Medical Facility News

Penn State Children’s Hospital Nears Completion on $148 Million Expansion

Prior to 2013, Penn State Children’s Hospital’s patients and families shared space with the adult hospital on the campus of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. A three-story addition to the standalone Children’s Hospital that opened in 2013 — slated to be complete in November 2020 — will bring all children’s services into the Penn State Children’s Hospital, including a larger neonatal intensive care unit as well as the Labor and Delivery unit and postpartum patient rooms for women.


Nationally Ranked Pediatric Nephrology Division

U.S. News & World Report ranks Penn State Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Nephrology division as 48th in America.


Penn State Children’s Hospital Brings Specialized Pediatric Hematology Services to Central Pennsylvania

Hematology services within the Penn State Children’s Hospital’s Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology adds a key layer of expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of children with blood disorders.


Penn State Children’s Hospital: Saving Lives In the NICU, One Ounce at a Time

Safety, innovation and collaboration positions Penn State Children’s Hospital as a leader in providing neonatal care — even during a worldwide health crisis.


Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Opens an Advanced NICU

Founded on research, the Penn State Children’s Hospital NICU marshals innovation to provide optimal outcomes for its smallest patients.


Penn State Health Embraces Telemedicine in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Penn State Health OnDemand offers social distancing options for individuals in need of medical services.


Penn State Children’s Hospital: Coordinated Care for Medically Complex Patients

A team of experienced pediatricians and support staff in the Pediatric Complex Care program at Penn State Children’s Hospital collaborates to deliver advanced treatments to patients with multiple chronic illnesses, improving outcomes while helping families overcome socioeconomic and other barriers to care.


Leveraging Multidisciplinary Perinatal Expertise to Deliver Healthier Babies

Uniting high-level prenatal and surgical care with comprehensive support services, the Perinatal Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Children’s Hospital has become the regional referral center for diagnosis and treatment of suspected fetal anomalies.


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.