Tag Archives: St. Luke’s

A tale of two health networks: How health care became the biggest employer in the Lehigh Valley (access required)

Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke’s University Health Network are the two biggest employers in the Lehigh Valley. Chances are, if you live in the area, someone you know works for one of these health care giants. But just how did the health care industry become the largest employer in the Lehigh Valley? LVB talked to experts to find out.

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St. Luke’s to offer robotic procedure for GERD

St. Luke’s University Health Network now offers a minimally invasive robotic surgery for patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a July 2 news release. The surgery uses a LINX device, which is a string of magnetic titanium beads on a wire that are custom fit to each patient, to treat GERD and to repair hiatal hernias which ...

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