Holy Spirit News

West Shore EMS and Dillsburg Ambulance join together to improve emergency services in Northern York County

Posted: March 27th, 2014

West Shore EMS and Citizens’ Hose Company/Dillsburg Ambulance have signed a collaborative agreement that will increase the level of emergency medical services and improve the response time for advanced life support/paramedic services for residents living in Northern York County.

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Cardiac Patient Support Group Meeting to be held in August

Posted: August 6th, 2013

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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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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