Holy Spirit News

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings to be Offered in Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg

Posted: August 15th, 2013

Prostate cancer affects 1 in 6 men. Early detection could save lives. Holy Spirit Health System and Urology of Central Pennsylvania, Inc., are partnering with ZERO, The End of Prostate Cancer, to provide free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, September 11. The free DRE and PSA screenings will be provided in private exam rooms in a specially converted bus. Men can take advantage of these free screenings from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in Harrisburg near the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant at 4600 Jonestown Road, and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Mechanicsburg near the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant at 6385 Carlisle Pike.

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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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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 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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Holy Spirit Hospital Awarded an “A” for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group

Posted: June 12th, 2013

Holy Spirit Hospital was recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score 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 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. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety (April 2013), Hospital Safety Score is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families.

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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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Holy Spirit Hospital’s Nursing Excellence Recognized with Prestigious Magnet® Recognition

Posted: May 24th, 2013

Holy Spirit Hospital has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.

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Free Program on Stroke Awareness To Be Offered

Posted: April 18th, 2013

Holy Spirit Health System will host a free program for individuals interested in learning more about strokes.

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Free Program on Living Wills and Advance Directives

Posted: April 18th, 2013

The 6th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day is Saturday, April 20. This day was designated to bring awareness to advance directives and living wills.  These important documents represent what healthcare choices you’d like or not if you were unable to communicate due to an accident or illness.  These documents also allow you to name a healthcare power of attorney or legal advocate to make these decisions for you if you are unable.

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