Sky’s the Limit for This Parkettes Gymnast and St. Luke’s Extraordinary Athlete

October 20th, 2017

Margzetta Frazier – Marz to everyone who knows her – is one of the extraordinary athletes that impresses even someone who has produced multiple U.S. Olympic gymnasts like Parkettes National Gymnastics Center founder Donna Strauss. During a rehabilitation stint earlier this year, Strauss lent her “Aqua Jogger” vest to Marz to “water run” laps in


Healing Begins Here – Chrissie’s Story

October 20th, 2017

When Chrissie was told she had breast cancer, she thought “Okay, this is my time. I need a plan.” Through grace, grit and a purely positive outlook, Chrissie fought Stage 3 breast cancer head on. When Chrissie, 51, of Center Valley, heard the words “breast cancer” from her doctor, there was no time for sadness,


St. Luke’s is Proud Supporter of Da Vinci Science Center

October 18th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network is a proud supporter of the Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown, Pa. Da Vinci has learned how to make science fun, particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine. Learn more about this unique partnership and how Da Vinci and St. Luke’s are working together


St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital Earns Trauma Center Re-Accreditation

October 18th, 2017

QUAKERTOWN, PA – St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus has earned re-accreditation as a certified Level IV Trauma Center. The hospital became an accredited trauma center in 2016. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation has extended St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus’ accreditation as a Level IV Trauma Center for four more years. “This was truly a team effort, and I am proud


St. Luke’s Adds Therapeutic Component to Program for People Struggling with Depression

October 16th, 2017

New approach integrated with music therapy. St. Luke’s University Health Network has added a therapeutic component, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), to its Partial Hospitalization Program/Innovations, an outpatient group therapy program for those struggling with depression, anxiety, stress issues and other mental health challenges. DBT is another way to provide skills that help people with mental health issues make


St. Luke’s Reaccredited by American College of Cardiology

October 16th, 2017

SLUHN providing highest standards of care to patients with heart attack symptoms. Bethlehem, Pa. — St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and St. Luke’s Allentown Campus have once again received special Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Accreditation is awarded after rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and


St. Luke’s Quality Awards Spur Advances Locally and Nationally

October 16th, 2017

In 10th year, nationally recognized, innovative program taps staff’s expertise and creativity to improve care. Question: How does St. Luke’s University Health Network come up with new, innovative ways to improve care and cut costs year after year? Answer: The Network’s nationally recognized Quality Improvement Awards Program. The Quality Awards are just that – a competition. Teams


“Just Talk About It” Discussion about Child Mental Health and Behavioral Issues

October 13th, 2017

Focus on early detection and intervention. Early intervention into adolescent mental and behavioral disorders is a critical component for a healthy adulthood. St. Luke’s University Health Network–Behavioral Health Services is hosting “Just Talk About It,” a free 90-minute presentation by Sheila Gillin, LCSW, along with a licensed social worker and certified child and adolescent psychotherapist, at


Temple University Hospital and St. Luke’s University Health Network Formally Announce Strategic Partnership for Four Transplant Services

October 13th, 2017

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are formally announcing a strategic partnership for transplant services that will streamline coordination of care and minimize the amount of travel required by patients in St. Luke’s vicinity. The partnership covers heart, bone marrow, liver and kidney transplant. It allows patients to attend pre- and


St. Luke’s Seventh Annual Bariatric Symposium

October 13th, 2017

We invite you to join us as we discuss the prevalence of obesity and the psychological, emotional, physical and associated health problems that often affect people suffering from the condition. When: Saturday, November 11, 2017 Where: DeSales University, University Center Time: 7:50 am to 2:30 pm To learn more, click here