Browsing the "Sacred Heart News" Category

First Drug Shipment from Non-Profit Group Combating Shortages and Rising Prices

March 6th, 2020

St. Lukeʼs University Health Network received its first shipment of injectable drugs from Civica Rx, a nationwide consortium the Network joined last year to combat chronic shortages and rising prices of widely used generic medications. Civica Rx is a non-profit generic drug company that aims to circumvent traditional supply chains by producing in-demand drugs and selling them


Laundry for a Community in Need

February 24th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network and Laundry on Linden are giving low- and no-income people laundry services – plus medical care and a sense of community. According to data collected in 2019 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), more than 500 people, including many children, are homelessness in Lehigh and Northampton counties. For


What do you know about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley?

January 27th, 2020

In a few minutes, you can help United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to better serve our community. All you have to do is answer a few questions in this brief survey.  Once you share your feedback, leave your email address and you’ll be entered to win exciting prizes, including gift cards to local


First Patient at New Upper Bucks Campus

January 20th, 2020

John Oswald, 59, of Upper Hanover Township in Montgomery County, was the first patient to be treated at Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. On the morning of December 14, John was an inpatient at St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus and then transferred to the nearby Upper Bucks location, where he was warmly welcomed by


Join Us for a Special Reception and Tour on 2/6

January 15th, 2020

Join us on February 6 between 2:30 and 5:30 pm for a special reception and tours of our new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit! The new unit will be located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem on Centennial Wing 3. This new eight-bed unit is part of a significant expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health


New Women and Babies Pavilion Opens at Anderson Campus

January 13th, 2020

On January 10th, St. Luke’s University Health Network hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Women & Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. The Women & Babies Pavilion expansion doubles the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus just off Route 33. The new facility includes a labor and


Skilled Nursing Facilities Named Best by US News

December 13th, 2019

St. Luke’s Miners and St. Luke’s Sacred Heart campuses’ Skilled Nursing Facilities have been named by U.S. News and World Report as “Best Nursing Homes” for short-term rehabilitation care. St. Luke’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Center located at the St. Luke’s Miners Campus in Coaldale received a short-term rehabilitation rating of High-Performing (4 out of 5) by U.S. News. It has


St. Luke’s New $100 Million Upper Bucks Campus to Open December 14

December 9th, 2019

QUAKERTOWN, PA – Bucks County’s newest hospital, St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, will officially open its doors at 7 a.m. December 14. Construction of the $100 million campus that features a family-friendly, 80-bed hospital and a state-of-the-art emergency department, began May 2018. At the opening of the new St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus, the emergency room at the


St. Luke’s Pledges to Offer Nutritious, Locally Sourced Foods

December 6th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is the first health system outside of the Philadelphia area to sign the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals pledge. SLUHN signed the pledge after the initiative secured a five-year national grant to expand the program statewide. The president of each SLUHN campus signed the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Pledge, taking the