HNL Lab Medicine buys new fleet for at-home testing
HNL Lab Medicine has purchased a new fleet of vehicles to provide lab services to patients at home through its HNL @Home program.
Heartland Healthcare Services closing Allentown pharmacy; 71 lose jobs
Heartland Healthcare Services, which operates long-term care pharmacies, is closing its Allentown location at 7010 Snowdrift Road No. 1, idling 71 employees.
NCC offers nursing and phlebotomy courses
Northampton Community College (NCC) is offering Nursing Reactivation and Review Programs to help RNs and LPNs get back into the field.
Third generation to lead retirement organization
Country Meadows Retirement Communities and Ecumenical Retirement Community has a new president and CEO.
Update: Hundreds of laid off food service workers likely to work for new vendor
An estimated 478 jobs in the Lehigh Valley and beyond are affected as Morrison Healthcare ends a food service contract with Lehigh Valley Health Network, but the change in providers will likely result in their keeping employment with the new company, Sodexo.
Update: Capital Blue Cross fined $85,000 for claims violations
The story has been updated with a comment from Capital Blue Cross on the violations. Harrisburg-based Capital Blue Cross has been ordered to pay an $85,000 penalty by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) after an Affordable Care Act market conduct examination found claims violations.
LVHN buys Venel Institute to expand educational capabilities
Lehigh Valley Health Network has bought the Venel Institute in Bethlehem to expand its educational capabilities.
St. Luke’s partnering with Rutgers Cancer Institute
St. Luke’s University Health Network of Bethlehem, said it will expand its participation in clinical trials for cancer research though a partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in New Jersey, together with RWJBarnabas Health.
Pa. health access gets $10M boost
State Sen. Art Haywood, D-Montgomery/Philadelphia, last week announced $10 million in funding for statewide mobile and community clinics to support health access in Pennsylvania.
New Vitae cuts ribbon on Browne Cottage named for state senator
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Browne Cottage, a new living space at its Mount Trexler Manor/Action Recovery site in Upper Saucon Township.
Reading Hospital Foundation receives more than $41,700
"No Shave November” netted Reading Hospital Foundation more than $41,700 for men’s health.
Two Lehigh Valley health bureaus to receive part of federal grant for public health
Allentown Bureau of Health and Bethlehem Bureau of Health are among 10 agencies to receive part of $98 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Infrastructure grant program.