Future of Health Care

Penn State Health Tests Novel, Nonsurgical Therapy for Common Form of Bladder Cancer

Patients with a noninvasive, low-grade form of bladder cancer often need multiple surgeries to treat recurrences, which are common. A new chemoablative gel currently under study at Penn State Health may eliminate the need for those procedures.


Immersive 3D Technology Enhances Neurosurgical Outcomes at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

A newly incorporated, cutting-edge visualization tool is improving the precision of brain and spinal surgeries at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Educating a New Generation: The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Innovative Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

The freshly expanded Neurosurgery Residency Training Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers world-class training, with the option for future neurosurgeons to complete their education at an accelerated pace.


Rib Repair Invention Highlights Hershey Medical Center’s Commitment to Innovation

It requires a remarkable confluence of factors to develop an innovative technology such as the minimally invasive rib fixation system invented by surgeons and other scientists at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Illuminating a Path to Enhanced Bladder Cancer Detection

With its acquisition of Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview in December 2018, the urological team at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is able to look into the bladder with pinpoint accuracy and immediately remove cancerous lesions that are invisible to the naked eye. More thorough eradication of tumors may reduce recurrence rates and the likelihood that missed cells will develop into more aggressive malignancies.


Powerhouse Partnership to Transform Care Access in Central Pennsylvania

When two major movers in the region join together for improved health care and access, it’s a win-win for patients.


New Era of Radiosurgery Launches at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Installation of Gamma Knife Icon

As technologies and techniques have advanced in recent years, Gamma Knife radiosurgery has become a vital tool for enhancing outcomes among patients with brain tumors and other complex neurological disorders. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to provide the most advanced care in the region by upgrading to the latest iteration of the Gamma Knife radiosurgery system: Leksell Gamma Knife®Icon™.


Taking the Lead in Transoral Robotic Surgery

With a commitment to continually upgrading its capabilities to provide optimal patient care, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has become a pioneer in the use of robotic technology for surgical procedures of the head and neck.


Merger of Lancaster General Health, Penn Medicine Spurs Broad Patient Benefits

When Lancaster General Health (LG Health) became part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) in August 2015, the organizations formalized a well-established, productive partnership — while setting ambitious goals of providing even greater patient access to leading-edge care. A little over a year later, their collaboration has yielded significant progress in patient care, medical-record sharing and clinical research, with further advances anticipated.


Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics at Penn State Children’s Hospital: Bringing Hope to Young Cancer Patients and Their Families

Cooperation, innovation and a passion for saving young lives are the driving forces behind the Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Program at Penn State Children’s Hospital.