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St. Luke’s Nationally Recognized for Surgical Research in FY‘18

July 23rd, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network has received extensive recognition at national surgical conferences for its accomplishments in surgery-related research during the past year. St. Luke’s residents and faculty members published more than 75 scholarly articles during the academic year – one of the best performances in the history of our Network. Moreover, our residents have successfully matched

Groundbreaking for New Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital in Schuylkill County

July 13th, 2018

July 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Geisinger officially broke ground Thursday on a new acute care hospital near Orwigsburg in southern Schuylkill County. Featured speakers at the event included: Gabe Kamarousky, President, Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital Lynn Miller, MBA, Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations, Geisinger David T. Feinberg, MD, President and CEO,

Technology at St. Luke’s Offers New Lifeline to Stroke Patients

July 9th, 2018

June 27, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network has introduced new software, iSchemaView RAPID™, to generate maps of damaged brain tissue to help determine treatment options, regardless of how much time has passed since the stroke occurred. The technology promises to dramatically improve recovery for a significant portion of stroke patients. “Time is Brain” refers

New St. Luke’s Helicopter Takes Flight

July 6th, 2018

DANVILLE, Pa. – There’s a new medical helicopter in the skies above the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities, as the air medical collaboration between St. Luke’s University Health Network and Geisinger takes flight. As of July 1, Geisinger’s Life Flight program is providing air ambulance transportation services for the St. Luke’s system. The collaboration features Life

Epilepsy Surgery at St. Luke’s Eliminates Seizures

July 6th, 2018

June 26, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network is the first in the greater Lehigh Valley to perform a revolutionary epilepsy surgery that eliminates seizures in most patients. “For patients with intractable epilepsy, epilepsy surgery should be considered,” explains Scott Kohler, MD, epileptologist, St. Luke’s Neurology Associates. “The decision for surgery isn’t taken lightly,

Congratulations to Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on being recognized as a Distinguished Fellow

June 25th, 2018

St. Luke’s would like to congratulate Maureen Barrett, MPAS, PA-C, CPAAPA, DFAAPA, on a recent professional achievement. Maureen has been awarded the recognition of Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). She has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the PA profession in at least 3 of the following areas: Distinction in medical practice, education, research

St. Luke’s Miners Campus and St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety

June 22nd, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN & CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, recognized dozens of hospitals, health systems and suppliers today for their outstanding work to improve healthcare quality and costs. “Health system and supplier recipients of Premier’s 2018 Breakthroughs Awards are industry leaders that continue to transform healthcare,” said Susan DeVore,

Bikers Against Bullies Ride to Benefit St. Luke’s Pediatrics

June 22nd, 2018

On June 24th, the loud rumbling from the north won’t warn of an impending thunderstorm. Instead it will signal an approaching wave of Bikers Against Bullies on Harleys en route to deliver proceeds from a charity motorcycle ride for St. Luke’s Pediatrics. The Caring for Kids Ride will start in Parryville in Carbon County and conclude

St. Luke’s Building New Women & Babies Pavilion At Anderson Campus

June 15th, 2018

June 12, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on a major expansion of its Anderson Campus hospital during a special ceremony and reception on Tuesday. The new Women and Babies Pavilion, built with American steel, will double the size of the existing hospital on the 500-acre Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. During construction,