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Fecal Transplants Now Available at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus

April 6th, 2018

St. Luke’s Monroe Campus now offers a highly effective, innovative procedure to treat individuals with clostridium difficile infection (C diff), a serious infection that causes symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. St. Luke’s gastroenterologist Robert Malcolm, MD, recently performed what is believed to be Monroe County’s first fecal microbiota transplant (FMT), which greatly improved the life of


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


St. Luke’s Opens New Regional Breast Center in Monroe County

March 19th, 2018

New mammography system features remote control allowing patients to control their own breast compression with help of a technologist. St. Luke’s University Health Network opened its second diagnostic breast imaging facility, specifically designed to serve Monroe County and surrounding area patients in need of screening and diagnostic mammograms or advanced breast imaging. The new St. Luke’s Regional Breast


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


SLUHN-Sacred Heart Merger Frequently Asked Questions

March 1st, 2018

With final approval of federal and state regulatory bodies received on February 1st, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Sacred Heart HealthCare System have officially completed their merger announced in September. Who is St. Luke’s University Health Network? Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of 14,000 employees providing services at


Easy Access to your health information… It’s MyChart!

February 21st, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has upgraded its electronic medical record (EMR) to make it easier than ever to access your health information. With a new EMR comes a new convenient, online service – St. Luke’s MyChart. You will need to create a St. Luke’s account to begin using MyChart. MyChart Helps You: Message your care team Manage your appointments, including