Category: Patient Care
A new study shows cancer deaths are declining as a whole across the U.S. – but in some parts of the country, the opposite is true. We'll discuss how far we've come in the fight against cancer and look to the biggest challenges that lie ahead of us.
Nearly 78,000 new primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this year. There are more than 100 distinct types of primary brain and central nervous system tumors. What treatment options are available?
Music is often heard in the hallways and patient rooms of Hershey Medical Center. Clinical, evidence-based use of music at the bedside can help with the healing process, while environmental music brings joy and creates community. We talk with Jan Stouffer, Music Therapist and Claire de Boer, director of the Medical Center's Center Stage Arts in Health.
The structures of health care systems helps determine how doctors and nurses collaborate during hospital rounds, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. A greater understanding of such team-based treatment in hospitals could help improve patient care.
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center cares for at least 200 children with traumatic injuries each year and has just been reaccredited as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. What does this mean for you and your children? How are children cared for on the way to the hospital and in the trauma bay?