Monthly Archives: November 2018

Final Beam Raise for Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital

November 30th, 2018

Today Geisinger and St. Luke’s raise the final steel beam for the new hospital in Orwigsburg. President of Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital, Gabe Kamarousky, starts the countdown for the ‘topping out,’ a symbol of good luck and prosperity for the future occupants of the building . Our beam was pink today as pink is one of the

St. Luke’s Opens 16th Walk-In Center in Phillipsburg

November 21st, 2018

St. Luke’s Care Now will open its 16th location this month, offering residents of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and the surrounding communities easy access to affordable, quality walk-in medical care. The new St. Luke’s Care Now is scheduled to open on November 26 at 200 Stryker Road, Suite 2 in Phillipsburg. Hours will be 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday, and

St. Luke’s Helps Extraordinary Gymnast Make an Extraordinary Comeback

November 21st, 2018

The smile on Jessica Reith’s face is as warm as a summer day when she dons her special USA Gymnastics shirt. Only girls who attend the National Team and Developmental Team Camp receive one. “It is like her proudest thing,” said mom Rita, who enjoys watching her young daughter preform dazzling skills and routines on

Women’s Health Expert Joins St. Luke’s Women’s Care OB/GYN

November 21st, 2018

Sharon C. Ravenelle, CRNP, women’s health nurse practitioner, recently joined St. Luke’s Women’s Care OB/GYN fulltime at its office at 1251 S. Cedar Crest, Suite 109, Allentown. “I appreciate getting to know or having a long-term relationship with my patients. That helps me provide them with high quality care,” she says. Ravenelle has worked exclusively in

Health Records on iPhone Now Available to St. Lukes Patients

November 16th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network today supports Health Records on iPhone, which brings together hospitals, clinics and the existing Apple Health app to make it easy for patients to see their available medical data from multiple providers whenever they choose.  This is St. Luke’s latest initiative to make it easier for patients to access their health records. Now patients can

Obstetrician-Gynecologist Joins St. Luke’s Expanding Access to Expert Care

November 16th, 2018

Expanding access to the Lehigh Valley’s top-rated OB/GYN care, Barbara Eisenberg, MD, has joined St. Luke’s Caring for Women obstetrics and gynecology practice. Dr. Eisenberg is seeing patients at the all new St. Luke’s Caring for Women Forks Township location and at the St. Luke’s Caring for Women Freemansburg Avenue office in Bethlehem Township. A graduate of Drexel University

Leapfrog Awards St. Luke’s Hospitals ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety

November 12th, 2018

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, awarding top marks to St  Luke’s hospital campuses. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F twice annually – in the spring and fall – to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing

Join Us for the St. Luke’s Singers Annual Holiday Concert

November 12th, 2018

The St. Luke’s Singers annual holiday concert will be held on Sunday, November 25 at Wesley Methodist Church at 2540 Center Street in Bethlehem. Preludes begin at 2:45 pm and the concert begins at 3 pm. This year’s concert consists of familiar Christmas carols in new arrangements. “Sing, Sing Noel!” is based on a traditional French

St. Luke’s Earns Prestigious ‘Most Wired’ Recognition Through Relentless Innovation

November 9th, 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI, Nov. 2, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network has been recognized as one of the ‘Most Wired’ healthcare systems nationally by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). “Our goal at St. Luke’s is to use technology to make patient access easy and timely. Our mantra is ‘easy access now.’ This, coupled with our