St. Luke’s Physician Assistant Joins Elite Group

June 30th, 2014

Julie Gutzweiler, MS, PA-C, Director and physician assistant at St. Luke’s University Health Network, has earned the specialty credential of Certificate of Added Qualifications from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Julie is one of only 108 certified physician assistants nationwide to earn the certificate and one of just 13 certified physician assistants


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)


Getting a (Patented) Grip On Cleats

June 11th, 2014

If you’ve ever watched an MLB baseball pitcher scrape mud out of his cleats with a tongue depressor-like stick on a rainy day, you probably didn’t give it much thought. Cleats + Wet Ground = Mud-Caked Cleats. Unavoidable, right? Well, not anymore. Four years ago, when the two teenage daughters of St. Luke’s ophthalmologist Rob Kitei


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