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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Holy Spirit To Offer HeartCaring® Symposium in February

Posted: January 7th, 2014

The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit will present its 1st Annual HeartCaring® Symposium on Saturday, February 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Holy Spirit Hospital Auditorium.

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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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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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Fundraiser to Benefit The Birthplace

Posted: September 25th, 2012

On Saturday, November 10, the Holy Spirit Hospital Auxiliary will host its 22nd annual Share the Spirit Gala at the West Shore Country Club. The Gala will begin at 6 p.m., and includes cocktails, dinner and dancing. A silent auction and raffle drawing will also be held. Entertainment will be provided by Pentagon. Black tie attire is optional.

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Holy Spirit Hospital now uses Robot-Assisted Procedure to treat Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: April 10th, 2012

David Man, MD, FACC, Capital Cardiovascular Associates, and the electrophysiology (EP) staff at The Ortenzio Heart Center successfully completed the first flexible robotics EP procedure at Holy Spirit Hospital last week. Dr. Man used the Hansen Medical Sensei® X Robotics System to treat the patient with atrial fibrillation.

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Holy Spirit Earns Top Rating for Heart Surgery

Posted: August 30th, 2011

Holy Spirit Hospital earned the top rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for the quality of its heart surgery program.

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