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At WellSpan Health, we believe that our communities deserve care that is safe, timely, efficient, equitable, effective and patient-centered. That’s why our team of more than 15,000 employees strives to deliver this caliber of care and enhance the quality of living across central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. We are gratified that others have recognized our efforts and are sincerely humbled by many awards and accolades, including consistent recognition as one of the Top 125 Training Organizations by Training Magazine.


H&HN's Health Care's Most Wired

WellSpan Health has been named one of "Health Care's Most Wired" by Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN) magazine, highlighting WellSpan’s commitment to enhancing patient care through the effective use of information technology. H&HN's 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired list names select hospitals and health systems based on its Most Wired Survey, which is viewed as a benchmarking study and a leading industry barometer measuring information technology (IT) use and adoption among hospitals nationwide.

Training Magazine’s Top 125 

WellSpan has a long history of being committed to education and training. Training Magazine’s Top 125 ranks organizations based on statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll dedicated to training; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs. In 2018 Wellspan recieved an additional elite Top 125 best practice honor.

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

WellSpan York Hospital has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, meaning that the hospital has met standards for treating the most complex stroke cases and is ready 24/7 to deliver advance stroke care to patients. WellSpan York Hospital is the only WellSpan facility in York, Adams, Lancaster and Lebanon counties with neuroendovascular surgery capabilities and to have earned Comprehensive Stroke Center certification, making it the regional referral center for stroke care.

Gift of Life Program Platinum Award

Wellspan Health recieved the health system Platinum Award and was recognized with second place among the top performers in southeastern Pennsylvania by the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) during their Donate Life Hospital Challenge in 2017. The program encourages hospitals to raise awareness of the importance of organ, eye and tissue donations.

Human Research Protection Program Accreditation 

WellSpan Health has been accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP) since 2013. Accreditation reflects WellSpan Health's commitment to protecting the rights and welfare of research participants.


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