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St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialists to Offer Advanced Care at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center in Early 2016

January 8th, 2016

Allentown, PA (12-21-2015) — St. Luke’s offers general pediatric services to provide preventive care and to manage childhood illnesses. But where do you go when your child suffers from more complex health issues? St. Luke’s network of pediatricians and specialty pediatric practices help families manage complicated illnesses and diseases. And, as of early 2016, three St. Luke’s pediatric


Christmas and New Year’s Message from Rick Anderson, our President & CEO

December 22nd, 2015

Dear Fellow Employees St. Luke’s Physicians and Volunteers I have always felt that the Christmas Holidays are the best time of year. They provide an opportunity to create lasting memories, new family traditions and to remind ourselves of our past family traditions. They also provide a wonderful opportunity for introspection and occasions to be nostalgic with


Dr. Laurel Erickson-Parsons Named Interim Medical Director of Pediatrics at St. Luke’s – Bethlehem

December 21st, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Laurel Erickson-Parsons, MD, has been appointed Interim Medical Director of our Inpatient Pediatric Unit at the St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in 2010 and has been with St. Luke’s for the past five years. She has participated in a variety


St. Luke’s Physician and NICU Nurse Awarded Regional March of Dimes ‘Physician’ and ‘Nurse of the Year’

November 13th, 2015

St. Luke’s NICU Recently Named First NATIONAL Site of the Year BETHLEHEM, PA (10/20/2015) — The March of Dimes recently recognized Neonatologist Kimberly Costello, DO, FAAP, Director of Neonatology, St. Luke’s University Health Network as “Physician of the Year,” and awarded St. Luke’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse Karen Metzger, LPN, “Nurse of the Year.” “Caring for


St. Luke’s Voted 2015 Top Reader’s Choice for Best Place to Have a Baby, Best Emergency and Cancer Services, and Best Nursing and Urgent Care

November 9th, 2015

BETHLEHEM, PA (10/12/2015) — St. Luke’s University Health Network has been voted the 2015 region’s top provider of Nursing Services – Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s, Best Urgent Care, Best Cancer Center, Best Emergency Services and Best Place to Have a Baby by the readers of The Morning Call in its 12th annual “Reader’s Choice” readers&#


St. Luke’s Dialysis Centers Expand Presence and Care for Patients

October 30th, 2015

St. Luke’s University Health Network, through a joint venture with DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc., provides patients with end-stage kidney disease specialized dialysis care at several convenient locations throughout the region, with plans to expand its locations in Allentown and Whitehall in coming months. DaVita — Italian for “giving life” — is a division of DaVita HealthCare


Epic Training is Next Week

October 21st, 2015

Epic training starts next week. Please read the attached PDF to prepare yourself for training at St. Luke’s Center. Some items to remember:  Please know your class date, time & room number. If you have classroom training between Monday and Friday you will be parking at the Iron Pigs Stadium. There will be signage guiding


ICD-10 Education

September 29th, 2015

UPDATED: On October 1, 2015, the United States will transition to ICD-10. Reimbursement will be dependent on accurate ICD-10 coding.


Epic Training Registration is Now Open!

July 8th, 2015

Registration & Scheduling can be completed using the Learning Management System (My eLearning). Practice managers/administrators will be trained to use this system. My eLearning can be accessed through Easy Access Desktop, MyNet or here. If you have any questions about Epic training, please call us at (484) 526-8884 or email us at EpicTraining@sluhn.org. Physician Training Memo