Exposure to neighborhood gun violence is associated with increased odds of mental health-related pediatric Emergency Department (ED) visits among children living within four to five blocks of a shooting, according to research by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, published today in JAMA Pediatrics.
Penn Medicine will continue its collaboration with the West and Southwest Philadelphia communities to operate a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics in partnership with community organizations, faith-based institutions, restaurants, barbershops, and even professional sports teams thanks to $1 million in funding from the City of Philadelphia, in partnership with PMHCC.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) rank #16 in the United States and #61 globally on Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals 2021.” The combined enterprise HUP/PPMC is also the highest-ranking Pennsylvania hospital.
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Daily targeted rounds and real-time training helped Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieve a rate of zero catheter-associated urinary tract infections and sustain it for more than a year, according to a study published in Critical Care Nurse
The director of Health Law at Creighton University, Kelly Dineen, is available to talk about the Wednesday ruling by allowing a Philadelphia nonprofit group to open the first supervised injection facility in the U.S., where people can use illegal opioids…
Jada Lucas, a 22-year-old bone marrow recipient from Birmingham, met the bone marrow donor who helped save her life — Jerome Lewis of Philadelphia, Penn. — at donor registry event at Children’s of Alabama.