St. Luke’s to use Geisinger’s emergency medical helicopter
St. Luke's University Health Network will use Geisinger Health System's emergency medical flight service, Life Flight, beginning July 1, the two health care systems announced.
New law stands to better inform caregivers in Pa.
The AARP Care Act, which went into effect April 20, has the potential to help the 1.65 million caregivers of elderly in Pennsylvania, according to a panel discussion Thursday in Whitehall Township.
St. Luke’s and Sacred Heart Hospital to merge; struggling hospital had nine suitors
Less than a week after announcing it will acquire Blue Mountain Health System, St. Luke's University Health Network will merge with Sacred Heart HealthCare System in Allentown.
St. Luke’s and Sacred Heart Hospital to merge
Less than a week after announcing it will acquire Blue Mountain Health System, St. Luke's University Health Network said this morning it will merge with Sacred Heart HealthCare System in Allentown.
Employees to be retained in St. Luke’s, Blue Mountain merger; 1,000 job openings across network
Officials said Wednesday that all employees of the Blue Mountain Health System of Lehighton will be retained following its merger with St. Luke's University Health Network.
St. Luke’s and Blue Mountain health systems to merge
Blue Mountain Health System based in Carbon County will merge with St. Luke's Health Network, one of the region's largest health systems, officials announced today.
Berks medical marijuana facility breaks ground
Construction of one of Berks County's two medical marijuana growing and processing facilities officially started this morning at a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Prime Wellness of Pennsylvania LLC and South Heidelberg Township leaders.
Berks medical marijuana dispensary objects to special tax, could relocate
A medical marijuana dispensary, one of two approved in Muhlenberg Township, won an appeal from the state to relocate because of a special tax imposed by the township, according to news reports.
LVBCH endorses new health care plan for small to mid-sized companies
The Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare endorsed a new self-funded stop-loss plan developed by Bethlehem-based BSI Corporate Benefits to help small to mid-sized companies control health insurance costs.
Patient First opens urgent care in Montco
Patient First recently opened a new location in Upper Providence Township, the fifth to open in Montgomery County.
St. Luke’s to install air cleaning system in Allentown hospital to reduce infection
St. Luke’s University Health Network will install a new technology made by LifeAire Systems of Upper Macungie Township that will remove airborne pathogens in areas of its Allentown hospital.
Outpatient focus at St. Luke’s new $26M Specialty Pavilion
St. Luke's University Health Network's new $26 million Specialty Pavilion on the Anderson campus in Bethlehem Township will focus on same-day surgery and treat patients in a variety of medical specialties.