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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


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


Grand Opening of St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center at Union Boulevard in Allentown

November 22nd, 2019

Join legendary Philadelphia Eagles Hall-of-Fame kicker David Akers for the grand opening of the St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center – Union Boulevard, 702 Union Boulevard, in Allentown from 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, Nov. 23. The 30,000-square foot training space is the newest St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center and features artificial


14th Annual Run/Walk with the Heroes

September 18th, 2019

The 14th Annual 5K Run/Walk With the Heroes will be held again this September 2019. This event recognizes the trauma survivors and their loved ones and friends. This unique event celebrates their accomplishments and the trauma team members that contributed to their recovery. The event is attended by a wide range of healthcare professionals including; physicians,


CDI Providers of the Year Named during Clinical Documentation Improvement Week

September 16th, 2019

During Clinical Documentation Improvement Week, September 16-20, 2019, the CDI staff nominate the following CDI Providers of the Year: Dr. Marissa Ambron, Dr. Eiswarya Chichili, Dr. Jeffrey Hostetter, Annette Iasiello, PA-C, Dr. Joshua Karp, Dr. Sobia Naeem, Dr. Christine Ramirez, Lauren Stoudt, PA-C, and Dr. Melissa Taylor. Thank you to all providers for your tireless


Thousands Participate in Record-setting St. Luke’s Via Marathon

September 11th, 2019

The St. Luke’s Via Marathon, drawing thousands of athletes and family members from throughout the country, is the Lehigh Valley’s signature running event and Via’s largest annual fundraiser. The marathon began at 7:10 am Sunday, September 8, starting in Allentown and finishing in Easton. “St. Luke’s was honored to be chosen by Via of the Lehigh Valley


Important Information: PA Turnpike (I-476) Closure and Detour 9/6- 9/9

August 26th, 2019

A full closure and detour of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-476,  will be in effect from the Allentown Interchange (A-56) to Mahoning Valley Interchange (A-74) beginning Friday, September 6 at 9 pm, and continue through Monday, September 9 at 4 am. During this time, both northbound and southbound traffic from the Turnpike will be following a


Hospice Doc’s Cross-State Bike Ride Spreads Urgent Message

August 19th, 2019

When Ric Baxter, MD, pedals away from St. Luke’s University Hospital Network’s (SLUHN) Hospice House in Saucon Valley on Sept. 2, beginning his trans-Pennsylvania bike trip, he’ll be taking an urgent message to the people he meets along the way: Don’t Wait. Don’t wait to enjoy those things you’ve been putting off: the vacation, the new