Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Palmerton Hospital Auxiliary Donates to New St. Luke’s Hospital in Carbon County

July 17th, 2019

During its annual dinner on June 26, the Palmerton Hospital Auxiliary presented a gift of $35,000 to St. Luke’s. The gift is the first installment of a three-year, $100,000 pledge earmarked for the new hospital St. Luke’s is building in Franklin Township, Carbon County. “The Palmerton Hospital Auxiliary is heavily invested in our future,” says Joseph Guardiani,


St. Luke’s Medical School Students Support Free Clinic in South Bethlehem

July 17th, 2019

It’s a Saturday morning and the first patients are trickling into the HEARTS clinic at the Fowler Community Wellness Center in Bethlehem. On this day, a woman complaining of knee pain is being examined by Jean Huh, a rising third-year Temple/St. Luke’s Medical School student, under the watchful eye of Elsa Montoya Aguilar, MD, a first-year


St. Luke’s Radiologists Pioneering Artificial Intelligence in X-Rays

July 17th, 2019

Not long ago understanding and harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve medical care was considered futuristic, akin to science fiction. Over the past year, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) radiologist Karl Yaeger, MD, and his colleagues have worked with an international team of researchers fielded by GE Healthcare to develop the industry’s