Pottstown Hospital

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Boyertown Outpatient Center Receives ACR Accreditation

June 21, 2022 - Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown received accreditation in mammography and lung cancer screening from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Tower Health Names John Derderian Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer

June 20, 2022 - Tower Health has named John Derderian DO, FHM, Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

After 149 Days in the Hospital, COVID Patient Discharged Home

June 16, 2022 - On December 31, 2021, Berks County resident Cory Heckman, age 31, was admitted to Pottstown Hospital for treatment of COVID-19. One hundred and forty-nine days later, Cory went home under his own power. 

Tower Health Names Desha Dickson as Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Community Wellness

June 15, 2022 - Tower Health announced today that Desha Dickson has been named Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Community Wellness.

Tower Health Names Thomas Bartiromo as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

June 8, 2022 - Tower Health announced Thomas Bartiromo as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Mr. Bartiromo will lead the following IT teams: Service Desk, Field Services, Media Services, Client Systems, Voice System Engineering, Network Engineering, and Systems Engineering.

Active Shooter Drill at Pottstown Hospital

June 3, 2022 - Pottstown Hospital, Pottstown Police Department, and Montgomery County SWAT-Western Region recently took part in an Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness Drill in the hospital. 

Tower Health Announces Christine Keithly, MSN, as Vice President for Nursing Administration & Operations

June 1, 2022 - Tower Health announced today that Christine Keithly, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been promoted to Vice President for Nursing Administration & Operations.

Tower Health Appoints Brian Lahmann, MD, Physician Leader for Emergency Medicine

May 11, 2022 - Tower Health announced today that Brian Lahmann, MD, has been appointed the Physician Leader for Emergency Medicine at Tower Health.

Tower Health to Celebrate National Nurses Week

May 5, 2022 - At Tower Health, nurses are the backbone of caring for patients and the community—in hospitals, outpatient settings, physician offices, and patients' homes. Our nurses are strong and, no matter the challenge, are at the patient's side when they need care, comfort, health guidance, or just a kind word of solace or sympathy.

Nurses Week 2022 Interview - Peggy Neese, BSN, RN, OCN

Peggy Neese, BSN, RN, OCN, Director of Cancer Center at Pottstown Hospital, began in 1979.  What departments have you worked in during your tenure at the hospital?  When I started with the cancer program with Pottstown Hospital in 1979, I was the only nurse and the hospital didn’t have an oncologist…