Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Hospital First Hospital in Central PA to Implant Cardiac Device

Posted: March 12th, 2014

Holy Spirit Hospital is one of the first medical facilities in the country and the first hospital in the Central Pennsylvania area to begin using a newly approved implantable cardiac monitoring device for patients. Medtronic’s Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System allows physicians to continuously and wirelessly monitor a patient’s heart for up to three years. This device received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance in late February 2014.

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Carlisle Family Health Center Welcomes New Doctor and Expands Office Hours

Posted: December 27th, 2013

Carlisle Family Health Center will welcome a new primary care physician on Monday, December 30. Scott Pauly, MD, will join Gordon Miller, DO, Karen Ware, PA-C, and Heather Matchik, PA-C.

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Doctors at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit Perform PA’s First Coronary Orbital Atherectomy Using New Device

Posted: December 18th, 2013

Cardiologists at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit performed Pennsylvania’s first coronary orbital atherectomy using the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System.  The Ortenzio Heart Center is the only facility in Pennsylvania and one of about a dozen hospitals nationwide that is approved to use this device.

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U.S. News & World Report Names Holy Spirit Hospital Among the Best in South Central PA and in the Commonwealth

Posted: July 22nd, 2013

Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa., has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 in South Central PA by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

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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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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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