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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Baby delivery services to move from Sacred Heart to St. Luke’s - Allentown

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sacred Heart HealthCare System has announced that as of Oct. 10, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown, will no longer offer labor and delivery services.

Obstetrics services will be “delivered” through a new collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Through this collaboration, there is only one change: mothers-to-be can deliver their babies at St. Luke’s Hospital - Allentown Campus, 1736 Hamilton St., Allentown, which is less than two miles from Sacred...

Good Shepherd names chair, three to trustees’ board

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.

Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz...

Hawk Mountain receives $5,000 grant from PPL

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

A $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will contribute to educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.

“This type of grant supports everything we do at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, from global training and research to leading school groups to welcoming hikers,” said Director of Development Mary Linkevich.

“We at PPL believe in environmental...

LCCC offers classes in entrepreneurship

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will offer a series of noncredit courses for business and professionals who want to build their own business.

The “Brand Your Own Business” (BYOB) series provides training for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to create a strong brand through the use of up- to-date media and strong business practices, allowing them to better manage their company.

BYOB monthly topics include going from idea to reality, building your brand-getting the word...

LVHN providing flu shots for free in 20th annual year

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for the 20th straight year for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November.

Shots are administered as drive-throughs, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, South Whitehall Township, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 5, Coca-Cola Park, Allentown.

According to Terry Burger, RN, LVHN’s Director of Infection Control and Prevention, quadrivalent flu...

Lehigh Valley Health Network receives top info tech awards

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

In the world of entertainment, winning an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) is considered a grand slam.

In the world of Health Information Technology (HIT), Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) achieved a similar multifaceted achievement during the summer of 2017 by receiving Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) EMR Adoption Model Stage 7 designation (for inpatient and ambulatory care) in May, three Most Wired awards, including Innovator and Advanced in June...

Sacred Heart re-accredited for Sleep Disorders Center

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has granted the Sacred Heart Sleep Disorders Center re-accreditation for a period of five years beginning September 2017.

Sleep facility accreditation through AASM includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing, including in-center polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT), and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT).

This status distinguishes Sacred Heart Hospital as...

St. Luke’s appoints two at Northern Primary Care

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s Northern Valley Primary Care has expanded its health care team by adding Tony Ohanian, MD, and Ashleigh Lara Crozier, PA-C.

The practice has three offices in the Lehigh Valley: in Allentown, Bath and Northampton.

Dr. Ohanian, a graduate of Moravian College and the American University of Antigua College of Medicine, New York City, treats patients at Northern Valley Primary Care.

Dr. Ohanian is licensed in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support. He...

Truck drivers

Friday, October 6, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program will host a career fair, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 21, truck driving range, Parking Lot J, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

The event is free and open to the public. Those seeking career prospects may tour the firms’ transportation vehicles. Representatives of trucking companies will recruit qualified drivers. There will be food and music.

There’s a...