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.
WellSpan Health: Innovative Treatment and Systemwide Continuity of Care for Heart Attack Patients in South Central Pennsylvania
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.
WellSpan Health’s Structural Heart Program is Pennsylvania’s top provider of bioprosthetic valve fracturing.
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.
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.
Cardiac specialists at WellSpan Health offer patients an array of state-of-the-art treatments and technologies to manage valvular conditions, reduce stroke risk and enhance quality of life. An experienced team of surgeons, electrophysiologists, noninvasive cardiologists and interventionalists collaborates on individual cases to develop tailored treatment plans.
A Culture of Collaboration: How Physicians and Clinicians at WellSpan Work Together to Reduce Hospital Readmissions and Improve the Patient Experience
WellSpan Health is taking action to reduce the occurrence of preventable readmissions at WellSpan’s hospitals.
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