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Maryann Hartzell Named Pennsylvania Podiatrist of The Year

December 18th, 2019

Dr. Maryann P. Hartzell, a podiatrist affiliated with St. Luke’s University Health Network, has been named Podiatrist of the Year by her peers. The Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA) bestows the annual award on a member who demonstrates the highest of professional and personal values in treating patients with foot and ankle disorders. “This award symbolizes the


St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem Ranked among Safest in Country

December 18th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem has been named for the second year in a row one of the nation’s Top Hospitals in the Teaching Hospital category by Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit hospital watchdog organization. This recognition for safety is one of the health industry’s most prestigious honors. Unlike many other health care awards, it


St. Luke’s New $100 Million Upper Bucks Campus to Open December 14

December 9th, 2019

QUAKERTOWN, PA – Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, will officially open its doors at 7 a.m. December 14. Construction of the $100 million campus that features a family-friendly, 80-bed hospital and a state-of-the-art emergency department, began May 2018. At the opening of the new St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, the emergency room at the


St. Luke’s Pledges to Offer Nutritious, Locally Sourced Foods

December 6th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is the first health system outside of the Philadelphia area to sign the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals pledge. SLUHN signed the pledge after the initiative secured a five-year national grant to expand the program statewide. The president of each SLUHN campus signed the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Pledge, taking the


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer Also an Olympic Hopeful

December 2nd, 2019

Time is closing in on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, and St. Luke’s athletic trainer Jillian Seamon, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, knows it. Jillian, an athletic trainer working with the Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will transition to the new St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center on Union Boulevard when it opens on Nov.


Please Consider Donating a Wreath for Wreaths Across America

November 27th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network will once again participate in the national Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, December 14 at Resurrection Cemetery. With only one week until the wreath donation deadline (December 2), we need your help to ensure that each veteran’s grave has a wreath for the holiday season! Please visit our WAA website at Wreathsacrossamerica.org/pa0353 for


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer Also an Olympic Hopeful

November 25th, 2019

Time is closing in on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, and St. Luke’s athletic trainer Jillian Seamon, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, knows it. Jillian, an athletic trainer working with the Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will transition to the new St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center on Union Boulevard when it opens on Nov.


Grand Opening of St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center at Union Boulevard in Allentown

November 22nd, 2019

Join legendary Philadelphia Eagles Hall-of-Fame kicker David Akers for the grand opening of the St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center – Union Boulevard, 702 Union Boulevard, in Allentown from 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, Nov. 23. The 30,000-square foot training space is the newest St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center and features artificial


St. Luke’s Expands Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Disease

November 20th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is among the few hospital systems nationwide expanding palliative care, adding new practices, providers and programs to provide patients in the greater Lehigh Valley access to this important kind of care. “St. Luke’s Palliative Care has opened four new offices this year alone, with a fifth to open in November,” Erin Bendas, DO,


Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital Opens

November 20th, 2019

Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital officially opened its doors Wednesday morning, signaling the next chapter of compassionate, patient-centered health care in Schuylkill County. As the first hospital to open in the county in more than 90 years, Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital will make health care easier for area residents by bringing new services closer to home. The hospital’s