St. Luke’s Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Reports

September 7th, 2018

Sept. 5, 2018 – St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem has been ranked No. 6 in Pennsylvania on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list. St. Luke’s University Hospital has also been rated high performing in two adult specialties (geriatrics and orthopedics) and seven procedures and conditions (abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass


Employees Vote to Scrap Union at St. Lukes Miners Campus

September 5th, 2018

St. Luke’s Miners Campus employees represented by collective bargaining unit OPEIU Local 112 voted on August 9 in favor of decertification. As result, the Miners Campus no longer has a union presence. “St. Luke’s understand and supports our employees’ decision to turn away from union representation,” Miners Campus President Wendy Lazo said. “This indicates to us that


St. Luke’s Ear Nose and Throat Specialists Provide Expert Services in Warren County

September 5th, 2018

St. Luke’s ENT-Warren, staffed by the most advanced ear, nose, throat doctors in the region, is welcoming new patients. Board-certified otolaryngologists Jeffrey Bedrosian, MD, and David Yen, MD, are physicians trained in otolaryngology, the medical and surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head, neck and oral cavity. Dr. Bedrosian


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


You Expect to Know… Your Doctor

August 31st, 2018

All moms have a birth story they will tell for generations. For St. Luke’s moms, that birth story starts from the minute they meet their doctors, often before they even become pregnant, and evolves into a tale that includes the special bond they’ve formed with their doctors and staff. Watch Caitlin’s video to hear why


First DRG Stimulator for Pain-Management at St. Luke’s Warren

August 22nd, 2018

Implant offers patients drug-free option. August 6, 2018 – A pair of St. Luke’s doctors recently completed the first permanent implantation of a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulator in a patient at St. Luke’s Warren Campus. This advancement will offer a new and effective pain-management option to residents of the Warren County region, reducing reliance on opioids and other


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,


New St. Luke’s Miners Rural Residency Program a First in Pennsylvania

August 20th, 2018

Only RTT Program in Pennsylvania St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) recently launched its new Family Medicine Residency Program at St. Luke’s Miners Campus that will have a significant positive impact on health care in this and other rural areas, by providing post-graduate training for physicians wanting to practice family care in a rural setting. Out of the 93 rurally