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SLUHN-Sacred Heart Merger Frequently Asked Questions

March 1st, 2018

With final approval of federal and state regulatory bodies received on February 1st, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Sacred Heart HealthCare System have officially completed their merger announced in September. 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 of 14,000 employees providing services at


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


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


New St. Luke’s Health Center – Brodheadsville Offers ‘One Stop Shop’ for Health Needs

February 9th, 2018

St. Luke’s has opened a new Health Center in Brodheadsville, providing Monroe County residents convenient access to a range of medical services. St. Luke’s Health Center – Brodheadsville includes: Brodheadsville Family Practice, St. Luke’s Laboratory Services, Physical Therapy at St. Luke’s, St. Luke’s Care Now and Imaging Services. St. Luke’s Health Center – Brodheadsville is conveniently located at 111 Route


St. Luke’s Care Now – Brodheadsville is Now Open!

February 7th, 2018

We are pleased to announce the opening of our 11th Care Now facility! St. Luke’s Care Now offers fast, convenient care for minor illnesses and injuries when your primary care doctor can’t see you immediately. Walk-in care. No appointment is ever needed A St. Luke’s provider is always available Lab and X-ray services Comprehensive Occupational Medicine services


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 Monroe Campus Awarded Prestigious Stroke Accreditation

January 26th, 2018

St. Luke’s Monroe Campus has been awarded stroke accreditation from the Joint Commission, a key designation that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting high performance standards. “Receiving accreditation as a primary stroke center represents an important milestone, and a seal of quality for the program as a whole,” says Daniel Ackerman, M.D., Director of Stroke and