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LVHN patients at double peakopens in new window
16
Jan
2021
www.lehighvalleylive.com
LVH-H welcomes its Baby New Yearopens in new window
06
Jan
2021
www.standardspeaker.com
NBC News: U.S. flu numbers drop dramaticallyopens in new window
According to the CDC, flu numbers are down 98%. Possible explanations include fewer people traveling, adherence to mask-wearing and social distancing, and more Americans getting the flu shot.
02
Jan
2021
www.nbcnews.com
LVHN employee rolled up his sleeve to test Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccineopens in new window
As a respiratory therapist with Lehigh Valley Health Network, Kenneth Miller has witnessed from the frontlines the physiological and psychological damage caused by COVID-19. “I’ve seen a lot of people, unfortunately, pass away. And I’ve seen a lot of people that have survived struggle to breathe for quite a while until they finally get back to a healthy state. It’s been a varied, horrific, horrible situation to witness,” Miller said.
10
Dec
2020
www.mcall.com
Lehigh Valley Hospital now has the largest emergency department in the state. Take a virtual tour online.opens in new window
“Our community deserves convenient access to quality emergency care, not only care that is efficient and advanced but warm and compassionate,” said Lehigh Valley Health Network CEO Brian Nester during a press conference broadcast on Facebook Live.
10
Dec
2020
www.lehighvalleylive.com
COVID patients in the Lehigh Valley helped by experimental drugopens in new window
The drug, developed by pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, is a synthetic protein called a monoclonal antibody. It’s similar to what was used to help President Donald Trump recover from the infection. Injected intravenously, the drug mimics the immune system’s ability to fight COVID-19.
09
Dec
2020
www.mcall.com
Larger ER opens at LVH-Cedar Crestopens in new window
Lehigh Valley Health Network has expanded its emergency department at its flagship Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and added an observation unit and trauma facilities. The Salisbury Township hospital’s emergency room is now 160,000 square feet — five times the size — and has 120 adult beds. LVHN says it is the largest ER in Pennsylvania. The $111 million expansion, which opened Monday, increased the size of the ER by 130,000 square feet and the number of adult beds by 73, LVHN said in a news release.
08
Dec
2020
www.mcall.com
Meet a vaccine test subject, a Lehigh Valley health worker who’s ‘seen the horrors of COVID-19 firsthand’opens in new window
A woman is given a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, at Cardiff and Vale Therapy Centre in Cardiff, Wales. Wales joined the other United Kingdom nations in rolling out the vaccine on Tuesday, a rare moment of coordination after months of disjointedness in the four nations' pandemic response. Wales introduced a 17-day "firebreak" lockdown in October and November to suppress the surge in covid-19 cases, but infections have continued to rise.
08
Dec
2020
www.lehighvalleylive.com
Lehigh Valley Health Network cuts ribbon on new $111M emergency departmentopens in new window
Lehigh Valley Health Network cut the ribbon today on the new $111 million emergency department at its Cedar Crest Campus in Salisbury Township. Officials said the new department, which includes an expanded adult ER and new observation and trauma facilities, is now the largest and most advanced in the state. Giving a virtual tour of the facilities in a Facebook Live stream, Dr. David Burmeister, DO, LVHN’s chair of emergency and hospital medicine, said a great deal of care was given to the patient experience in the new department
07
Dec
2020
www.lvb.com
Lehigh Valley Health Network gives COVID-19 updateopens in new window
Hospitals in Monroe County are keeping up with the rise of coronavirus cases in this part of the Poconos.
07
Dec
2020
www.wnep.com
LVHN reflects on 2020, shares story of woman who beat COVID-19opens in new window
President and CEO Dr. Brian Nester praised all of the frontline caregivers for their exceptional work through the pandemic. He weaved the story of 59-year-old Lata Annayya into his year in review, describing how nurses and doctors refused to give up on her throughout her fight with COVID-19.
02
Dec
2020
www.wfmz.com
Pocono hospitals prepped for prospective pandemic trafficopens in new window
While Monroe County’s COVID-19 spike has shown signs of subsiding – but certainly not ending – hospitalizations continue to rise, causing concern throughout the commonwealth, even in the Poconos.
01
Dec
2020
www.poconorecord.com
COVID-19 is very real. Take it from a doctoropens in new window
Emotionally, it was very difficult for our team members as they also faced the risks of exposure and were worried about spreading the virus to their families at home. I, especially, give so much credit to the nurses. They were there every day with the patients, spending hours in the room, in full personal protective equipment.
01
Dec
2020
www.tnonline.com
Guest commentary: A plea from COVID-19 front linesopens in new window
As a pulmonary and critical care physician with Lehigh Valley Health Network, I have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly nine months. As the number of people who need hospitalization for COVID-19 continues to increase, here's why you need to stay strong as we continue to navigate this pandemic.
01
Dec
2020
www.readingeagle.com
Doctors to ease concerns about getting coronavirus vaccineopens in new window
30
Nov
2020
nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com
Fading memories: LVHN doctor talks about Alzheimer’sopens in new window
The holidays are a time to share memories and make new memories with those we love. But Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can rob people of that ability. Dr. Shahzad Khan, a neurologist with Lehigh Valley Health Network, said there are different types of dementia, but Alzheimer’s disease is the most common.
25
Nov
2020
www.tnonline.com
LVHN: Do your partopens in new window
25
Nov
2020
nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com
Medical expert talks COVID-19, gives recommendations for area residentsopens in new window
Dr. Michael Evans, the medical director for the Lehigh Valley Hospital Physicians Group in Hazleton, is urging people to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. He says the number of cases is very concerning.
19
Nov
2020
www.pahomepage.com
Higher demand for Thanksgiving dinnersopens in new window
More than 800 Monroe County families in need will still be able to have a Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the Salvation Army in East Stroudsburg.
19
Nov
2020
www.wnep.com
Diabetes: The Silent Epidemicopens in new window
04
Nov
2020
on-demand.wvia.org
CHIME names 2020 'Most Wired' hospitals opens in new window
06
Oct
2020
www.beckershospitalreview.com
RCN/Sports Talk Showopens in new window
10
Sep
2020
www.dropbox.com
Fall Allergiesopens in new window
27
Aug
2020
my.tvey.es
LVHN ULTRAVIOLET CLEANINGopens in new window
25
Jun
2020
www.facebook.com
Plotting a Pandemic's Pathopens in new window
08
Jun
2020
www.muhlenberg.edu
HAND SANITIZER DONATIONopens in new window
03
Jun
2020
www.facebook.com
Coronavirus Response Specialopens in new window
15
May
2020
www.pahomepage.com
Especialista: El coronavirus y el embarazoopens in new window
Al igual que el resto de la población, las mujeres embarazadas corren el mismo riesgo de contraer el COVID-19.
08
May
2020
www.wfmz.com
Community Update: Coronavirus March 26opens in new window
Watch this video featuring Dr. Amanda Flicker, LVHN and Dr. Meredith Rochon, LVHN with local and regional coronavirus information that directly affects our community.
26
Mar
2020
www.pbs.org
Make Masks for LVHNopens in new window
24
Mar
2020
www.youtube.com
COVID-19: LVHN innovates for N-95 masksopens in new window
21
Mar
2020
salisbury.thelehighvalleypress.com
LVHN recycling surgical wrap for N-95 masks during coronavirus pandemicopens in new window
20
Mar
2020
LVHN recycling surgical wrap for N-95 masks during coronavirus pandemic
Pa. Health Dept.: More than 2,000 cases of the flu reported since late Novemberopens in new window
09
Dec
2019
LVHN breaks ground on new hospital campus in Lower Nazareth
Flu Season is Hereopens in new window
02
Dec
2019
www.wlvt.org
Star Celebration 2019opens in new window
11
Nov
2019
www.youtube.com
State tuberculosis cases on riseopens in new window
11
Oct
2019
www.poconorecord.com
Bill McQuilken honored by trauma society, LVHNopens in new window
24
Jul
2019
northwestern.thelehighvalleypress.com
7 As, 4 Bs and 2 Cs: How the Lehigh Valley’s hospitals fared in semiannual safety gradesopens in new window
16
May
2019
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Cyber Stalking Press Conference opens in new window
30
Apr
2019
app.criticalmention.com
Color Canceropens in new window
20
Mar
2019
www.pbs.org
What is a midwife?opens in new window
13
Mar
2019
www.poconorecord.com
LVHN physician: Strokes can affect young and old alikeopens in new window
28
Feb
2019
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Fighting Hunger: How will you help those in your community?opens in new window
20
Feb
2019
whitehallcoplay.thelehighvalleypress.com
LVHN partners with LVIA to ensure travel safetyopens in new window
11
Feb
2019
bethlehem.thelehighvalleypress.com
What is PAD rehab?opens in new window
08
Feb
2019
www.poconorecord.com
Signs of Lymphodemaopens in new window
07
Feb
2019
www.facebook.com
Hospice House to reopenopens in new window
16
Jan
2019
www.poconorecord.com
LVHN highlights accomplishments, expansion plans at annual meetingopens in new window
06
Dec
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network sees jump in express care, office visits as rural hospital demand drops
Wellness Wednesdayopens in new window
21
Nov
2018
www.facebook.com
Are You Ready for Flu Season?opens in new window
14
Nov
2018
on-demand.wvia.org
Lehigh Valley Heart Walk raises $83,000opens in new window
06
Nov
2018
bethlehem.thelehighvalleypress.com
Mammography goes mobileopens in new window
28
Sep
2018
www.poconorecord.com
Law seeks to save lives of expectant mothers, babiesopens in new window
09
Aug
2018
northwestern.thelehighvalleypress.com
Skin cancer risksopens in new window
25
Jul
2018
www.poconorecord.com
Who can get shingles?opens in new window
13
Jun
2018
www.poconorecord.com
When is surgery warranted?opens in new window
23
May
2018
www.poconorecord.com
Turning thumbs greenopens in new window
16
May
2018
whitehallcoplay.thelehighvalleypress.com