Monthly Archives: September 2019

Children Benefited from Summer Meals Program in Quakertown

September 27th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network’s new Summer Meals Program in Quakertown achieved its goal of making sure local children had access to nutritious lunches during the summer months. Throughout the summer, the program provided a total of 593 free meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger who were in need. In addition to the

St. Luke’s 2019 Annual Book Drive

September 25th, 2019

It’s almost time for the St. Luke’s Annual Book Drive. We are collecting new and gently used children’s books (infant/toddler, preschool board books, elementary, middle and high school levels). Purchase a couple new books and/or clean out your children’s book shelves and help support our network-wide literacy programs! Books can be donated from September 30 – Friday,

St. Luke’s Receives Chest Pain Accreditation

September 23rd, 2019

St. Luke’s Allentown and Bethlehem Campuses have been recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for their demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. The ACC awarded these St. Luke’s facilities Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on a rigorous onsite evaluation of their staffs’ ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat

2019 St. Luke’s United Way Campaign Starts Today!

September 23rd, 2019

Caring for the communities where our employees and neighbors live and work is a long-term commitment for St. Luke’s, and one that we take seriously. Healthy, strong and vibrant communities are key to our ability to retain and develop dedicated employees like you and working with the United Way as our local partner is key

RWJBarnabas Health and St. Luke’s Sign Agreement for Clinical Affiliation

September 20th, 2019

RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH ) in New Jersey and St. Luke’s University Health Network, based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, are pleased to announce a clinical affiliation. RWJBH and St. Luke’s have signed a three-year joint, renewable agreement to provide patients primarily in northwest New Jersey greater access to the high-quality clinical services, expertise, experience and resources of both of

14th Annual Run/Walk with the Heroes

September 18th, 2019

The 14th Annual 5K Run/Walk With the Heroes will be held again this September 2019. This event recognizes the trauma survivors and their loved ones and friends. This unique event celebrates their accomplishments and the trauma team members that contributed to their recovery. The event is attended by a wide range of healthcare professionals including; physicians,

CDI Providers of the Year Named during Clinical Documentation Improvement Week

September 16th, 2019

During Clinical Documentation Improvement Week, September 16-20, 2019, the CDI staff nominate the following CDI Providers of the Year: Dr. Marissa Ambron, Dr. Eiswarya Chichili, Dr. Jeffrey Hostetter, Annette Iasiello, PA-C, Dr. Joshua Karp, Dr. Sobia Naeem, Dr. Christine Ramirez, Lauren Stoudt, PA-C, and Dr. Melissa Taylor. Thank you to all providers for your tireless

Thousands Participate in Record-setting St. Luke’s Via Marathon

September 11th, 2019

The St. Luke’s Via Marathon, drawing thousands of athletes and family members from throughout the country, is the Lehigh Valley’s signature running event and Via’s largest annual fundraiser. The marathon began at 7:10 am Sunday, September 8, starting in Allentown and finishing in Easton. “St. Luke’s was honored to be chosen by Via of the Lehigh Valley