LVHN News (press)

2019
August
19,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is expanding the scope of neurological care by opening an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) within the Neuroscience Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Patients in the EMU are monitored continuously by a hig...
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August
08,
2019
| 07:56 PM America/New_York
Just a week after being recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report for orthopedics care for the ninth time, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) also stands out among Pennsylvania’s best in the latest Common Procedures report for orthopedics published...
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August
07,
2019
| 02:49 PM America/New_York
EMS organizations in five eastern Pennsylvania counties are getting upgraded technology to care for patients suffering a severe heart attack. The state, through the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund (EMSOF), Eastern PA EMS Council, Lehigh ...
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August
05,
2019
| 04:15 PM America/New_York
Lehighton, Pa. (Aug. 1, 2019) - Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced today it will build a new hospital along Blakeslee Blvd. (Route 443) in Mahoning Township, Carbon County. Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, LVHN’s President and Chief Execu...
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July
31,
2019
| 09:06 PM America/New_York
Strata Oncology, a precision oncology company, announced that Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is among five health systems and the only one in the Lehigh Valley region joining the Strata Precision Oncology Network™ (the “Network”). The others are...
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July
30,
2019
| 04:31 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (July 30, 2019) – Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)−Cedar Crest has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. For the third consecutive year, LVH is in the top five among Pennsylvania’s top hospitals...
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July
23,
2019
| 06:57 PM America/New_York
“Next to my wedding date, I have always considered this my second favorite day of the year,” said Elizabeth Wise, President, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono. “The generosity of so many allows the LVHN–Pocono Foundation to provide scholarships for tomor...
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July
23,
2019
| 06:56 PM America/New_York
Pictured from left to right: Drew Keister, M.D., Vice-Chair Education at Lehigh Valley Hospital Network; Lawrence Riddles, M.D., MS, MBA, Regional Chief Medical Officer at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazelton; Mackenz...
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July
11,
2019
| 09:16 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Cedar Crest and Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Muhlenberg both have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite ...
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June
21,
2019
| 04:16 PM America/New_York
Critical health needs in the regions of eastern Pennsylvania served by Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) include increasing mental health concerns, including substance use disorders, increasing costs of medications, lack of healthy food access, poo...
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June
19,
2019
| 04:21 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)−Pocono, representatives of the Monroe County Hospice House Advisory Committee and invited guests today cut the ribbon officially re-opening the Monroe County Hospice House pending final state regulatory approvals. The ...
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May
20,
2019
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
The year was 1899 when The Allentown Hospital opened its doors at what is now Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)−17th Street in Allentown. One-hundred-twenty years later, the health network has grown to provide care at eight hospital campuses throughout ea...
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May
16,
2019
| 07:50 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono earned its seventh consecutive ‘A’ grade from one of health care’s most reliable evaluators of quality and patient safety standards--The Leapfrog Group. LVH–Pocono is one of the top hospitals in the nation to earn ...
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May
15,
2019
| 10:10 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital(LVH)–Hazleton was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes LVH–Hazleton’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leap...
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May
15,
2019
| 10:02 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade report from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2019. The ratin...
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May
13,
2019
| 08:25 PM America/New_York
Steven L. Lewis, MD, Chief of the Division of Neurology at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), has been awarded the 2019 A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurologic Education by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) for his career cont...
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April
30,
2019
| 08:31 PM America/New_York
With the cut of a ribbon, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) introduced ExpressCARE to Schuylkill County. “Today, we share our latest investment in your health with the establishment of our first ExpressCARE in Schuylkill County,” said Brian Nest...
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April
08,
2019
| 10:09 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (April 8, 2019) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is expanding services at two locations in Carbon County. The health network is announcing that it will open two new ExpressCARE locations in Lehighton and Palmerton. Both are ex...
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March
14,
2019
| 06:16 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will be the first health care provider in the region and among just a few in the world to acquire the innovative da Vinci single port (SP) robotic surgery system. The SP is the latest robotic-assisted technology us...
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March
13,
2019
| 08:08 PM America/New_York
The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) announced the recognition of Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono Chief Medical Officer, William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FAAPL, as a Distinguished Fellow with the association. He has been a member of ...
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March
08,
2019
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton announces the launch of a complimentary valet parking service for patients and visitors beginning March 11. A curbside attendant will assist with parking at the hospital’s main temporary entrance, easing access t...
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March
08,
2019
| 07:51 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has been named a Top Workplace in the Lehigh Valley for 2019. The list of the Top Workplaces is compiled annually by The Morning Call. LVHN ranks No. 4 among large employers on the 2019 list and was also named the ...
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February
21,
2019
| 02:38 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) Nurse Residency Program is the first nurse residency program in Pennsylvania to receive “Accreditation with Distinction,” the highest honor an organization can be awarded from the American Nurses Credentialing Ce...
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February
15,
2019
| 09:13 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono celebrated the 40th anniversary of the hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation program, the only inpatient cardiac rehabilitation service offered in Monroe County. The program helps patients return to their lives through...
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February
14,
2019
| 07:26 PM America/New_York
The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust (The Pool Trust) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced they will work together to fund new clinical and community transformative programs that address social determinants of health or community-bas...
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February
06,
2019
| 05:17 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (Feb. 6, 2019) – A new inpatient pediatric unit will open at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital on Feb. 7. The unit features 30 private patient rooms. It has numerous amenities and features to give kids a comfortable place to...
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February
04,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will build the first phase of a new health campus just off Route 33 along Hecktown Road in Lower Nazareth Township. Plans include a 156,000-square-foot hospital and medical office building designed for patient conv...
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January
31,
2019
| 09:16 PM America/New_York
Mickey Mouse, currently touring with Disney on Ice presents Ice Worlds of Enchantment, visited patients and their families at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital today. Mickey greeted and took photos with children undergoing treatment at the Chi...
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January
31,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Cetronia Ambulance Corps announced today they will jointly operate a new mobile stroke unit, the first in Pennsylvania. The mobile stroke unit will begin evaluation and treatment sooner, potentially preventing ...
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January
28,
2019
| 06:58 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (Jan. 28, 2019) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will offer convenient access to musculoskeletal services under one roof with the opening of LVHN-Hausman Road in Allentown on Jan. 28. Providers at this location will care fo...
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