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TowerDIRECT Paramedics First in State to Carry Blood for Patient Transfusion

May 1, 2024 - As of today, TowerDIRECT ambulances in Reading and Phoenixville will be the first in the state to carry blood products for patient transfusions. With TowerDIRECT paramedics being the first to provide this life-saving service, ambulances will be available to all regional county 911 agencies as a resource.

Volunteers + Tower Health = One Big Thank You

May 1, 2024 - Our dedicated community volunteers are always generous with their time and talent -- from cradling babies in the NICU to organizing programs and events. In recognition of Volunteer Awareness Week, we did a little math to determine how much time our amazing volunteers donated to Tower Health in 2023.

Senior Vice President Pamela Hernandez Named as a Lehigh Valley Business Woman of Influence

April 26, 2024 - As Tower Health’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Officer, Pamela Hernandez is dedicated to “showing up for the people who show up for the organization.” Through her daily advocacy, she actively supports employees, making them feel included and heard, and she builds valuable career growth and leadership opportunities for current employees and community members.

Key Promotions Announced, Strengthening Leadership Team

April 25, 2024 – Tower Health announced a series of executive promotions to enhance its leadership team and strengthen its operations today.

Stephanie Goldman, PharmD, Announced as New Vice President of Pharmacy

April 24, 2024 – Tower Health announced that Stephanie Goldman, PharmD, BCPS, has been named Vice President of Pharmacy, effective immediately.

Medical Residents Find Their Match

April 10, 2024 - Tower Health will welcome a select 108 residents this summer after receiving nearly 16,000 applications. The newest class of residents will join the organization’s 12 ACGME-accredited Residency Programs in July 2024.

 

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Announces Leadership Transition

February 14, 2024 - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children today announced a change in leadership as Don Mueller shared his plans to resign from his role as president and CEO. Robert Brooks, the current chief operating officer (COO) at St. Christopher’s, will transition during the coming months into the role of president and COO.

59 Tristate Hospitals Unite for 'It Doesn’t Kill to Ask' Child Gun Safety Campaign 

February 6, 2024 - With firearms remaining the leading cause of injury and death in children, the nation’s largest regional collaboration of health systems, representing 59 hospitals in Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey, is kicking off the year with a public service campaign that encourages a community approach to protecting children from unlocked guns.

Bath Safety Tips for Babies and Toddlers

February 2, 2024 - The Injury Prevention Coordinator at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children provides four bath safety tips for babies and toddlers to prevent incidents and injuries.

Rohinton Morris, MD, Announced as New Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

January 31, 2024 - Tower Health entities are pleased to announce that Rohinton Morris, M.D. FACS, a nationally respected cardiac surgeon, will become the system’s Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery this spring.