March is home to the first day of spring, the start of Daylight Saving Time and St. Patrick’s Day, but more importantly, March is Colon Cancer Awareness month. This time of year hospitals and health care organizations get together to educ...Full story
Please welcome Mao Pezzella, MBA, RRT, as PAH’s new director of Respiratory and Neurophysiology Services.Mao comes to PAH from Mercy Suburban Hospital where she was the manager of Respiratory Care Services, Neurodiagnostics, Pulmonary Reh...Full story
After only seven weeks of being pregnant, Keri Heickert’s life as she knew it was no longer. Hers was a difficult pregnancy. In the fall of 2012 at only 20 weeks along, Keri – who was carrying fraternal twin girls – was admitted to monito...Full story
Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center at Pennsylvania Hospital is excited to announce the expansion of services with a new program the Pennsylvania Hospital Anxiety Treatment for Children and Adolescents at Hall Mercer, or PATCH....Full story
Dear Pennsylvania Hospital,
Just a note about the wonderful experience I had at your facility.
I first arrived at your hospital through the Emergency Department. From the check-in desk until I was released, everything was great.
Barron H. Lerner, MD
Professor, Department of Population, Health and Medicine,New York University Langone Medical Center
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The survey window is rapidly closing for The Joint Commissions (TJC), the independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and p...Full story
NEW!April 2015 Penn Museum Events
NEW! April 15 – June 2015 Penn Program for Mindfulness Special Event and Spring 2015 Course Offerings:
NEW!April 1920th Annual DASH for Organ Tissue Donor Awareness
April 29, 201510th Annual History of...Full story
We’ve all heard it – or at least part of it – theunofficial mottoof the United States Postal Service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
As Philadel...Full story