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Reading Hospital Foundation Receives Impact Grant from United Way of Berks County for Street Medicine Program

Reading Hospital Foundation announced today that it received a $320,694 Impact Grant from the United Way of Berks County to help fund the Street Medicine Program. With the funds, the Street Medicine program will begin to offer telemedicine services for patients and hire a Clinical Director and RN Case…

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.

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…

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…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Employees Saved the Life of a Colleague with CPR and AED

On the morning of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, Reading Hospital employee Michelle Rose suffered sudden cardiac arrest while on her break in the hospital cafeteria. Several employees immediately jumped into action to save their colleague’s life. Diana E. Arango, RN, and Erika Gilroy, Patient Access Care…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Recognized on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2021 List

Reading Hospital – Tower Health has been ranked number 92 on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on March 3, 2021 and can be viewed on Newsweek’s…

Reading Hospital and Reading Hospital Foundation to Host COVID-19 Memorial Ceremony

On Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m., Reading Hospital and Reading Hospital Foundation will host a COVID-19 memorial ceremony to pay tribute to Berks County residents who have died from COVID-19. The event will take place at the Clock Tower on the Reading Hospital campus. One luminary for each life lost…

Tower Health COVID-19 Year in Review

Tower Health is marking the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 impacting our community. “The past year has been a challenge for our team and for everyone in healthcare,” said P. Sue Perrotty, Interim President and CEO at Tower Health. “When the pandemic began, our people bravely went to work each day, and continue to do so a year later, focused on the needs of our patients and communities.