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St. Luke’s University Health Network Celebrates Completion of First Phase of $30 Million Freemansburg Avenue Road Improvement

September 2nd, 2015

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently celebrated the completion of the first phase of a nearly $30 million improvement and expansion of a one-mile section of Freemansburg Avenue in Bethlehem Township near Route 33. State and local officials, regional business leaders, physicians, members of the community, supporters and friends joined St. Luke’s to acknowledge the private and


Carol Kuplen Named President of St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem

August 7th, 2015

Bethlehem, PA (8/6/2015) — Carol Kuplen, MSN, BSN, has recently been named President of St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. Carol has held her former title as Chief Operating Officer of St. Luke’s University Hospital since 2011. In addition to her responsibilities as President of the Bethlehem Campus, she will continue as St. Luke’s Network’s Chief Nursing Officer


Sign Up for Doximity

February 10th, 2015

Dr.  Jeffrey Jahre wants all St. Luke’s physicians to participate in making sure St. Luke’s University Health Network is well represented in U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” rankings, which is published in July. The magazine is currently in the process of collecting data for reputation scores via physician surveys to help establish those rankings


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: January 19, 2015

January 19th, 2015

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Routine and specialized PPE shortages continue. SLUHN currently has sufficient supplies to support routine care of our patients. Operational Planning: SLUHN has completed preparations and education to care for


Ebola: What You Need to Know

January 19th, 2015

Updated on January 19, 2015.
Although it is unlikely we will see a patient with the actual virus we believe it is imperative to prepare for the possibility. We will continue to update our plans and communicate to you as new information becomes available


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 26, 2014

November 26th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): PPE supplies for routine operations (OR, L&D, PPE) are at a premium! All our suppliers are on backorder given the national demand. We did receive a supply on Friday, November


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 6, 2014

November 7th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and Network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Specialized training is underway for Emergency Departments and Urgicenters. Operational Planning: The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) has confirmed that, in the event a patient who meets the diagnostic


Congratulations to Dr. Peter Favini on His New Appointments

October 20th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Favini, MD as vice-chairman of Network Emergency Services. This position has been created in response to the growth of our network and the important role emergency departments play in our facilities. In this key role Dr. Favini will assist with the administrative and clinical oversight for network emergency


New Leadership at St. Luke’s Emergency Services

October 8th, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Pequeno as chairman of St. Luke’s University Health Network Emergency Services. As chairman, Dr. Pequeno will provide administrative and clinical direction for network emergency services and assure effective relationships with other network departments, referring providers and pre-hospital community services. Dr. Pequeno was born at St. Luke’s Hospital and grew