WHAT: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) announced today the beginning of a unique and forward-thinking collaboration aimed at improving patient access to the latest and most effective cancer treatment advances and highest-caliber cancer care. Leaders from both institutions gathered to mark the first step in announcing their recently signed agreement for LVHN to join the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance.
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cancer Center atrium at LVH–Cedar Crest
BACKGROUND: Established in 2013, the MSK Cancer Alliance is a dynamic partnership between MSK and community oncology providers that aims to bring the most current knowledge and advanced cancer care into the community setting. In September 2014, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, part of a multihospital health care system in Connecticut, became MSK’s first Alliance member.
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MEDIA ALERT: Ribbon-Cutting and Open House to Introduce Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Health Center at Fogelsville.
WHAT: Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) new Health Center at Fogelsville to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and preview tour on Monday, July 27 at 11:30 a.m. to dedicate the new two-story, 40,000 square-foot facility.
The new facility is located at 1431 Nursery St. in Fogelsville, which is just off Route 100 next to Weis Market, about a mile north of the Tilghman Street interchange.
Services offered at the Health Center at Fogelsville officially begin Tuesday, July 28, including:
- Family medicine
- ExpressCARE (LVHN’s walk-in service for common illnesses and injuries)
- Pediatric care
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- Rehabilitation services
- X-ray and ultrasound
- Laboratory services from Health Network Laboratories
- Home sleep testing
WHEN: Monday, July 27, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Health Center at Fogelsville, 1431 Nursery St., Fogelsville, Pa.
BACKGROUND: The Fogelsville facility marks the 13th health center in the LVHN family. It’s the third health center in western Lehigh County, joining similar facilities in Trexlertown and Macungie. LVHN also has health centers in Bangor, Bath, Bethlehem Township, Emmaus, Hamburg, Hazleton, Kutztown, Moselem Springs, Muhlenberg (Bethlehem) and Quakertown.
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