Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute and Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute Sign Collaborative Surgery Agreement

Posted: December 12th, 2012

Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute and Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute have signed a collaborative agreement for cardiac and thoracic surgery, to have physicians from Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute provide world-class cardiothoracic surgery at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit.

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Holy Spirit Hospital Awarded an “A” for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

Posted: December 6th, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The “A” score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM. The A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals is based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents, and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families.

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"Child of My Heart" Support Group Held Each Month

Posted: November 16th, 2012

Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for those who have experienced miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or the death of a child. “Child of My Heart” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  The support group is led by a nurse practitioner from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department.  For more information or to register to attend, please call 763-2279.

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Physicians and Physician Assistant Join Capital Cardiovascular Associates

Posted: November 13th, 2012

James Lightfoot, MD; Aparajita Das, MD; Shruthi Pranesh, MD, MPH; and Julie Messina, PA-C, have joined Capital Cardiovascular Associates, a service of Holy Spirit Health System.

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Emergency Medicine Doctor Earns Fellowship Status

Posted: November 6th, 2012

Rupen Modi, DO, MBA, FACEP, recently was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP).  The distinction of FACEP is achieved only by select board-certified emergency physicians. This honor is awarded to emergency physicians that have made significant contributions to the advancement of emergency medicine and have demonstrated commitment to emergency medicine.

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Understanding Medicare Educational Seminar to be Offered

Posted: October 31st, 2012

Holy Spirit Health System and the APPRISE program of the Cumberland County Aging and Community Services will host a free educational seminar for Medicare beneficiaries, those who will soon become eligible, and their families on Tuesday, November 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Understanding Medicare” will be held in Holy Spirit Hospital’s Auditorium, 503 North 21st Street, Camp Hill. Parking is free.

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Holy Spirit Hospital's Occupational Health Services and Travel Clinic Relocate

Posted: October 30th, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital’s Occupational Health Services and Travel Clinic have relocated from the hospital to the Medical Arts Building, 890 Poplar Church Road, Suite 100, Camp Hill. 

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Cardiac Patient Support Group Meeting to be held in November

Posted: October 30th, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital has teamed up with cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and health professionals to provide cardiac health education, as well as group support to patients, their families, and caregivers to promote lifelong heart healthy living.

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Holy Spirit’s Urgent Care Center and Data Center Are Under Construction

Posted: October 11th, 2012

Holy Spirit Health System’s Spirit Urgent Care Center and Data Center are currently under construction. A ceremony was held onsite today at 431 North 21st Street, Camp Hill, to commemorate the start of construction. The following people made brief remarks: Bruce Brown, Chairperson, Holy Spirit Health System; Sister Romaine Niemeyer, SCC, President and CEO, Holy Spirit Health System; David Black, President and CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and CREDC; Edith Dees, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Holy Spirit Health System; and Rick Schaffner, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Holy Spirit Health System.

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Physician Assistant Joins Holy Spirit’s Duncannon Family Health Center

Posted: October 4th, 2012

Kathleen A. Scioli, PA-C, joined Holy Spirit’s Duncannon Family Health Center.

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