Numerous studies show that the more we sit and the less we move, the sicker we are. On the flip side, there are many studies that show that any amount of exercise is better than none, and that moving is associated with better health.
20-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Thomas R. Stoner, DO, FACOI, vice president, Hospitalist Services at PinnacleHealth, and sepsis physician champion for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), will lead a day-long conference for health professionals, Raising...
24-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New Technology Helps Protect Pinnacle Health Patients From Risk of Stroke During Heart Valve Replacement
PinnacleHealth is the first hospital in Pennsylvania and one of the first 10 in the country to introduce new technology shown to help protect patients from the risk of stroke during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
23-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
PinnacleHealth acquired the da Vinci Xi® Surgical System, further complementing its hospitals’ minimally invasive robotic surgery capabilities and making the PinnacleHealth Robotics Institute the most extensive in central Pennsylvania. Robert...
13-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute in Harrisburg, PA, enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania in a trial assessing the safety and effectiveness of a new stent to treat patients with coronary heart disease who are at higher risk for bleeding.
10-May-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
An international clinical trial, called REFLECT, studies the safety and efficacy of the Keystone Heart TriGuard™ cerebral embolic protection device to minimize the risk of cerebral damage during TAVR and other cardiovascular procedures.
11-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in the United States in a trial assessing the safety and effectiveness of a new type of approach for blockages in the leg artery. DISRUPT PAD III is the largest ever multi-center...
5-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Philip W. Guarneschelli appointed president and CEO of PinnacleHealth System.
7-Mar-2017 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
Cardiologist Alex Garton, MD discusses knowing your cholesterol numbers and the new American Heart Association guidelines.
23-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST
Vaccines are an important part of routine healthcare for adults, seniors and women who are pregnant. Older adults and seniors need protection against infectious illnesses just like children do. Dr. Cathleen Veach lists the four most important...
16-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST
Through monitoring and dosing guidelines, provider education and training and better alternatives for patient pain management, medical group reduces monthly average of written pain medicine prescriptions by 20 percent, while the number of providers...
8-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST
January's National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Expert Says HPV Can Lead to More than Cervical Cancer
7-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST
By Thomas Stoner, DO, FACOI, Medical Director, PinnacleHealth Community General Osteopathic Hospital
31-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT
Dr. Veytsman discusses the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the connection to head and neck cancers. January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
17-Oct-2016 5:00 PM EDT
Pennsylvania Leaders and Pinnacle Health Call on Citizens to Join New Campaign To "Knock Out Sepsis" and Save Lives
Knock Out Sepsis" campaign launched from the Harrisburg State Capitol Rotunda for Sepsis Awareness Month.
29-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT
First Patients in Central Pennsylvania Received New Aortic Valve Reconstruction Procedures at PinnacleHealth
Three PinnacleHealth patients recently underwent a new procedure for aortic valve reconstruction using the patients’ own heart tissue (pericardium) to create the new valves. Aortic valve reconstruction patients benefit from using their own...
2-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT