Lehigh Valley Hospital

Lehigh Valley Hospital Overview

Lehigh Valley Hospital is located in Allentown, PA. The organization was established in 1972. According to its NTEE Classification (E22) the organization is classified as: General Hospitals, under the broad grouping of Health Care and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Lehigh Valley Hospital employed 11,021 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Lehigh Valley Hospital generated $2.2b in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 9.2% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $2.1b during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 8.3% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

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Describe the Organization's Mission:

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OUR MISSION IS TO HEAL, COMFORT AND CARE FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING ADVANCED AND COMPASSIONATE HEALTH CARE OF SUPERIOR QUALITY AND VALUE, SUPPORTED BY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.

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LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL (LVH) IS COMPOSED OF FOUR HOSPITAL CAMPUSES INCLUDING LVH-CEDAR CREST, LVH-MUHLENBERG, LVH-17TH STREET AND LVH-TILGHMAN. LVH OFFERS A CONTINUUM OF PROGRAMS IN HEALTH CARE PROMOTION, PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION TO THE COMMUNITY. EXTENSIVE INPATIENT, OUTPATIENT AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES ARE PROVIDED AT LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE REGION AND ARE A PART OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK (LVHN) ESTABLISHED TO MEET THE MEDICAL, SURGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF THE RESIDENTS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY AND BEYOND. ON MAY 1, 2018, LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL-MUHLENBERG AND LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC. MERGED, AND THE SURVIVING CORPORATE ENTITY WAS LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC. LVH-MUHLENBERG IS NOW CONSIDERED A CAMPUS OF LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL, A GENERAL, ACUTE PATIENT CARE FACILITY. LVH SERVES AS A REFERRAL CENTER FOR APPROXIMATELY TWO MILLION RESIDENTS OF SURROUNDING COUNTIES IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS IN THE FOLLOWING KEY AREAS:CANCER INSTITUTE OF LVH - THE LVH BASED PORTIONS OF THE NETWORK CANCER INSTITUTE OFFERS A RANGE OF CANCER SERVICES IN SIX CONVENIENT, PATIENT-FOCUSED LOCATIONS, JOHN AND DOROTHY MORGAN CANCER CENTER AT THE CEDAR CREST CAMPUS, THE CANCER CENTER IN BETHLEHEM AT THE MUHLENBERG CAMPUS, AND INFUSION SERVICES AT THE HEALTH CENTER IN BANGOR; LVPG HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES IN LEHIGHTON. CANCER CARE PROGRAMS INCLUDE PREVENTION, DETECTION, DIAGNOSIS, GENETICS, PATIENT NAVIGATION, NUTRITIONAL SERVICES, SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT, REHABILITATION, CLINICAL TRIALS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY AND COORDINATED CARE, AND ALL FORMS OF THERAPY. THE CANCER CENTER BECAME A PARTNER WITH MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER ALLIANCE OF NEW YORK CITY OFFICIALLY IN MARCH 2016 AND MAINTAINS A RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WISTAR SCIENTIFIC AND BIOLOGY INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA, PA. BOTH OF THESE INSTITUTIONS ARE NCI DESIGNATED CANCER CENTERS PROGRAMS. CANCER INSTITUTE PARTNERED WITH STRATA ONCOLOGY, A PRECISION ONCOLOGY COMPANY IN JUNE OF 2019. THE STRATA TRIAL PERFORMS MOLECULAR PROFILING OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF TUMORS TO HELP MATCH PATIENTS WITH THE ADVANCED FORMS OF CANCER TO NEW PRECISION TREATMENT OPTIONS. THIS PARTNERSHIP POSITIONS LEHIGH VALLEY CANCER INSTITUTE ON THE LEADING-EDGE OF PROVIDING PATIENTS ACCESS TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY AND CLINICAL RESEARCH TO TARGET THEIR SPECIFIC CANCER MUTATIONCANCER INSTITUTE FACILITIES INCLUDE PHYSICIANS' OFFICES, BREAST HEALTH SERVICES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICS, CONFERENCE ROOMS, PRIVATE EDUCATION AND COUNSELING AREAS, MULTI-PURPOSE TREATMENT AREA FOR INFUSIONS, PROCEDURE ROOM AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY FACILITIES INCLUDING: (6) LINEAR ACCELERATORS, (2) CT SIMULATORS, (1) HIGH DOSE RATE BRACHYTHERAPY, (1) GAMMA KNIFE RADIOSURGERY, SIR-SPHERES (Y-90), PROSTATE SEED IMPLANT- LOW DOSE BRACHYTHERAPY, STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY (SBRT), LINAC BASED STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY (SRS) / STEREOTACTIC RADIOTHERAPY (SRT), 3-D TREATMENT PLANNING, INTENSITY MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY (IMRT), IMAGE GUIDED RADIATION THERAPY (IGRT) , OPTICAL SURFACE MONITORING SYSTEM (OSMS), CALYPSO SYSTEM FOR REAL-TIME MOTION AND TARGET TRACKING AND A 3-D PRINTER.OUR MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM BEGAN SERVICE IN OCTOBER 2018 AND SERVES NINE COUNTIES IN OUR MARKET AREA AND PROVIDES PREVENTIVE BREAST HEALTH SERVICES TO YOUR EMPLOYEES AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY. DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE LEHIGH VALLEY CANCER INSTITUTE, THE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY COACH PROVIDES A CONVENIENT WAY FOR WOMEN TO HAVE 3D SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS RIGHT AT YOUR LOCATION. BY BRINGING THE MAMMOGRAPHY COACH TO YOU, WE CAN GIVE WOMEN WITH MANY DEMANDS ON THEIR TIME, ACCESS TO SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS RIGHT AT WORK, SCHOOL OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION.THE FACULTY OF THE CANCER CENTER IS COMPOSED OF PHYSICIANS WHO ARE CANCER CARE SPECIALISTS AND BOARD-CERTIFIED IN ALL FIELDS OF CANCER THERAPY AND EVALUATION. IN CALENDAR YEAR 2019, THE CANCER INSTITUTE SAW 3,572 NEW ANALYTIC CANCER CASES. INPATIENT ONCOLOGY ADMISSIONS WERE 3,269 IN THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2020 AND OUTPATIENT VOLUMES WERE 1482 NEW TREATMENT PATIENTS FOR RADIATION PROCEDURES, AND 44,438 TREATMENT PATIENTS FOR INFUSION VISITS. HEART INSTITUTE OF LVH - THE LEHIGH VALLEY HEART INSTITUTE IS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST RESPECTED CARDIOVASCULAR PROGRAMS IN PENNSYLVANIA. WITH 57 CARDIOLOGISTS AND 6 CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEONS, LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL-CEDAR CREST AND LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL-MUHLENBERG OFFERS AN IMPRESSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE ARRAY OF PREVENTATIVE, DIAGNOSTIC, ACUTE, TERTIARY, AND QUATERNARY CARDIOVASCULAR SERVICES. SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS INCLUDE: CARDIAC ARREST MANAGEMENT, CORONARY INTERVENTION, STRUCTURAL HEART, ADVANCED HEART FAILURE & MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT, CARDIO-ONCOLOGY, COMPLEX LIPID MANAGEMENT, COMPREHENSIVE RHYTHM MANAGEMENT, A WOMEN'S HEART PROGRAM WITH A DEVELOPED SUBSPECIALTY HEART AND PREGNANCY PROGRAM, NEURO-CARDIOLOGY, AND SPORTS CARDIOLOGY. THE LEHIGH VALLEY HEART INSTITUTE OFFERS 15 CARDIOLOGY ACCESS SITES THROUGHOUT THE LVH SERVICE AREA TO ENABLE PATIENTS TO RECEIVE PREMIER CARDIAC CARE CLOSE TO HOME. IN FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2020, LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL - CEDAR CREST AND LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL - MUHLENBERG PERFORMED 4,518 CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION CASES, 1,879 ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CASES, 551 OPEN HEART SURGERIES, 159 TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (TAVR) SURGERIES, AND PROVIDED COMPASSIONATE CARE AT OVER 194,000 PATIENT VISITS. THIS YEAR WAS MARKED WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, BUT CARDIAC CARE CONTINUED SAFELY, AND PUBLIC HEALTH MESSAGING WAS SHARED WITH THE COMMUNITY ABOUT DIMINISHING THE WARNING SIGNS OF LIFE-THREATENING CARDIAC EVENTS. ALTHOUGH IMPACTED BY COVID-19, FY20 WAS A MILESTONE YEAR FOR LVH AND THE LEHIGH VALLEY HEART INSTITUTE. THIS YEAR MARKED THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LVH'S CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY PROGRAM - A PROGRAM THAT BROUGHT CARDIAC SURGERY AND THE FIRST CARDIAC SURGEON TO THE LEHIGH VALLEY IN 1970. IN ADDITION TO THIS ANNIVERSARY, THE HEART INSTITUTE'S STRUCTURAL HEART PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHED TWO MILESTONES; INCLUDING IMPLANTING THE 100TH WATCHMAN DEVICE AND THE 1,000TH TAVR PROCEDURE. BOTH OF THESE PROCEDURES ARE AMONG THE MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED TREATMENTS IN THE FIELD OF CARDIOLOGY, AND FURTHER PROVES THAT LVH IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF CARDIAC CARE IN THE REGION. LVH-CC ALSO SAW SOME FACILITY ENHANCEMENTS IN FY20 AND NOW OFFERS PRIVATE PATIENT ROOMS FOR A LEHIGH VALLEY HEART INSTITUTE PATIENTS. LVH IS THE ONLY HOSPITAL IN THE REGION TO RECEIVE TWO PRESTIGIOUS CARDIOVASCULAR AWARDS IN THE 2020 HEALTHGRADES SPECIALTY EXCELLENCE AWARDS; AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR CARDIAC CARE AWARD AND THE CARDIAC SURGERY EXCELLENCE AWARD. FURTHERMORE, LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITALCEDAR CREST AND LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITALMUHLENBERG ARE BOTH DESIGNATED AS A BLUE DISTINCTION CENTER FOR CARDIAC CARE, AND WAS RECOGNIZED BY BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW AS ONE OF THE 100 HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS WITH GREAT HEART PROGRAMS IN THEIR MOST RECENT EDITION OF THE LIST. LVH ALSO HAD THE HIGHEST OVERALL CARDIOLOGY AND HEART SURGERY SCORE IN THE REGION IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT HOSPITAL RANKINGS & RATINGS. NEUROSCIENCES SERVICES - THE LVH COMPREHENSIVE NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM PROVIDES TREATMENT, FOR STROKE, BRAIN TUMORS, SEIZURES, ANEURYSMS, SPINE PROBLEMS, TRAUMA, AND OTHER NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS. LVH PROVIDES STROKE SERVICES THROUGH ITS REGIONAL COMPREHENSIVE STROKE PROGRAM WHICH BEGAN OPERATIONS IN JULY 2002. SINCE THAT TIME, THE STROKE CENTER HAS TREATED MORE THAN 24,000 PATIENTS FROM NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND WESTERN NEW JERSEY. IN ADDITION, LVH WAS THE FIRST PRIMARY STROKE CENTER IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY CERTIFIED BY THE JOINT COMMISSION AND WAS THE FIRST STROKE PROGRAM TO BE CERTIFIED AS A COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER IN PENNSYLVANIA. LVH-MUHLENBERG HAS BEEN A CERTIFIED PRIMARY STROKE CENTER SINCE 2006. LVH IS ALSO A REGIONAL TELE-STROKE PROVIDER. IN 2019, LVH LAUNCHED PENNSYLVANIA'S VERY FIRST MOBILE STROKE UNIT THAT BRINGS LIVE-SAVING STROKE CARE TO PATIENTS FASTER THAN TRADITIONAL HOSPITAL CARE. IN ADDITION TO THE STROKE PROGRAM, THE DIVISION OF NEUROLOGY HOUSES ADVANCED PROGRAMS FOR EPILEPSY, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, MOVEMENT DISORDERS, HEADACHE, ALS, AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE. A FOUR-BED EPILEPSY MONITORING UNIT (EMU) OPENED IN 2019 AS PART OF LVH'S NAEC RECOGNIZED LEVEL 3 EPILEPSY TREATMENT CENTER. IN FY20, THE DIVISION OF NEUROSURGERY PERFORMED 1,758 SURGICAL CASES, INCLUDING FUNCTIONAL NEUROSURGERY FOR THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF MOVEMENT DISORDERS, AND CUTTING EDGE FLUORESCENCE GUIDED BRAIN TUMOR RESECTION UTILIZING THE OPTICAL IMAGING AGENT AMINOLEVULINIC ACID (GLEOLAN).


ORTHOPEDIC SERVICES - THE DIVISION OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY TREATS MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS OF THE UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITIES AS WELL AS THE SPINE. SUBSPECIALISTS WITH FELLOWSHIP CREDENTIALS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES: JOINT REPLACEMENT, SPINE SURGERY, SPORTS MEDICINE, HAND AND WRIST SURGERY, FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY, ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA AND PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS. IN FY20, THERE WERE 9,573 TOTAL ORTHOPEDIC PROCEDURES PERFORMED AT LVH. ACUTE ORTHOPEDIC SERVICES ARE PROVIDED AT LVH-CEDAR CREST, LVH-MUHLENBERG, AND LVHN-TILGHMAN, WHICH IS THE ONLY AREA HOSPITAL DEDICATED TO ORTHOPEDIC MUSCULOSKELETAL SURGERY. THE LVH ORTHOPEDIC PROGRAM HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED BY US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT AS A TOP 50 ORTHOPEDIC PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY. THE LVH ORTHOPEDIC PROGRAM IS ALSO RECOGNIZED BY THE BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION AS A BLUE DISTINCTION+ CENTER AND AETNA AS AN INSTITUTE OF QUALITY FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT.PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES - PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES AT LVH CONSISTS OF THE SURGICAL AND ENDOSCOPIC STAFF AND FACILITIES WHERE OVER 60,000 PROCEDURES ARE PERFORMED ANNUALLY. SURGICAL PROCEDURES ARE PERFORMED IN 60 OPERATING ROOMS THROUGHOUT LVH, INCLUDING 17TH & CHEW, CEDAR CREST, CHILDREN'S SURGERY CENTER, FAIRGROUNDS SURGICAL CENTER, LVH-MUHLENBERG, AND THE LVHN-TILGHMAN CAMPUSES. THE CHILDREN'S SURGERY CENTER LOCATED ON THE CEDAR CREST CAMPUS PROVIDES SPECIALIZED CARE FOR OUR PEDIATRIC POPULATION. PATIENT CARE IN THE OPERATING ROOM IS SUPPORTED BY ANESTHESIA SERVICES, SURGICAL PREP AND STAGING, POST ANESTHESIA RECOVERY, AND STERILE PROCESSING DEPARTMENTS, AMONG OTHERS. LVH PERFORMS ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES AT FOUR LOCATIONS - THE CEDAR CREST SITE, CHILDREN'S SURGERY CENTER, LVH-MUHLENBERG AND FAIRGROUNDS SURGICAL CENTER. THE OPERATING ROOM TECHNOLOGIES AND FACILITIES INCLUDE A TWO HYBRID OPERATING ROOMS, A TRAUMA CODE RED OPERATING ROOM, EIGHT DA VINCI SURGICAL ROBOTS, INTEGRATED LAPAROSCOPIC OPERATING ROOMS, AND CARDIAC SURGERY OPERATING ROOMS. OPERATING ROOM NURSING STAFF ARE TRAINED TO SUPPORT MULTIPLE SURGICAL DISCIPLINES INCLUDING CARDIAC SURGERY, ORTHOPEDICS, VASCULAR SURGERY, UROLOGY, GENERAL SURGERY, TRANSPLANT SURGERY, GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY, PEDIATRIC SURGERY, AND MANY OTHERS. CUTTING EDGE ENDOSCOPIC TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDE ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND, ENDO-BRONCHIAL ULTRASOUND AND VIDEO CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY.BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES - LVH OPERATES INPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS FOR ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS. THE COMBINED PROGRAMS TOTAL 65 BEDS AND SERVES LEHIGH, NORTHAMPTON, CARBON, MONROE, SCHUYLKILL, AND BERKS COUNTIES. CLINICAL PROGRAMS INCLUDE PSYCHIATRIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL, NURSING, DUAL DIAGNOSIS, PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION, SOCIAL WORK AND DISCHARGE PLANNING SERVICES. LVH ALSO PROVIDES AMBULATORY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, INCLUDING: PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION SERVICE PROGRAM IN THREE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS; THREE PARTIAL HOSPITAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS; SEVERAL LARGE OUTPATIENT GROUP PRACTICES PROVIDING MULTIDISCIPLINARY SHORT-TERM TREATMENT TO CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS; TWO OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS FOR SERIOUSLY AND PERSISTENTLY MENTALLY ILL ADULTS; ONE OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC PROVIDING SCHOOL BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TO 4 SCHOOL DISTRICTS; PSYCHIATRIC HOME CARE;TWO RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT SITES, SUPPORTING AND EDUCATING ADULTS IN INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS. BOTH THESE SITES AND THE CLINICS ARE FUNDED IN PART, UNDER A CONTRACT WITH LEHIGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES THROUGH FUNDS PROVIDED BY COUNTY OF LEHIGH AND THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE; PSYCHIATRIC HOME CARE SERVICES; BH INTEGRATION IN MEDICAL/ PROGRAMS ON MEDICAL/SURGICAL INPATIENT UNITS AND AMBULATORY, PRIMARY CARE AND SPECIALTY PRACTICES. CONSULTATION /LIAISON PSYCHIATRY, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH AND SERVICE OFFERINGS TO SCHOOLS, STREET MEDICINE (HOMELESS), AND OTHER COMMUNITY AGENCIES ROUND OUT LVH'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF THE REGION. A PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENCY WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2019.TRAUMA AND BURN SERVICES - IN 1981, LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL BECAME THE FIRST HOSPITAL IN PENNSYLVANIA TO BE DESIGNATED AS A LEVEL I TRAUMA CENTER AND IS CURRENTLY THE SECOND LARGEST TRAUMA PROGRAM IN PENNSYLVANIA, EVALUATING 4,649 TRAUMA PATIENTS IN FY 20. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE TRAUMA AND BURN CARE AND SERVES AS A MAJOR REGIONAL RESOURCE COVERING A TEN COUNTY AREA AND A PATIENT BASE OF MORE THAN TWO MILLION. LVH IS ACCREDITED AS BOTH A LEVEL I ADULT AND A LEVEL II PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER, ONE OF ONLY TWO ADULT CENTERS IN PENNSYLVANIA WITH THIS DUAL ACCREDITATION. LVH-MUHLENBERG CAMPUS IS PRESENTLY PURSUING A LEVEL 2 TRAUMA CENTER DESIGNATION. THE LVH TRAUMA PROGRAM PROVIDES A CONTINUUM OF CARE WITH ONE OF TWELVE TRAUMA SURGEONS IN-HOUSE 24 HOURS A DAY COVERING A 14 BED TRAUMA/NEURO INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AS WELL AS A 28 BED TRANSITIONAL TRAUMA UNIT. A TRAUMA REHABILITATION TEAM COMPLETES THIS CONTINUUM OF TRAUMA CARE. OVER 15,278 MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY WERE EDUCATED THROUGH ONE OR MORE OF OUR TRAUMA PROGRAM'S PREVENTATIVE CARE OFFERINGS. LVH ALSO PROVIDES A REGIONAL BURN CENTER OPERATING 18 BEDS SERVING NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, WESTERN NEW JERSEY AND PARTS OF NEW YORK. THE REGIONAL BURN CENTER IS THE LARGEST BURN PROGRAM IN PENNSYLVANIA, WITH 3 FULL TIME BURN SURGEONS ADMITTING 705 PATIENTS FY20. THE REGIONAL BURN CENTER IS ACCREDITED BY THE AMERICAN BURN ASSOCIATION AND THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. THE REGIONAL BURN CENTER PROVIDES A TELEBURN SERVICE, WHICH PROVIDES RAPID ACCESS TO OUR COMPREHENSIVE BURN CARE TO 47 HOSPITALS, EMERGENCY CARE CLINICS, AND PHYSICIAN OFFICES IN PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK. IN ADDITION, LVH COORDINATES PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND PROVIDES 24 HOUR-A-DAY AIR AND GROUND AMBULANCE SERVICES. LVH MEDEVAC OPERATES FOUR HELICOPTERS AND 1.5 CRITICAL CARE GROUND TRANSPORT UNITS COVERING EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND WESTERN NEW JERSEY. LVH MEDEVAC PERFORMED 1,354 FLIGHTS ANNUALLY AND OUR GROUND TRANSPORT TEAMS COMPLETED 2,290 MISSIONS IN FY20, BOTH ON-SCENE AND INTER-FACILITY TRANSPORTS. THE BURN SERVICE ALSO PARTNERS WITH THE BURN PREVENTION NETWORK TO PROVIDE BURN PREVENTION EDUCATION TO MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY.


WOMEN'S SERVICES LVHN OFFERS WIDE-RANGING WOMEN'S HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DESIGNED TO PROVIDE COMPLETE, EVIDENCE-BASED CARE FOR WOMEN IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY. DELIVERIES AT LVH TOTALED 3355 DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2020. ON JUNE 20, 2017, THE FAMILY BIRTH AND NEWBORN CENTER OPENED AT THE LVH-M (MUHLENBERG) CAMPUS. DELIVERIES AT LVH-M TOTALED 1401 DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2020. THEREFORE, OVER THE SAME TIME PERIOD, A TOTAL OF 4756 DELIVERIES OCCURRED AT BOTH LVHN BIRTHING UNITS IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY. AT BOTH LVH AND LVH-M, GENERAL OBSTETRIC PHYSICIANS AND MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE PHYSICIANS OFFER COMPLETE MATERNITY CARE SERVICES FOR LOW RISK, HIGH RISK AND VERY COMPLEX OBSTETRIC PATIENTS. THE DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY HAS 3 FULL TIME OBSTETRICAL HOSPITALISTS WHO MANAGE THE DAY TO DAY UNIT OPERATIONS AND PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT FOR ALL PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED ON THE OBSTETRICAL UNITS AT LVH. IN ADDITION, SEVEN CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES PROVIDE PRENATAL CARE AND DELIVERY SERVICES FOR PREGNANT WOMEN OF LOW RISK AT LVH. MIDWIVES CAN ALSO PROVIDE SUCH CARE FOR WOMEN WITH CERTAIN HIGH-RISK CONDITIONS IN COLLABORATION WITH OBSTETRICIANS. ALSO, LVH HAS ATTAINED DESIGNATION AS A "BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITAL," A WHO INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO ASSIST MOTHERS IN THE INITIATION AND MAINTENANCE OF BREASTFEEDING. A COMPREHENSIVE MATERNITY CARE PATHWAY IN ALL LEHIGH VALLEY PHYSICIAN GROUP (LVPG) OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY OFFICE PRACTICES AND THE CENTER FOR WOMEN'S MEDICINE WAS WIDELY IMPLEMENTED IN 2016, STANDARDIZING PATIENT CARE AND EDUCATION AT OVER 15 OFFICE LOCATIONS IN 5 COUNTIES. PRESENTLY THE PATHWAY IS UNDER REVISION AND INNOVATION WITH PLANNED GROUP EDUCATION VIA VIRTUAL PLATFORMS AND SOME NURSE-DRIVEN CARE. ADDITIONALLY, RELATED PATIENT EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN APP FORM AND PRINT BOOK IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH. TO SUPPLEMENT THE PRENATAL CARE, ULTRASOUND SERVICES IN THE OFFICE ARE ACCREDITED BY THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE (AIUM). IN 2018, LVH OBSTETRICIANS STARTED THE CONNECTIONS PROGRAM FOR THE CARE OF PREGNANT WOMEN WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER. THIS MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINIC BRINGS TOGETHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE FROM OBSTETRICS, PSYCHIATRY, PEDIATRICS, NEONATOLOGY AND PARTNERS WITH ESTABLISHED COMMUNITY RESOURCES TO OFFER PATIENTS COUNSELLING, SUPPORT SERVICES AND TREATMENT DURING PREGNANCY. LVPG OB/GYN OFFICE PRACTICES ALSO OFFER ON-SITE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED BY TWO LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY.MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE (MFM) PHYSICIANS WITH HIGHLY SPECIALIZED FELLOWSHIP TRAINING TO CARE FOR THE MOST COMPLEX OBSTETRIC CASES AS WELL AS ALL OF THE HIGHEST RISK OBSTETRIC PATIENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CONSULTATION 24/7 FOR PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED AT BOTH LVH AND LVH-M. IN ADDITION, MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE DOCTORS HAVE OFFICE LOCATIONS IN LEHIGH, NORTHAMPTON, LUZERNE AND LACKAWANNA COUNTIES MFM PHYSICIANS' SERVICES INCLUDE HIGHEST LEVEL ULTRASONOGRAPHY (AND TELEHEALTH SERVICES), FETAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, GENETIC COUNSELING, AMNIOCENTESIS, CHORIONIC VILLUS SAMPLING, COMPLEX DELIVERY SERVICES AND WELL-ESTABLISHED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS FOR PATIENTS WITH DIABETES IN PREGNANCY AND THOSE WITH HEART DISEASE OR KIDNEY DISEASE AND NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE IN PREGNANCY.THE GYNECOLOGY SERVICE HAS COMPREHENSIVE AND STATE OF THE ART CLINICAL SERVICES INCLUDING MIS (MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY) INTERVENTIONS WITH ROBOTICALLY-ASSISTED, LAPAROSCOPIC, AND VAGINAL SURGERY, PREOPERATIVE CONSULTATION AND EVALUATION OF PRE-INVASIVE AND INVASIVE GYNECOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES (CANCER CARE), PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS (UROGYNECOLOGY), CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN AND REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY & INFERTILITY. CARDIOLOGY-LVH OFFERS A WOMEN'S HEART AND VASCULAR PROGRAM LED BY FIVE FEMALE CARDIOLOGISTS WITH EXPERTISE IN TREATING WOMEN WITH HEART DISEASE. WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES OFFERS PREVENTATIVE CARE PROGRAMS AND A VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL EVENTS COVERING ISSUES ADDRESSING YOUNG, MIDDLE AND OLDER FEMALES RELATED TO WELLNESS AND PREVENTION. THESE INCLUDE DIVERSE SUPPORT GROUPS, COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIRS RELATED TO WOMEN, BILINGUAL PRENATAL EDUCATION, CHILDBIRTH AND PARENTING CLASSES, CPR, SAFE SLEEP, LACTATION CONSULTATION AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION/SUPPORT. AMBULATORY SERVICES LVH'S AMBULATORY SERVICES INCLUDE HEALTH CENTERS, EXPRESS CARE, WOUND CARE, HYPERBARIC OXYGEN, HEALTH SPECTRUM PHARMACIES, SLEEP DISORDER CENTERS, ENDOCRINE TESTING, LABORATORY SERVICES, PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTING, IMAGING, CARDIAC AND PULMONARY REHABILITATION AS WELL AS ADULT AND PEDIATRIC OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION. LVHN CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS PORTFOLIO OF "HEALTH CENTERS AND AS OF JUNE 2020, THERE ARE 16 SITUATED THROUGHOUT THE LEHIGH VALLEY. CORE SERVICES IN MOST OF THE HEALTH CENTERS INCLUDE PRIMARY CARE, BASIC IMAGING, REHABILITATION SERVICES AND/OR LAB SERVICES AND TWO OF THE HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTERS LOCATED IN ALLENTOWN AND BETHLEHEM INCLUDE FITNESS CENTERS. MANY OF THEM ALSO PROVIDE SPECIALTY CARE AND BREAST HEALTH SERVICES.SLEEP DISORDER CENTERS ARE LOCATED IN ALLENTOWN AND BETHLEHEM WITH ADDITIONAL HOME SLEEP TESTING UNIT PICK UP SITES AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: ALLENTOWN (CEDAR CREST AND 17TH STREET), FOGELSVILLE, HAMBURG, MOSELEM SPRINGS, BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, PALMER TOWNSHIP. PATIENTS IN NEED OF HOME SLEEP TESTING WHO HAVE ACCESS TO A SMART DEVICE MAY ELECT A MAIL DELIVERY OPTION IN WHICH THE SLEEP TESTING EQUIPMENT WOULD BE MAILED TO HIS/HER HOME WITH A LINK TO AN INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO. AFTER TESTING, THE EQUIPMENT IS RETURNED (HAND DELIVERED) TO THE SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER AT THE LVH-17TH ST. LOCATION. REHABILITATION SERVICES THE DIVISION OF REHABILITATION PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS THROUGH THE CONTINUUM DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PATIENTS OF ALL AGES WHO ARE RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS OR INJURY, THE DIVISION PROVIDES INTENSIVE REHABILITATIVE MEDICINE AND NURSING CARE COMBINED WITH PHYSICAL, OCCUPATIONAL, AND SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES AT ITS STATE OF THE ART INPATIENT REHABILITATION CENTERS WITH 34 BEDS AT LVH-CEDAR CREST AND 28 BEDS AT LVH-MUHLENBERG. FOR PATIENTS UNABLE TO TOLERATE AGGRESSIVE THERAPY SERVICES, LVH PROVIDES SHORT-TERM MEDICAL, NURSING AND REHABILITATIVE CARE AT ITS 52 BED TRANSITION SKILLED UNIT LOCATED ON THE 17TH STREET CAMPUS. THE DIVISION ALSO OFFERS CONVENIENT AND ACCESSIBLE OUTPATIENT THERAPY SERVICES SERVING THE COMMUNITY WITH OVER 45 LOCATIONS. AT LVH AND LVH-MUHLENBERG, THE REHABILITATION DIVISION OFFERS ADVANCED CARE IN OVER 30 CLINICAL SPECIALTY AREAS INCLUDING NEUROLOGIC REHAB, ORTHOPEDICS, SPORTS MEDICINE, WOMEN'S HEALTH, ONCOLOGY REHAB, AUDIOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC THERAPY SERVICES. IN FY20, LVH PROVIDED 174,129 PATIENT VISITS AND LVH-M PROVIDED 61,569 PATIENT VISITS IN OUTPATIENT THERAPY. AT A NETWORK LEVEL, LVHN'S REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION CURRENTLY STANDS AS THE LARGEST PROVIDER OF REHABILITATIVE CARE IN THE REGION.


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Lehigh Valley Hospital Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Navigant Consulting Inc
Consulting Services
$24,419,671
Crothall Healthcare Inc
Housekeeping Services
$22,895,964
Sodexo Inc & Affiliates
Dietary Services
$11,992,819
Pricewaterhousecoopers Advisory Services
Consulting Services
$5,847,182
Digital Health Consulting
Consulting Services
$4,495,138
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $2,926,940
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$14,848,434
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $598,361
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$17,775,374
Total Program Service Revenue$2,085,503,368
Investment income $18,401,068
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $5,099,958
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $3,928,474
Net Income from Fundraising Events $493,032
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $2,200,108,111

Lehigh Valley Hospital Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 2 grants that Lehigh Valley Hospital has recieved totaling $10,500.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
William And Patricia Straccia Tr

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$10,000
George And Judith Arangio Foundation

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING

$500
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$164,819,500
Earnings$2,832,340
Net Contributions$10,366,994
Other Expense$4,754,762
Grants$810,934
Ending Balance$172,453,138

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