News Release: Anchor Health Properties Celebrates Grand Opening of the Health Center at Palmer Township

(Philadelphia, PA)Anchor Health Properties (Anchor), a national, full-service healthcare real estate development, management and acquisitions company focused exclusively on medical facilities, is pleased to announce the grand opening of The Health Center at Palmer Township, Anchor’s fifth project with Lehigh Valley Health Network. Anchor is the developer and owner of the two-story, 58,271 square foot building.

The Health Center at Palmer will consist of OB/GYN specialty services including maternal fetal medicine, general pediatrics, family medicine, ExpressCARE, diagnostics and rehabilitation services. LVHN will also introduce Children’s ExpressCARE – the first walk-in care in the region solely for kids, with the support of physicians from Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital. In addition, the center will provide other specialty services including bariatric medicine, cardiology, ear/nose/throat, endocrinology, infectious diseases, neurology, optometry, orthopedics, pediatrics, surgery, and urology.

“We are thrilled to continue our work with Lehigh Valley Health Network and for the opportunity to be part of establishing the new Health Center at Palmer Township,” said Kurt Hutter, Executive Vice President of Anchor Health Properties. “Their passion for better medicine and mission to heal, comfort, and care for people in the community aligns with Anchor’s goal to ensure the creation of projects that advance our client’s overall strategic vision.”

The property is located adjacent to Route 248, located partially in Lower Nazareth Township but primarily in Palmer Township. The location is just a few miles from the Health Center at Easton, creating even more convenience for families of neighborhoods in the surrounding area.

The public was welcomed during a grand opening event on Wednesday, June 14 .

The center began regular business operations on Thursday, June 15.

About Anchor Health Properties

Anchor Health Properties is a national, full-service healthcare real estate development, management and acquisitions company focused exclusively on medical facilities. Anchor takes a strategic approach to navigating the extremely competitive healthcare marketplace, considering multiple angles, such as retail drivers, customer experience, branding and efficiency of the project. We develop and manage projects across the United States that respond to the new landscape of employed physicians, team-based care, the need to optimize assets and reduce duplication, and the integration of care and technology. Healthcare today calls not only for new and more efficient ways of delivering outpatient services, but also a different kind of healthcare development and management company. For more information, please visit: www.anchorhealthproperties.com.

About Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lehigh Valley Health Network includes eight hospital campuses – three in Allentown including the region’s only facility dedicated to orthopedic surgery, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; 22 health centers caring for communities in seven counties; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices and 15 ExpressCARE locations throughout the region; pharmacy, imaging, home health services and lab services; extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care at the region’s busiest, most-experienced trauma center treating adults and children, burn care at the regional Burn Center, kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer care, orthopedics, and neurology and complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in the region, provides care in 28 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 21 consecutive years as one of America’s Best Hospitals. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg are national Magnet hospitals for excellence in nursing. LVHN’s Cancer Institute is a formal member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, a transformative initiative to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cancer in community health care settings, including access to key MSK clinical trials. Additional information is available at lvhn.org and by following us on facebook.com/LVHealthNetwork and twitter.com/LVHN.

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