LVHN to of­fer greater ac­cess to en­do­scopies

The Morning Call - - BUSINESS CYCLE -

Lehigh Val­ley Health Net­work, through a new joint ven­ture with East­ern Penn­syl­va­nia Gas­troen­terol­ogy and Liver Spe­cial­ists, will pro­vide up­per and lower en­do­scopies, in­clud­ing a screen­ing colonoscop­y, out­side the hos­pi­tal set­ting be­gin­ning Oct. 1.

LVHN cur­rently per­forms colono­scopies at Lehigh Val­ley Hos­pi­tal (LVH)-Cedar Crest, LVH-Muh­len­berg and LVH-17th Street. The two new out­pa­tient lo­ca­tions be­ing added are East­ern Penn­syl­va­nia En­doscopy Cen­ter, 1501 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., Al­len­town and Nazareth En­doscopy Cen­ter, which will be lo­cated at LVHN’s Health Cen­ter at Eas­ton, 2401 Northamp­ton St., Eas­ton.

EPEC is cur­rently tak­ing ap­point­ments. NEC will be con­structed on the sec­ond floor of the Health Cen­ter at Eas­ton and is ex­pected to be­gin ser­vices in the sum­mer.

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