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From Labor & Delivery Nurse to Nurse Practitioner at St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates

December 12th, 2019

Kori Rusnock, CRNP, recently joined Kristen Stone-Mulhern, MD, at St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates. Dr. Stone-Mulhern and Kori will provide care for annual exams, women’s health issues, birth control counseling and prenatal care. Kori completed her nursing education at Moravian College and then spent nearly ten years as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Luke’s Bethlehem


Residency Grad Joins South Bethlehem Family Practice

December 9th, 2019

Board-certified family physician Alexandra Varas, MD, a graduate of the St. Luke’s residency program, recently joined Lori Gledhill, MD, at St. Luke’s South Bethlehem Family Practice at 306 South New Street. “After completing my residency with St. Luke’s and experiencing firsthand the Network’s emphasis on patient-centered care, I knew I wanted to continue my practice here,” says Dr. Varas


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


Grand Opening of St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center at Union Boulevard in Allentown

November 22nd, 2019

Join legendary Philadelphia Eagles Hall-of-Fame kicker David Akers for the grand opening of the St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center – Union Boulevard, 702 Union Boulevard, in Allentown from 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, Nov. 23. The 30,000-square foot training space is the newest St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center and features artificial


St. Luke’s Expands Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Disease

November 20th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is among the few hospital systems nationwide expanding palliative care, adding new practices, providers and programs to provide patients in the greater Lehigh Valley access to this important kind of care. “St. Luke’s Palliative Care has opened four new offices this year alone, with a fifth to open in November,” Erin Bendas, DO,


Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital Opens

November 20th, 2019

Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital officially opened its doors Wednesday morning, signaling the next chapter of compassionate, patient-centered health care in Schuylkill County. As the first hospital to open in the county in more than 90 years, Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital will make health care easier for area residents by bringing new services closer to home. The hospital’s


Dinner by Starlight Supports Breast Center, Honors Dr. Joseph Russo

November 13th, 2019

The stars were shining bright at the recent St. Luke’s University Health Network Dinner by Starlight event. More than 300 St. Luke’s staff members, physicians, and community leaders came together to celebrate the continued growth of the Allentown Campus, three Shining Stars, and this year’s Honorary Star – the Network’s own Dr. Joseph Russo. Dinner by Starlight is


Thank You to All Veterans

November 11th, 2019

With respect and gratitude, we’d like to thank all veterans for their service. St. Luke’s held a number of events for Veterans Day including a breakfast at our Miners Campus (View Photos) and a ceremony at St. Luke’s University Hospital- Bethlehem (View Photos)


Leapfrog Awards St. Lukes Hospitals Top Marks for Patient Safety

November 8th, 2019

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, awarding top marks to St. Luke’s hospital campuses. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F twice annually – in the spring and fall – to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing