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Clinicians at WellSpan Health pioneered a three-pronged approach to efficiently and effectively identify and treat sepsis, a fast-acting and potentially fatal immune system overreaction to infection. Sepsis affects approximately 1.7 million Americans annually, according to the CDC.
Regional deaths related to opioid use disorder have been declining as WellSpan Health continues its push to reduce narcotics prescriptions.
WellSpan Health’s Structural Heart Program is Pennsylvania’s top provider of bioprosthetic valve fracturing.
A flourishing collaboration between WellSpan Health hospitals and skilled nursing facilities is reducing hospital readmissions and improving the patient experience.
WellSpan Health has invested in high-resolution MRI and AI programs that enable WellSpan radiologists to detect cancer when other imaging technologies prove ineffective.
Clinicians at WellSpan Health pioneered a three-pronged approach to efficiently and effectively identify and treat sepsis, a fast-acting and potentially fatal immune system overreaction to infection. Sepsis affects approximately 1.7 Americans annually according to the CDC.
Specialists and other caregivers at WellSpan Orthopedics and WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital work together to provide integrated care for patients requiring foot and ankle surgery.
From physical therapy to joint replacements, WellSpan is well equipped to meet the needs of local patients.
Highly skilled perinatologists, neonatologists and other caregivers at WellSpan York Hospital work hand in hand to offer patients facing difficult pregnancies and complex deliveries in South Central Pennsylvania expert care before and after delivery.
For almost two years, WellSpan Health and Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center have collaborated on cancer care and oncology research. As the relationship strengthens, WellSpan patients and researchers from both institutions experience increasing benefits.
Two years after adopting the WATCHMAN and MitraClip technologies, WellSpan York Hospital has become a high-volume center for structural heart procedures, fostering excellent outcomes and remarkable levels of patient satisfaction.
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.
Ice hockey injuries happen.
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.
Working with a community of partners, WellSpan has helped to lead the charge across Pennsylvania in implementing hospital-based, warm handoff programs to transition more drug overdose survivors into local treatment programs for their addictions.
With three decades of experience, Giovanni Ciuffo, MD, has built a reputation as an expert in minimally invasive heart surgery and “bloodless” heart surgery, which reduces blood loss and spares patients from the need to receive blood transfusions during their procedure.
WellSpan Health builds on a tradition of high-quality cancer care through its collaboration with the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
WellSpan Health specialists and other clinical staff provide advanced breast cancer treatments that help each patient achieve their goals, while fostering peace of mind.