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Meet New Penn Health System CEO Kevin B. Mahoney

The University of Pennsylvania Health System officially has a new leader at its helm. The leading local health network announced on Wednesday that Kevin B. Mahoney will […]

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Can the New Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics Unlock the Science of Beauty?

Late last year in New York, Christie’s auctioned off Edmond de Belamy, an artwork generated by a computer that had been fed 15,000 portraits painted […]

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Does Google Know When You’re Sick? A Penn Study Counts the Clicks

We’ve all done it: You come down with a cough or you’ve got a never-ending stomach ache, so you head straight to WebMD and search […]

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Penn Medicine to Stop Serving Sugary Drinks at Its Facilities

Penn Medicine does not want to buy the world a Coke — or sell it one, either. The University of Pennsylvania healthcare system has announced […]


Penn Medicine Is One of the Country’s Best Employers for Women, Forbes Says

Forbes’ new inaugural “Best Employers for Women” list, which highlights workplaces doing right by women, ranks Penn Medicine as the country’s second best employer. That’s […]


Penn Medicine CEO Ralph Muller to Step Down in 2019

After 17 years of leading one of the country’s top health systems, Penn Medicine CEO Ralph W. Muller will step down from the position in […]

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Ed Rendell Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease

On Monday, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced that he has been undergoing treatment for early onset Parkinson’s disease for the past three-and-a-half years. At […]


Penn Docs Have Performed the World’s First Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery

Surgeons at Penn have officially made history after successfully completing the world’s first robotically assisted spinal surgery, the institution has announced. Doctors completed the procedure […]


New Active Adult Community Will Have Hospital for Next-Door Neighbor

These may be the first buildings on a hospital campus that people will want to go to: Townhomes at Riverwalk, a community of 45 active adult […]


Penn Medicine Just Launched a New Alliance With Two Regional Health Systems

The University of Pennsylvania Health System is expanding its reach across the region with a new clinical care alliance. The health system announced on Thursday […]


Penn Medicine and Princeton HealthCare System Officially Merge

On Tuesday, the University of Pennsylvania Health System officially added its first New Jersey member — Princeton HealthCare System — finalizing a merger plan that was […]


Penn Medicine Begins “Life-Changing” Uterine Transplant Program

Historically, there’s been no treatment available for women living with nonfunctioning uteruses, but in recent years, physicians have made breakthroughs with uterine transplants. And this […]


Penn Cancer Research Called “Newest Miracle Cure”

In case you’ve missed it, Philly docs have scored some big headlines recently. After nearly thirty years in development at the University of Pennsylvania, a novel […]


Penn Unveils Plans for $1.5 Billion “Hospital of the Future”

In 2021, Philadelphia’s hospital landscape will look dramatically different with the introduction of a brand new hospital. The University of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday plans […]


Penn Medicine to Finalize Merger With Princeton HealthCare System

The University of Pennsylvania Medicine is about to add its first New Jersey member – Princeton HealthCare System.