Health Care

Nov 17, 2022

Gift expands neurological care at Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute

Lehigh Valley Health Network will expand its deep brain stimulation program and more thanks to a substantial gift from Joel Hoffman. 

Nov 16, 2022

Tower Health eliminates 52 management positions

Tower Health is eliminating 52 positions in management, some effective immediately. 

Nov 16, 2022

Cetronia Ambulance Corps gets $300,000 state grant

Cetronia Ambulance Corps received a $300,000 state grant for lifesaving equipment for its advanced life support ambulances. 

Nov 16, 2022

Mold Medics looks to expand with franchising

A Pittsburgh-based indoor air quality company is looking to expand into Southcentral Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.

Nov 15, 2022

LVHN neurologist elected secretary-general of WFN

The chief of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) neurology division was elected secretary-general of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN). 

Nov 14, 2022

Medicaid plans earn top ratings by National Committee for Quality Assurance

AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania and AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania Community HeathChoices received top ranking in the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Medicaid Health Plan ratings 2022. 

Nov 14, 2022

Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg receives $1 million state funding for equipment

Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg will receive $1 million in state funding to replace imaging equipment. 

Nov 11, 2022

PA Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association names president of board

Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA) has named Dr. Edward Hutson Jr. president of its Board of Directors for the next term.  

Nov 11, 2022

Lehigh Valley Health Network to drop Aetna in March if agreement not reached

Lehigh Valley Health Network will stop accepting Aetna insurance in March if an agreement can’t be reached with the health insurance provider. 

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Nov 10, 2022

Lack of workers leaves an increasing number of seniors and disabled without care

The pandemic, traditionally low wages and low reimbursement rates from Medicaid have created a crisis for Pennsylvania seniors and the disabled needing round the clock care. 

Nov 9, 2022

Grand View Health receives CHIME recognition

Grand View Health has been recognized for its use of technology for patient care. 

Nov 9, 2022

Expansion brings care closer to patients

Lehigh Valley has seen a growth in medical services this year with new hospitals, the expansion of emergency rooms, and walk-in clinics.