Accolades for Lehigh Valley Hospitals

The Lehigh Valley health-care sectors is held in high esteem.

Gary Wollenhaupt
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 13:40
Lehigh Valley Health Network: U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” (17 consecutive years); primary stroke center; National Magnet Hospital, excellence in nursing; one of 21 partners nationwide for Cancer Institute’s Community Cancer Centers program St. Luke’s University Health Network: Accredited for stroke care, cancer care, imaging, vascular, pharmacy, cardiovascular rehabilitation, osteopathic residency program; Five-Star rating for transitional care, U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology Sacred Heart Hospital: Joint Commission “Top Performing Hospital” (three years running); Hospital Association of Pennsylvania’s “Excellence in Patient Safety Award” Easton Hospital: 2014 ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, American College of Cardiology; Blue Cross/Blue Shield Distinction Center; Mission: Lifeline Silver Award 2014, American Heart Association; NICHE Certified (Nursing Improving the Care for Healthsystem Elders), NYU College of Nursing


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