Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton is a 150-bed not-for-profit facility. As part of the Lehigh Valley Health Networks LVHH provides inpatient acute care, rehab care at Gunderson Rehabilitation Center, emergency care, and maternity and home care. The hospital runs four operating rooms covering an annual volume of 2,600 cases. It also has one endoscopy room which covers 1,800 cases annually.
Worth noting about LVHH:
Recipient: Heart Failure Gold Plus Award (8 years) and Target: Heart Failure recognition by American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines Program
Recipient: Stroke Gold Plus Award (8 years) from the American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Program
Listed in US News and World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016 for Stroke Gold Plus Award status and AHA’s recognition of LVHH’s Target: Heart Failure program
Recipient: Patient Safety Award for recognition by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Stand Up for Patient Safety Program
Located in the foothills of the Poconos, the area offers year-round recreation and a strong neighborhood spirit. Not far from Wilkes-Barre, and Jim Thorpe, PA, Hazleton is in close proximity to good schools and housing. You also will be within a two-hour drive to New York and Philadelphia. If you enjoy the outdoors, the Hazleton area provides ample sporting and family entertainment activities and historical sites.