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St. Luke’s Miners Campus Expands Hospitalist Team

August 27th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to providing the highest quality, patient-centered care for our patients. To satisfy the needs of our hospitalized patients, St. Luke’s offers access to hospitalists, physicians who specialize in treating patients who are in the hospital, which allows primary care physicians more time to see patients in their offices. St. Luke’s Internal


Welcome, Dr. Sagar V. Mehta, to St. Luke’s Weight Management Center

August 27th, 2014

A new physician joined St. Luke’s Weight Management Center in August. Sagar V. Mehta, MD, Director of Bariatric Medicine, St. Luke’s University Health Network, is an internal medicine doctor who specializes in obesity medicine. The addition of Dr. Mehta enables the program to offer overweight/obese patients medical weight loss solutions in addition to surgical weight


Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit

August 18th, 2014

The Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit at St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, treats adults 60 years of age and over in a secure and intimate setting created to address the unique behavioral health needs of older adults


St. Luke’s Home Health

August 13th, 2014

Now, there’s no place like home for your patients in Monroe County. St. Luke’s Home Health has been serving the communities in and around the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas since 1919. A dedicated and caring professional staff currently provides a range of in-home health services in Northampton, Lehigh, Upper Bucks and Northeast Montgomery counties, portions of


St. Luke’s HAP Award Winning Streak Continues

August 11th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network again dominated the annual achievement awards bestowed by the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). St. Luke’s won 4 of the 15 awards given this year, more than any other hospital, and St. Luke’s was the only hospital in the region recognized — an outstanding achievement. Since 2010, St. Luke’s has garnered


Rodale Institute and St. Luke’s University Health Network Partner to Provide Organic Produce to Patients, Staff and Visitors

July 23rd, 2014

St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Farm Created On-Site at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus BETHLEHEM TWP, Pa. (7/17/14) — St. Luke’s Anderson Campus, in partnership with Rodale Institute, is one of the few hospitals in the nation to offer patients organic produce grown at an organic farm located on the hospital campus, the partners announced today. In addition, organic produce


Prophylactic Salpingectomy: Reducing Ovarian Cancer Risk

June 13th, 2014

Ovarian cancer is a deadly disease. The American Cancer Society estimated 22,240 new cases of ovarian cancer in 2013 and 14,030 deaths from the disease. Despite advancements in delivery of chemotherapy and the introduction of novel targeted therapies, we have not made significant progress in reducing the incidence of ovarian cancer. To date, there is


Individualized Breast Screening is the Future of Screening for Breast Cancer

June 13th, 2014

Dense breast legislation across the United States, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has initiated a significant reevaluation of the way women are screened for breast cancer. The purpose of this mailing will be to introduce the concept of Individualized Breast Screening, announce the arrival of another breast imaging tool to St. Luke’s (Automated Breast Ultrasound)


Doctors, Did You Get Our Memo on Personalized Health Reports?

June 9th, 2014

New! Employee Wellness Program, including Personalized Health Reports Caring Starts with You will give all benefits-eligible employees and spouses who are enrolled in the AmeriHealth Priority Care Plus plan the opportunity to gain a better understanding of their current health — through blood work, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) screening, and an online health