Holy Spirit News

Bereavement Support Group Offered

Posted: April 25th, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital’s Pastoral Care Department is offering a free Bereavement Support Group/Lecture Series for anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one.  It is also offered to those who care about friends who are grieving.  Various aspects of the grieving process will be discussed to help individuals understand how to cope with grief and how to develop skills necessary to turn their mourning into cherished memories of their loved ones.

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“Living Life from the Inside Out: Finding Inner Courage Where it Lives” Conference to be held at Holy Spirit Hospital

Posted: April 21st, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital and the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) are hosting a professional enrichment conference entitled "Living Life from the Inside Out: Finding Inner Courage Where it Lives." The conference will be held on Friday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa.

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LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System Now Offered by Kunkel Surgical Group

Posted: April 20th, 2012

The Kunkel Surgical Group, Carlisle and Camp Hill, has added the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System to its array of surgical services. Drs. J. Bret DeLone, Richard Griffiths, and Paul Kunkel now perform this minimally invasive procedure at Holy Spirit Hospital.

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Holy Spirit Hospital now uses Robot-Assisted Procedure to treat Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: April 10th, 2012

David Man, MD, FACC, Capital Cardiovascular Associates, and the electrophysiology (EP) staff at The Ortenzio Heart Center successfully completed the first flexible robotics EP procedure at Holy Spirit Hospital last week. Dr. Man used the Hansen Medical Sensei® X Robotics System to treat the patient with atrial fibrillation.

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West Shore EMS Acquires the LUCAS™ Chest Compression System

Posted: April 4th, 2012

West Shore EMS, a service of Holy Spirit Health System, has purchased four LUCAS 2 Chest Compression System units from Physio-Control, Inc. The LUCAS 2 system is an external, mechanical device that provides chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), even in less than ideal physical locations. The 15-pound device allows emergency medical teams to focus on other lifesaving therapies, such as medication, ventilation and defibrillation, and can improve outcomes for adult cardiac arrest patients. West Shore EMS is the area’s first provider in Cumberland and Perry counties to have the LUCAS device. They will also place one of the units in Franklin County.

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Cardiology Practice Joins Holy Spirit

Posted: April 3rd, 2012

Two cardiologists formerly with Heritage Cardiology Associates have joined Holy Spirit Health System. Stanley Lewin, MD, FACC, and Venkatesh Nadar, MD, FACC, provide heart care, including arrhythmia analysis and treatment, cardiac catheterization, critical care cardiology, echocardiography, interventional cardiology, pacemaker care and stress testing.

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