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2014

Date Title
10/30/2014 Breast Cancer Survivor Kristin Parks Overcomes Leukemia 
10/30/2014  Know the Signs and Symptoms of Leukemia
10/27/2014 St. Luke’s School Of Nursing Celebrates 130 Years Of Excellence In Nursing Education
10/10/2014 Going Global: St. Luke’s Performs Weight Loss Surgery On First International Patient
10/9/2014 St. Luke’s Cancer Center Helps Young Mother Battle Breast Cancer
10/7/2014 St. Luke’s Miners Hospital Receives Three-Year Re-Accreditation as Trauma Center
10/1/2014 During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. Luke’s Urges Women to Know How Their Family History Can Increase Cancer Risk
9/26/2014 Unique Patient Experience Offered At St. Luke’s Anderson Campus
9/20/2014 St. Luke’s Holds Tenth Annual ’A Night Of Heroes’
9/9/2014 Prostate Cancer Awareness Fund Of The Lehigh Valley Tours St. Luke’s Blue Ribbon 5K Course, Supports Cause 
9/8/2014 Seiple Farms Corn Maze Features St. Luke’s Logo
9/1/2014 Tips to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk – Dr. Taylor
9/1/2014 St. Luke’s Patient Embodies Ovarian Cancer Survival Hopes
8/29/2014 St. Luke’s Golf Tournament At Glen Brook To Benefit Stroud Township Volunteer Fire Department
8/15/2014 St. Luke’s Welcomes New Gastroenterologists, Offers Services At St. Luke’s Miners Campus In September
8/13/2014 ASR Media Productions Nominated for Two Mid-Atlantic Emmys The Peak TV and Roey’s Paintbox – Art is for Everyone received nominations
8/12/2014 St. Luke’s Nursing Students Organize “Backpacks To Brighten”
8/8/2014 St. Luke’s Earns HAP Achievement Awards For Health Care Innovation In Four Categories
8/7/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network, Capital BlueCross Bring Accountable Care Arrangement To Lehigh Valley
8/7/2014 Get Your Tail on the Trail…at the Panther Valley School District Track
8/5/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network Named Exclusive Provider For And Sponsor Of PIAA District XI
7/31/2014 St. Luke’s Health Care Providers And Administrators Battle Mud, Water And Fire In Spartan Race
7/29/2014 St. Luke’s Hospital Partners With Runner’s World Half & Festival
7/21/2014 St. Luke's Gains High Rankings in Latest US News & World Report Best Hospitals Edition
7/18/2014 St. Luke’s First In Region To Receive And Successfully Place New Generation Transcatheter Aortic Valve
7/17/2014 Rodale & St. Luke’s Partner To Provide Organic Produce To Patients, Staff & Visitors
7/9/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network Named 2014 ‘Most Wired’
7/7/2014 Pediatrician Joins Medical Staff Of St. Luke’s Miners Campus
7/3/2014 St. Luke’s Allentown and Bethlehem Campuses Host Local Walk, Run or Bike & Boat Event at Sand Island
6/30/2014 Kevin J. McGovern Named Regent To American College Of Health Care Executives
6/30/2014 Grand Slam Baseball Combine Open To All High School Baseball Players
6/30/2014 Weight-Loss Surgery: the Short-Cut to Cure Diabetes? 
6/19/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network’s ‘Night of Heroes’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary Sept. 20
5/29/2014 Robert Dolansky, DO, Sworn In As POMA President
5/29/2014 St. Luke’s Anderson Campus Offers Community Garden Location For Network Employees To Till
5/28/2014 St. Luke’s Care Now Offers Walk-In Convenience For Immediate, Quality Medical Care At Four Locations Throughout The Region
5/23/2014  St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden Dedicated At Anderson Campus 
5/22/2014 Michele Giletto Recognized By Lehigh Valley Business As One Of The Region’s Women Of Influence
5/22/2014 St. Luke’s Employee Promotes Bladder Cancer Awareness
5/20/2014 St. Luke’s Cancer Survivors Enjoy Private Event At The Lehigh Valley Zoo To Celebrate Life And Commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day
5/15/2014 St. Luke’s  University Health Network  and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Help Make Mother’s Day a Little More Heartfelt for Allentown Family
5/15/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network recognized for high quality and safety in Radiation Oncology
5/14/2014 St. Luke’s Warren Hospital and Community: Working Together to Improve Health Care in Phillipsburg and Surrounding Areas
5/12/2014  St. Luke’s Miners Campus To Host Stroke Support Group
5/10/2014 St. Luke’s Offers Wilderness Medicine Conference
5/9/2014  Grammy Nominated Jazz Great Pat Martino Speaking At St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem On May 15
5/9/2014 World’s Smallest, Longest-Lasting And Upgradable Neurostimulator For Chronic Pain Now Available To Patients At St. Luke’s
5/9/2014 D&L and St. Luke’s University Health Network Say: Get Your Tail on the Trail!
5/8/2014 Award-Winning Author Dr. Ira Byock Appears In Bethlehem On Wednesday, May 14
5/7/2014 Nationally-Renowned Speaker and Professional Drummer Mike Veny to Address "Transform Stigma Into Strength"
5/5/2014 Nurses Celebrated at St. Luke's University Health Network
5/5/2014 Friend of St. Luke's Awarded the "Heart Of Hospice" Award From Pennsylvania Hospice Network
4/30/2014 St. Luke’s University Health Network Partners With Gift of Life Donation Program
4/28/2014 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k – Congratulations to All of Our Runners!
4/25/2014  St. Luke’s Chief of Urogynecology Presents First ‘Robin Haff Research and Scholarship Award’
4/24/2014 St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride Holds Special Meaning For Bethlehem Family
4/18/2014 St. Luke’s Warren Campus Is The First Hospital In New Jersey To Offer Blue Light Cystoscopy To Detect Tumors In The Bladder
4/14/2014 St. Luke’s Hospice Hosts Fourth Annual Charity Bike Ride
4/14/2014  Bushkill Family Practice Welcomes Ellen Didimamoff, MD
4/11/2014 St. Luke's Singers Spring Concert
4/9/2014 Honorary Chair Tours St. Luke's Miners Campus
4/9/2014 Lehighton Medical Associates Welcomes New Physician Assistant
4/7/2014 Pet Lover Gets the TLC She Needs at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital
4/3/2014 Olympic Hopeful chooses St. Luke’s Physical Therapy
4/1/2014 St. Luke's Orthopaedic Surgeon Performs Groundbreaking Procedure
3/31/2014 Tamaqua Patients Give Female OBGYN Warm Welcome
3/30/2014 St. Luke’s Quakertown Physicians Work Together
3/28/2014 Northampton County Medical Society Alliance Celebrates Doctors Day With Donation
3/25/2014 29 Year Old Man is Free of Pain and Limp
3/24/2014 Quality OB/GYN Care in the Easton Community
3/20/2014 Get Your Tail off the Couch and onto the D&L Trail
3/20/2014 St. Luke’s Miners Campus Home Health Division Receives Award
3/17/2014 St. Luke's Now Provides Quality Women's Services in Monroe County 
3/13/2014 St. Luke's Succeed in Repealing Outdated Breast Disease Treatment Consent Form
3/12/2014 St. Luke's Warren Shifting Behavioral Health Care to Outpatient Settings 
3/10/2014 St. Luke's Participates in Interventional Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Benefits of the Tested Melanoma Drug PV-10 in Patients with Late-Stage Liver Cancer 
3/10/2014 St. Luke's Warren Hospital Welcomes Cardiologist Navtej Brar, DO 
3/10/2014 St. Luke's Saves Penn State Student's Life with Latest Cardiac Technology 
3/7/2014 St. Luke's Heart and Vascular Centers Provide Exceptional Cardiology Services Close-to-Home 
3/7/2014 St. Luke's Center for Positive Aging Opens in Bethlehem 
3/3/2014 Elizabeth 'Ebee' Price won the all-around title at Saturday's 2014 AT&T American Cup 
3/2/2014 St. Luke's Care Now Opens in the Wind Gap Medical Center 
2/28/2014 St. Luke’s Miners Campus Medical Staff Honor Recently-Retired Board Member Dr. Dillswar Sahoo 
2/27/2014 Elizabeth “Ebee” Price Competes in American Cup International Gymnastics Meet 
2/26/2014 Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s, Home Health Division, Named Among the Nation’s Top Home Health Care Agencies
2/24/2014 2014 Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show Preview Gala
2/21/2014 Commemorative Artist Chosen for 2014 Black Diamond Garden Party
2/19/2014 A Radiologist’s Response to Canadian Mammography Study 
2/17/2014 Health Care Hero Nomination Finalists from St. Luke's 
2/11/2014 Hospitals Seeing Increase in Serious Flu Patients; Advise Public to Consider Flu Vaccines 
2/4/2014 St. Luke's Miners Earns National Ranking for Highest Value-Based Purchasing 
2/3/2014 St. Luke's Leads National Melanoma Clinical Study 
1/23/2014 St. Luke's Hosts Digital Baby Bowl 
1/22/2014 The PEAK TV to Appear Nationally on The Doctor TV Channel 

2013

Date Title
12/16/2013 St. Luke's University Hospital – Bethlehem and St. Luke's Allentown Campus Earn Chest Pain Center Accreditation 
12/16/2013 St. Luke's Earns National Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation as an Integrated Network Cancer Program from the Commission on Cancer 
12/12/2013 St. Luke's Presents the Final Fundraising Gift to Pocono Alliance to Support All-Inclusive Playground Designed for Children with Disabilities 
12/11/2013 Download St. Luke's-Sponsored Weather App Today 
12/4/2013 St. Luke's Maintains its Thought-Leadership Position by Piloting Connectivity to PA's Health Information Exchange (HIE) 
12/4/2013 New Cholesterol Guidelines: What Should You Know? 
11/26/2013 St. Luke's University Health Network Holds 'Coats for Kids' Program for 21st Year 
11/21/2013 Pediatric Urgent Care Available at St. Luke's West End Medical Center in Allentown 
11/20/2013 Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency at St. Luke's Credentialed by the American Board of Physical Therapy 
11/20/2013 St. Luke's Singers Perform Annual Holiday Concert 
11/20/2013 St. Luke's Allentown Campus Honors the Women's 5K Classic at Annual Dinner-by-Starlight Fundraiser 
11/19/2013 St. Luke's, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children with Community Partners Announce Sponsorship of Leadership Process 
11/13/2013 St. Luke's University Health Network Hospitals Earn ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’ Recognition from The Joint Commission 
11/7/2013 St. Luke's Anderson Campus Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary 
11/5/2013 St. Luke's Named One of the Nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for Sixth Time 
10/31/2013 St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem Welcomes Guests from Japan to Explore First-of-its-Kind Operating Room in the United States 
10/28/2013 St. Luke's Offers 'We Honor Veterans' Program on November 11 and 12
10/25/2013 Emmaus Field Hockey Team Partners with St. Luke's Sports & Human Performance Center 
10/23/2013 Financial Turnaround at St. Luke's Warren Campus 
10/23/2013 St. Luke's Gynecologic Oncologists Raise $15,000 at Dinner Benefit for the Foundation for Women's Cancer 
10/17/2013 St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem Celebrates 140th Anniversary of First Patient 
10/11/2013 St. Luke's Surgeons First to Perform Unique Weight-Loss Surgery Procedure in Our Region 
10/9/2013 St. Luke's Voted Top Reader's Choice for Nursing, Urgent Care and Cancer Services 
10/2/2013 St. Luke's Miners Campus Receives Accreditation as Trauma Center 
9/27/2013 St. Luke's Miners Hospital Cares for Kids 5K Contributes to Community Health Programs 
9/26/2013 St. Luke's and Innovare Medical Media Launch In-Hospital Electronic Advertising Program 
9/26/2013 St. Luke's Miners Hospital Announces Community Flu Vaccine Offerings 
9/18/2013 St. Luke's Wind Gap Medical Center Now Offers Digital Screening Mammography 
9/18/2013 Job Fair for Coding Specialists on October 7 
9/13/2013 St. Luke's Helps Launch PBS Special about Fertility and Advances in Caring for Premature Babies 
9/7/2013 The PEAK Wins an Emmy Award! 
9/4/2013 St. Luke's Expands Acute Rehabilitation Center at Bethlehem Campus 
8/29/2013 On-site Job Fair Sept. 5 for Experienced Critical and Acute Care Nurses 
8/28/2013 Highmark Health Services and St. Luke's Begin Patient-Centered Medical Home to Help Members in the Lehigh Valley 
8/20/2013 Virtual Job Fair on August 29 
8/20/2013 St. Luke's Sponsors Runs and Walks in Early Fall 
8/13/2013 Closing Notification: Urgent Care Services at St. Luke's Urgent Care - Jim Thorpe 
8/5/2013 Emmy Award Nominations for The Peak 
8/1/2013 Parkettes Represent Lehigh Valley in U.S. Championships 
7/24/2013 Holli Warholic, DO, Offers Obstetrics & Gynecology Services at St. Luke's Anderson Campus 
7/24/2013 St. Luke's Welcomes St. Luke's Family Medicine - Anderson 
7/11/2013 Jeffrey Jahre, MD Presents "Infectious Disease During the Civil War" at the Da Vinci Science Center 
7/10/2013 St. Luke's Receives Two HAP Achievement Awards 
7/1/2013 Delaware Avenue Water Main Replacement and Repaving Project 
6/12/2013 St. Luke's Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Israel Zighelboim Participates in Women's Cancer Research Trial that Gains National Recognition 
6/11/2013 Grand Slam Baseball Combine: Opportunity for High School Players  
6/6/2013 St. Luke's West End Medical Center Officially Opens 
5/29/2013 Dr. Andrew Shurman Recognized for Excellence in Clinical Teaching 
5/29/2013 St. Luke's CIO Chad Brisendine Receives "Forty Under 40" Award 
5/29/2013 St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Hosts 2013 Black Diamond Garden Party 
5/28/2013 Local Women in Need Get Life-Saving Breast Cancer Screenings 
5/14/2013 Miners Campus Awards Academic Scholarships 
5/13/2013 St. Luke's Warren Campus Receives $50,000 from Auxiliary 
5/1/2013 "Get Your Tail on the Trail" Kick-Off 
4/18/2013 St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus Officially Opens New Parking Deck, South Entrance 
4/15/2013 INTRABEAM® IORT Technology at St. Luke's Anderson Campus Spares some Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Weeks of Radiation Therapy 
4/10/2013 St. Luke's Hospital - Warren Campus Hosts Congressman Leonard Lance and NJ State Assemblyman Erik Peterson 
4/9/2013 Gift of Life Recognizes St. Luke's 
4/2/2013 St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College to Become Department of Nursing 
4/2/2013 RN Recruitment Open House at St. Luke's Anderson Campus 
4/1/2013 Northampton County Medical Society Alliance Donation to St. Luke's Pediatric Services 
3/27/2013 Scholarships Awarded to Five St. Luke's School of Nursing Students 
3/19/2013 Sanjiv Agarwala, MD, St. Luke's Melanoma Expert, Chairs International Melanoma Symposium
3/18/2013 St. Luke's Hosts Mini-Medical School Program for High School Students and Older Adults 
3/14/2013 Increasing Awareness of Ovarian Cancer 
3/1/2013 New Hope and Healing Series Offered at Anderson Cancer Center
2/27/2013 First Patient Worldwide Works With St. Luke's for Advanced Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy Study
2/27/2013 St. Luke’s Warren Campus Marks 90th Anniversary With Expansion Plan
2/27/2013 Medical Students and Girl Scouts Come Together for Seniors
2/21/2013 St. Luke's Wins Award for Creative Web Excellence
2/18/2013 St. Luke's Hosts Food Drive to Benefit Two South Bethlehem Community Organizations
2/7/2013 St. Luke's University Hospital Hosts RN Open House on February 18
2/6/2013 St. Luke's University Health Network Lifts Flu-Related Minor Visitor Restrictions
1/31/2013 Governor Corbett Visits St. Luke's Anderson Campus
1/30/2013 St. Luke's First in Lehigh Valley to Achieve Prestigious Award for Electronic Medical Record Implementation
1/25/2013 Tamaqua Medical Center to Open Later this Year
1/22/2013 St. Luke's Accrues First Patient Globally for Phase 3 Fully Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy Study for Advanced Kidney Cancer
1/22/2013 Jennifer L. Mann Appointed to St. Luke’s Hospital - Allentown Campus Board of Governors
1/21/2013 New Visitation Policy at St. Luke's Due to Flu Outbreak
1/21/2013 St. Luke's University Hospitals Host Volunteer Open Houses
1/17/2013 St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem Opens New Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit
1/11/2013 St. Luke’s Reminds Public about Flu Prevention, Precautions and Treatment
1/11/2013 St. Luke's Quakertown Hosts Free Flu Vaccination Clinic on January 21
1/8/2013 Sports Medicine Program at St. Luke's Specializes in Concussion Treatment
1/7/2013 St. Luke's Anderson Campus Doubling Size of Emergency Department Due To Overwhelming Demand
1/3/2013 St. Luke’s Hospital – Miners Campus Teams with Tamaqua YMCA to Offer FREE Community Talks

2012

Date Title
12/21/2012 Sixty Medical Students Honored at Holiday Reception
12/21/2012 New Primary Care Practices Welcomed
12/20/2012 Dr. John Kintzer Receives the Waxman Award
12/11/2012 Gynecologists Awarded Center of Excellence in Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
12/7/2012 Visiting Nurse Association Named Among the Nation’s Top Home Health Care Agencies
11/19/2012 St. Luke's Miners Campus Honored by Premier
11/16/2012 St. Luke’s University Hospital is First in the United States to Install GE Healthcare’s Discovery IGS 730 Hybrid Operating Room
11/13/2012 St. Luke's University Health Network Offers 'We Honor Veterans' Program on November 27
11/13/2012 Service Update: Radiology Services at Wind Gap not available on 11/13/2012
11/12/2012 St. Luke's Participates in Comprehensive Community Health Survey for the Lehigh Valley
11/9/2012 St. Luke’s Center for Neuroscience to Offer Free Community Memory Screenings on Tuesday, November 13
11/8/2012 St. Luke’s Hospital – Miners Campus Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’ Recognition from the Joint Commission
11/1/2012 Tucker’s Toy Run Donates to Pediatric Department at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem
10/30/2012 Patient Care Remains Top Priority Through Hurricane Sandy and Her Aftermath
10/23/2012 St. Luke's University Hospitals Hosts Volunteer Open Houses
10/19/2012 St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital Hosts Annual Breast Cancer Luncheon
10/18/2012 Region’s First Interstim Therapy for Bowel Incontinence Performed at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem
10/16/2012 St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem Hosts Community Diabetes Day
10/12/2012 Digestive Health Specialist Ayaz Matin, MD Joins St. Luke’s
10/8/2012 St. Luke's Melanoma Expert Presents Promising Clinical Trial Data and Co-Authors Clinical Practice Guideline on Melanoma
10/5/2012 Pain Injection Drug Recalled: St. Luke's Does Not Use Recalled Manufacturer
9/28/2012 Join Talk With Your Doctor On Location at Boscov’s in Easton
9/27/2012 "The Peak" Premieres on Sunday, September 30 at 6:30 pm on WFMZ-TV
9/22/2012 St. Luke’s Adult Level I Trauma Center Holds Eighth Annual ‘A Night of Heroes’
9/7/2012 DaVinci Science Center and St. Luke's Introduce Year of the Body Project
9/5/2012 St. Luke's Miners Opens Heart & Vascular Center
8/29/2012 St. Luke's is the First Hospital in the Lehigh Valley Approved to Perform Groundbreaking Heart Valve Procedure Independently
8/27/2012 St. Luke's Awarded $1.5 Million to Improve Community Access to Electronic Medical Information
8/27/2012 St. Luke's Thoracic Surgeon and Cancer Expert Dr. William Burfeind to Serve as Guest Faculty for Masters Course presented by Duke Surgery
8/24/2012 St. Luke's Awarded Two Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania 2012 Achievement Awards
8/1/2012 St. Luke's University Hospital Offers Laparoscopic Procedure to Treat Pre-Cancers and Early-Stage Esophagheal Cancer
7/27/2012 St. Luke's Hospital - Quakertown Campus to Name Emergency Department in Memory of Donor
7/19/2012 St. Luke's Receives 2012 HAP Award for Patient Safety
7/18/2012 St. Luke's Gains High Rankings in Latest US News & World Report Best Hospitals Edition
7/17/2012 Medical Associates of Monroe County Joins St. Luke's University Health Network
7/6/2012 March of Dimes Awards $5,000 Community Grant to St. Luke’s University Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Family Support Program
6/28/2012 St. Luke’s Awarded Two Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) 2012 Achievement Awards
6/28/2012 NICU at the Zoo Event Reunites NICU “Graduates” and Caregivers
6/26/2012 Cancer Expert Renu Lamba, MD Joins St. Luke's Hematology-Medical Oncology Specialists
6/8/2012 St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Accredited by American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
5/24/2012 St. Luke's Honors National Police Week and Fallen Police Officers
5/24/2012 St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Awards Academic Scholarships to Students in Six Area High Schools
5/23/2012 St. Luke's Welcomes New Network Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
5/17/2012 First Robotic Bariatric Surgery in the Lehigh Valley Performed at St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem
5/17/2012 More than 1200 People to Attend St. Luke’s Cancer Survivors Day Event “Down on the Farm” at Lehigh Valley Zoo May 19
5/16/2012 St. Luke's One of First to Offer Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure
5/10/2012 Robert S. Dolansky, Jr., D.O., Allentown Physician, Elected POMA Vice President
5/3/2012 Reinventing the Health Care Experience at St. Luke's Anderson: A Patient's Perspective
5/3/2012 St. Luke's Anderson Employees Donate Books to Easton Area Public Library
4/26/2012 John Sylvia Named President of St. Luke's Hospital - Quakertown Campus
4/25/2012 Auxiliary of St. Luke's Celebrates 100th Charity Ball
4/13/2012 St. Luke's Warren Appoints New President
4/5/2012 St. Luke's Melanoma Expert Chairs International Melanoma Symposium in New York City
3/27/2012 Investing in the Community: St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus Committed to Local Business Partners
2/29/2012 St. Luke's Renamed St. Luke's University Health Network
2/1/2012 Warren Hospital Joins St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network
1/5/2012 St. Luke's Neurosurgeon Performs Region's First Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant on December 14

Reader's Choice 2013

St. Luke's voted the region's top provider of Nursing, Urgent Care and Cancer Services by the readers of The Morning Call in its "Reader's Choice" readers' poll. Learn more.