Treatments & Techniques
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.
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.
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.
For physicians, knowing a patient’s end-of-life wishes is just the beginning of a future care and patient preferences discussion.
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