Browsing the "Miners News" Category

Expert in Non-Surgical Healing Joins St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care

February 12th, 2018

Decosy Hercules, D.O., has joined St. Luke’s University Health Network as a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician, expanding access to St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care. Based at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus and in Lehighton, he serves as the team physician for Jim Thorpe, Mahanoy Area, Marian Catholic, Northern Lehigh and Tamaqua high schools. Dr. Hercules specializes in non-surgical fracture care, concussion management, acute treatment


Doctor and Nurse Practitioner Unite to Bring New Family Practice to Ashland

February 9th, 2018

Gregory Dobash, M.D., has joined Kristin O’Donnell, CRNP, to form St. Luke’s Ashland Family Practice, expanding access to St. Luke’s care in a centralized location. This new practice, for people of all ages, is located at 530 Centre Street in Ashland. “St. Luke’s Ashland Family Practice will offer increased access to care for more people in this area


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


St. Luke’s Miners Campus Receives Highest Possible Quality Score from Medicare & Medicaid

February 2nd, 2018

Three St. Luke’s Hospitals Are Only Regional Facilities Given This Recognition St. Luke’s Miners Campus, along with St. Luke’s Anderson Campus and St. Luke’s Warren Campus, has received the highest possible quality rating from the annual quality and safety hospital review conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS.) In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, only 15 hospitals received


Holistic Back, Neck Pain Specialist Joins St. Luke’s Spine & Pain Associates

January 5th, 2018

Pain management specialist Dr. Rammurti McKenzie’s approach to treatment starts with conservative measures. “I believe that diet, physical therapy and pain management techniques should be part of their treatment,” he said. “My goal is to help my patients feel better while needing little or no medication. I like to get them to the point where


Frequently Asked Questions SLUHN-BMHS Merger

January 2nd, 2018

Who is St. Luke’s University Health Network? Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. With annual net revenues of $1.7 billion, the network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe


An Important Message from President & CEO Richard A. Anderson

December 29th, 2017

Dear Fellow Employee, We start 2018 with great news: We have received final approval from the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General, which means our merger with Blue Mountain Health System, announced in September, will be completed on December 31. Blue Mountain Health System is becoming a member of St. Luke’s University Health Network!


St. Luke’s IT Department Named Best Nationwide

December 22nd, 2017

The Information Technology Department at St. Luke’s University Health Network has earned the highest recognition from HealthCare IT News, which ranked the department among the top five nationwide in the category for biggest health care providers. Click here for the rankings. The publication detailed the department’s recent accomplishments in an accompanying article. “We’ve gone through massive change