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St. Luke’s Uses 3D Printer to Make Human Body Parts

September 5th, 2018

Fabricating a broken arm, or simulating a wound on a diabetic foot is all in a day’s work for Megan Augustine, M.Ed., St. Luke’s Director of the Network’s Simulation Center.  Augustine and her team are responsible for creating “task trainers” – essentially replicated body parts – that allow St. Luke’s students, residents and staff to practice skills


STAT Gram Stain Orders

August 22nd, 2018

Culture orders with a STAT priority will be processed as routine. If a STAT gram stain is indicated, follow the instructions below. STAT Gram stains with a turnaround time of one hour will be performed and reported by the campus laboratory for CSF or any normally sterile specimen site, e.g. wound, joint fluid, body fluid aspirate,


St. Luke’s Cancer Center Wins Multiple National Honors

August 15th, 2018

August 8, 2018 – St. Luke’s Cancer Center has received five awards from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. “We are proud of these awards because they recognize our commitment to quality health care,” said Nicholas Taylor, MD, Chairman of Oncology at St. Luke’s. “It is


Show YourSt. Luke’s Pride! Vote for St. Luke’s in the Morning Call’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

August 10th, 2018

Calling all St. Luke’s friends and family! It’s time for the 15th annual Morning Call “Readers’ Choice” poll, an opportunity for our community to vote for the “best of the best” providers in the Lehigh Valley. St. Luke’s has previously been recognized as the region’s top provider of health care services in a variety of areas including Best


St. Luke’s to Provide Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Services for Schuylkill League Championships

August 8th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named the Presenting Sponsor and the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Schuylkill League Championships. “We will be providing the sports medicine and athletic training services for Schuylkill League championships in 12 different sports, including both boys and girls divisions where applicable,” said John Hauth, Senior Network Administrator, Sports


St. Luke’s Launches New Comprehensive Spine Program

August 2nd, 2018

Groundbreaking approach to back and neck pain offers better care, lower costs. BETHLEHEM, Pa. (August 1, 2018) — St. Luke’s University Health Network announced the launch of Comprehensive Spine, an innovative back and neck pain treatment program designed to avoid costly ER visits, X-rays and potentially addictive opioid prescriptions as well as unnecessary surgeries. Comprehensive Spine –


St. Luke’s Doctor Named Vice President of American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees

July 30th, 2018

Robert Dolansky, DO, of St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named to the American Osteopathic Association board of trustees. Dr. Dolansky is a board-certified family medicine physician. He opened the St. Luke’s Care Now in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and went on to become the Network Medical Director for Urgent Care Services where he helps open new Care Now walk-in centers across


St. Luke’s and Moravian College Create Comprehensive Sports Medicine Team

July 27th, 2018

New Model Enhances Services and Programs Provided to Students, Faculty and Staff Moravian College is fielding a new comprehensive sports medicine team in collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest sports medicine provider, covering more than 100,000 athletes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. St. Luke’s and Moravian have selected John Ostrowski, MS, LAT,