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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.
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.
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.