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Show YourSt. Luke’s Pride! Vote for St. Luke’s in the Morning Call’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

August 10th, 2018

Calling all St. Luke’s friends and family! It’s time for the 15th annual Morning Call “Readers’ Choice” poll, an opportunity for our community to vote for the “best of the best” providers in the Lehigh Valley. St. Luke’s has previously been recognized as the region’s top provider of health care services in a variety of areas including Best


St. Luke’s to Provide Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Services for Schuylkill League Championships

August 8th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named the Presenting Sponsor and the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Schuylkill League Championships. “We will be providing the sports medicine and athletic training services for Schuylkill League championships in 12 different sports, including both boys and girls divisions where applicable,” said John Hauth, Senior Network Administrator, Sports


St. Luke’s Miners Campus and St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety

June 22nd, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN & CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, recognized dozens of hospitals, health systems and suppliers today for their outstanding work to improve healthcare quality and costs. “Health system and supplier recipients of Premier’s 2018 Breakthroughs Awards are industry leaders that continue to transform healthcare,” said Susan DeVore,


St. Luke’s Building New Women & Babies Pavilion At Anderson Campus

June 15th, 2018

June 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on a major expansion of its Anderson Campus hospital during a special ceremony and reception on Tuesday. The new Women and Babies Pavilion, built with American steel, will double the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. During construction,


Nation’s Leading Consumer Magazine: St. Luke’s Among 17 Top Performing Hospitals For Heart Surgery In Northeast United States

June 8th, 2018

St. Luke’s was the ONLY Local Hospital to Receive Top Designation June 7, 2018 – Hundreds of thousands of heart surgeries are performed every year in the United States. From coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to aortic valve replacements, aneurysm repairs and many other procedures, heart surgery has become far more commonplace than it once was. But it still


St. Luke’s Earns Strong Bond Ratings

May 18th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been awarded an A- bond rating by S&P Global Ratings and an A3 rating by Moody’s Investor Services, bucking a downward trend in the nonprofit hospital industry both nationally and locally. “The ‘A-‘ rating reflects our opinion of SLUHN’s increasing market share in its primary service area, healthy volume growth, and very strong leadership team


Detour Provides Easy Access to St. Luke’s Miners Campus During Tamaqua Bridge Closure

May 16th, 2018

The US 209/West Broad Street Bridge over Wabash Creek in Tamaqua Borough, Schuylkill County, will close this summer. St. Luke’s Miners Campus in nearby Coaldale, however, will continue to be accessible via a detour. Work on the bridge started April 9, and preliminary operations include surveying, excavation, drainage upgrades and sidewalk / curbing work on outlying intersections along the planned detour


St. Luke’s Miners Rural Heath Clinics Receive National Award

May 14th, 2018

St. Luke’s Miners Rural Health Clinics have received the 2018 Outstanding Rural Health Organization Award from the National Rural Health Association. The award, which recognizes St. Luke’s commitment to expanding and improving access to health care in Carbon and Schuylkill Counties, was presented at the NRHA’s Annual Rural Health Conference and Rural Hospital Innovation Summit in New


St. Luke’s Bethlehem – Campus Designated Top Center for Stroke Care

May 9th, 2018

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem attained certification Tuesday as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The designation by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and The Joint Commission is given to programs that offer the highest and most advanced level of stroke care. Only 163 other hospitals nationwide (11 in Pennsylvania) share this distinction. “The