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Richard McLaughlin, MD, MBA, Named CEO of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital - Tower Health

April 19, 2024 – Tower Health announced that longtime employee Richard McLaughlin, MD, MBA has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital.

Community Survey to Determine Participation in Trauma Study at Reading Hospital

April 1, 2024 – Researchers at Reading Hospital are asking for community input to determine participation in an international study. The study would assess whether a blood clotting drug, given soon after arrival in the emergency department, can improve survival.

Gift of Life Medical Advisory and Policy Board Appoints Reading Hospital CEO

March 19, 2024 - Charles F. Barbera, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP has been named to the Gift of Life Donor Program Medical Advisory and Policy Board (MAPB). The one-year term began on January 1, 2024. 

Tower Health and Cigna Reach Multi-Year Agreement

As a result of committed efforts on both sides, Tower Health and Cigna have reached an agreement that will allow Cigna members to resume their in-network access to Tower Health services, effective May 1, 2024.Tower Health and Cigna are focused on patient care and access and are pleased that Cigna members…

Trust Your Gut

It's understandable to be nervous about colonoscopies. Hear why Robert McLendon, MD, encourages patients to not make excuses for putting off this important procedure.

Reading Hospital Employees Partner with Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank to Collect Food Items for Local Students

March 5, 2024 – The Reading Hospital Magnet Champions Team coordinated its 13th annual "Piece Per Person" challenge, which encouraged hospital employees to donate items to fill Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank's Weekender Program food bags for Reading School District students.

Christopher A Butts, DO, Publication Selected as Editors Pick by the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

March 4, 2024 - Congratulations to Christopher Butts, PhD, DO, FACOS, FACS, for his publication selected as Editors Pick, Emergency General Surgery, March Edition of The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Reading Hospital Announces Thomas Geng Jr., DO, as Chair, Department of Surgery

February 27, 2024 - Reading Hospital is pleased to announce that, after a comprehensive national search, Thomas Geng Jr., DO, will be named Chair, Department of Surgery, effective February 29. 

Reading Hospital Employees Distribute Flowers and Cards to Patients on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2024 - Employees at Reading Hospital brought lots of love to patients this Valentine's Day, delivering 700 carnations and cards to patient rooms. 

Generous AED Donation Received by The Friends of Reading Hospital

February 14, 2024 - Reading Hospital is pleased to announce the generous donation of two AEDs that will be part of The Friends of Reading Hospital’s HeartSAFE Berks County AED Loaner Program. The program provides community organizations with access to this lifesaving technology at no cost.