Welcome to Penn State Hershey Medicine
Penn State Hershey Medicine is one of the largest collective efforts of the clinical faculty and staff is to provide patient care and the oversight for numerous diagnostic and treatment centers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Clinical operations continue to account for about 20 percent of all patient care services provided at the Medical Center including number of inpatient admissions (26 percent) and outpatient visits (21 percent). We are proud of the high quality of medical care provided and also compliment the fine work of the medicine housestaff, clinical fellows and medical students who contribute greatly.
Cardiac stress testing may not benefit ED patients with chest pain
Patients seen in the emergency department (ED) for chest pain who did not have a heart attack were found to be at very low risk of experiencing a heart attack during 190 days of follow-up. Early cardiac stress testing compared to no stress testing was not associated with lower odds of having a heart attack in the future.More...
Penn State Hershey leaders visit St. Joseph, share vision for the future
On Jan. 21, leaders from Penn State Health and St. Joseph Regional Health Network met in Bern Township, Berks County, to discuss key developments -- and next steps -- as Penn State’s acquisition of St. Joseph moves forward.More...
The Medical Minute: Seniors often keep falls a secret
Because maintaining an independent lifestyle is so important for some elderly individuals, they may keep it a secret when they fall.More...
Applications being accepted for AFF funding at Penn State Hershey
The Allocation Committee of the Association of Faculty and Friends (AFF) invites Penn State Hershey employees and students to apply for funding for programs that directly support the Medical Center and College of Medicine.More...