Registration for the 2018 Gerontology Conference is Now Open

October 12th, 2018

We invite you to join us as we focus on the conversations essential to a successful and rewarding second half of life, including attitude, life care planning, and available resources. Friday, November 16th – Homewood Suites, Center Valley 8 am to 2:30 pm “Conversations for the Second Half of Life” Free for St. Luke’s employees and


St. Luke’s Miners Awarded $200,000 Grant to Fight Rural Opioid Crisis

October 10th, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Miners Campus has been awarded $200,000 by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to create a Rural Communities Opioid Response Plan. St. Luke’s Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine will lead a consortium of school districts and other community organizations in the development of the plan, which will address gaps


Dr. Rabiya Hasan Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network

October 5th, 2018

We are pleased to introduce Rabiya Hasan, MD to St. Luke’s Hospital – Warren Campus. She will officially join our team Monday October 8. Dr. Hasan’s medical school training was completed at St. George’s University, Grenada West Indies (Class of 2013). She recently completed her residency at Temple University Hospital and Temple Episcopal Hospital (Class of 2018). Dr. Hasan


St. Luke’s Wins The Most Morning Call Readers Choice Awards

October 3rd, 2018

Once again, St. Luke’s University Health Network is the people’s choice for providing the region’s best health care. St. Luke’s has won five 2018 Morning Call Readers’ Choice Awards, more than any other health network in the region. “We take great pride that our patients and residents of the Lehigh Valley have once again recognized us as


St. Luke’s Warren Accredited as Advanced Primary Stroke Center

October 3rd, 2018

St. Luke’s Warren Campus has been awarded prestigious accreditation as an advanced primary stroke center by the Joint Commission. This designation recognizes the strong commitment by St. Luke’s Warren to meeting high performance standards of stroke care. “Ultimately, stroke is a team sport,” explains Daniel Ackerman, M.D., Director of Stroke and Vascular Neurology at St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN). “It’s not just


Parents Raise Funds for Art Cart That Comforted Daughter with Cancer

October 1st, 2018

The Saucon Valley High School Girls Tennis Team has made a donation toward the Art Cart at St. Luke’s University Hospital’s Bethlehem campus in memory of Erica Curtis, who died at age 40 in May after a two-year battle with cancer. Erica’s parents, Neil and Lyndell Curtis of Bethlehem, are raising money to name the Art


St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency First in PA and NJ to Earn Top Accreditation

October 1st, 2018

St. Luke’s University Health Network is proud to announce that its Athletic Training Residency Program has become the eighth program in the country to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Education (CAATE). St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency Program is the first and only CAATE accredited residency program in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. St. Luke’s is


Effective September 17, 2018 – Quantiferon TB Testing Update

October 1st, 2018

Quantiferon Gold Plus (QFT-Plus), LAB20607, replaces the TB-Quantiferon Gold, LAB1196. The patient report name will match the order name, Quantiferon Gold Plus. The test will now be done at St. Luke’s Specialty Laboratory, Serology Department. This is not a STAT test. The new QFT-Plus assay for indirect detection of TB received FDA clearance in July,