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St. Luke’s Building New Women & Babies Pavilion At Anderson Campus

June 15th, 2018

June 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on a major expansion of its Anderson Campus hospital during a special ceremony and reception on Tuesday. The new Women and Babies Pavilion, built with American steel, will double the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. During construction,


St. Luke’s Monroe Campus Named 2018 Business of the Year

June 13th, 2018

The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce will honor several people and organizations for their successful accomplishments at the chamber’s annual awards dinner June 20 at Pocono Manor Resort & Spa. This year’s winners: St. Luke’s University Health Network-Monroe Campus – Business of the Year. Rock Steady Boxing Poconos – Rookie Business of the Year. Dr. Kimberly


Nation’s Leading Consumer Magazine: St. Luke’s Among 17 Top Performing Hospitals For Heart Surgery In Northeast United States

June 8th, 2018

St. Luke’s was the ONLY Local Hospital to Receive Top Designation June 7, 2018 – Hundreds of thousands of heart surgeries are performed every year in the United States. From coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to aortic valve replacements, aneurysm repairs and many other procedures, heart surgery has become far more commonplace than it once was. But it still


St. Luke’s Offers Watchman Heart Implant To Significantly Reduce Stroke Risk

June 8th, 2018

AFib patients now have access to a revolutionary new treatment at St. Luke’s University Health Network. St. Luke’s recently completed its first Watchman™ device implantation for patient Patrick Kotula, 71, of Nesquehoning, in a procedure led by cardiac electrophysiologist, Steven Stevens, MD. The Watchman is a one-time procedure offering an alternative to the lifelong use of the blood thinner


Newhard Pharmacy Introduces St. Luke’s Walk-In Lab Services

May 25th, 2018

Northampton’s neighborhood pharmacy, Newhard Pharmacy, is partnering with St. Luke’s University Health Network in a first-of-its-kind collaboration to offer St. Luke’s walk-in laboratory services such as blood work and cholesterol checks. St. Luke’s partnership with Newhard Pharmacy, launched Saturday, is the first time the Network has offered its laboratory services through a local, independent pharmacy. Newhard Pharmacy was


St. Luke’s Earns Strong Bond Ratings

May 18th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been awarded an A- bond rating by S&P Global Ratings and an A3 rating by Moody’s Investor Services, bucking a downward trend in the nonprofit hospital industry both nationally and locally. “The ‘A-‘ rating reflects our opinion of SLUHN’s increasing market share in its primary service area, healthy volume growth, and very strong leadership team


Temple/St. Luke’s Medical Students Graduate On May 14

May 16th, 2018

Bethlehem, PA (5/14/2018) – During the four years of medical school training, students can either study, sleep or have a social life, but never all three, jokes Joel Rosenfeld, MD, M.Ed, FACS, Chief Academic Officer, St. Luke’s University Health Network, and Senior Associate Dean, Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University. After four years of


St. Luke’s Breaks Ground on New $100 Million Hospital North of Philadelphia

May 14th, 2018

Bucks County, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network officially broke ground on a new Quakertown hospital in Bucks County, Pennsylvania during a special ceremony and reception Thursday afternoon. The new $100 million Quakertown hospital – built with American steel – is under construction on a 17-acre parcel situated in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia. Upon its completion