Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the assets of Coordinated Health (CH).
Coordinated Health became part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, with formal closing completed Dec. 19.
LVHN and CH jointly announced in September the signing of a binding Letter of Intent for LVHN to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, pending reviews by the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office. Those reviews concluded in November.
An art exhibit and behind-the-scenes tour of New Seven Sirens Brewery highlight new renovations at a former parking deck adjacent to the Flatiron Building, West Fourth Street and Broadway, on Bethlehem’s south side.
The 6 p.m. Jan. 3 event is being held as part of the SouthSide Arts District’s January “First Friday.”
Seven Sirens Brewing Company is finalizing the transformation of an underutilized parking deck into an 8,500-square-foot brewery and taproom.
Sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley declined in November for a second straight month.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley declined 1.5 percent, by only 11 properties, in November, with 700 houses sold, compared to 711 houses sold in November 2018, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) monthly report released Dec. 12.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) broke ground Dec. 6 for its new health campus just off Route 33 along Hecktown Road in Lower Nazareth Township. Grand opening is slated for summer 2021.
The new medical campus will include a 106,000-square-foot, two-story hospital; 35,000-square-foot Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute and 61,000-square-foot medical office building. The campus will offer advanced surgical, emergency, and orthopedic care, cancer services, advanced imaging, diagnostic testing and more.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office have completed their antitrust reviews of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) proposal to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, allowing the transaction to move forward.
According to a joint statement issued by Lehigh Valley Health Network and Coordinated Health:
“We anticipate that the transaction documents will be completed in the coming weeks.
“Until such time, we will continue to operate as separate entities.
Throughout Phoebe’s 116-year legacy exists a history of women leaders.
Beginning with the first “house mother” Johanna Baur in 1904, the legacy and cultivation of women in leadership roles continues.
In that tradition, Phoebe Ministries has announced the following promotions:
Michell Staska-Pier, RN, MBA, NHA, was appointed to the position of Vice President, Health Care Services for Phoebe Ministries.
Staska-Pier provides oversight, direction, and strategy to support innovation and delivery of services at the four Phoebe Continuing Care Retirement Communities.
Sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley declined in October.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley declined 5.5 percent in October, with 703 houses sold, compared to 744 houses sold in October 2018, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) monthly report released Nov. 13.
The decline followed an increase in closed sales for houses in September.
Closed sales for the 10 months of 2019 are up slightly, 0.7 percent, to 7,213, compared to 7,166 for the 10 months of 2018.
Sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley rebounded in September.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley increased 1.3 percent in September, with 699 houses sold, compared to 690 houses sold in September 2018, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) monthly report released Oct. 14.
The upturn reversed a two-month decline in house sales in the Lehigh Valley.
Closed sales for the nine months of 2019 are up slightly, 0.9 percent, to 6,479, compared to 6,422 for the nine months of 2018.
St. Luke’s University Health Network plans to open a new, eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Fountain Hill in early 2020.
The new unit is part of an expansion dedicated to improving pediatric health care in the region and providing advanced care to critically-ill children close to home. In addition to adding pediatric critical-care specialists, the expansion includes several new pediatric subspecialists and primary care physicians.
Wellington Davis III, MD, has joined Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital as its first pediatric plastic surgeon.
Davis will be seeing patients at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township, and the Health Center at Richland Township, Quakertown.