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LVHN News (press)

2020
November
19,
2020
| 16:59 PM America/New_York
New public health mandates related to COVID-19 were announced Nov. 17 by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD, with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Many of the rules are easily understood – Everyone in an indoor public space must...
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November
16,
2020
| 18:30 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is one of just eight health care organizations across the U.S. to achieve a Level 10 designation in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive’s (CHIME) 2020 Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, which as...
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November
15,
2020
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
With the health and safety of patients, staff and the community in mind, as positive cases and hospitalizations increase due to coronavirus (COVID-19), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is re-implementing its “No Visitation, No Access Policy” for a...
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November
12,
2020
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
In our effort to help provide the care our community needs during the COVID-19 outbreak, LVHN and Coordinated Health partnered to open a second LVHN Assess and Test location in Hazleton.The new Assess and Test location is located at Coordinated Healt...
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November
10,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)–Pocono Foundation, along with Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono, recognized the extraordinary work to care for the community by local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers during the LVHN–Pocono Foundation’s ...
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November
04,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
BY JESSICA BLASCO LVHN–Pocono Foundation’s fourth annual EMS Hero Event was held virtually for the first time on YouTube Live. Watch it online now. The Foundation, along with LVH–Pocono, recognized the extraordinary care local emergency medical se...
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October
26,
2020
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence has added to its suite of da Vinci surgical system technologies with the leading-edge IRIS system. This innovative technology provides vivid 3D imaging of a patient’s anatomy to support pre-surgical pla...
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September
17,
2020
| 11:19 AM America/New_York
At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), you’ll find the world’s best nurses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, LVHN nurses work tirelessly to provide the safest care possible to all patients. They are renowned for their compassion and emotional support, ...
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September
02,
2020
| 17:54 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Coordinated Health, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, is transitioning all patient records at most of its facilities to Epic electronic health records (EHR system) Sept. 1. Patient care will now be even more integrated across th...
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August
20,
2020
| 12:01 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Whether you need COVID-19 testing because you feel ill, have an upcoming procedure or need COVID-19 clearance for travel, school or work – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is here to help. We have designated certain facilities...
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August
04,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
Due to extreme weather in our region, several Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Coordinated Health and Lehigh Valley Physicians Group (LVPG) locations are closed or impacted by power outages.  If you have an appointment, call the practice direc...
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July
01,
2020
| 12:08 PM America/New_York
Our new standardized screening process for patients and visitors at all LVHN hospitals begins July 1. Here are details about how the screening process works. Signs are now located at hospital entrances where screening is taking place that inform p...
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June
23,
2020
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
HNL Lab Medicine, a leader in high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine services, continues to enhance the patient experience with multiple programs as part of an ongoing safety and wellness initiative. Remote (touchless) check-in, Ready for You! ...
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June
23,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is launching an independent organization that will enhance services at eight of the key community clinics primarily located on the Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–17th Street campus to increase accessibility to care f...
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June
16,
2020
| 15:30 PM America/New_York
Coordinated Health–Allentown, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), announced today it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for the fourth year. This distinction places Coordinated Health-Allentown among the...
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June
10,
2020
| 16:07 PM America/New_York
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® is the most prestigious designation a hospital can earn. Magnet recognition demonstrates that Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) supports professional nurses to be their bes...
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June
03,
2020
| 17:46 PM America/New_York
Updated May 3, 2020 To keep patients and staff safe as more health care services reopen or ramp up during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) continues to update visitation guidelines for Family Birth and Newbo...
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May
22,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
HNL Lab Medicine is now offering antibody blood tests for the new coronavirus (COVID-19, also known as SARS-CoV-2). If you think you may have had COVID-19 or if you had known exposure to the coronavirus, but never received COVID-19 testing, the antib...
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May
20,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
During the COVID-19 crisis, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is acting as a trusted health partner by putting the safety of patients and our caregivers and staff first. One way we helped ensure safety at the onset of the pandemic was to temporaril...
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May
19,
2020
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
LVHN and Coordinated Health Rehabilitation Services have reopened for outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services as well as outpatient cardiac rehabilitation services. These services are now available to patients with a referral in...
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May
18,
2020
| 17:51 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER LVHN Breast Health Services has reopened 15 locations to provide screening mammograms for women, age 40+. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) could only offer diagnostic mammography servic...
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May
18,
2020
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
LVHN hospitals are using the antiviral medication, remdesivir, to treat patients in the hospital with COVID-19. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton received the drug through the Pe...
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May
14,
2020
| 18:23 PM America/New_York
Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, sometimes called PMIS, is an illness that causes significant inflammation in organ systems, skin rashes and other symptoms. The syndrome has been in the news because it appears to be connected to the coron...
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May
13,
2020
| 16:36 PM America/New_York
Many community members and some elected officials have asked Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) for its position regarding the timing of reopening businesses in the community. LVHN, as a large employer, understands the complexities associated with o...
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May
11,
2020
| 15:10 PM America/New_York
We are committed to providing safe care from the moment you arrive at our hospitals. Effective May 11, our valet services will reopen and operate under strict safety guidelines to protect our patients, visitors and colleagues. Valet Services Now O...
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May
11,
2020
| 12:38 PM America/New_York
To continue to provide COVID-19 testing in Allentown, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is partnering with Lehigh County to relocate its Allentown Assess and Test Center site. The site that opened in March at the Lehigh Valley Family Health Cent...
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May
07,
2020
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is among the first participants in an international clinical trial to test the effectiveness of the drug selinexor to treat COVID-19. The placebo-controlled study looks at selinexor, marketed under the brand nam...
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April
30,
2020
| 19:30 PM America/New_York
In early April, Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) implemented a temporary closure and relocation of more than 120 LVPG practices due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As cases of COVID-19 level off, LVPG is preparing to re-open a portion of ...
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April
23,
2020
| 16:52 PM America/New_York
As an innovator in digital care, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is offering patients expanded options in virtual orthopedic care from Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) and Coordinated Health orthopedic specialists. “Since late March, LVPG and...
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April
23,
2020
| 15:58 PM America/New_York
Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a common request from the community is for information. During this public health crisis, patient care teams, technology resources and clinical leadership at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) were all...
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