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Five Reasons to Choose UPMC Hamot, In the Words of Our Nurses

Many people recognize UPMC for its corporate headquarters and flagship hospitals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but just over 100 miles north, ...

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Inside the Operating Room: Q&A with UPMC Surgical Technologists

Did you know that you don't need to be a surgeon to experience the fast-paced and thrilling world of the ...

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Carol S., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Heritage Place

From Patients to Family: Why Your Community Needs LPNs Like You

Every day, many of us move through life in our own little world. But do you ever stop to think ...

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Kelsey M., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Seneca Place

3 Things You Didn't Know About Working in Senior Communities

When you picture a senior living facility, what comes to mind? The caring staff, the friendly community of residents — ...

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James H., LPN, Canterbury Place

Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a seasoned licensed practical nurse with a twenty-five-year career, James H. has cared for patients ...

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My Career: Professional Care Management

JoAnn Beck and Becky Miller are passionate about their roles as Senior Professional Care Managers – learn more about the benefits and challenges of their careers, here!  The right patient gets the right care in the right way at the right time, every time. No one lives this mantra more than a Professional Care Manager. Healing… Read more »

Pinching Pennies in Pittsburgh: Enjoying Your Summer on a Budget

Living in a city can be fun and exciting, but it is not always the friendliest place for your wallet. Once you get more accustomed to the city life and know where to look, you’ll find plenty of ways to stretch your dollars. From food to entertainment, Pittsburgh is a lively town. It’s been voted… Read more »

Stirring Positive Change at UPMC Health Plan

Being a change agent means the individual understands the importance of associating positive connotation to the idea of change. This individual welcomes change with a positive attitude and recognizes the potential of greatness through continuous improvement. I value change because there are always better ways of doing things. We can always benefit from making our… Read more »