|Lehigh Valley Hospital|
|Lehigh Valley Health Network|
|Location||1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Affiliated university||University of South Florida College of Medicine (SELECT Program)|
|Emergency department||Combined Adult Level I /|
Pediatric Level II
|Helipad||FAA LID: 98PN|
|Website||Lehigh Valley Hospital|
|Lists||Hospitals in Pennsylvania|
Lehigh Valley Hospital, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is the largest hospital in the Lehigh Valley and the flagship hospital of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). LVHN includes four full-service hospitals: Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, (with additional clinical campuses at LVH-17th Street in Allentown and LVHN-Tilghman in west Allentown); LVH-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, LVH-Hazleton in the Greater Hazleton area, and LVH-Pocono in East Stroudsburg (with additional clinical campuses throughout Monroe County). LVHN also includes Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Community Health Centers, primary care and specialty physicians, pharmacy, imaging, home health, hospice, and laboratory services.
Quality of care
Lehigh Valley Hospital has achieved national recognition continuously since 1995 as one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals. Lehigh Valley Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report eight times for cardiac care and cardiac surgery. The hospital has received a total of 28 specialty category listings in the past five years, including heart care and heart surgery, hormonal disorders including diabetes, digestive disorders, orthopedics, urology, and ear, nose and throat care.
LVHN hospitals are the only Lehigh Valley hospitals participating in the Leapfrog Group’s evaluation of health care safety, quality and customer value. Lehigh Valley Hospital is one of 39 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2007 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital award. All LVHN hospitals meet Leapfrog standards for patient safety. All LVHN campuses are accredited by the Joint Commission.
On February 23, 2011, Becker's Hospital Review listed Lehigh Valley Hospital under the 50 Best Hospitals in America.
It is also a three time certified National Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Joint Commission designated Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest campus as a Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2014.
- "LVHHN Press Release". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- "U.S.News & World Report Best Hospitals". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- "The Leapfrog Group". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- "Leapfrog Hospitals within 50 miles of Allentown". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- "Joint Commission Quality Report on Lehigh Valley Hospital". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- "Joint Commission Quality Report on Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenburg". Retrieved 2008-08-01.
- The Joint Commission
- Becker's Hospital Review
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-20. Retrieved 2014-09-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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