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Date:
8/30/2012
Title:
Sacred Heart Welcomes Joni Young

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 30, 2012

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Sacred Heart HealthCare System Welcomes Joni Young

Sacred Heart HealthCare System is excited to announce Joni Young as the new Director of Sacred Heart Hospital’s Bariatric Services.  Ms. Young’s primary responsibilities include: managing the development and execution of all Bariatric program goals, completing financial analysis and formulating plans to accomplish objectives. 

Joni previously worked at St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network as a Healthcare Consultant and a Regional Manager for the Cardiac Service Line, also at Pocono Medical Center as a Manager of Operations, and at PPNEP as the Director of Patient Services.   Joni is currently completing a degree in Health Administration.  Joni has completed 2 years of Nursing Studies at Northampton Community College and is a member of the Medical Group Management Association. 

Welcome Joni to the Sacred Heart Team!

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 215-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from obstetrics to bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, rehabilitation and behavioral health.services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.