Holy Spirit News

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

Posted: October 31st, 2013

Holy Spirit Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be analyzed in the peer-reviewed Journal of Patient Safety, the Score is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families.

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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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Holy Spirit Hospital Now Performs TransOral Robotic Surgery

Posted: December 17th, 2012

James P. Malone, MD, board-certified otolaryngologist with Associated Otolaryngologists of Pennsylvania, has begun performing TransOral Robotic Surgery at Holy Spirit Hospital. Last week, this minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery was used to successfully remove a cancerous tumor on the base of a patient’s tongue. Holy Spirit Hospital is one of the first hospitals in the greater Harrisburg region to offer this type of surgery.

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

Posted: July 13th, 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 Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety.

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Dr. Joseph Torchia Awarded Master of Medical Management

Posted: July 11th, 2011

Joseph Torchia, MD, was awarded the Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from Carnegie Mellon University in May. Dr. Torchia is the chief medical officer for Holy Spirit Health System.

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