Lehigh Valley, Pa.,
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LVHN to Open Health Center at Richland Township

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 the ribbon for The Health Center at Richland Township, which is located in the former Workout Plus facility, 320 West Pumping Station Road, Quakertown, Pa. At 16,000 square feet, the one-floor facility will offer the following services when it opens on Monday, July 16:

• Family medicine


• Pediatrics

• Imaging services (X-ray, ultrasound)

• Health Network Laboratories

The location will also serve as a new ExpressCARE. ExpressCARE provides no-appointment evaluation and treatment services for children and adults with minor illnesses or injuries. ExpressCARE will be open 365 days a year.

“Your new health center exemplifies the three key areas of focus for our health network:

access, experience, and value,” said Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, LVHN’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “My colleagues and I are proud to bring this facility to your community, and humbled that you and your loved ones rely on LVHN for care.”

The Health Center at Richland Township will host a grand-opening community open house tomorrow, Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Learn more about the Health Center at Richland Township by visiting LVHN.org/richlandtownship.

About LVHN

Lehigh Valley Health Network includes eight hospital campuses - three in Allentown including the region's only facility dedicated to orthopedic surgery, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; 26 health centers caring for communities in seven counties; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices and 18 ExpressCARE locations throughout the region including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE at the Health Center at Palmer Township; pharmacy, imaging, home health services and lab services; extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care at the region’s busiest, most-experienced trauma center treating adults and children, burn care at the regional Burn Center, kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer care, orthopedics, and neurology and complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, the Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and the Lehigh Valley Institute for Special Surgery give clinicians of the highest caliber the necessary infrastructure, programs and partnerships to help community members stay healthy and provide the most advanced treatment when needed. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a formal member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, a transformative initiative to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cancer in community health care settings, including access to key MSK clinical trials. Robotic surgery is offered in ten specialties across the health network with more than 10,000 procedures performed since 2007. Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital and Level 4 NICU in the region, provides care in more than 30 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest has been recognized among the top five hospitals in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report for for five consecutive years. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg are national Magnet hospitals for excellence in nursing. Additional information is available by visiting LVHN.org, or following us on Facebook and Twitter.