Technology

Advanced Neuromodulation Therapy Provides Relief from Chronic Pain for Local Patients

Specialty-trained surgeons at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offer the most up-to-date neuromodulation therapy, dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation, to address chronic neuropathic pain that is resistant to other treatment methods.


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.


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.


Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Provides Comprehensive Kidney and Liver Transplant Care

The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s abdominal transplant program provides comprehensive care for central Pennsylvania residents through kidney and liver transplantation and offers deceased and living donor transplantation for both kidney and liver patients. Hershey Medical Center also has the region’s only adult live donor liver transplant and pediatric kidney transplant programs. Expertise in transplantation is available for medical professionals and their patients close to home, without the need to travel to major cities.


Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center Brings Advanced Technology and High-Level Care to Berks County

The newly renovated Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bern Township delivers innovative oncology services and state-of-the-art technology to area patients so they can receive virtually the entire spectrum of cancer care without the burden of long commutes.


Expanded Clinical Trials at Penn State Cancer Institute Boost Area Patients’ Access to Leading-Edge Care

With a significant expansion of researcher-driven clinical trials and a sharp focus on the region’s distinct healthcare needs, Penn State Cancer Institute (PSCI) is bringing the latest in cancer treatments to central Pennsylvania.


Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute: Advanced, Comprehensive Care Close to Home

By marshaling a collaborative team of specialists and subspecialists at two locations in central Pennsylvania, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute enables patients with even the most complex cardiovascular conditions to receive innovative, high-level care locally.


Hershey Medical Center Achieves More Accurate Prostate Cancer Diagnosis with MRI-Guided Fusion Biopsy

Merging the capabilities of MRI and ultrasound technology in real time, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center uses MRI-guided fusion biopsy to more accurately detect the presence and aggressiveness of prostate cancer. This innovative technique facilitates accurate prostate cancer diagnosis while reducing the possibility of nondiagnostic biopsies and the need for repeat procedures.


Leveraging 3D Printing for Less Invasive, More Effective Reconstructive Surgery

3D-printed models and implants have revolutionized craniofacial and other reconstructive surgeries at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and current research on bioprinting promises even more astonishing advances in treatment.