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St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: January 19, 2015

January 19th, 2015

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Routine and specialized PPE shortages continue. SLUHN currently has sufficient supplies to support routine care of our patients. Operational Planning: SLUHN has completed preparations and education to care for


Ebola: What You Need to Know

January 19th, 2015

Updated on January 19, 2015.
Although it is unlikely we will see a patient with the actual virus we believe it is imperative to prepare for the possibility. We will continue to update our plans and communicate to you as new information becomes available


House Bill 431 – Act 3, Mandatory Child Abuse Education

December 22nd, 2014

Dear Colleague, Earlier this year, Governor Corbett signed House Bill 431 into law as Act 31 of 2014, which requires each licensing board, under the Department of State, with jurisdiction over professional licensees, to require applicants to take educational classes on child abuse recognition and reporting. Please note that Act 31 applies to all health-related


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 26, 2014

November 26th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): PPE supplies for routine operations (OR, L&D, PPE) are at a premium! All our suppliers are on backorder given the national demand. We did receive a supply on Friday, November


St. Luke’s University Health Network Ebola Preparedness: November 6, 2014

November 7th, 2014

Please find our latest update on the status of Ebola and our country’s, region’s and Network’s preparedness. St. Luke’s University Health Network Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Specialized training is underway for Emergency Departments and Urgicenters. Operational Planning: The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) has confirmed that, in the event a patient who meets the diagnostic


New Leadership at St. Luke’s Emergency Services

October 8th, 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Pequeno as chairman of St. Luke’s University Health Network Emergency Services. As chairman, Dr. Pequeno will provide administrative and clinical direction for network emergency services and assure effective relationships with other network departments, referring providers and pre-hospital community services. Dr. Pequeno was born at St. Luke’s Hospital and grew


St. Luke’s Spine & Pain Associates

August 22nd, 2014

Continuous Growth, The Result of Easing Pain. Scott J. Loev, DO, helped establish St. Luke's Spine & Pain Associates over seven years ago in a brown-bag suite at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital.


St. Luke’s Home Health

August 13th, 2014

Now, there’s no place like home for your patients in Monroe County. St. Luke’s Home Health has been serving the communities in and around the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas since 1919. A dedicated and caring professional staff currently provides a range of in-home health services in Northampton, Lehigh, Upper Bucks and Northeast Montgomery counties, portions of