Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK

Monday, July 10, 2017 by CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOS in Local News

Warm handoff program seeks to aid addicted

Physician General of Pennsylvania Dr. Rachel Levine gave a press conference at Lehigh Valley Hospital June 12 on new programs which aim at getting drug addicted patients – notably, opioid and heroin abusers – the care they need. Several representatives from the hospital and other local organizations were on hand to give insight on their efforts.

EAST PENN AND WESTERN LEHIGH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOS in Opinion

The future is driverless

East Penn and Western Lehigh Chambers of Commerce held a seminar recently at Brookside Country Club regarding how driverless vehicles will impact local communities.

According to recent data, it is speculated driverless vehicles will be available to the consumer within the next decade.

The presentation focused on the current problems that larger vehicles – specifically, the increasingly-prevalent commercial vehicles such as tractor trailers – bring to our local community and how emerging driverless vehicle technology can remedy such issues.

Commissioners approve contract with Magellan Behavioral Health

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOS in Local News

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners approved an amended agreement of its contract with Magellan Behavioral Health June 14. Sponsored by Commissioner David Jones, the resolution served as a new milestone in the board’s relationship with Magellan.

The company, which provides behavioral health care to qualifying residents, had been controversial in years prior.

Jones, who had previously voted against extending the county’s contract with Magellan several years ago, praised the company’s improvements in their services.