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Tower Health Earns 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

October 7, 2021 Tower Health has earned the 2021 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8 for Acute and Ambulatory settings.

Tower Health Announces Actions to Strengthen System, Ensure Long-Term Mission

September 28, 2021 - After months of thoughtful exploration and analysis, the Tower Health Board of Directors today announced a series of actions that will reshape the health system and establish a clear path forward for decades to come.

Tower Health to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for Employees

August 17, 2021 - Tower Health announced today that it will require COVID-19 vaccination for all Tower Health employees when the FDA gives the vaccine full approval—a milestone anticipated within the coming weeks.

Tower Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update

August 4, 2021 - As the COVID-19 Delta variant continues to spread across the country and the region, Tower Health reminds the community on the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

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.

Tower Health Providers Discuss "Reentry"

May 18, 2021 - The pandemic is not over, but the desire to return to normal is strong, especially as warmer weather returns. However, many individuals may be anxious to safely “reenter” into more normal activities, while also feeling uncertain about safety and how to address the many changes forced upon themselves, their families, and their communities over the last year.

Tower Health to Continue Requiring Masks at all Facilities

May 17, 2021 - According to both the CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, all persons must continue to wear masks in all hospitals, outpatient facilities, urgent care centers, and physician offices. In compliance with this guidance, Tower Health will continue its current policies requiring all employees, medical staff, patients, and visitors to wear masks in inside all Tower Health facilities, including all clinical and non-clinical areas such as hallways, dining areas, and common spaces.

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

April 15, 2021 - 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.

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

April 1, 2021 - 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.

St. Christopher’s Raises Unconscious Bias Awareness During Social Work Month

March 25, 2021 - Every March, National Social Work Month recognizes the dedication and empathy social workers across the country deliver while providing compassionate services. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children chooses a timely topic and hosts educational events each year. This year’s topic was “Unconscious Bias - What You Do Not Realize That Affects Every Life Action.”