Monthly Archives: February 2019

St. Luke’s Bethlehem Campus Named One of Nation’s Top Hospitals for Fourth Year

February 27th, 2019

St. Luke’s Hospital-Bethlehem Campus has been named one of the nation’s top 250 hospitals for 2019 by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. Recipients of Healthgrades’ 2019 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Awards represent the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation and “demonstrate superior clinical outcomes across the majority of common


St. Luke’s Radiation Oncology Team Recognized for Providing Leading-Edge Care

February 27th, 2019

Multi-criteria Optimization (MCO) is a clinical decision support tool that was added to Varian’s Eclipse™ treatment planning system in version 15.5. Clinicians at four cancer centers of St. Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania have been using MCO to optimize treatment planning since August 2018. Read the Full Story Photo Credit: Varian 


Andrew Smith, MD Has a New Office Location

February 27th, 2019

There are some exciting changes coming to my practice in February! As of February 18, 2019, my office will be moving from our current location on Iron Street, Lehighton to St. Luke’s Health Center, 575 South 9th Street, Suite 8, Lehighton. Our new office phone number will be 570-645-1013 and our new fax number will be 833-536-


St. Luke’s Doctor Wins Patient Safety Award for Work in Acute Kidney Injury

February 25th, 2019

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has named Robert Gayner, MD, Chief of Nephrology for St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN), a winner of its 2019 “I Am Patient Safety” Award for his work to reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) throughout the network. The award recognizes Pennsylvania healthcare workers who exhibit outstanding dedication to


St. Luke’s Warren Employees Raise $15,000 for Local School-Based Youth Services Program

February 22nd, 2019

St. Luke’s Warren Campus held a fundraiser last year to raise money for the Phillipsburg School-Based Youth Services (SBYS) program. Dubbed “TGIF @ Flynn’s,” the event raised $15,380, which was recently presented to Phillipsburg SBYS to help fund services that uphold the program’s aim to support health and mental wellness, community and school connectedness, healthy living, and educational


New Kresgeville Family Practice Expands Access to St. Luke’s Care in Monroe County

February 22nd, 2019

Family Health Center in Kresgeville, Monroe County is now part of St. Luke’s University Health Network after joining the region’s top-ranked network and changing its name to St. Luke’s Kresgeville Family Practice. Thomas Munshower, DO, will continue to see patients at the practice, located at 534 Interchange Road. As an adult medicine and family medicine physician, Dr. Munshower