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St. Lukeʼs One of First in World to Pilot Remote Patient Monitoring for COVID-19 Patients

April 8th, 2020

Irvine, California and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – April 7, 2020 – Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that St. Lukeʼs University Health Network (SLUHN) is one of the first institutions worldwide to use Masimo SafetyNet™ to monitor in-hospital patients, as the network seeks innovative solutions to care for the surge of patients infected by COVID-19. Masimo SafetyNet is an innovative, economically scalable

St. Lukeʼs Virtual Visits Connect Patients to Care

March 30th, 2020

By now, most people know what to do if they have COVID-19 symptoms. But during a quarantine, what do you do if you need to see a doctor for another concern? St. Lukeʼs has the answer with its Virtual Visit option. “Your health care needs don’t stop, and neither do we,” states St. Lukeʼs family medicine physician

St. Lukeʼs Partners with Local Business to Produce 3D Printed Masks

March 27th, 2020

BETHLEHEM – St. Lukeʼs and Filament Innovations of Coplay, as well as 3D manufacturer ProtoCAM of Allentown, have teamed up to produce 3D printed masks and face shields for health care providers in the wake of COVID-19. “We’ve been following the news in Europe related to medical supplies, and I knew we had to act quickly,”

St. Lukeʼs and LVHN Announce Some Elective Surgeries Will be Postponed

March 20th, 2020

Lehigh Valley, Pa. (March 16, 2020) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and St. Lukeʼs University Health Network are in regular communication as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves. Today the health networks are sending this joint message regarding surgical services. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the surgeon general, Jerome Adams MD, and the

SPECIAL TV BROADCAST TONIGHT Featuring Drs. Jahre and Mascitti- Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 16 at 6:30 pm on WFMZ-TV(Channel 69)

March 16th, 2020

This special edition of Talk With Your Doctor will address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) status in the Lehigh Valley, as well as national and international trends. All employees are encouraged to tune in! Featured guests will include Drs. Jeffrey Jahre, Senior Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs and Section Chief Emeritus of Infectious Diseases; Kara Mascitti,

BEWARE: Scammers are contacting physician practices. Do not provide information regarding medical licenses.

March 13th, 2020

A St. Luke’s affiliated physician practice received two calls from individuals this morning (Friday, March 13th), claiming to represent the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The callers asked to speak to two different physicians within the practice, saying they needed to “verify details pertaining to the physicians’ medical licenses.” When the person who received the

Older Adult Meal Now Offered at Geisinger St. Lukeʼs Hospital

March 9th, 2020

St. Lukeʼs University Health Network is now offering an Older Adult Meal at Geisinger St. Lukeʼs Hospital in Orwigsburg! The Older Adult Meal at Geisinger St. Lukeʼs Hospital offers adults 65 and over an affordable and healthy daily dinner meal during the week. Meals are prepared fresh daily and provide diners with healthy food choices at a special

Ashland Family Practice Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Bettina Heinsohn

February 21st, 2020

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Bettina Heinsohn recently joined the clinical team at St. Luke’s Ashland Family Practice where she assesses, diagnoses and treats a variety of common acute and chronic diseases. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner, she sees adult patients and children, ages 5 and up. Bettina grew up outside

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

January 27th, 2020

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