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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


Meet the Newest Member of the St. Luke’s University Hospital Management Team

November 5th, 2014

David Gibson has been named as the new PPHP4 Patient Care Manager (effective October 26, 2014). David received his nursing degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2006 and achieved his BSN from Kutztown University in 2011. He is currently the Clinical Coordinator of PPHP4 and has over eight years of clinical experience and six years of leadership


St. Luke’s Now Offers Advanced MRI Neuroanalysis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders

November 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new quantitative tool that delivers enhanced diagnostic capabilities to help in the assessment of patients with suspected Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. A software add-on to our fMRI (functional MRI), the DynaSuite Neuro with NeuroQuant Solution from Invivo, takes high-resolution


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


St. Luke’s Center for Positive Aging – Bethlehem and Phillipsburg

October 10th, 2014

St. Luke’s Center for Positive Aging, in Bethlehem and Phillipsburg, integrates specialty teams of geriatricians, nurse practitioners, and social workers to provide consultations, comprehensive evaluations, recommendations for senior care, and, hands-on care for seniors — including The Memory Clinic and The Comfort Zone (Adult Medical Day Care), both at St. Luke’s Warren Campus. Consultations The


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


Introducing: Diabetic Eye Care at St. Luke’s Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology

September 3rd, 2014

Here’s some exciting news for primary care physicians and internal medicine docs to pass along to your diabetic patients. McDonald Ophthalmology & Associates is now providing ophthalmic exams for diabetic patients, onsite, at St. Luke’s Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology in Center Valley. Patients can have an appointment with their endocrinologist and then walk right down