Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Earns Certification as a Primary Stroke Center

Posted: July 16th, 2013

Holy Spirit Hospital recently earned Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Atrial Fibrillation Support Group to be held in July

Posted: June 11th, 2013

Holy Spirit Health System’s support group for those who suffer from atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) will be held in July. A-Fib is a heart condition that affects more than three million Americans.

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Cardiac Patient Support Group to be held in June

Posted: June 7th, 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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Cardiac Patient Support Group Meeting to be held in March

Posted: March 12th, 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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Cardiac Patient Support Group to be held in February

Posted: February 4th, 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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Educational Seminar on How to Live Healthy with Heart Disease

Posted: February 4th, 2013

Holy Spirit Health System will host a free educational seminar on heart disease in February. Christopher Spizzieri, DO, FACC, FASE, a cardiologist with Capital Cardiovascular Associates, will present “Healthy Living with Heart Disease” on Thursday, February 21, at 6 p.m. The lecture will be held in Holy Spirit Hospital’s Auditorium. 

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Holy Spirit's Spirit of Women Program to Offer “Steps to a Woman’s Healthy Heart” Seminar

Posted: January 30th, 2013

A special health education session titled “Steps to a Woman’s Health Heart” will be presented as part of Holy Spirit Health System’s Day of Dance for Health event on Saturday, February 23. The hour-long session will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill, at 11:30 a.m.  It is free to attend, but open to Holy Spirit’s Spirit of Women members who pre-register by calling (717) 763-2100. Registration is limited to 150 attendees. A light lunch will be provided at no cost to attendees.

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Free CPR Classes Offered

Posted: January 4th, 2013

Holy Spirit Health System is offering free CPR classes on Saturday, February 9. American Heart Association-trained instructors will be teaching these classes in Holy Spirit Hospital’s auditorium.  These courses will teach participants the skills needed to successfully resuscitate the victim of cardiopulmonary arrest and to relieve a foreign body airway obstruction.  Participants will learn the risk factors and signs of a stroke, heart attack, cardiopulmonary arrest, and airway obstruction, and how to correctly use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for adults and children. 

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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 First Hospital in PA to Offer Specialized Treatment to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: November 26th, 2012

Physicians at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit performed Pennsylvania’s first minimally invasive procedure using the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to significantly reduce the risk of stroke in a patient suffering from atrial fibrillation. The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit is the currently the only location in Pennsylvania where this procedure has been performed and one of just a few locations on the entire East Coast.

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