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2020
April
03,
2020
| 11:02 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) is adapting to keep patients safe and continue to ensure they get the care they need when they need it during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During this period, LVPG will increase use of “virtual” health ...
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April
02,
2020
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Technology innovations at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) are making care more convenient during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In the latest effort to utilize secure technology for care, LVHN Rehabilitation Services is introducing E-visits...
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April
02,
2020
| 08:36 PM America/New_York
This week, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) opened two new ExpressCARE locations – bringing care even closer to home. Both ExpressCARE facilities will serve Allentown in the former EmergiCenter sites on Cedar Crest Blvd. and Airport Road. These...
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April
01,
2020
| 11:59 PM America/New_York
At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we understand the importance of preventive screenings. However, at this time we are temporarily postponing all mammogram screenings, including visits from the mobile mammography coach for the next few weeks in ...
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March
29,
2020
| 02:36 AM America/New_York
Effective Monday, March 30 at 7 a.m., LVHN is updating visitation guidelines for our Family Birth and Newborn Centers due to increasing concerns about COVID-19 exposure from asymptomatic individuals, both patients and visitors, and due to awareness o...
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March
27,
2020
| 11:07 PM America/New_York
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is forcing everyone to take unusual steps at home and work. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is no exception. Health network officials acknowledge the ongoing battle to protect the health and safety of patients,...
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March
26,
2020
| 11:56 PM America/New_York
To help provide the care our community needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network is increasing capacity by opening an additional LVHN Assess and Test location in Hazleton, effective Friday, March 27. NEW LVHN C...
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March
24,
2020
| 09:54 PM America/New_York
As part of our ongoing effort to ensure safety for patients, staff and our community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) outpatient rehabilitation services established regional care locations as of March 25...
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March
23,
2020
| 03:03 AM America/New_York
As part of our ongoing effort to ensure safety for patients, staff and our community during the COVID-19 outbreak, colleagues coming into work at LVHN hospitals, LVHN Health Centers and LVPG practices will be screened starting with some locations Mar...
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March
23,
2020
| 11:53 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) continues to take unprecedented, temporary measures to keep our staff and patients safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result, visitors are not permitted to accompany patients undergoing outpatient infusion or ...
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March
22,
2020
| 07:01 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) remains vigilant as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, and we are committed to being your partner in health in these unprecedented times. With the increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, we are im...
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March
21,
2020
| 11:06 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital­ (LVH)–Hazleton is aware of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Hazleton. This confirmation came as no surprise. LVH–Hazleton, along with the entire Lehigh Valley Health Network, has been planning for this healt...
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March
19,
2020
| 02:54 AM America/New_York
Blood supplies across the region and country have reached critical levels. Today, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, addressed the nation and strongly encouraged people to donate blood due to critically low supplies. To respond to this vital need...
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March
19,
2020
| 01:35 AM America/New_York
As part of our ongoing effort to ensure safety for patients, staff and our community during the COVID-19 outbreak, visitors at all LVHN hospital locations will be screened effective Friday, March 20. When you visit any LVHN hospital location, staf...
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March
19,
2020
| 12:24 AM America/New_York
If you have been in New York City or exposed to someone who has traveled there in the past 14 days, please be aware that you may be at heightened risk for contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). While this is NOT a formal declaration from any state or fe...
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March
17,
2020
| 02:07 AM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced today LVHN ExpressCARE–Lehighton located at 363 N. 1st Street, Lehighton, will temporarily close effective March 18 so its staff can support LVHN COVID-19 Assess and Test locations. Patients who would ...
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March
17,
2020
| 11:02 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (March 17, 2020) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are in regular communication as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves. Today the health networks are sending this joint message ...
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March
15,
2020
| 01:35 AM America/New_York
With the health and safety of patients, staff and the community in mind during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are implementing a common “No Visitation, No Acce...
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March
15,
2020
| 01:27 AM America/New_York
To help keep the community safe during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak it is important that we keep everyone informed. As part of that commitment, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) wants the community to know that a colleague at a Le...
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March
13,
2020
| 11:37 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) remains vigilant as the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves. The health network’s latest action as a leader in infection control and prevention is to immediately establish designated, stand-alone COVID-19 asse...
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February
25,
2020
| 11:25 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono is the first hospital in Pennsylvania and one of just four in the U.S. to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Primary Heart Attack Center Cer...
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February
11,
2020
| 06:17 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Your mental health is just as important to your overall wellbeing as your physical health. With that in mind, the department of psychiatry at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) recently developed a mobile app to help bring menta...
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February
05,
2020
| 05:03 PM America/New_York
BY BRIAN DOWNS The Transitional Skilled Unit (TSU) at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–17th Street is among the country’s best nursing homes according to the 2019-20 U.S. News Best Nursing Homes rankings. The TSU achieved the highest possible overa...
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January
29,
2020
| 05:13 AM America/New_York
Through the combined efforts of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) Street Medicine program, LVHN’s Courier Services and the United States Postal Service, Street Medicine patients now can receive mail at a specially created address at LVHN. Mail...
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January
23,
2020
| 07:34 PM America/New_York
To create a more uniform radiation dose to a patient’s skin cancer or subsurface skin lesion, radiation therapists use a bolus device, such as wet gauze. Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is bringing innovation to bolus devices by using a 3D printer and...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 02:00 AM America/New_York
With formal closing completed today, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the assets of Coordinated Health (CH). This means Coordinated Health is now part of Lehigh Valley Health Network. LVHN and CH jointly announced in September they...
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December
17,
2019
| 11:00 PM America/New_York
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Group is a national watchdog organization of employers a...
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December
06,
2019
| 09:16 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) broke ground today for its new health campus just off Route 33 along Hecktown Road in Lower Nazareth Township. The new medical campus will include a 106,000-square-foot, two-story hospital; 35,000-square-foot Lehig...
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November
22,
2019
| 08:52 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has earned The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) 2019 “Most Wired” recognition. LVHN achieved the Performance Excellence Award in both the inpatient and new ambulatory category and ...
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November
22,
2019
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
A topping-off ceremony was held today at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest as the last steel beam was placed on a state-of-the-art acute care facility. The project includes an expanded adult emergency department (ER) and a new observation unit that ...
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