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House Bill 431 – Act 3, Mandatory Child Abuse Education

December 22nd, 2014

Dear Colleague, Earlier this year, Governor Corbett signed House Bill 431 into law as Act 31 of 2014, which requires each licensing board, under the Department of State, with jurisdiction over professional licensees, to require applicants to take educational classes on child abuse recognition and reporting. Please note that Act 31 applies to all health-related


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 26, 2014

November 26th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): PPE supplies for routine operations (OR, L&D, PPE) are at a premium! All our suppliers are on backorder given the national demand. We did receive a supply on Friday, November


St. Luke’s Cancer Center Helps Young Mother Battle Breast Cancer

November 10th, 2014

Starting a new job is always stressful. Add to that the special challenges faced by a single mother of a young child. If that weren’t enough, add the need to receive life-saving chemotherapy treatments. Diagnosed with breast cancer only three months earlier, that was the situation 32-year-old Jesse Keiper of Sciota faced in September of


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 6, 2014

November 7th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and Network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Specialized training is underway for Emergency Departments and Urgicenters. Operational Planning: The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) has confirmed that, in the event a patient who meets the diagnostic


St. Luke’s Gastroenterology Specialists Tasking for Appointments

November 7th, 2014

In order to streamline referrals/requests for appointments with St. Luke’s Gastroenterology Specialist, the Task TEAM Queues in Allscripts have been updated. Gastro Bethlehem Team Dr. Ayaz Matin, Dr. Berhanu Geme and Dr. Kimberly Chaput 
Bethlehem Office AND Coaldale (Miners) Office Gastro Anderson Team Dr. Chatargy Kaza and Dr. Sinan Kutty
 Bethlehem Township (Anderson) Office AND Phillipsburg


Anderson’s Address Changes but Location Stays the Same

October 27th, 2014

The Anderson Campus’s former “Riverside Circle” mailing address is now 1872 St. Luke’s Boulevard, Easton, PA 18045. Please use this new address in mail correspondences with all three buildings at Anderson Campus. Google Maps and GPS providers will be making this update soon


Congratulations to Dr. Peter Favini on His New Appointments

October 20th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Favini, MD as vice-chairman of Network Emergency Services. This position has been created in response to the growth of our network and the important role emergency departments play in our facilities. In this key role Dr. Favini will assist with the administrative and clinical oversight for network emergency


New Leadership at St. Luke’s Emergency Services

October 8th, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Pequeno as chairman of St. Luke’s University Health Network Emergency Services. As chairman, Dr. Pequeno will provide administrative and clinical direction for network emergency services and assure effective relationships with other network departments, referring providers and pre-hospital community services. Dr. Pequeno was born at St. Luke’s Hospital and grew