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Drexel University Honors St. Luke’s Pioneering Work in Population Health

November 13th, 2017

A national leader in population health analytics, St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named among the top 50 analytics innovators in the United States by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. The university recognized these organizations at the 2017 “Analytics 50” awards ceremony in Philadelphia. This year’s winners represent diverse industries and some of the biggest names


St. Luke’s Campuses Receive ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Leapfrog Report

November 8th, 2017

BETHLEHEM, PA. – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Several St. Luke’s University Health Network campuses – Bethlehem, Allentown


In Case You Missed It… Watch Rick Anderson on WFMZ’s “Business Matters”

October 30th, 2017

Watch as St. Luke’s University Health Network President and CEO Rick Anderson and Raymond Durkin, MD,  talk with Business Matters host Tony Iannelli about dedicating one day for health through a tailored and customized executive health and wellness program called ExecuHealth. Click here to watch the episode http://www.wfmz.com/business/business-matters/business-matters-do-you-have-…


St. Luke’s Reaccredited by American College of Cardiology

October 16th, 2017

SLUHN providing highest standards of care to patients with heart attack symptoms. Bethlehem, Pa. — St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and St. Luke’s Allentown Campus have once again received special Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Accreditation is awarded after rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and


St. Luke’s Quality Awards Spur Advances Locally and Nationally

October 16th, 2017

In 10th year, nationally recognized, innovative program taps staff’s expertise and creativity to improve care. Question: How does St. Luke’s University Health Network come up with new, innovative ways to improve care and cut costs year after year? Answer: The Network’s nationally recognized Quality Improvement Awards Program. The Quality Awards are just that – a competition. Teams


Temple University Hospital and St. Luke’s University Health Network Formally Announce Strategic Partnership for Four Transplant Services

October 13th, 2017

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are formally announcing a strategic partnership for transplant services that will streamline coordination of care and minimize the amount of travel required by patients in St. Luke’s vicinity. The partnership covers heart, bone marrow, liver and kidney transplant. It allows patients to attend pre- and


Certified Nurse Practitioner Joins St. Luke’s Emaus Avenue Family Practice

October 11th, 2017

St. Luke’s Emaus Avenue Family Practice has added Certified Nurse Practitioner Heather Negron, NP-C, to its staff. The practice is located at 1101 West Emaus Avenue in Allentown. As a Certified Nurse Practitioner, Negron is able to see and treat patients. She earned her Nursing Degree from Cedar Crest College in 2010, before completing her Master of