Technology at St. Luke’s Offers New Lifeline to Stroke Patients

July 9th, 2018

June 27, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network has introduced new software, iSchemaView RAPID™, to generate maps of damaged brain tissue to help determine treatment options, regardless of how much time has passed since the stroke occurred. The technology promises to dramatically improve recovery for a significant portion of stroke patients. “Time is Brain” refers


New St. Luke’s Helicopter Takes Flight

July 6th, 2018

DANVILLE, Pa. – There’s a new medical helicopter in the skies above the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities, as the air medical collaboration between St. Luke’s University Health Network and Geisinger takes flight. As of July 1, Geisinger’s Life Flight program is providing air ambulance transportation services for the St. Luke’s system. The collaboration features Life


Epilepsy Surgery at St. Luke’s Eliminates Seizures

July 6th, 2018

June 26, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network is the first in the greater Lehigh Valley to perform a revolutionary epilepsy surgery that eliminates seizures in most patients. “For patients with intractable epilepsy, epilepsy surgery should be considered,” explains Scott Kohler, MD, epileptologist, St. Luke’s Neurology Associates. “The decision for surgery isn’t taken lightly,


New 2nd Location for St. Luke’s Monroe Family Practice

July 6th, 2018

St. Luke’s Monroe Family Practice is moving its Main Street location to a new easy-to-access location. The new location is 1581 North 9th Street, Stroudsburg – one block away from its other office at 1619 North 9th Street, Stroudsburg. Two locations within one block of each other means more convenience with the same quality care


Congratulations to Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on being recognized as a Distinguished Fellow

June 25th, 2018

St. Luke’s would like to congratulate Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on a recent professional achievement. Maureen has been awarded the recognition of Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). She has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the PA profession in at least 3 of the following areas: Distinction in medical practice, education, research


St. Luke’s Miners Campus and St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety

June 22nd, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN & CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, recognized dozens of hospitals, health systems and suppliers today for their outstanding work to improve healthcare quality and costs. “Health system and supplier recipients of Premier’s 2018 Breakthroughs Awards are industry leaders that continue to transform healthcare,” said Susan DeVore,


Bikers Against Bullies Ride to Benefit St. Luke’s Pediatrics

June 22nd, 2018

On June 24th, the loud rumbling from the north won’t warn of an impending thunderstorm. Instead it will signal an approaching wave of Bikers Against Bullies on Harleys en route to deliver proceeds from a charity motorcycle ride for St. Luke’s Pediatrics. The Caring for Kids Ride will start in Parryville in Carbon County and conclude


Pain Relief at St. Luke’s is No Fish Story

June 22nd, 2018

Little did Bruce Harpel and his wife Leslie know that a fishing excursion in 2016 that Bruce took with a friend to Great Swamp Fish and Game in rural Quakertown would foster a transformative change in their quality of life. Leslie suffers from osteoporosis, hip bursitis, chronic Lyme disease and fibromyalgia, and had two spinal