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St. Luke’s Strategic Partnership with Temple University Hospital for Transplant Services

February 8th, 2019

Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network have a strategic partnership for transplant services that streamlines coordination of care and minimizes the amount of travel required by patients in St. Luke’s vicinity. The partnership covers heart, bone marrow, liver, kidney and pancreas transplants. It allows patients to attend pre- and post-transplant appointments with an


Expanded St. Luke’s Miners Emergency Department

February 6th, 2019

Coaldale, PA _ More patients will be able to receive high quality care more quickly and with more privacy now that the second phase of the expansion of St. Luke’s Miners Campus Emergency Department has been completed. The second phase, which included the addition of 11 new patient beds, was completed at the end of January


New Treatment for Gastro Cancer at St. Luke’s

February 4th, 2019

People such as Brenda Darlington, 58, of Allentown, have new hope in the fight against a rare form of cancer, thanks to the innovative targeted therapy Lutathera® available at St. Luke’s University Health Network. St. Luke’s is the only hospital in the region to offer Lutathera and one of only six large health systems in Pennsylvania. Lutathera is a


St. Luke’s Named New Title Sponsor for Via Marathon

February 1st, 2019

Name Change Among Numerous Improvements to Region’s Signature Running Event BETHLEHEM, PA – Via of the Lehigh Valley is proud to announce a new partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network as the title sponsor of the Via Marathon – now the St. Luke’s Via Marathon. “Via is thrilled to extend our collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health


St. Luke’s Receives Superior Rating for Lung Cancer Surgery Results

January 25th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network joins an elite group of American health organizations whose lung cancer surgery programs rank in the top-tier of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ General Thoracic Surgery Database. The Thoracic Society recently created a composite measure of lung cancer surgical quality, focusing on lobectomy, the most common type of removal of a


Save the Date: Inaugural Diabetes Symposium Saturday, March 9

January 25th, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 9 7:30 am – 2 pm St. Luke’s Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology Inaugural Diabetes Symposium Continuing education credits pending Featuring Keynote Speaker Om P. Ganda, MD Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA ArtsQuest Center 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18014-1238 A co-investigator in the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT),


Attention Team St. Luke’s… Sign Up NOW!

January 23rd, 2019

St. Luke’s Half Marathon, 5K Half, Family Fun Walk and Kids Race Saturday April 27 – Sunday April 28, 2019 Allentown, PA If you haven’t already registered for the event on April 28, 2019, please do so soon and don’t forget, St. Luke’s employees receive a $5 discount! When registering go to runsignup.com/slhm, use coupon code stlukes2019. This discount is