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WFMZ: Dr. Jeffrey Jahre Explains Lyme Rating
January 10, 2017

WFMZ: Dr. Jeffrey Jahre Explains Lyme Rating

Recently the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta named Pennsylvania as the state with the highest number of cases of Lyme Disease.

Jeffrey Jahre, MD 

Jeffrey Jahre, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs and infectious disease expert, explains the rating, the symptoms, prevention and treatment to WFMZ reporter Cali Desimone. 

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Pennsylvania first in US for Lyme disease

About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated and nationally recognized network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. The network’s service area includes Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County in New Jersey.  Dedicated to advancing health education, St. Luke’s operates the nation’s oldest School of Nursing and 22 graduate medical educational programs and is considered a major teaching hospital, the only one in the region. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first Medical School. Repeatedly, including 2016, St. Luke’s has earned Truven’s 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation as well as 50 Top Cardiovascular program in addition to other honors for clinical excellence.  St. Luke’s is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of St. Luke’s information technology applications such as electronic medical records, telehealth, online scheduling and pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers in comparison to major teaching hospitals and other health systems.