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About Geisinger Holy Spirit

Trauma care 

Geisinger Holy Spirit is a Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation accredited Level II Trauma Center.

Trauma centers provide around-the-clock complex critical care for patients suffering from life-threatening injuries such as those resulting from motor vehicle accidents, falls and acts of violence. Geisinger Holy Spirit’s trauma team includes a trauma/critical care physician, an emergency medicine physician, neurosurgeons and orthopaedic traumatologists who are supported by surgical and non-surgical specialists and staff from anesthesia, radiology and interventional radiology.

Quality awards

Over the years, we have earned American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) honors for our commitment to providing evidence-based heart and stroke care. Geisinger Holy Spirit was the first hospital in Pennsylvania to receive the GWTG Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Gold award, recognizing us for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation. We also earned the GWTG Heart Failure Gold Plus award and Target: HF Honor Roll recognition, the GWTG Stroke Gold Plus award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite, as well as the GWTG Resuscitation Silver award. 

Gesinger Holy Spirit received Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Resuscitation Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We were re-certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Geisinger Holy Spirit was awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare quality for our heart attack care program and the Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care.

We earned Highmark Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center designations for cardiac care and spine surgery, as well as Blue Distinction Center+ designations for knee and hip replacement and maternity care. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community. 

Geisinger Holy Spirit is committed to providing positive experiences for the older adults in our care, and we earned the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders designation.