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


From Labor & Delivery Nurse to Nurse Practitioner at St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates

December 12th, 2019

Kori Rusnock, CRNP, recently joined Kristen Stone-Mulhern, MD, at St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates. Dr. Stone-Mulhern and Kori will provide care for annual exams, women’s health issues, birth control counseling and prenatal care. Kori completed her nursing education at Moravian College and then spent nearly ten years as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Luke’s Bethlehem


Residency Grad Joins South Bethlehem Family Practice

December 9th, 2019

Board-certified family physician Alexandra Varas, MD, a graduate of the St. Luke’s residency program, recently joined Lori Gledhill, MD, at St. Luke’s South Bethlehem Family Practice at 306 South New Street. “After completing my residency with St. Luke’s and experiencing firsthand the Network’s emphasis on patient-centered care, I knew I wanted to continue my practice here,” says Dr. Varas


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


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer Also an Olympic Hopeful

December 2nd, 2019

Time is closing in on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, and St. Luke’s athletic trainer Jillian Seamon, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, knows it. Jillian, an athletic trainer working with the Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will transition to the new St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center on Union Boulevard when it opens on Nov.


Please Consider Donating a Wreath for Wreaths Across America

November 27th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network will once again participate in the national Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, December 14 at Resurrection Cemetery. With only one week until the wreath donation deadline (December 2), we need your help to ensure that each veteran’s grave has a wreath for the holiday season! Please visit our WAA website at Wreathsacrossamerica.org/pa0353 for


St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer Also an Olympic Hopeful

November 25th, 2019

Time is closing in on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, and St. Luke’s athletic trainer Jillian Seamon, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, knows it. Jillian, an athletic trainer working with the Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will transition to the new St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center on Union Boulevard when it opens on Nov.


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


St. Luke’s Expands Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Disease

November 20th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network is among the few hospital systems nationwide expanding palliative care, adding new practices, providers and programs to provide patients in the greater Lehigh Valley access to this important kind of care. “St. Luke’s Palliative Care has opened four new offices this year alone, with a fifth to open in November,” Erin Bendas, DO,