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The Morning Call
St. Luke's teams with Temple University Hospital to make transplant services more convenientUnder a new partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network, doctors from
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Under a new partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network, doctors from Temple University Hospital will see local transplant patients here in the Lehigh Valley. The two health systems announced Tuesday that transplant patients will be able... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Temple University and St. Luke's partner for transplant servicesPHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Transplant patients will now receive a coordination of care
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Transplant patients will now receive a coordination of care from both Temple University Hospital and St. Luke's University Health Network. The two formally announced their 'strategic partnership' for transplant services, which... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sacred Heart Hospital to stop delivering babiesSacred Heart Hospital will stop its childbirth delivery services Tuesday, less
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Sacred Heart Hospital will stop its childbirth delivery services Tuesday, less than a month after announcing a merger with St. Luke’s University Health Network, according to a St. Luke’s news release. Expectant moms can deliver their babies at St.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley hospital stays for sepsis way upprevalent life-threatening complication from infections, increased by 69 percen
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
prevalent life-threatening complication from infections, increased by 69 percent over eight years, accordin to a state report released Wednesday. Despite the drastic increase, the Lehigh Valley still fared better than the state, which... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can St. Luke's remain healthy as it assumes more hospitals and debt?Growing an organization is risky, but so is staying the same. Smaller hospitals
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Growing an organization is risky, but so is staying the same. Smaller hospitals are finding themselves unable to compete with larger systems for patients who want the latest treatments, research and technology. Smaller hospitals also struggle to pay... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's CEO on Sacred Heart Hospital merger: 'We're going to turn it around'A wave of consolidation in the health care industry. Takeovers of two strugglin
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
A wave of consolidation in the health care industry. Takeovers of two struggling hospital systems. Two-thousand new employees in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. It all added up to one big week for longtime St. Luke’s University Health Network... Read more
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The Morning Call
Women's 5K Classic: A quarter century of making a differenceIt was a humble but promising start. In 1993, a small 5K race was held at Alle
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
It was a humble but promising start. In 1993, a small 5K race was held at Allentown’s Lehigh Parkway to raise money to fight female cancers and promote women’s wellness. It drew 250 people and raised about $2,500. The Women’s 5K Classic, marking... Read more
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The Morning Call
Third Street lane closure begins next week for Southside Bethlehem constructionA section of W. Third Street will be shut down to eastbound traffic for the nex
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
A section of W. Third Street will be shut down to eastbound traffic for the next month as construction begins on a $20 million building at one of Southside Bethlehem’s busiest intersections. Contractors will be installing a crane on Third Street... Read more
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The Morning Call
Geisinger program to provide air transportation for St. Luke'sGeisinger’s Life Flight program will provide air medical transportation for St.
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
Geisinger’s Life Flight program will provide air medical transportation for St. Luke’s University Health Network starting July 1, the two organizations announced Wednesday. The program, which has about 100 workers, operates seven helicopters out of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cartwright seeks local help with healthcareU.S. Rep Matt Cartwright rallied a team of 22 health and industry heavyweights
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. Rep Matt Cartwright rallied a team of 22 health and industry heavyweights to shore up shortcomings in the nation’s health care law. Nine of them have made contributions to his election campaigns totaling more than $45,000 since 2011, an... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Cartwright calls on local leaders to help refine health care lawU.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright wants Pennsylvania’s health and business leaders to h
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright wants Pennsylvania’s health and business leaders to help fix the Affordable Care Act. He’s enlisted a roundtable of 22 people including medical professionals, business owners, patient advocates and insurance company... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's adding mental health area to Coaldale ERAn ongoing expansion of the St. Luke’s Miners Campus Emergency Department in Co
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
An ongoing expansion of the St. Luke’s Miners Campus Emergency Department in Coaldale will add a secure mental health holding area as well as other features in November, according to a news release Thursday by St. Luke’s University Health... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bad year for Lyme Disease, with threat remaining well past summerThis summer has been one of the Lehigh Valley’s worst for Lyme disease, an incr
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
This summer has been one of the Lehigh Valley’s worst for Lyme disease, an increasingly prevalent problem for Pennsylvanians. The steep rise in Lyme disease cases may be due to the growth of animal populations that carry the infected ticks as well... Read more
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Times News
Sacred Heart, St. Luke’s announce mergerSacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hos
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
Sacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hospital in downtown Allentown, primary care centers at ten sites throughout the Lehigh Valley and senior housing services, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a... Read more
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Times News
Sacred Heart, St. Luke’s announces mergerSacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hos
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
Sacred Heart HealthCare System, a health network that includes Sacred Heart Hospital in downtown Allentown, primary care centers at ten sites throughout the Lehigh Valley and senior housing services, and St. Luke’s University Health Network, a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sacred Heart Hospital: a rich history in Allentown dating to 1912Sacred Heart HealthCare System announced its intention to merge with the growin
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
Sacred Heart HealthCare System announced its intention to merge with the growing St. Luke's University Health Network Tuesday. Here is a timeline of notable events for the Allentown Catholic hospital system, founded in 1915: 1912: The Missionary... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's building second hospital at Anderson campus that will include maternity wardBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another ho
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hospital at its Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township, one that will include two floors dedicated as a maternity ward capable of handling up to 2,600 infants. Plans for the... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's planning medical building on Jaindl land on Route 100A 14-acre tract of Lower Macungie farmland could be the future home of a St. Lu
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
A 14-acre tract of Lower Macungie farmland could be the future home of a St. Luke’s University Health Network medical office building, according to development plans. St. Luke’s will lease the planned two-story, 40,000 square-foot Macungie Medical... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's to build another hospital in Bethlehem TownshipBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP— St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hos
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP— St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hospital at its Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township that will include two floors dedicated as a maternity ward capable of handling up to 2,600 infants. Plans for the $100... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's honors unsung heroes, including its patientsJoyce Chaya, 66, doesn’t remember her accident July 22, 2016, when a dump truck
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
Joyce Chaya, 66, doesn’t remember her accident July 22, 2016, when a dump truck hit her vehicle as she waited at a stop light on Robinson Avenue in Pen Argyl. The accident caused multiple traumatic injuries that required her to spend nearly a month... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown schools, churches would be slapped with proposed stormwater feefrom taxes will owe the city money – in some cases thousands of dollars -- if o
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
from taxes will owe the city money – in some cases thousands of dollars -- if officials move forward with a proposed stormwater fee in 2018. The proposal, which city officials have long hinted at and formally announced this week, calls for... Read more
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Times News
A home run for health careSteven Serfass is an avid baseball fan. It’s no surprise then that the preside
Times News / Posted 1 months ago
Steven Serfass is an avid baseball fan. It’s no surprise then that the president of the Blue Mountain Health System’s board of directors called a merger with St. Luke’s University Health Network a “home run for the future of health care in Carbon... Read more

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