Share Your Story, Find Hope Through Support Groups

HYT65Every life is bound to include its share of difficult times, and some of those can be overwhelming. Health issues, emotional problems, trying personal situations – managing them can be a challenge. Each one can make you feel like you’re alone. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Support groups present the opportunity to share perspective with people facing situations similar to yours. What they have to say may be a source of comfort and therapy for you. What you have to say may offer the same for them. Read More »

Meet LVHN Providers by Watching Their Videos; 21 Just Added

Lehigh Valley Physician Group landing page

There’s a new way to watch the videos about our Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) providers – and there are 21 new videos to check out too.

Now you can meet our providers by visiting the Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) section of our website, where their videos are easy to sort by specialty. In the screen capture above, orthopedic surgeons’ videos are displayed in the black box. The videos also are part of each provider’s Find a Doctor profile page, where you also can learn about office location, education, training, clinical trials, personal interests and more.

The short videos share the providers’ personality, passion and expertise. Among the 160 videos available here, 21 are new this week. They’re listed below, with links to their Find a Doctor profiles. Read More »

Have a Burn-Free Winter

Daniel Lozano, MD
Daniel Lozano, MD
Burn surgery
Watch a video to learn more about him.

Burn injuries can happen any time of year, although the cause may vary depending on the season.

“In winter, burns from space heaters and scalds from hot foods and beverages are common,” says Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) burn surgeon Daniel Lozano, MD, with the Regional Burn Center and Burn Recovery Center.

To stay safe, follow these tips from Lozano and the Burn Prevention Network. Read More »

Ninth Annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards Honor Burn Heroes and Survivors

Spirit of Courage TV News interview
See a gallery of photos taken by the Burn Prevention Network at the Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage event Tuesday.

Residents from northern and northeastern Pennsylvania were honored for acts of heroism or commitment to burn education last night at the ninth annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards Celebration held at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg.

The program was started locally by the Burn Prevention Network in partnership with Valley Preferred and Lehigh Valley Health Network to recognize people who go “above and beyond” to perform a heroic act to save someone from burn deaths or injury. Valley Preferred, a provider-owned, preferred provider organization, is sponsoring the program to raise public awareness regarding burn safety and prevention.

“Valley Preferred is honored to join in the efforts to recognize first responders for their acts of courage, as well as support ongoing programs promoting fire safety and burn prevention education,” says Valley Preferred executive director Jack Lenhart, MD. “The lifesaving efforts of first responders and burn prevention education are two of the most meaningful ways to protect the health of families here in our community.” Read More »

Daniel Lozano, MD: Seeing Burn Patients Back to Normal ‘All the Thanks I Need’ – VIDEO

Daniel Lozano, MD, enjoys seeing burn patients for follow-up care long after their initial treatment is complete.

“I think what I love most is that we see people in an environment and after a devastating injury that their lives are altered,” he says. “And when they can go home after something like this devastating burn injury occurring, and see them walk back in to visit and say hi, and get back and return to their lives, that’s all the thanks you ever need.”

He is a burn surgeon with the Lehigh Valley Health Network Regional Burn Center. He is board-certified in surgery.

Get to know him with this video.