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St. Luke’s Singers Signal Start of Lehigh Valley Holiday Season

November 15th, 2017

You know you are home for the holidays when you hear the mellifluous voices of the St. Luke’s Singers! All are invited to the Singers’ annual Christmas concert – a proud Lehigh Valley tradition – on Sunday, November 26, at Wesley Methodist Church (2540 Center Street in Bethlehem). Preludes begin at 2:45 pm and the concert begins


Drexel University Honors St. Luke’s Pioneering Work in Population Health

November 13th, 2017

A national leader in population health analytics, St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named among the top 50 analytics innovators in the United States by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. The university recognized these organizations at the 2017 “Analytics 50” awards ceremony in Philadelphia. This year’s winners represent diverse industries and some of the biggest names


St. Luke’s Doctor Receives National Cardiology Teaching Award

November 10th, 2017

Jamshid Shirani, MD, director of the general cardiology fellowship program at St. Luke’s University Health Network, has been selected to receive the prestigious Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Shirani will be honored at ACGME’s annual meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida, in March


St. Luke’s Campuses Receive ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Leapfrog Report

November 8th, 2017

BETHLEHEM, PA. – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Several St. Luke’s University Health Network campuses – Bethlehem, Allentown


Pennsylvania Auditor General Praises St. Luke’s Nurse-Family Partnership

November 6th, 2017

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale visited St. Luke’s University Health Networks’ Nurse-Family Partnership, learning how the innovative program helps prevent child abuse and build healthy families. St. Luke’s Nurse-Family Partnership connects local mothers living in poverty to a personal nurse, beginning in early pregnancy and continuing over the first 1,000 days of the infant’s life to assess


Motorcyclists to Honor Friend by Donating Toys to St. Luke’s Pediatric Patients

November 3rd, 2017

Bethlehem, PA – On November 4, hundreds of motorcyclists will ride through the Lehigh Valley to honor the memory of their beloved friend by donating toys to the pediatric patients of St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN). Riders taking part in the 7th annual Tucker’s Toy Run will leave the Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club in Northampton at noon with a police


New Sports Medicine Physician Expands St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care Services

November 3rd, 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network proudly announces that William R. McCafferty III, DO, has joined St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care as a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician and is accepting new patients. As a primary care sports medicine physician, Dr. McCafferty specializes in non-surgical care, concussion management, acute treatment for sprains and strains, overuse injuries, return-to-play decisions after injury or


Donors Fund NanoKnife for St. Luke’s Tumor Patients

November 1st, 2017

Thanks to generous donations, patients in the Lehigh Valley suffering from previously inoperable liver or pancreatic tumors now have a leading-edge treatment available to them at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. Donors have contributed $125,000 toward the purchase of a NanoKnife, a device used in a minimally invasive procedure that targets and kills hard-to-reach tumors