Browsing the "Bethlehem News" Category

Easy Access to your health information… It’s MyChart!

February 21st, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has upgraded its electronic medical record (EMR) to make it easier than ever to access your health information. With a new EMR comes a new convenient, online service – St. Luke’s MyChart. You will need to create a St. Luke’s account to begin using MyChart. MyChart Helps You: Message your care team Manage your appointments, including


World-Renowned Expert on End-of-Life and Grief to Be Featured at Littner Lecture Series for Bereavement

February 14th, 2018

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America, will present “Grief is a Journey: Finding Your Path Through Grief” at the eighth annual Dr. and Mrs. Max Littner Memorial Lecture Series for Bereavement, co-sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network


Why are February Newborns Sporting Special Red Hats at St. Luke’s?

February 9th, 2018

The American Heart Association promotes wearing red in the month of February as part of “American Heart Month” to raise awareness about heart disease. But heart disease also impacts the lives of the smallest patients too, which is why, for the past three years, St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem and St. Luke’s Allentown Campus have participated in the


Northgate Urology Associates Joins St. Luke’s

February 7th, 2018

Bethlehem, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network and Joseph B. Lennert, MD, FACS, are pleased to announce that his practice, Northgate Urology Associates, has joined the Network as St. Luke’s Northgate Urology. “Dr. Lennert has been a leader in furthering the field of urology at St. Luke’s for many years,” said Frank J. Tamarkin, MD, SLUHN section chief of


Well-Known Palmerton / Gnaden Huetten Heart Specialists Join St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates

February 2nd, 2018

Newest Campuses Begin to Deliver on Promise of Merger William Markson, MD; Todd Banning, DO; Ronald Stein, MD; and Lillian Gattone, PA-C of Cardiology Associates and Diagnostic Center, LLC have joined St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates and the St. Luke’s Heart & Vascular Center. The group joined St. Luke’s as a result of the recent merger with Blue Mountain


Bond with baby at YOGA at St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center

January 19th, 2018

The new St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center is now hosting yoga classes for babies and moms or caregivers. The classes, held at St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center at 1425 Eighth Avenue in Bethlehem, will cost $15 per class and will focus on movement, bonding, flexibility and helping moms get back into shape after


High-Risk Pregnancy Expert and Inventor Joins St. Luke’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Group

January 15th, 2018

Meredith Birsner, MD, a high-risk pregnancy expert who invented a device to teach breech extraction of twins, has joined St. Luke’s University Health Network, where she will care for patients and help train residents on treating serious birth complications. “We’re there when a patient has a challenging preconception medical condition or if there are complications and


New Medical Building to Meet Growing St. Luke’s Nephrology Demand

January 10th, 2018

Recently, there has been growth and movement within the St. Luke’s University Health Network as construction of a new office building has been completed in Bethlehem, and two St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates offices including one in Quakertown have moved to new locations to accommodate growing demand for their kidney services. The new office building – located at


Secret Donor Gives Again: St. Luke’s NICU Gets Annual Anonymous Gift

January 8th, 2018

2018 started off with a special gift for the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Level II and Level III NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units) in Bethlehem and Allentown. March of Dimes representatives presented a $5,000 check to the NICU team at St. Luke’s Hospital – Bethlehem this week. Each year, this anonymous donor provides a generous gift