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Senior Care Surgical Services

April 28th, 2014

Surgery may be a concern for a patient of any age; and often as age increases, concerns and the likelihood of a medical condition requiring surgery increase as well. A team of senior care providers has designed a comprehensive Surgical Services Program for our senior patients.  We will work together to coordinate care and communication


EPIC Update

April 28th, 2014

All, As I previously communicated, the Network has spent the last 18 months researching and selecting a replacement for our current IT system and we ultimately selected Epic. Since this selection, a great deal of planning has commenced.  We’ve determined our timeline and sequencing for when the hospitals will go “live” on the new system


Welcome to PNN!

March 31st, 2014

What better day to launch St. Luke’s NEW Provider Network News (PNN) website than March 31, National Doctors’ Day! At PNN, you’ll enjoy a wealth of relevant ongoing content. Be proactive. Use PNN. Participate. It’s interactive, so leave a reply on articles. Post comments. Ask questions and share your experience. PNN’s purpose is to help


St. Luke’s Participates in Interventional Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Benefits of the Tested Melanoma Drug PV-10 in Patients with Late-stage Liver Cancer

March 29th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is one of three sites nationwide chosen to enroll patients in a new study using the therapeutic agent PV-10 for late-stage liver cancer. Sanjiv Agarwala, MD of St. Luke’s Cancer Center, internationally recognized melanoma investigator and Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology for St. Luke’s University Health Network, serves as


Truven Award

March 28th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network has once again been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. Truven Health Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters) is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. The Truven Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital Study


Dr. Alaa-Eldin Mira is Appointed Section Chief for Geriatrics

March 26th, 2014

I am pleased to announce Dr. Mira as Section Chief for Geriatrics. Dr. Mira brings over 30 years of experience in the areas of surgery, infectious disease and geriatrics. He is a graduate of Al-Azhar University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ and


Wilderness Medicine Conference

March 21st, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to offer a three-day conference on Wilderness Medicine at the beautiful Skytop Lodge in Skytop, PA. Wilderness Medicine is the developing field that involves not only providing care to wilderness travelers, but also working in other hostile environments, environmental emergencies and outdoor toxicology. This conference is designed to