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Central Pennsylvanians can readily access highly advanced oncology care close to where they live and work, thanks to WellSpan Health’s four-county network of cancer centers.
Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is bringing together a multidisciplinary roster of programs, jointly located at a single, convenient facility, to benefit patients throughout Central Pennsylvania. The Neuroscience Institute, scheduled to open this summer, will facilitate patient access to expert specialty care, provide space for new initiatives and participate in leading-edge clinical investigation.
Accessing behavioral health care remains a challenge for many of the one in five Americans living with a mental health condition. Through the formation of regional provider partnerships and the use of technology-based psychiatry services, WellSpan Philhaven is making care available when and where it’s needed.
Cardiac specialists at WellSpan Health offer patients an array of state-of-the-art treatments and technologies to manage valvular conditions, reduce stroke risk and enhance quality of life. An experienced team of surgeons, electrophysiologists, noninvasive cardiologists and interventionalists collaborates on individual cases to develop tailored treatment plans.
WellSpan Health is working hard to address the opioid crisis in the communities it serves by prescribing alternative methods of managing chronic pain, instituting a controlled substance agreement between physicians and patients, and ensuring more individuals have access to the lifesaving overdose reversal drug naloxone.
A newly forged collaboration between WellSpan Health and the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) is expanding South Central Pennsylvanians’ access to the latest in tissue-sparing, precision cancer care technology — proton therapy — while leveraging the expertise of providers from both entities.
WellSpan Health’s nationally recognized oncology clinical research program is at the forefront of emerging cancer therapies, extending additional options and a continued sense of hope to patients for whom standard treatments do not perform as anticipated.
Specialists at WellSpan Gynecologic Oncology unite multidisciplinary expertise with leading-edge surgical techniques to provide additional treatment options that improve cancer patients’ survival rates and quality of life.
To meet the challenges of the diabetes epidemic head-on, WellSpan Health incorporates evidence-based protocols, patient engagement, multidisciplinary care and ongoing education for providers.
Pairing telestroke technology with providers who have advanced training and an unusual breadth of experience, WellSpan Health’s four Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Centers expedite lifesaving, 24/7 care to patients across York, Adams, Lancaster and Lebanon counties.
WellSpan Health recently participated in a clinical trial designed to determine the effectiveness of Epidiolex, a purified form of cannabidiol, in epilepsy patients.
In September, WellSpan Health and The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center launched a new pediatric general surgery practice in York, solidifying a collaboration to better serve patients in south central Pennsylvania.
For physicians, knowing a patient’s end-of-life wishes is just the beginning of a future care and patient preferences discussion.
It is uncommon for one surgical procedure to address a number of chronic medical conditions. Bariatric surgery, however, does just that.
Providing patients with earlier breast cancer detection through improved mammography and more comfortable biopsies in their communities is a priority for many physicians. That opportunity now exists at WellSpan Health facilities.
WellSpan Health is taking action to reduce the occurrence of preventable readmissions at WellSpan’s hospitals.
Referring physicians will find common health issues improve or resolve with proper sleep treatment guided by experienced sleep medicine physicians at WellSpan Health.
WellSpan Pediatric Neurology extends academic-level care for epilepsy, concussion, pediatric headache, developmental disorders and other neurological conditions of childhood across the communities of Central Pennsylvania. This allows patients to receive advanced specialty care near their homes.
At WellSpan Health, a standardized approach to patient management and a comprehensive range of services create an environment in which physicians can feel confident referring patients for issues of the cervical, thoracic or lumbar spine.
WellSpan is committed to making it as easy as possible for the residents of York, Adams, Lebanon and Eastern Lancaster counties to access advanced specialty heart care.