Valley Preferred/Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization Enhances

Posted: September 21, 2021 | Category: News Press Release

Allentown, PA – Sept. 21, 2021 – Valley Preferred/Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization, Inc. (LVPHO), the preferred provider organization associated with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), has launched a redesigned website at The website has been upgraded to improve the user experience and reflect the advancement of the organization as its dedication to building and strengthening relationships across the health care continuum continues.

“Our website is reflective of the immense commitment we have made to improving health care quality and value and how these initiatives influence our payer relationships, educational programs, incentive requirements, and responsibilities of members and participants,” says Laura Mertz, Associate Executive Director of Valley Preferred. “The website serves as an essential communication vehicle with which to acquaint, apprise, and ascertain pertinent information related to Valley Preferred. It is a means by which we can readily support and inform our time-constrained, dutiful clinicians and constituents unremittingly.”

The website is set up in sections devoted to “Physicians & Providers” and “Employers & Health Plans.” On the physician side, there is comprehensive information on financial incentives, resources for well-being and COVID-19, and advantages to joining the organization outlined in detail. Under employers and health plans, the site allows members to easily find a provider and highlights “Choosing Wisely,” a program that encourages discussion between practitioners and patients in order to reduce unnecessary tests and procedures. It also offers information on employee wellness and mental health programs, as well as population health management.

“The website is designed to be visually appealing and authentic with full-color photos and first-person accounts in the form of testimonials from member physicians,” says Jaclyn Solick, RN, BSN, Director of Marketing and Business Communications. “We chose to emphasize the high degree of engagement Valley Preferred enjoys from physicians and others. This is at the core of empowering today’s practitioners to thrive in an every-changing industry.”

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About Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization, Inc.
Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization, Inc. (LVPHO) is a provider-led preferred provider organization formed in 1993 by Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Greater Lehigh Valley Independent Practice Association, Inc. LVPHO is dedicated to Achieving Clinical Excellence® through the development and implementation of innovative programs to improve health care delivery and value in the community. LVPHO is dedicated to improving health care quality, affordability and effectiveness, which is consistent with the goals of the Triple Aim: Better care. Better health. Better cost. For more information, visit