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LVHN News (press)

2020
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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April
23,
2020
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) implemented a program in every emergency room throughout the health network to help reduce the risk for patients’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus. iPads are now being utilized at check-in, triage and in patient room...
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April
17,
2020
| 20:32 PM America/New_York
It’s LVHN’s duty to keep you and our colleagues safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Based on recent recommendations from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health, LVHN will require all colleagu...
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April
16,
2020
| 16:47 PM America/New_York
These past few weeks have brought unprecedented and unexpected changes. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has been at the forefront of providing safe and accessible care to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As your pediatric...
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April
15,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Giving you the best possible hospital experience remains LVHN’s top priority during the COVID-19 outbreak. That is why LVHN is introducing new communication tools in our hospitals for patients to use. These tools also protect our patients and health ...
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April
13,
2020
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
The next phase of Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) practice relocations will occur today, Monday, April 13. LVPG continues to adapt to keep patients safe and to ensure they get the care they need when they need it. A comprehensive list of the ...
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April
10,
2020
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
Effective immediately, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) criteria for testing individuals suspected of having coronavirus (COVID-19) have been updated. The new criteria have been implemented at all Assess and Test Centers throughout the LVHN netw...
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April
09,
2020
| 13:01 PM America/New_York
You have questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to prevent infection. You want an easy way to check your symptoms and connect you with your next steps. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has a new online chat tool that gives you what you nee...
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