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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

Creating Healthy Athletes at St. Luke’s

November 5th, 2014

From Youth to Weekend Warriors to Professional Athletes St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to caring for athletes and other physically active individuals with a multidisciplinary team approach that embraces sports performance conditioning, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and nutrition. “We’re more than a fitness center,” says John Graham, Director, St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center

Cutting Edge Technology for Advanced Heart Failure

November 3rd, 2014

Patients with advanced heart failure can be left with few choices to improve their quality of life. Heart transplants may not be readily available to local residents and may not be an option for all HF patients. Left ventricular assist devices were developed to provide patients with life sustaining circulatory support for a failing heart

St. Luke’s Now Offers Advanced MRI Neuroanalysis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders

November 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new quantitative tool that delivers enhanced diagnostic capabilities to help in the assessment of patients with suspected Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. A software add-on to our fMRI (functional MRI), the DynaSuite Neuro with NeuroQuant Solution from Invivo, takes high-resolution

Do You Know About Epic?

October 29th, 2014

As has been previously communicated, St. Luke’s is implementing Epic as our electronic health record and revenue cycle system software. The Epic system will replace over 44 applications and systems that we use today throughout the Network. The Epic team would like to ensure we are providing effective Project Epic communications. We are asking YOU to

Anderson’s Address Changes but Location Stays the Same

October 27th, 2014

The Anderson Campus’s former “Riverside Circle” mailing address is now 1872 St. Luke’s Boulevard, Easton, PA 18045. Please use this new address in mail correspondences with all three buildings at Anderson Campus. Google Maps and GPS providers will be making this update soon

St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: October 24, 2014

October 27th, 2014

As promised, please find below an update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and Network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Tools: Information sheets, screening tools and isolation instructions have been implemented in our ERs, Urgent Care Centers, Clinics, physician offices as well as St. Luke’s Emergency Transport Services. Key Departments: Such as

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

Ebola and Infectious Disease

October 20th, 2014

As the media reporting picks up on the patients with Ebola, it is important to share some important facts on this and other emerging and infectious diseases, including Enterovirus-D68 and 2014-2015 Influenza currently circulating the United States