Press Releases

Geisinger and Medial EarlySign Advance to First Stage of CMS AI Health Outcomes Challenge

Susan Ecenbarger - Thursday, December 5, 2019
Joint Proposal to Reduce Adverse Events and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions Selected Among Top 25 Submissions DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger, one of the leading integrated health services organizations in the United States, and EarlySign (earlysign.com), a pioneer in developing machine learning techniques for early detection of disease, have been recognized for their joint proposal being...

Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care, Pediatrics in Carlisle Move to New Facility

Susan Ecenbarger - Tuesday, December 3, 2019
CAMP HILL, Pa. – Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care and Geisinger Holy Spirit Pediatrics in Carlisle have moved to a new facility, located at 340 York Road. Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care providers Matthew Meyer, M.D., Nicholas Kitsopoulos, D.O., Anthony Patterson, M.D., and Christina Wargo, CRNP, are seeing patients at the new location. Daniel Anderson, M.D., has joined Jennifer...

Geisinger, St. Luke’s open new hospital

Susan Ecenbarger - Wednesday, November 20, 2019
First hospital co-built and co-owned by two PA health care systems   ORWIGSBURG, Pa. – Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital officially opened its doors Wednesday morning, becoming the first time in Pennsylvania history two health care organizations joined together to co-own and co-build a hospital. The hospital is co-owned by Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Bethlehem, Pa.-...

Geisinger launches first-of-its-kind innovative digital tool for better breast care management

Susan Ecenbarger - Tuesday, October 29, 2019
DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger has partnered with Life Image, a global network for sharing clinical and imaging data, to offer a first-of-its-kind innovative digital tool that allows women to request, store, and share their breast health records, including previous mammograms for timely and accurate breast care management. Access to previous mammograms is critical for early detection of...

Geisinger, IBM create predictive technology to flag sepsis risk

Susan Ecenbarger - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger and the IBM Data Science Elite team have broken new ground in detecting sepsis risk by creating a sophisticated predictive model using data from the integrated health system’s electronic health record. The body's response to an infection can cause sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition that affects about 1.7 million American adults. Sepsis is...

Neurologist joins Geisinger Holy Spirit

Susan Ecenbarger - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
CAMP HILL –  Alexandru Olaru, M.D., has joined Geisinger Holy Spirit Neurology. Dr. Olaru earned his medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, and a residency in neurology at Geisinger Medical Center. He specializes in electromyography, a procedure...

Geisinger Holy Spirit receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus award

Susan Ecenbarger - Friday, August 10, 2018
CAMP HILL – Geisinger Holy Spirit has received the Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing the American Heart Association’s quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Geisinger Holy Spirit earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance to re-establish blood flow to blocked...

Geisinger Holy Spirit Cancer Center named ‘Center of Excellence’

Susan Ecenbarger - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
CAMP HILL – Geisinger Holy Spirit has been named a Center of Excellence for SAVI Brachy breast cancer treatment by Cianna Medical, becoming the fourth treatment center in Pennsylvania to receive the designation. Cianna Medical is the developer of the SAVI Brachy technique and device. SAVI Brachy is a precise radiation therapy for early stage breast cancer that reduces treatment time and...

Geisinger Holy Spirit Now Offering Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Susan Ecenbarger - Monday, June 4, 2018
CAMP HILL – Geisinger Holy Spirit now offers a pulmonary rehabilitation program for patients with chronic lung diseases. Pulmonary rehabilitation is an exercise and symptom management program that helps to improve the quality of life for those living with chronic lung conditions. Participation can be beneficial for those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial...

Geisinger Holy Spirit maintains Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

S. Ecenbarger - Wednesday, April 4, 2018
CAMP HILL – Geisinger Holy Spirit has once again received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. To...