Reading Hospital

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Tower Health Board Charts Path Forward, Including Plan to Develop Strategic Alliance with Penn Medicine

July 30, 2021 - After several months of careful exploration and due diligence, Tower Health’s Board of Directors has decided that the system can best chart its path forward by developing a strategic alliance with Penn Medicine.

Reading Hospital - Tower Health Named Top 10 Hospital in Pennsylvania By U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2021 -  Reading Hospital - Tower Health has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked eighth in Pennsylvania and recognized in Northeastern PA/Lehigh Valley. Reading Hospital was also nationally ranked #50 in pulmonology and lung surgery and high performing in gastroenterology & GI Surgery, geriatrics, orthopedics, and urology.

Reading Hospital Road Run Returns to In-Person Event

July 22, 2021 - The Friends of Reading Hospital announced that the Reading Hospital Road Run event on Sunday, October 17 will return as an In-Person Event this year. The 2021 event will consist of a Half Marathon, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, and the “Go-the-Distance” challenge.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Recognized for Excellence in Lactation Care

July 19, 2021 - Reading Hospital - Tower Health has been recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) for excellence in lactation care.

Reading Hospital Has No COVID-19 Inpatients for First Time in 17 Months

July 12, 2021 - Reading Hospital announced that at midnight on July 12, 2021 (when a daily census is counted), it had ZERO COVID-19 inpatients for the first time in 17 months. To date, Reading Hospital has treated 3,225 COVID-19 inpatients.

The Friends of Reading Hospital Provide More Than $230,000 in Grant Funding To Aid Hospital and Community

June 23, 2021 - The Friends of Reading Hospital (The Friends) announced that they will provide $233,880 in grant funds to aid hospital departments and community organizations.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Receives Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence. Again.

June 18, 2021 - Reading Hospital – Tower Health received Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the second consecutive time.

Berks Trail Challenge Kicks Off June 7

June 7, 2021 - As the weather warms and individuals spend more time outside, Be Well Berks, an initiative of the Community Wellness Department at Reading Hospital, invites Berks County residents to participate in the fourth annual Berks Trail Challenge.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Expands Visitor Policy

May 27, 2021 - Effective June 1, Reading Hospital - Tower Health will update its visitor policy to reflect the safe relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions.

Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing Patient Will Walk to "Reclaim the Day"

May 24, 2021 - Diana Pelletier, a Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing (RHRW) patient, plans an annual “Reclaim the Day” activity to celebrate life after a 2007 car accident left her with paralysis. This year, she plans to walk one mile in the EksoNR robotic exoskeleton and raise $5,280 for the EKSO Patient Assistance Fund at the Reading Hospital Foundation.