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St. Luke's and Sacred Heart complete merger

The proposed merger between St. Luke's University Health Network and Sacred Heart HealthCare System received final approval Feb. 1. 

The merger became effective Thursday with a goal to enhance the health care and quality of life of Allentown and Lehigh County residents. 

The terms of the merger allow Sacred Heart Hospital to maintain its Catholic identity, according to a news release, but change its name to St. Luke's Sacred Heart Campus.

The merger completion gives St. Luke's a total of 10 hospitals, 315 outpatient sites, and 14,000 employees.

 


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