Penn State Health Spine Center Performs Spine Surgery With Unmatched Precision Using the Mazor X Stealth Edition Robotic Guidance System
The Penn State Health Spine Center at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is transforming spine surgery in central Pennsylvania with the Mazor X Stealth Edition by Medtronic, a robotic guidance system that allows neurosurgeons to plan and execute open and minimally invasive spine surgeries with unprecedented accuracy, producing a bevy of benefits for patients.
Through pointed research efforts that aim to improve patient outcomes and quality of life, the Department of Neurosurgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center provides central Pennsylvania and surrounding counties with leading-edge surgical treatments for a variety of neurological conditions.
A Proactive Approach to Detecting Cancer: Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center’s Cancer Risk Evaluation Program
Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center uses genetic evaluation to determine patients’ cancer risk and provide actionable next steps through their Cancer Risk Evaluation Program (CREP).
Penn State Health Medical Group — Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology: Greater Collaboration in Cancer Care Benefits Patients
Andrews Patel Hematology/Oncology has been providing central Pennsylvania residents access to high-level cancer care for more than 30 years and is now doing even more as part of Penn State Health.
True to its rich history of innovation, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers advanced therapies available only through clinical trials — treatments in the vanguard of care that can improve quality of life while laying the groundwork to help untold numbers of patients enjoy a brighter future.
Treatment of skull base tumors, including those affecting the pituitary gland, traditionally entailed opening the skull or making large incisions in the face and removing parts of the facial bones. These invasive procedures caused significant pain and scarring and required long hospital stays.
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.
The synergies created by the joining of Lancaster General Health and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) enable providers throughout the system to work in an environment of close collaboration that benefits patients and physicians alike.
Penn State Health is shaping the future of medicine both regionally and globally by pushing the boundaries of clinical care, research, education and community health.
The need for behavioral health services currently exceeds availability on both a regional and national level. Through integration and education, the recent affiliation between WellSpan Health and Philhaven will improve access to care in Central Pennsylvania.
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