Medical Facility News
It is uncommon for one surgical procedure to address a number of chronic medical conditions. Bariatric surgery, however, does just that.
WellSpan Pediatric Neurology extends academic-level care for epilepsy, concussion, pediatric headache, developmental disorders and other neurological conditions of childhood across the communities of Central Pennsylvania. This allows patients to receive advanced specialty care near their homes.
At WellSpan Health, a standardized approach to patient management and a comprehensive range of services create an environment in which physicians can feel confident referring patients for issues of the cervical, thoracic or lumbar spine.
In 2014, WellSpan York Hospital began reporting outcomes relating to its extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program to the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) in an effort to provide the best possible care and practices for its heart patients.
The highly skilled specialists of WellSpan Cardiology (formerly Heart Specialists of Lancaster County) now treat narrowed arteries in WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital’s new percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) laboratory. These specialists perform both angioplasty and stent placement to help area residents live healthier, more productive lives.
WellSpan Health recognizes the connection between mental and physical health as an important component of patients’ well-being and proactively integrates behaviorists into primary care.
WellSpan now offers expert counseling in the burgeoning field of genetics in York, Adams and Lancaster counties.
Physicians at WellSpan Health use shared care plans to understand their patients’ values, needs and circumstances, while helping them establish and achieve personal health goals.
Building on an existing partnership, WellSpan Health now provides full-time cardiothoracic surgical coverage at The Good Samaritan Hospital.
Wellspan Maternal-fetal Medicine (MFM) recently expanded to serve patients in Lancaster County and Franklin County. The Northern Lancaster County office is the first new service WellSpan has established in that area since completing its affiliation with Ephrata Community Hospital in October 2013. Additionally, in early 2013, WellSpan partnered with Summit Health to open the Chambersburg office.