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What do you know about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley?

January 27th, 2020

In a few minutes, you can help United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to better serve our community. All you have to do is answer a few questions in this brief survey.  Once you share your feedback, leave your email address and you’ll be entered to win exciting prizes, including gift cards to local


First Patient at New Upper Bucks Campus

January 20th, 2020

John Oswald, 59, of Upper Hanover Township in Montgomery County, was the first patient to be treated at Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. On the morning of December 14, John was an inpatient at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus and then transferred to the nearby Upper Bucks location, where he was warmly welcomed by


Join Us for a Special Reception and Tour on 2/6

January 15th, 2020

Join us on February 6 between 2:30 and 5:30 pm for a special reception and tours of our new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit! The new unit will be located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem on Centennial Wing 3. This new eight-bed unit is part of a significant expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health


New Women and Babies Pavilion Opens at Anderson Campus

January 13th, 2020

On January 10th, St. Luke’s University Health Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Women & Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. The Women & Babies Pavilion expansion doubles the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus just off Route 33. The new facility includes a labor and


Fogelsville Primary Care Welcomes Two Physicians

January 3rd, 2020

St. Luke’s Fogelsville Primary Care recently welcomed two experienced doctors to its practice. The move will allow Fogelsville Primary Care to accommodate the increasing demand from residents in a fast-growing area of the Lehigh Valley. Neal Berkowitz, MD and Colleen Charney, MD joined Wafa Hanna, MD in the practice. “We are in a growing area,” explains


Maryann Hartzell Named Pennsylvania Podiatrist of The Year

December 18th, 2019

Dr. Maryann P. Hartzell, a podiatrist affiliated with St. Luke’s University Health Network, has been named Podiatrist of the Year by her peers. The Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA) bestows the annual award on a member who demonstrates the highest of professional and personal values in treating patients with foot and ankle disorders. “This award symbolizes the


St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem Ranked among Safest in Country

December 18th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem has been named for the second year in a row one of the nation’s Top Hospitals in the Teaching Hospital category by Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit hospital watchdog organization. This recognition for safety is one of the health industry’s most prestigious honors. Unlike many other health care awards, it


St. Luke’s New $100 Million Upper Bucks Campus to Open December 14

December 9th, 2019

QUAKERTOWN, PA – Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, will officially open its doors at 7 a.m. December 14. Construction of the $100 million campus that features a family-friendly, 80-bed hospital and a state-of-the-art emergency department, began May 2018. At the opening of the new St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, the emergency room at the


St. Luke’s Pledges to Offer Nutritious, Locally Sourced Foods

December 6th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is the first health system outside of the Philadelphia area to sign the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals pledge. SLUHN signed the pledge after the initiative secured a five-year national grant to expand the program statewide. The president of each SLUHN campus signed the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Pledge, taking the