St. Luke’s Joins Civica Rx as Founding Member to Counter Pharma Shortages and Rising Prices

January 9th, 2019

Salt Lake City, UT, January 7, 2019 – Civica Rx has announced that 12 health systems, including St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa., have joined the new not-for-profit generic drug company as founding members. When combined with hospitals represented by the initial governing members of Civica Rx, about 750 U.S. hospitals have joined the mission-driven


National Recognition for St. Luke’s Bone Health and Ortho Care

January 7th, 2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been recognized by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) as a Star Performer in the AOA’s “Own the Bone” program. Since enrolling in the program in 2010, St. Luke’s has achieved Star Performer recognition seven times. Own the Bone – which focuses on osteoporosis diagnosis and care following a fracture – is


New Rheumatologists Join St. Luke’s Rheumatology Associates

December 26th, 2018

Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Now Have Better Access to Care St. Luke’s Rheumatology Associates recently added two new specialists to better serve patients suffering from autoimmune and inflammatory conditions affecting joints, muscles and bones like gout, systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and the spondyloarthopathies like psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Rheumatologist Emily Keeler, DO, will see


St. Luke’s Dr. Nicholas Avallone Named N.J. Top Doc for Fourth Straight Year

December 26th, 2018

Dr. Nicholas Avallone of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care has been named an outstanding New Jersey physician for 2018 by Castle Connolly Medical Limited. This achievement is nothing new for Dr. Avallone; this is the fourth straight year his fellow New Jersey physicians have voted for him as a “Top Doctor” in the state for orthopedic surgery