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St. Luke’s Quality Awards Spur Advances Locally and Nationally

October 16th, 2017

In 10th year, nationally recognized, innovative program taps staff’s expertise and creativity to improve care. Question: How does St. Luke’s University Health Network come up with new, innovative ways to improve care and cut costs year after year? Answer: The Network’s nationally recognized Quality Improvement Awards Program. The Quality Awards are just that – a competition. Teams


Temple University Hospital and St. Luke’s University Health Network Formally Announce Strategic Partnership for Four Transplant Services

October 13th, 2017

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are formally announcing a strategic partnership for transplant services that will streamline coordination of care and minimize the amount of travel required by patients in St. Luke’s vicinity. The partnership covers heart, bone marrow, liver and kidney transplant. It allows patients to attend pre- and


St. Luke’s Miners Hospital Earns Trauma Center Re-Accreditation

October 9th, 2017

COALDALE, PA – St. Luke’s Miners Campus has earned re-accreditation as a certified Level IV Trauma Center. The hospital has been an accredited trauma center since November, 2013 when it became the first hospital in Pennsylvania with Level IV designation. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation has extended St. Luke’s Miners Campus’ accreditation as a Level IV Trauma Center for


St. Luke’s Recognized as ‘Readers’ Choice’

October 4th, 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network has again received top honors as part of the 14th Annual Morning Call Readers’ Choice awards. The Network has been identified as the region’s: Best Cancer Center Best Nursing Services Best Obstetrician (St. Luke’s Riverside Women’s Healthcare) Best Place to Have a Baby


St. Luke’s Book Drive to Promote Literacy for Children and Families Begins October 2

October 2nd, 2017

Starting October 2 – 19, we are collecting new and gently used children’s books (infant/toddler, preschool board books, elementary, middle and high school levels). Consider purchasing a few new books and/or cleaning out your children’s book shelves to help support our network-wide literacy programs! We DO NOT accept professional reference books or journals, encyclopedias, magazines,


St. Luke’s Miners Emergency Department Expansion

September 25th, 2017

Adding More Rooms, Plus Mental Health Holding Area COALDALE, PA – An ongoing expansion of the St. Luke’s Miners Campus Emergency Department will allow more patients to receive care and decrease patient wait times. “Through these changes, we’re able to accommodate more patients and offer them a better experience,” explains Marshall Bowen, Emergency Department Manager. “We will


St. Luke’s Holds Thirteenth Annual ‘Night Of Heroes’

September 20th, 2017

Patients Honored, First Responders and Trauma Team Recognized Two patient heroes were honored at the thirteenth annual St. Luke’s Night of Heroes celebration, along with the more than 100 caregiver heroes who helped make their recoveries possible. The event was held Saturday evening at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Dr. Jeremy Hewens, 66, of Milford, NJ, was


Sacred Heart HealthCare System and St. Luke’s University Health Network Announce Merger

September 19th, 2017

ALLENTOWN, PA – Sacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hospital in downtown Allentown, Pa., primary care centers at ten sites throughout the Lehigh Valley and senior housing services, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a regional health network with seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites serving 10 counties in


Blue Mountain Health System and St. Luke’s University Health Network Announce Merger

September 13th, 2017

LEHIGHTON, Pa. – Blue Mountain Health System, a health network consisting of two community-based hospitals in Lehighton and Palmerton, Carbon County, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a regional health network with seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites serving 10 counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, today announced plans for Blue Mountain Health System