Monthly Archives: December 2017

An Important Message from President & CEO Richard A. Anderson

December 29th, 2017

Dear Fellow Employee, We start 2018 with great news: We have received final approval from the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General, which means our merger with Blue Mountain Health System, announced in September, will be completed on December 31. Blue Mountain Health System is becoming a member of St. Luke’s University Health Network!


St. Luke’s IT Department Named Best Nationwide

December 22nd, 2017

The Information Technology Department at St. Luke’s University Health Network has earned the highest recognition from HealthCare IT News, which ranked the department among the top five nationwide in the category for biggest health care providers. Click here for the rankings. The publication detailed the department’s recent accomplishments in an accompanying article. “We’ve gone through massive change


Quakertown Native Dennis Pfleiger Named President of St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus

December 15th, 2017

Dennis Pfleiger of Quakertown has been promoted to President of St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Quakertown Campus. Pfleiger previously served as the Quakertown Campus’s chief operating officer. In his new role, he will oversee the campus and help plan the development of a nearby replacement hospital. “Dennis’s diverse experience makes him the ideal person to manage


St. Luke’s Brodheadsville Family Practice Moving to St. Luke’s Health Center – Brodheadsville

December 15th, 2017

New facility will expand services available to patients in one convenient location. St. Luke’s Brodheadsville Family Practice, serving the community for over 40 years, has moved to the new St. Luke’s Health Center – Brodheadsville. Previously located on Rodenbach Lane in Brodheadsville, Jose Guzman, MD, and Kristin Marek, MD, along with Traci A. Stahl, CRNP, Cynthia


St. Luke’s Sponsors Giraffe Barn to House Second Giraffe!

December 6th, 2017

The Lehigh Valley Zoo, a St. Luke&rsquols University Health Network partner, announced today that Tatu, a 20 month old giraffe, arrived safely on Tuesday, October 28, 2017. Born on Ground Hog Day (Feb. 2) 2016, Tatu is approaching 2-years old and was recommended to be moved from Greenville Zoo in South Carolina to the Lehigh Valley


St. Luke’s and Lehigh University Research Collaboration for Innovations in Health Technology

December 4th, 2017

BETHLEHEM, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network and Lehigh University have signed a formal agreement to continue to collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects that combine such disparate disciplines as clinical medicine and mechanical engineering. The goal: innovative advances in health technology. “We’ve been collaborating with Lehigh University on educational and clinical projects informally for some time,”


Accreditation for St. Luke’s Monroe to Perform Angioplasties

December 4th, 2017

The St. Luke’s Monroe Campus Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has been awarded full accreditation by Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE). This key designation means that the St. Luke’s Monroe Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory can perform elective angioplasties. ACE is an independent, physician-led organization that evaluates and monitors facilities that provide cardiovascular care. The State of Pennsylvania requires hospitals and