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News Media Invited to Cover St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus’ First Anniversary Celebration
March 18, 2019

WHAT:           St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Anniversary Event 

WHERE:         Vault 634

                        634 Hamilton Street

                        Allentown, PA 18101

 WHEN:           Thursday, March 21, 2019

                        5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

                        Program begins at 6:10 p.m.



Join health care leaders, local government officials and members of the St. Luke’s community to celebrate the St. Luke’s / Sacred Heart partnership as we mark our first anniversary and share our vision for the future of Allentown’s city-center hospital. Attendees will learn about the impact St. Luke’s Sacred Heart is making on downtown, as well as how collaborations are actively addressing social determinants of health — all while upholding the hospital’s Catholic identity.

Awards will be presented to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, advocacy and generosity in support of St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Hospital over the last decade.

Ashley Russo, executive producer of The Peak TV and owner of ASR Media Productions, will host the event. The program will include a short video and remarks by St. Luke’s Sacred Heart President Frank Ford.

Recognition awards will take place at approximately 6:40 p.m., followed by a special announcement at approximately 6:50 p.m.



Frank Ford, President, St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus

Thomas J. Scalici, Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Advisors Asset Management, Inc.

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Esquire, Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba



Please visit sluhn.org/heartofthecity to learn more about the event and St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Hospital.

St. Luke’s Sacred Heart would like to thank Boyle Construction, the event’s Gift Recognition Sponsor.


About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 15,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 320 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.  Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.  St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital.  In 2019, three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals.  St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health seven times total and five years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.  Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.