Robotic PCI at WellSpan York Hospital: Improving Patient Outcomes, Fostering Safety for Patients and Providers
Robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), available at WellSpan York Hospital, markedly reduces radiation exposure and physical strain for physicians, while promising improved outcomes by enhancing techniques with the possibility of remote procedures in the future.
“Time is brain” is the common refrain from physicians and health care providers, who warn that the longer a stroke patient waits to be treated, the more damage is done to the brain.
In its first year, the collaboration between WellSpan and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center helps more than 180 children and families stay close to home for advanced surgical procedures.
WellSpan York Hospital now offers an implantable device procedure with diagnosis and follow-up at WellSpan sleep centers.