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Reading Hospital – Tower Health Named One of Healthgrades 2021 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 5th Consecutive Year

Reading Hospital – Tower Health has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the fifth consecutive year. The distinction places Reading Hospital among the top 2 percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Receives Federal Grant to Support Work Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Reading Hospital – Tower Health is one of only 42 organizations across the country, and one of three in Pennsylvania, selected to receive a grant for $50,000 from The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). The grant will be used as part of the “Improving Social Determinants of Health: Getting Further Faster Program.”

Student Nurses Respond to Need for Clinicians at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Nursing Student Sarah Rodriguez working at the COVID-19 Vaccination ClinicBeginning December 28, 2020, 10 Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (RHSHS) nurses began assisting in the hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in various positions. To date, the…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Appoints Zeshan Anwar, MD, Section Chief and Director of Hospitalist Services

Reading Hospital – Tower Health announced today that Zeshan Anwar, MD, MHA, FACP, SFHM, has been appointed Chief, Section of Inpatient Internal Medicine, as well as Director of Hospitalist Services, effective January 5, 2021.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Adds Six Academic Programs

Reading Hospital – Tower Health received approval to add six new Residency and Fellowship programs in 2020. The hospital now offers fellowship programs in Nephrology, Plastic Surgery, Sleep Medicine, and Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. The hospital also added residency programs in Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. When the programs are fully operational, they will educate an additional 60 resident and fellows per year at Reading Hospital.

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Reminds Community of Multiple Opportunities for Care

West Reading, PA., December 23, 2020 - As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Berks County, Reading Hospital – Tower Health encourages the community to consider alternate care locations for non-life-threatening, but urgent, health issues. Tower Health offers several in-person and virtual care options…

Reading Hospital Employees Donate More Than $60,000 to Reading Hospital Foundation

West Reading, PA., December 7, 2020 - Reading Hospital Foundation announced today they have received $62,240 during the annual “It Starts With Us” Employee Giving Campaign. The “It Starts With Us" Campaign is a fundraising effort that encourages Reading Hospital team members to financially support…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Employees Participate in ‘No Shave November’

West Reading, PA., November 20, 2020 - Beginning Sunday, November 1, 18 generous Reading Hospital team members pledged participation in the “No Shave November” Contest in support of McGlinn Cancer Institute. The month-long event, hosted by Reading Hospital Foundation, will raise funds for men’s…

Tower Health Hospitals Leading Childhood Injury Prevention Efforts

West Reading, PA., November 18, 2020 - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a leading pediatric hospital, and Reading Hospital – Tower Health are joining the Injury Free Coalition for Kids in launching the Inaugural U.S. National Injury Prevention Day today, Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Physicians,…

Reading Hospital Foundation Receives Donation of Backpacks

West Reading, PA., November 12, 2020 - The Reading Hospital Foundation has received a donation of 24 backpacks filled with personal care items from an anonymous donor. The backpacks will soon be distributed to homeless patients through the Tower Health Medical Group Street Hospital program.  The…