Our partnership with Penn Medicine, a world-renowned health system that is passionate about serving the community, allows us to achieve these goals.". When the coronavirus spread to Philadelphia and sparked rapid changes for health care workers, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s MICU staff rose to the challenge, adapting their practices as they learned from each COVID-positive patient. Mahoney, the system’s current executive vice president and chief administration officer, will take on the new position in July. “Betty” Craig, DNP, has become chief nursing officer at Pennsylvania Hospital, bringing a wealth of experience to PAH. Penn Medicine, in partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra, brought the healing power of music to patients at all six of Penn Medicine’s hospitals, including those being treated for COVID-19. © 2020 Healthcare IT News is a publication of HIMSS Media, News Asia Pacific Edition – twice-monthly. Each morning when Melissa Lapa, lab services coordinator, arrives to work at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Ephrata, she greets the construction team, who are currently completing a facility expansion project. "We recognize that EHRs are no longer just part of how clinical care is documented, but they are central to how clinical care is delivered," said J. Larry Jameson, MD, dean of Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, in a statement. And for many Penn Medicine staff, they did it in a systematic and organized way. 2019 Quality and Patient Safety Awards: Time to Submit! Penn Medicine Named Official Health System of the Philadelphia Flyers Partnership brings two iconic Philadelphia brands together to collaborate on a robust line-up of community-driven initiatives When a crisis hits, helpers go where the help is needed. Calling a referred patient was nothing unusual for Perelman School of Medicine student Bianca Nfonoyim. I’m your biggest fan.”. try again. June is National Employee Health and Well-being Month June 01, 2020 Get daily news updates from Healthcare IT News. Practical. “I know our best days are ahead with even more breakthrough treatments and the continued evolution of patient-centered care.”, South Philly Roofer Faces Outrage After Telling Black Man to Go Back Where He Came From, If Pennsylvania Is Going to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana, This Is How It Should Be Done, Dranoff Uses Arthaus for Socially-Distanced Free Concerts, This South Philly Couple’s Wedding Was Filled With Colorful LED Lights and Video Screens. "Among our top priorities is bringing to life our commitment to the Philadelphia region and aligning closely with world-class brands that have a similar community focus. But, this past spring, employees welcomed Chaplain Suzanne Roose, who has become familiar face around the hospital. “Coordination between the college and the health system has been key,” said Dr. Terry Wolpaw, professor of medicine and vice dean for educational affairs at the College of Medicine. Since 2016, Morris Animal Refuge has collaborated with PAH’s Care for the Care Provider program on the Paws for Pennsy initiative. Effective July 1, Daniel Yoshor, MD, will become chair of Neurosurgery and vice president of Clinical Integration and Innovation for the Health System. But as is often the case, much depends on how such tools are used. As part of her social work elective during her final semester of medical school this spring, she received referrals of people needing assistance through a COVID-19 hotline. Check out this month's answers from the UPHS CEO. When communities across the nation began demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans who have been killed and oppressed by systemic racism, Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH, of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, immediately took action.