LVHN News (press)

2018
June
08,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono, Monroe County’s cancer care leader, today advanced the level of cancer care available to patients right in their community by formally announcing that Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute’s membership in the Memorial Sl...
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May
31,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton has entered into a multi-year agreement with Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) that will make it easier for members of Geisinger Gold Medicare Advantage insurance plans to get the care they need at any of Lehigh Valley...
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May
31,
2018
As part of the Lehigh Valley Heart Institute, the region’s leader in heart care, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg is now providing a new catheter-based cardiac procedure to prevent stroke. It becomes the second location in the network – and on...
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May
09,
2018
Beginning in June, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Pocono will advance the level of care for Monroe County cancer patients right in their community. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute’s membership in The Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance wi...
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May
04,
2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (May 4, 2018) – Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest is listed among Becker’s Healthcare “100 Great Hospitals in America” for 2018. According to Becker’s, hospitals included on the list have been recognized nationally for ex...
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May
04,
2018
Nurses are present on life’s most difficult days – and its most joyous ones. They use their voices to teach, lead, heal and encourage. At the 2018 Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Friends of Nursing awards program, held May 3 at the ArtsQuest Cent...
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May
02,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has announced the start of construction for the renovation and expansion of Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Hazleton in Hazleton, Pa. The plan includes renovating and expanding the existing hospital on East Broad S...
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April
24,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018. The ratings, released April 24, reflect how well ...
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April
17,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono is expanding the surgical options offered in its cardiac surgery program with the addition of a cardiothoracic surgeon who ranks among the top 10 heart surgeons in Pennsylvania. The expansion is part of the introdu...
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April
16,
2018
Matthew R. Sorrentino, Esquire, has been appointed Chief Legal Officer at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), effective April 30. Sorrentino, chairman and managing partner of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA (NMM) in Allentown, serves as lead counse...
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April
10,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) was awarded the 2018 AMGA–Optum Award for Innovation in Population Health on March 8, 2018, during AMGA’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and national he...
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April
02,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is improving convenient access to LVHN care for the residents of Lehighton and Carbon County by bringing a number of in-demand specialties to the area. Starting April 2, Lehigh Valley Health Network–Lehighton, l...
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March
23,
2018
As the winter Olympic Games were getting underway in South Korea on Saturday, Feb. 10, iconic American snowboarder Shaun White was preparing for what would be a gold medal run several days later. That same day, 44-year-old Shawn White of Bernville, P...
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March
19,
2018
Two medical students from Allentown joined a nationwide cadre of anxious students Friday, March 16, participating in the annual Match Day to learn where they will spend the next few years of their post-graduate education. The two students are among t...
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February
28,
2018
Today, Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), an eight-hospital network serving seven counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania, have announced a five-year strategic partnership aimed ...
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February
14,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open the Health Center at East Stroudsburg at 179 Independence Rd. The Smithfield Township facility expands LVH-Pocono’s growing ambulatory network, joining the heal...
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February
07,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is increasing the Greater Hazleton community’s access to health care services with the addition of four physicians and two nurse practitioners, who have joined the network at LVH-Hazleton and are accepting new pati...
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January
30,
2018
The Trauma Department at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono distributed life-saving tourniquets and offered educational demonstration and instruction on proper use and application to local police officers. Brent Schoenfeldt, MD, LVH–Pocono Emerge...
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January
22,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network Accountable Care Organization, LLC (LVHN ACO) is one of 561 approved Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and one of 65 renewal ACOs to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). There are now a total of ...
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January
18,
2018
The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that the Highmark Foundation has awarded Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) a $100,000 grant in support of a Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Nurse Navigator. “A diagnosis of any cancer is sc...
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January
09,
2018
Steven L. Lewis, MD, a neurologist who spent the first 30 years of his career in Chicago in the roles of clinician, administrator, educator and writer/editor, is the new chief of the Division of Neurology at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). Le...
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January
09,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono’s cardiac rehabilitation program has earned American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) certification, which adheres to national guidelines for appropriate and effective early outpa...
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2017
December
29,
2017
As you busily prepare for the New Year – attending or hosting social gatherings, visiting with relatives, reviewing the current year – you might also make New Year’s resolutions to usher in 2018 with healthier behaviors. Doctors at Lehigh Valley Heal...
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December
28,
2017
Daphne Soleil Mongi entered the world at 10:30 a.m. on June 22 in the Family Health Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital--Muhlenberg, the first baby ever born in a hospital in the City of Bethlehem. And while her Greek first name meaning “laurel,” chos...
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December
21,
2017
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced that the network is a winner of the 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. The award recognizes LVHN for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the V...
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December
15,
2017
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has named Thomas Marchozzi, MBA, CPA, of Conshohocken, Pa., its new Executive Vice President and CFO, effective January 1. He succeeds Ed O’Dea, who will retire at the end of 2017, after holding that position since...
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December
07,
2017
Creating a healthier community requires meaningful growth to fulfill community needs, innovation to discover new medical breakthroughs and convenient ways to provide access to quality health care. Examples of how health care professionals at Lehigh V...
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December
01,
2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 91 Americans died each day in 2015 of drug overdoses involving an opioid, continuing a 15-year upward trend in fatalities related to pain-management drugs.[1] As solutions continue to ev...
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December
01,
2017
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the Weller Health Education Center (Weller Center). LVHN’s acquisition follows a formal RFP process initiated by the Center in 2015 to locate a potential partner with the depth and breadth of resources...
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November
29,
2017
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono has been recognized and awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Chest Pain Certification. LVH–Pocono is the only certified chest pain center in Monroe County to earn this award, demonstrating the ...
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