Monthly Archives: October 2017

In Case You Missed It… Watch Rick Anderson on WFMZ’s “Business Matters”

October 30th, 2017

Watch as St. Luke’s University Health Network President and CEO Rick Anderson and Raymond Durkin, MD,  talk with Business Matters host Tony Iannelli about dedicating one day for health through a tailored and customized executive health and wellness program called ExecuHealth. Click here to watch the episode…

The Wisdom and Glory of Healthy Aging: Mind, Body, Spirit

October 23rd, 2017

We invite you to join us as we discuss the important role that understanding and caring for the mind, body and spirit plays in achieving healthy, and even glorious aging. Learn about the latest research regarding keystone behaviors to healthy aging and identify what truly motivates older adults to adopt new behaviors. Keynote Speaker: David

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