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St. Luke’s Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics

February 8th, 2016

Among Top 15 Percent of Hospitals Considered the Best in Which to Have Your Baby in 2016 Bethlehem, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Allentown and Bethlehem campuses have received 2016 Women’s Choice Awards® for being among America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare


Epic Clinical Question Line

February 3rd, 2016

Questions about a specific workflow in Epic? Curious about certain Epic functions? The Epic Clinical Question Line is open February 2 and will be in service for the next 4 weeks from 7 am – 7 pm. To reach a representative at the Epic Clinical Question Line pleases call: 484-526-3338 option 7. This service line


Epic Tip Sheet Update

January 27th, 2016

Find the latest Tip Sheets in your Learning Home Dashboard (LHD) in Epic Hyperspace! Not sure how to reach your Epic LHD? Check out the tip sheet attached, it will show you how to get into it! Tip Sheet Update January 14, 2016 Morning Dashboard Basics


St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialists to Offer Advanced Care at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center in Early 2016

January 8th, 2016

Allentown, PA (12-21-2015) — St. Luke’s offers general pediatric services to provide preventive care and to manage childhood illnesses. But where do you go when your child suffers from more complex health issues? St. Luke’s network of pediatricians and specialty pediatric practices help families manage complicated illnesses and diseases. And, as of early 2016, three St. Luke’s pediatric


Christmas and New Year’s Message from Rick Anderson, our President & CEO

December 22nd, 2015

Dear Fellow Employees St. Luke’s Physicians and Volunteers I have always felt that the Christmas Holidays are the best time of year. They provide an opportunity to create lasting memories, new family traditions and to remind ourselves of our past family traditions. They also provide a wonderful opportunity for introspection and occasions to be nostalgic with


Dr. Laurel Erickson-Parsons Named Interim Medical Director of Pediatrics at St. Luke’s – Bethlehem

December 21st, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Laurel Erickson-Parsons, MD, has been appointed Interim Medical Director of our Inpatient Pediatric Unit at the St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in 2010 and has been with St. Luke’s for the past five years. She has participated in a variety


St. Luke’s Physician and NICU Nurse Awarded Regional March of Dimes ‘Physician’ and ‘Nurse of the Year’

November 13th, 2015

St. Luke’s NICU Recently Named First NATIONAL Site of the Year BETHLEHEM, PA (10/20/2015) — The March of Dimes recently recognized Neonatologist Kimberly Costello, DO, FAAP, Director of Neonatology, St. Luke’s University Health Network as “Physician of the Year,” and awarded St. Luke’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse Karen Metzger, LPN, “Nurse of the Year.” “Caring for


St. Luke’s Voted 2015 Top Reader’s Choice for Best Place to Have a Baby, Best Emergency and Cancer Services, and Best Nursing and Urgent Care

November 9th, 2015

BETHLEHEM, PA (10/12/2015) — St. Luke’s University Health Network has been voted the 2015 region’s top provider of Nursing Services – Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s, Best Urgent Care, Best Cancer Center, Best Emergency Services and Best Place to Have a Baby by the readers of The Morning Call in its 12th annual “Reader’s Choice” readers&#