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Coronavirus Update from Dr. Kara Mascitti

February 28th, 2020

I am sure all of you have heard updates this week from the CDC warning us that the situation with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. is no longer an “if”, but a “when”.  That means that based on increasing global spread, we can and should expect to see sustained transmission in our country.  What


New Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Opens

February 7th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network unveiled its new, eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) during a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem. The new unit will open to patients Monday. “We are thrilled that children and their families will be able to remain in the region and within St


U.S. Government Report: St. Luke’s Hospitals Best in Lehigh Valley

February 4th, 2020

In its annual comprehensive quality and safety review, the U.S. government ranks St. Luke’s University Health Network hospitals higher than all competitors in their markets. St. Luke’s campuses were the only hospitals in the greater Lehigh Valley to earn the highest five- and four-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS). “We are


What do you know about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley?

January 27th, 2020

In a few minutes, you can help United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to better serve our community. All you have to do is answer a few questions in this brief survey.  Once you share your feedback, leave your email address and you’ll be entered to win exciting prizes, including gift cards to local


First Patient at New Upper Bucks Campus

January 20th, 2020

John Oswald, 59, of Upper Hanover Township in Montgomery County, was the first patient to be treated at Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. On the morning of December 14, John was an inpatient at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus and then transferred to the nearby Upper Bucks location, where he was warmly welcomed by


Join Us for a Special Reception and Tour on 2/6

January 15th, 2020

Join us on February 6 between 2:30 and 5:30 pm for a special reception and tours of our new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit! The new unit will be located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem on Centennial Wing 3. This new eight-bed unit is part of a significant expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health


New Women and Babies Pavilion Opens at Anderson Campus

January 13th, 2020

On January 10th, St. Luke’s University Health Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Women & Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. The Women & Babies Pavilion expansion doubles the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus just off Route 33. The new facility includes a labor and


Fogelsville Primary Care Welcomes Two Physicians

January 3rd, 2020

St. Luke’s Fogelsville Primary Care recently welcomed two experienced doctors to its practice. The move will allow Fogelsville Primary Care to accommodate the increasing demand from residents in a fast-growing area of the Lehigh Valley. Neal Berkowitz, MD and Colleen Charney, MD joined Wafa Hanna, MD in the practice. “We are in a growing area,” explains