An exciting time to be a Medical Oncologist

May 5th, 2014

Dr. Dennis Giangiulio talks about exciting advances in the treatment of cancer Over the past 30 years since I have had the opportunity to train and practice as a hematologist/medical oncologist, there has been no time like the present to be able to offer new treatments with greater efficacy and less toxicity. On the horizon

St. Luke’s Miners Earns Top Ranking for Highest Value-based Purchasing

April 30th, 2014

#8 Nationwide, #1 in Pennsylvania  COALDALE, PA (2/4/2014) – St. Luke’s Miners Campus has achieved top eight national ranking by Beckers Hospital Review for the Highest Value-Based Purchasing Scores. The hospital earned a national ranking of eight out of 2,728 United States hospitals and was ranked first in Pennsylvania. “I am very proud of the great work

St. Luke’s Miners Awarded for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction

April 30th, 2014

Coaldale, Pennsylvania – December 9, 2013 – St. Luke’s Hospital – Miners Campus Home Health Division is proud to announce it has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction. The

Student’s Life Saved with Latest Cardiac Technology

April 30th, 2014

Technology Performs Heart and Lung Duties Dr. Jane Garnjost is finally allowing herself to envision her son Jake standing in front of a classroom teaching a history lesson. From the time an illness nearly took his life two years ago until just recently, Jane had stopped herself from looking too far into her son’s future. In

Dr. Steele Providing Pulmonary Care at Miners Campus

April 30th, 2014

Pulmonology Team Joins St. Luke’s Miners Campus COALDALE, PA. (3/6/14) – Pulmonologist Kirth W. Steele, DO, FCCP, St. Luke’s Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates,recently joined the medical staff at St. Luke’s Miners Campus to provide pulmonology services to patients in the hospital as well as during outpatient visits. Dr. Steele will provide pulmonary and critical care consults for inpatients

Senior Care Surgical Services

April 28th, 2014

Surgery may be a concern for a patient of any age; and often as age increases, concerns and the likelihood of a medical condition requiring surgery increase as well. A team of senior care providers has designed a comprehensive Surgical Services Program for our senior patients.  We will work together to coordinate care and communication

EPIC Update

April 28th, 2014

All, As I previously communicated, the Network has spent the last 18 months researching and selecting a replacement for our current IT system and we ultimately selected Epic. Since this selection, a great deal of planning has commenced.  We’ve determined our timeline and sequencing for when the hospitals will go “live” on the new system