Bethlehem, PA – St. Luke’s University Health Network and ASR Media Media Productions are pleased to announce their show St. Luke’s HealthNow has won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.
The winning episode focused on St. Luke’s Simulation Center, which educates learners of all levels on medical and clinical scenarios and procedures. Megan Augustine, MEd, the center’s director was featured in the award-winning segment along with fellow St. Luke’s leaders Sandra Mesics, RN, MSN and John Gillard, PA-C.
“It’s an honor to win,” states Augustine. “We were thrilled to be able to share the great work that our Simulation Center does with the rest of the community and to be recognized for showcasing that work is icing on the cake.”
St. Luke’s HealthNow provides viewers an in-depth analysis of a variety of health topics. The program is a partnership between St. Luke’s and ASR Media and airs as part of St. Luke’s Monday night line-up on WFMZ-Channel 69.
"The collaboration between St. Luke’s and ASR Media to share interesting and inspiring stories is a rewarding experience," stated Executive Producer, Ken Szydlow. "To be acknowledged for the work just makes it all the more special."
The Emmy Awards Mid-Atlantic Chapter serves the television community in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware regions. Peer panels in other major television markets judge entries.
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 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne 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 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn 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 and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state. Two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six 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. www.sluhn.org
About ASR Media Productions
ASR Media Productions, creators of meaningful media such as Emmy® award-winning The PEAK TV, Lehigh Valley's premier lifestyle program airing locally on WFMZ - Channel 69 and nationally on DrTV. ASR Media Productions specializes in video and television production services, creative direction and writing, documentary storytelling, commercial concept and development, event recaps, and media training as well as marketing and social media placement that complement and enhance a company's existing efforts. ASR Media assists in the development of effective strategies for creating relationships between businesses and their key audiences. Each customized project is designed to meet our client's immediate and long-term goals. www.asrmediaproductions.com