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Advanced technology at two WellSpan facilities in South Central Pennsylvania provides diagnostic and treatment support to clinicians and patients in the region for multiple medical specialties.
Terri Conrad-Linka of Greencastle says early detection and treatment were key in her breast cancer recovery.
For the last 10 years, WellSpan Health has been utilizing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a piece of technology that can help patients whose heart or lungs are not functioning properly. It has been of particular use during the COVID-19 pandemic. And in 2020, it was used in a way it had never been used before at a WellSpan hospital.
Johanna Wagner was nervous as she and her husband drove to WellSpan York Hospital in late March. The Stewartstown couple was about to have their first child, and Johanna had attributed her recent high blood pressure to anxiety over giving birth, especially in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Returning to the soccer field for the first time in more than 18 months was a special moment for Nicole Keeney. The 18-year-old Red Lion High School senior knew she would one day return to action, but the road to that goal was long and difficult.
Advanced technology at two WellSpan facilities in South Central Pennsylvania provides diagnostic and treatment support to clinicians and patients in the region for multiple medical specialties.
Over the years since physicians began performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures, many changes and innovations have improved the lives of many patients.
As a leader in advanced, specialized cardiovascular care, WellSpan Health uses leading-edge technology and comprehensive programs to provide patients with more options and ultimately improve quality of life.
A combination of coordinated care, advanced interventions and a highly experienced team of clinicians allows WellSpan Health to provide lifesaving heart attack treatment.
As heart failure prevalence continues to increase across the U.S., WellSpan Health’s physician-led Heart Failure Program helps patients who face this chronic condition realize a significant improvement in longevity and quality of life.
When a patient’s heart valves become leaky or stiff, the heart has to work harder to deliver blood where it needs to go. The highly skilled cardiovascular surgeons, clinicians and staff at WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital provide these patients with the most effective heart valve surgery options.
Time is of the essence when it comes to treating patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
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.