.5 million to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in people who suffer from...Full story

The Joint Commission Recertifies PAH as Primary Stroke Center

Pennsylvania Hospital has been recertified as a Primary Stroke Center (PSC) by The Joint Commission (TJC), a designation that recognizes the hospitals special expertise in caring for patients with acute stroke. TJC performed an onsite visi...Full story

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