St. Luke's University Health Network


News - 2010 Press Releases and Earlier


Date Title
12/16/2010 Slovenian Woman Travels to St. Luke's Cancer Center to Receive Treatment for Advanced Melanoma with Dr. Agarwala
12/15/2010 St. Luke's Upper Perkiomen Outpatient Center Receives Award for Building Preservation 
11/20/2010 Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation Awarded to St. Luke's Comprehensive Community Cancer Program
11/10/2010 St. Luke's Cancer Center is Named LIVESTRONG®
11/8/2010 Dr. John M. Daly, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine, Joins St. Luke's Board of Trustees
10/29/2010 St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus Holds 9th Annual Dinner by Starlight
10/22/2010 St. Luke's Riverside Makes Positive Impact on Local Economy
10/11/2010 Advanced Margin Analysis and Gene Expression Profile Testing Provide Benefits to Breast Cancer Surgery Patients at St. Luke's Hospital
10/6/2010 Celebrate for a Cause - St. Luke's Nurse Family Partnership
9/29/2010 100th Anniversary Community Celebration at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital
9/28/2010 St. Luke's and Lehigh University Dept. of Athletics Kick-Off Third Annual Reading Rocks! Literacy Program
9/21/2010 State-of-the-Art Critical Care Unit Opens at St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital
9/14/2010 Explore St. Luke's Riverside September 14 Event Showcases Progress, Celebrates St. Luke's Benefactors and Recognizes Leadership
8/29/2010 Urogynecologist Vincent Lucente, MD, First Surgeon to Perform TOPAS Sling Procedure as part of Clinical Study
8/25/2010 St. Luke's Awarded Four of Seventeen Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) 2010 Awards
8/11/2010 St. Luke's Diabetes Education Center Receives AADE Accreditation for Diabetes Education Program
8/6/2010 St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus Reaches 95% Inpatient Satisfaction Rank, Quakertown Hospital Earns 91% Outpatient Rank
7/26/2010 St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital Remains the Fastest Growing Hospital in a Seven County Region
7/19/2010 St. Luke’s Cancer Center to Offer Breakthrough Drug for Melanoma
7/12/2010 DeSales University and St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus Sign Memorandum of Understanding
7/9/2010 Cancer Physician Anna A. Niewiarowska, MD, Earns Certification in Quality Oncology Practice Initiative
7/1/2010 St. Luke's Primary Care Sports Medicine offers expanded Practice Hours
6/14/2010 St. Luke's Cancer Expert Publishes Book on Breast Cancer Surgery
6/14/2010 St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital Earns Chest Pain Center Accreditation
6/11/2010 Three Generations of Gates Family Honored by Pennsylvania Hospice Network
6/7/2010 St. Luke’s Melanoma Expert Presented Encouraging Data on the Treatment of Melanoma at World’s Leading Cancer Conference
6/3/2010 Haiti Earthquake Victims Remembered by St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital
5/27/2010 Provectus Melanoma Trial Announces Positive Data Drug Discovery & Development
5/17/2010 St. Luke's Psychotherapist Awarded Grant to Attend National Cancer Coalition Foundation Conference
5/12/2010 More than 1,000 People Attending St. Luke's Survivors Day Safari May 15
4/30/2010 Provectus Reports on Successful End-of-Phase 2 Meeting with U. S. FDA and Gains Clarity for Licensure of PV-10 Metastatic Melanoma
4/23/2010 HomeStar Retail Pharmacy Opens at St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus
4/22/2010 St. Luke's Quakertown Wound Management Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary
4/15/2010 St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus Hosts Child Car Seat Safety Check on April 28
4/12/2010 Survivors Day Safari for Cancer Survivors at the Lehigh Valley Zoo
3/30/2010 St. Luke's Takes Smoke-Free Workplace to the Next Level
3/22/2010 CT Coordinator Donna Grammes Recalls 37 Years of Radiology at St. Luke's
3/18/2010 St. Luke's VNA's 9th Annual Golf Tournament
3/11/2010 "St. Luke's Saved My Life"
3/4/2010 St. Luke's Opens New Wound Management Center at Allentown Campus
2/23/2010 St. Luke's NICU Opens Nicky's Place
2/17/2010 Hospital Opens Heart to Haiti
2/11/2010 St. Luke's Melanoma Expert Chairs Seventh International Melanoma Symposium
1/25/2010 St. Luke's and Lehigh University Celebrate Donegan Students who Met 'Reading Rocks' Goals
1/12/2010 St. Luke's Sponsors Lehigh Valley Half Marathon
1/5/2010 Third Weight Loss Surgery Option for Morbid Obesity

2008 and 2007

Allentown Campus Celebrates Milestone in $75 Million Expansion Project
Allentown Campus Recieves Premier Award for Quality for Second Consecutive Year
Cancer Center Doctor Shaves Head to Understand his Patients
Cancer Survivors Day 2008 - Record Attendance
Cardiac MRI Accreditation - First in PA
Chemo Bath Procedure Offered
Dr. Agarwala Author in The Art and Science of Oncology
Dr. Vincent Lucente Participates in Study to Assess Innovative Procedure
Estate Gift from Former Board Member
Gift of Life Honors St. Luke's for High Organ Donation Rate
Grand Opening of New St. Luke's Cancer Center in Allentown
Harleysville National Bank Gives $15,000 to St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital
HomeStar Medical Equipment Moves
“Hope Starts Here” - St. Luke's Behavioral Health Inpatient Services Uses "Recovery Model"
Local Oncologist Participates in Research Study
Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels and the Impact on Cardiovascular Health
Member of St. Luke's Earns Prestigious Role as Member of Commission on Cancer
More Funding for St. Luke's Upper Perkiomen Outpatient Center
National Innovation Award for Medical Education and Research
National Penn Nursing Education Endowment Fund Established for St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital
New Location for St. Luke's Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
New Pelvic Health Assessment
New State-of-the-Art Hyperbaric Chamber in Allentown
PA Gov. Ed Rendell Thanks St. Luke's School of Nursing Graduates for Commitment to Health Care
Procedure for Herniated Discs at St. Luke's - Allentown is a Regional First
Rural Health Center Opens in Nesquehoning
Second Highest Growth Among Suburban Philadelphia Hospitals
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E.) Program
St. Luke's Announces Plans to Build Bone & Joint Institute in Quakertown
St. Luke's Health & Fitness Center Moves
St. Luke's HealthStar Mobile Unit to Provide Health Services at Mosser Village Family Center
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network Welcomes New Trustees
St. Luke's Hospital Offers First-of-its-Kind Clinical Guarantee
St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus Celebrates Opening of $75 Million Expansion
St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital Hosts Local High School Students
St. Luke's Named "Best of the Valley - 2008"
St. Luke's Opens Health Center in Hometown
St. Luke's Paramedics Respond to Hurricane in Louisiana
St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital has Best Financial Year in Seventy-Eight Year History of Hospital
St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital Rated Best in Bucks County for Overall Orthopedic Services
St. Luke’s Receives Top Distinction from Commission on Cancer
St. Luke's Regional Breast Center Opens
St. Luke's Robert Wax Awarded PA Rising Star Super Lawyer for Third Consecutive Year
St. Luke's School of Nursing Gives to St. Luke's Nurse Family Partnership Families
St. Luke's Sponsors Boys Basketball Tournament at SportsFest
St. Luke's Wound Management Centers Implement "Seamless Access Care" Across Multiple Locations
Tamaqua Students Observe Well-Known Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ultra-Precise GE Ultrasound Technology at St. Luke's Perinatal Center
Updates to Expansion and Renovation Plans for ICCU in Coaldale
Vision Initiative Wins HAP Achievement Award