New Medical Building to Meet Growing St. Luke’s Nephrology Demand

January 10th, 2018

Recently, there has been growth and movement within the St. Luke’s University Health Network as construction of a new office building has been completed in Bethlehem, and two St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates offices including one in Quakertown have moved to new locations to accommodate growing demand for their kidney services. The new office building – located at


Secret Donor Gives Again: St. Luke’s NICU Gets Annual Anonymous Gift

January 8th, 2018

2018 started off with a special gift for the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Level II and Level III NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units) in Bethlehem and Allentown. March of Dimes representatives presented a $5,000 check to the NICU team at St. Luke’s Hospital – Bethlehem this week. Each year, this anonymous donor provides a generous gift


Holistic Back, Neck Pain Specialist Joins St. Luke’s Spine & Pain Associates

January 5th, 2018

Pain management specialist Dr. Rammurti McKenzie’s approach to treatment starts with conservative measures. “I believe that diet, physical therapy and pain management techniques should be part of their treatment,” he said. “My goal is to help my patients feel better while needing little or no medication. I like to get them to the point where


Dr. Bhatt Shares News of New Diabetes Awareness Program

January 5th, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you know, diabetes is one of the most significant health challenges facing the communities served by St. Luke’s University Health Network. According to the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare’s 2017 Type 2 Diabetes Report, 48.3 percent of men and 51.7 percent of women of working age (18-64) in the Lehigh


St. Luke’s Doctor Travels to Singapore to Give Amputation Prevention Talk

January 3rd, 2018

St. Luke’s Dr. Brent Bernstein was invited to speak in Singapore earlier this month about amputation prevention strategies. Prior to joining St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bernstein oversaw the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) initiative for the state of Georgia. In the early 1990s, the United States saw a steady increase


Frequently Asked Questions SLUHN-BMHS Merger

January 2nd, 2018

Who is St. Luke’s University Health Network? Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. With annual net revenues of $1.7 billion, the network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe


An Important Message from President & CEO Richard A. Anderson

December 29th, 2017

Dear Fellow Employee, We start 2018 with great news: We have received final approval from the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General, which means our merger with Blue Mountain Health System, announced in September, will be completed on December 31. Blue Mountain Health System is becoming a member of St. Luke’s University Health Network!


St. Luke’s IT Department Named Best Nationwide

December 22nd, 2017

The Information Technology Department at St. Luke’s University Health Network has earned the highest recognition from HealthCare IT News, which ranked the department among the top five nationwide in the category for biggest health care providers. Click here for the rankings. The publication detailed the department’s recent accomplishments in an accompanying article. “We’ve gone through massive change