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Claire Mooney Appointed to Chester County Workforce Development Board

Claire Mooney, DNP, MBA, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, President and Chief Executive Officer at both Brandywine Hospital and Jennersville Hospital, has been appointed to serve on the Chester County Workforce Development Board. Claire has been appointed for a two-year term.

Tower Health Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Schedule Individuals 16 and Older

In accordance with Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) guidelines, Tower Health has opened scheduling of vaccination appointments to all individuals 16 years of age and older. Individuals age 16 and 17 are only able to receive the Pfizer vaccine and are required to have a guardian with them at the…

Brandywine Hospital - Tower Health Launches Telemedicine for Psychiatry Program

Brandywine Hospital is pleased to announce that it has expanded access to much-needed psychiatry services in Chester County with the introduction of telemedicine for Psychiatry patients.

Quarter 4 2020 THP BPCI Advanced Newsletter

Quarter 4 2020 THP BPCIADVANCED NEWSLETTER  I. BPCI-A Model Year 4 Program Updates The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has announced several programmatic changes to the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) model. These changes go into effect on January 1, 2021 and will…

Tower Health Partners Newsletter - Q1

Quarter 1 2021 I. BPCI-A Performance Data – Status Update for All Teams  Although non-participating hospitals (Brandywine, Chestnut Hill, Phoenixville)  have ceased program involvement and subsequent financial risk beginning January 2021, Tower Health will continue to receive data from CMS as claims…

Michelle Fetich, BSN, RN, and Sharon Voelker, BSN, RN II, Receive March 2021 Quality Award

  Congratulations to two selfless NICU nurses - Michelle Fetich, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, and Sharon Voelker, BSN, RN II - on receiving the March Platinum Quality Award. Here is the powerful story an inspired colleague wrote about Michelle and Sharon: “A patient born on the cusp of viability…

Residency Program at Chestnut Hill Hospital Receives $10,000 Giant Foods Grant

The Tower Health Drexel University Family Medicine Residency Program at Chestnut Hill Hospital recently received a $10,000 Giant Foods Grant in support of the program’s food pantry initiative. The residency program started the food pantry at their center city location to provide healthy, non-perishable food options for patients and families in the local community.

Tower Health Participating in Gift of Life Donor Program to Promote Life-Saving Organ Donation

Each day, 17 people in the United States die while waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Tower Health is pleased to join the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and Gift of Life Donor Program and organ procurement organizations throughout the country to inspire hope, advocacy, and passion as part of a statewide campaign to promote organ and tissue donation. Gift of Life encourages individuals to register to become an organ, tissue, and cornea donor.

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Director Debbie Rahn Named Chair, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Debbie Rahn, EdD, MSN, RN, Director of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (RHSHS), was recently elected as Chair of the Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for a one-year term.

Reading Hospital and Reading Hospital Foundation Reschedule COVID-19 Memorial Ceremony

Reading Hospital and Reading Hospital Foundation announced today the COVID-19 Memorial Ceremony, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 31, will be rescheduled for Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m. and will be held rain or shine.  The event will pay tribute to Berks County residents who have died from…