Health Care

Oct 18, 2022

OSHA still vigilant over workplace COVID-19 safety

The height of the concern over the COVID-19 virus may have passed, but that doesn’t mean employers shouldn’t still be concerned about their obligation to maintain a healthy environment at work. 

Oct 18, 2022

B. Braun and LVHN to partner on recycling program

Braun Medical Inc. said that it has been awarded a state grant, secured by Pennsylvania Senator Pat Browne, to fund a medical plastics waste recycling pilot project in the Lehigh Valley.

Oct 14, 2022

NCC to host training for OSHA COVID-19 compliance

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has pledged to increase its COVID inspection goal to 10% as the agency works to finalize a permanent coronavirus healthcare standard.

Oct 13, 2022

Two state insurers recognized for excellence in service

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have recognized two Pennsylvania insurers for excellence in service. 

Oct 12, 2022

St. Luke’s partners to offer accelerated breast care; serves as national model

St. Luke’s University Health Network has implemented the first One-Stop Clinic in the United States, serving as a national model for how to help accelerate breast cancer care through a multi-modality approach. 

Oct 12, 2022

Autism services expanding; new centers in The Lehigh Valley and Harrisburg

Mission Autism Clinics, an Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy provider for children and young adults with autism, is expanding operations in The Lehigh Valley and Harrisburg.  

Oct 11, 2022

Nonprofit adopts new business model to expand services

Stonehedge Gardens and Holistic Learning Center, a nonprofit in Tamaqua, developed a new business model to expand its holistic offerings by bringing the community into its ownership. 

Oct 11, 2022

Pennsylvania hospitals face financial challenges but hold strong on economic contributions

Pennsylvania hospitals, while facing financial challenges in the post-pandemic world, still support one in 10 jobs and contribute a fifth of the state’s gross domestic product. 

Oct 11, 2022

Children’s therapy center opening in the Lehigh Valley

A new behavioral health center treating children is opening in South Whitehall Township. 

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Oct 10, 2022

Tower Health names executive VP and CEO 

Tower Health and Tower Health Medical Group has named Dr. Bernard Boulanger executive vice president and CEO, Provider Enterprise for Tower Health, effective Oct. 31.  

Oct 6, 2022

Capital Blue Cross partners with Mark Cuban for lower drug costs

According to a September 2021 Gallup poll, 18 million Americans have been unable to afford at least one prescription medication for their household, and 1 in 10 Americans have skipped doses to save money. 

Oct 4, 2022

OraSure cuts ribbon on COVID-19 test manufacturing facility

OraSure Technologies has officially cut the ribbon on Opus Way, its new expanded facility in Bethlehem Township, which was constructed with the help of $109 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to ramp up production of InteliSwab COVID-19 rapid tests as part of the nation’s pandemic preparedness plan.