Ashland Family Practice Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Bettina Heinsohn

February 21st, 2020

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Bettina Heinsohn recently joined the clinical team at St. Luke’s Ashland Family Practice where she assesses, diagnoses and treats a variety of common acute and chronic diseases. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner, she sees adult patients and children, ages 5 and up. Bettina grew up outside


Easton Hospital Shifts Labor and Delivery

February 12th, 2020

Easton Hospital, a member of the Steward Health Care family, has partnered with St. Luke’s University Health Network to provide maternal and newborn services. “St. Luke’s has an excellent obstetrics program and the best facilities around,” said Linda Grass, President of Easton Hospital.  “This collaboration enables our patients to continue receiving their obstetrical and gynecologic


New Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Opens

February 7th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network unveiled its new, eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) during a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem. The new unit will open to patients Monday. “We are thrilled that children and their families will be able to remain in the region and within St


VNA President Elected to Top Post on Statewide Homecare Board

February 7th, 2020

Lisa Giovanni, President of the St. Luke’s Visiting Nurse Association, has been chosen to serve as president-elect of The Pennsylvania Homecare Association, a state trade association representing nearly 700 organizations that provide care and support to individuals in their homes. Giovanni, RN, MSN, has been active in PHA leadership, serving on the board of directors and


U.S. Government Report: St. Luke’s Hospitals Best in Lehigh Valley

February 4th, 2020

In its annual comprehensive quality and safety review, the U.S. government ranks St. Luke’s University Health Network hospitals higher than all competitors in their markets. St. Luke’s campuses were the only hospitals in the greater Lehigh Valley to earn the highest five- and four-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS). “We are


Adopt a School Program Provides Aid to Bangor Area Students

January 29th, 2020

Nona Lefsyk of Bangor is serious when it comes to making sure her two sons get dental care. But the only dentist who accepts her insurance is in Bethlehem, a 40-plus mile round trip. “I can’t travel that far,” she said. Lucky for Lefsyk, there’s Star Wellness.  The non-profit medical provider, an affiliate of St. Luke’s


First TWO Babies Arrive at the New Women and Babies Pavilion

January 27th, 2020

St. Luke’s proudly welcomed the first TWO babies to be delivered at the new Women & Babies Pavilion at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus on Saturday, January 18, 2020. St. Luke’s OB/GYN Holli Warholic, DO, delivered twins Emma and Emelia, born at 1:32 pm and 1:35 pm. The babies’ parents, mom Myladys Garcia and dad Joseph Oskowitz of Allentown,


What do you know about United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley?

January 27th, 2020

In a few minutes, you can help United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to better serve our community. All you have to do is answer a few questions in this brief survey.  Once you share your feedback, leave your email address and you’ll be entered to win exciting prizes, including gift cards to local


Health Center in Palmerton Opens

January 24th, 2020

St. Luke’s University Health Network announces the opening of St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton, a new medical office building that will bring urgent care, primary care, specialists and walk-in diagnostic lab and X-ray services under one roof at 614 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. St. Luke’s Health Center-Palmerton is conveniently located in the borough in what was once Haja Lanes bowling alley. The