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St. Luke’s Achieves Multiple 100-Top-Hospital Designations

July 1st, 2020

St. Luke’s University Hospital (Bethlehem and Allentown campuses) have been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in the Major Teaching Hospital category by IBM Watson Health for the sixth year in a row and the eighth time overall. Additionally, for the second time, St. Luke’s Anderson Campus was named a 100 Top Hospital


St. Luke’s Launches “Return to Work” Program for Businesses

June 22nd, 2020

St. Luke’s Occupational Medicine, in collaboration with St. Luke’s Behavioral Health, St. Luke’s Fitness Centers, and St. Luke’s Care Now sites, are launching a Return to Work program for businesses as our local communities begin to open at this point during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The St. Luke’s Return to Work program provides a variety of services to


1000th COVID-19 Patient Discharged!

June 15th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network is proud to have discharged its 1,000th COVID-19 patient (from the University Campus in Bethlehem) – giving us 1,000 reasons to celebrate. The extraordinary efforts of our health care heroes, along with a number of new technologies and clinical protocols, have helped us save lives


St. Luke’s University Health Network to Acquire Easton Hospital

June 3rd, 2020

EASTON, Pa. – St. Luke’s University Health Network will acquire Easton Hospital on July 1, including affiliated physician practices and two physician residency programs with 36 physician residents. This acquisition will preserve the 125-year-old hospital for future generations, ensuring future jobs and bringing St. Luke’s world class health care to the citizens of the greater


St. Luke’s Part of National Coalition Expanding Domestic PPE Production

May 29th, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, and 15 leading health systems acquired a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech, the largest domestic manufacturer of face masks, including N95 respirators and surgical masks. Under the agreement, Premier members including St. Luke’s University Health Network based in Bethlehem, Pa., commit to purchase


Local 3D Community Prints Stethoscopes and PPE for St. Luke’s

May 20th, 2020

Parkland High School student Varun Pandian owns four 3D printers he often uses for school science fair projects. But since March, the 15-year-old Breinigsville lad has been supplying St. Luke’s University Health Network with scads of flexible “ear” tubing and “bells” (the piece that detects heart and lung sounds) for stethoscopes that he’s printed at


St. Luke’s Campuses Earn Highest Rating in Vascular Quality Program

May 15th, 2020

The Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) has awarded St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem and Allentown campuses three stars for their active participation in the Registry Participation Program. The St. Luke’s campuses are the only facilities to receive the highest star rating from SVS VQI in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes


St. Luke’s Restarts Elective Surgery and Related Procedures

May 8th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network will begin elective surgeries and resume certain other related procedures at its Pennsylvania hospitals and facilities on Monday, May 11. “Our hospitals are safe, and we are ready for you,” said William R. Burfeind, MD, Chairman of Surgery. The “stay at home” measures put in place to stop the spread