LVHN News (press)

2018
December
06,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, emphasized ways the health network provides value during LVHN’s 2018 Community Annual Meeting this evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest....
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November
15,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has received one of the largest gifts in its history from local philanthropists and business owners J.B. and Kathleen Reilly. The sizable gift – the amount of which will be kept private per the family’s wishes – wi...
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November
09,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono earned its sixth “A” grade from one of health care’s most reliable evaluators of quality and patient safety standards; The Leapfrog Group. The national recognition supports LVH–Pocono’s consistency in demonstrating...
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November
08,
2018
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 fall 2018. The ratings...
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November
02,
2018
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) today announced that Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has been designated No. 3 in the country and among eight other participating countries among Healthcare’s Most Wired for 2018...
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October
04,
2018
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono (LVH–Pocono) will host the 18th annual Pink Light Walk on Thursday, October 4 at 5 p.m. In addition, the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will introduce its new Mobile ...
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September
25,
2018
Lehigh Valley Heart Institute (LVHI) is first in the region selected to participate in the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative to develop best practices and improve the survival of heart attack patients with cardiogenic shock. Cardiogenic shock ...
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September
14,
2018
Most recent St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten and Palmerton hospitals President Terrence Purcell will join Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) as Vice President, Market Development, LVHN announced today. “Purcell has deep roots in Carbon County, and is pa...
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September
07,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) opened the Health Center at Richland Township on July 16 to better serve the residents of Richland Township, Quakertown and surrounding areas of Bucks County. Beginning September 10, orthopedic care for adults w...
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August
31,
2018
Facing a cancer diagnosis has a profound impact on a person and their family as they seek the best care. For local residents, treatment options took a giant leap today with the introduction of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Cancer Center–Schuylk...
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August
22,
2018
For the tenth consecutive year, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton (LVH–Hazleton) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the American Heart Associ...
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August
20,
2018
More than 120 years since its founding and with 2,400 graduates to its credit, the Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing continues to be the No. 1 education source for registered nurses (RNs) in Schuylkill County. As the nursing school faculty reg...
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August
14,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) is ranked in the top five among hospitals in Pennsylvania on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list. LVH is listed as the No. 5 hospital in the state for the second straight year. The 2018-2019 list also cites ...
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July
31,
2018
Cianna Medical, Inc., the world leader in wire-free breast localization, announced that the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, a part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), adopted the SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Breast Localization System to provide easier...
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July
25,
2018
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)–Pocono Foundation awarded $217,336 to community nonprofit organizations and local students pursuing health degrees during the organization’s 26th Annual Grant Reception. “We are continually reminded of how fortu...
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July
20,
2018
Hazleton, Pa. (July 12, 2018) Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG)–Hazleton welcomes Richard Canlas, MD, to its medical group. As part of LVPG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine–Health & Wellness Center, Canlas will join in practice with orthopedic surg...
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July
17,
2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (July 17, 2018) - If you use an Apple iPhone, there’s a new way for you and other LVHN patients to track your personal health information. Apple’s Health app is now configured to consolidate all your health information from one or ...
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July
13,
2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (July 13, 2018) - A former workout location is now a convenient Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) health center that will serve residents of Richland Township, Quakertown and surrounding areas of Bucks County. Today, LVHN cut ...
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July
11,
2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (July 11, 2018) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) today announced plans for a major expansion project at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest to create a state-of-the-art acute care facility. The plans were presented to the...
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July
05,
2018
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest and LVH–Muhlenberg both have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospitals’ commi...
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June
25,
2018
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (June 25, 2018) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced today it will acquire the Hazleton-based American Patient Transport Systems, Inc. (APTS) effective July 15, 2018. APTS is an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) compan...
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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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