Chambersburg : WellSpan Health Recognized by American Heart Association

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 The recognition shows WellSpan’s commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of these potentially life-changing medical conditions. Did you know Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke or heart attack.

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Ready to Save Lives

WellSpan Health is ensuring its care teams are ready to step up to save lives. The health system recently received 12 American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines awards across each of its acute care hospitals for care related to heart disease and stroke.

“At WellSpan we know that our mission of providing high quality care involves closely adhering to the latest treatment guidelines and streamlining processes to ensure timely care for heart attacks and strokes,” said Chris Lipp, vice president of heart and vascular services, WellSpan Health. “By following the Get With The Guidelines programs, we are saving more lives, providing patients shorter recovery times, and seeing fewer readmissions in our hospitals. We want to continue to ensure that our patients are able to experience longer, healthier lives thanks to the care that our teams provide.”

About WellSpan Health

WellSpan Health’s vision is to reimagine healthcare through the delivery of comprehensive, equitable health and wellness solutions throughout our continuum of care. As an integrated delivery system focused on leading in value-based care, we encompass nearly 1,900 employed providers, 220 locations, eight award-winning hospitals, home care and a behavioral health organization serving South Central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. With a team 20,000 strong, WellSpan experts provide a range of services, from wellness and employer services solutions to advanced care for complex medical and behavioral conditions. Our clinically integrated network of 2,600 aligned physicians and advanced practice providers are dedicated to providing the highest quality and safety, inspiring our patients and communities to be their healthiest.

For more information about WellSpan’s heart care, visit WellSpan.org/Heart. For more information on stroke care services at WellSpan, visit WellSpan.org/Stroke.

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