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Governor Wolf: Medicaid Expansion Has Helped Local Economies, Hospitals

May 3rd, 2018

Allentown, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state Representatives Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer, as well as St. Luke’s University Health Network leaders and physicians today to celebrate the positive economic and health care impact of expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania. Shortly after taking office, Governor Wolf expanded Medicaid in February of 2015.  More than 700,


Take Our Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

May 2nd, 2018

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all non-profit hospitals are required to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) every three years. In order to accomplish our goals, St. Luke’s is conducting a survey to identify health needs within the community. As members of our community, we are asking for your feedback


St. Luke’s Dr. Reddy – the ACL Specialist

April 6th, 2018

ACL injuries – tears of the anterior cruciate ligament that helps stabilize the knee – occur far too often in athletes. The National Institutes of Health projects up to 200,000 per year in the United State alone, most commonly in sports that involve quick changes of direction like football, soccer, basketball and downhill skiing. “Females


Dr. Dobash of St. Luke’s Appointed to Statewide Committee

April 2nd, 2018

Gregory Dobash, MD, a physician with St. Luke’s Ashland Family Practice, will bring his passion for teaching and rural health to the Resident & Student Affairs Committee (RSAC) of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP). Dr. Dobash was recently appointed to the committee by the PAFP Board of Directors. According to the academy, its RSAC analyzes


St. Luke’s Marketing Team Wins Advertising Award

March 23rd, 2018

St. Luke’s has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation of the Greater Lehigh Valley for its recent oncology advertising campaign, Healing Begins Here. The campaign received a silver “Addy” award in the Integrated Campaign – Consumer category. Healing Begins Here featured St. Luke’s Cancer Center physicians and patients, whose stories were featured digitally on cancer.sluhn.org and through St. Luke’s social media


Debut of Major Motion Picture filmed at St. Luke’s

March 21st, 2018

Getting Grace, a movie filmed entirely in the Lehigh Valley with scenes at St. Luke’s, premiers nationwide on March 23rd. The lead actor and director of the film is Daniel Roebuck, a Lehigh Valley native, who has starred in over 230 movies and TV shows including The Fugitive, Lost, Matlock and many more. The movie also stars Madelyn


Opinion: Do the Poconos Really Need Three Hospitals?

March 14th, 2018

Do the Poconos really need three hospitals? This is the question that many area residents, including myself, have been asking lately. First, a little background: St. Luke’s University Health Network has been delivering health care services to the people of Monroe County for over two decades, most recently at its Monroe Campus which opened in October