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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, Geisinger Holy Spirit has 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 the GWTG Stroke Gold Plus award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

We are certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, and we earned Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission. We are accredited as a Chest Pain Center (primary PCI with resuscitation) by the American College of Cardiology.

Geisinger Holy Spirit earned Highmark Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center designations for cardiac care, spine surgery, and maternity care, as well as Blue Distinction Center+ designations for knee and hip replacement. 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.

The Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) recognizes our commitment to providing positive experiences for the older adults in our care.