A new inpatient pediatric unit has opened at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital on the fifth floor of the Jaindl Family Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township.
The unit is part of a plan to bring services from more than 30 pediatric specialties under one roof at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.
“When a child needs hospital care, it’s a difficult time for families,” Physician-in-Chief of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital J....
Vance E. Powers has been appointed vice president for finance and administrative services at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC).
In his position at LCCC, he will have responsibility for human resources, the business office, maintenance and facilities, and public safety.
“Mr. Powers brings a strong background in finance and depth of experience in a range of functions that will undergird core services at the college,” LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber said.
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has re-accredited Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown, including its unit in Monroe County and its Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem, for a period of three years.
“Health-care decisions can be difficult for patients to navigate, especially when looking for inpatient rehabilitation for conditions like stroke, traumatic brain and-or spinal cord injury. CARF accreditations provide consumers with an objective data...
Carl Billera, broker for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Valley Partners, Emmaus, is the new president of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
Billera succeeds GLVR President Sean LaSalle, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Macungie.
The president of GLVR holds the position for one year. He or she is elected by a nominating committee, which consists of the past president and two directors.
“[The presidency] means a great deal and...
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Cetronia Ambulance Corps have announced a jointly-operated new mobile stroke unit, said to be the first in Pennsylvania.
The mobile stroke unit will allow evaluation and treatment sooner, potentially preventing damage to the brain while the patient is transported to a stroke-certified facility like Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Cedar Crest’s Comprehensive Stroke Center.
“Mobile stroke care could improve intervention time by up to 20 to...
Closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley during 2018 were down slightly from the previous year, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
Closings were down 0.6 percent, or 8,373 closed sales of houses in 2018, compared to 8,420 closed sales of houses in 2017.
In 2018, closed sales of houses decreased in nine of 12 month, with only January, August and October posting closed sales gains.
Pending sales were up slightly year-to-year, by 0.8 percent, or 8,...
St. Luke’s University Health Network has announced that Frank Ford has been appointed President of St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown.
“Frank Ford has agreed to take on the role at the Sacred Heart Campus and to continue to build on the great foundation established by John Nespoli over the past decade,” St. Luke’s Chief Operating Officer Joel Fagerstrom said.
Nespoli, who joined St. Luke’s upon St. Luke’s merger with Sacred Heart HealthCare System in March 2018, has been...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) holds noncredit exercise classes.
Classes are 6 - 7 p.m. Mondays at the main LCCC campus in Schnecksville.
For a list of courses: lccc.edu; 610-799-1942
To register: email@example.com; 610-799-1197
At 57, Barbara DiMarcantonio of Martins Creek, Northampton County, knew enough to wear wrist guards when on New Year’s Eve one year ago she went to the roller rink with her granddaughter. But her skate hit something sticky or slippery on the floor, and instead of falling on her arms, her legs splayed apart.
“It sounds pretty benign,” said orthopedic surgeon Nicholas Avallone, MD of St. Luke’s University Health Network Orthopedic Care. “But she fell the wrong way and suffered a...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), a certified training center specified by the Pennsylvania Training Commission, offers courses for Pennsylvania police officers, Act 235 security officers and civilians who possess firearms or carry self-defense tools.
For a course list, including dates, times and fees: www.lccc.edu/publicsafety; 610-799-1780.
To register: firstname.lastname@example.org....