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St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Welcomes New Emergency Room Manager

October 12th, 2015

St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus, the Network’s leader in emergency department turnaround and patient satisfaction, is pleased to announce that Michael J. Placotaris, BSN, RN, has joined the hospital as patient care manager – Emergency Department. Michael comes to St. Luke’s with extensive emergency care experience. Most recently he served as staff nurse at the Hospital of the


Topping Out and Beam Signing for the New St. Luke’s Hospital – Monroe Campus

October 5th, 2015

The highest steel I-beam was signed by St. Luke’s employees, physicians, administrators and community stakeholders and placed on the tallest point of the structure that will soon support the first new hospital in Monroe County in 100 years. Beam “topping out” ceremonies are part of a long construction industry tradition to celebrate the ultimate height during


St. Luke’s Neurology Associates Expands to Meet Growing Demand

October 2nd, 2015

St. Luke’s Neurology Associates has been actively recruiting new physicians to meet an ever-growing market demand. The practice has increased opportunities both regionally and by service. St. Luke’s is pleased to announce the following appointments: General Neurologists Mahesh Chhabria, MD Raj Katara, MD James Kerrigan, MD Heeral J. Mehta, MD Epileptologist Scott Kohler, MD Neurohospitalist


ICD-10 Education

September 29th, 2015

UPDATED: On October 1, 2015, the United States will transition to ICD-10. Reimbursement will be dependent on accurate ICD-10 coding.


Experience Makes the Difference at St. Luke’s Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit

September 18th, 2015

St. Luke’s Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit (OABHU) has grown into a widely-utilized, valuable component of the Network since it opened in 2013. Its goals moving forward are to take the OABHU to a new level entirely, expanding its capabilities to include professional medical education. Today, the OABHU provides a welcoming, secure and structured environment in