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St. Luke’s Emergency Transport Service Recognized as Experts for Pediatric Pre-Hospital Care

January 4th, 2016

Bethlehem, PA (12-22-2015) — St. Luke’s Emergency Transport Service was recently recognized for its expertise in transporting pediatric patients through a multi-agency program that recognizes EMS agencies that are willing to go above and beyond current pediatric transport requirements within Pennsylvania. “Participating in this volunteer program and being recognized at this level should reassure parents that


St. Luke’s Voted 2015 Top Reader’s Choice for Best Place to Have a Baby, Best Emergency and Cancer Services, and Best Nursing and Urgent Care

November 9th, 2015

BETHLEHEM, PA (10/12/2015) — St. Luke’s University Health Network has been voted the 2015 region’s top provider of Nursing Services – Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s, Best Urgent Care, Best Cancer Center, Best Emergency Services and Best Place to Have a Baby by the readers of The Morning Call in its 12th annual “Reader’s Choice” readers&#


New Medical Director Named at St. Luke’s University Hospital Emergency Department

July 15th, 2015

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Justin “Tug” Binstead as the Medical Director, Emergency Department, St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. In this role, Dr. Binstead will be responsible for the clinical direction and medical administration of the department. Dr. Binstead received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Susquehanna University and a


New Leadership at St. Luke’s Warren Campus Emergency Department

November 5th, 2014

Effective Monday, November 3, Joseph Brookes will begin his tenure as Nurse Manager of St. Luke’s Warren Campus Emergency Department. Joseph received his BSN from Misericordia University in 1986 and his MSN from the University of Mary in Bismark, ND in 2013. He brings with him over 18 years of nursing leadership with a primary focus


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