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Tower Health Working to Operationalize Broader Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

West Reading, PA., January 20, 2021 -  Tower Health is following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and PA Department of Health (DOH) guidelines for prioritizing distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. To date, these guidelines have prioritized healthcare workers, individuals living in long-term care…

Volunteers Needed for Tower Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

West Reading, PA., January 20, 2021 -  Tower Health is building teams to support the health system’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts for the patients and communities it serves. The health system is seeking volunteer licensed clinicians to administer vaccine, as well as individuals who can provide volunteer…

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.

Tower Health Transplant Institute Performs First Liver Transplant at Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA., January 4, 2021 - Tower Health Transplant Institute (THTI) performed its first liver transplant at Reading Hospital on Thursday, December 3. The surgery was performed by Tower Health transplant surgeons David J. Reich, MD, FACS; Gary S. Xiao, MD, FACS; and Stephen R. Guy, MD, FACS. …

Reading Hospital – Tower Health to Offer Recently Approved COVID-19 Treatment

West Reading, PA., December 8, 2020 - Reading Hospital – Tower Health is fortunate to have received doses of the recently approved COVID-19 drug bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody to treat individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. The drug, developed by Eli Lilly, was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug…

Tower Health and Southern Berks Regional EMS Announce New Model for EMS Care

West Reading, PA., December 4, 2020 - Leaders at Tower Health and Southern Berks Regional Emergency Medical Service (SBREMS) in Berks County announced today that they have completed an agreement to merge SBREMS with TowerDIRECT, the non-profit ambulance company owned by Tower Health, effective December 6…

Tower Health Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognitions

West Reading, PA., November 30, 2020 - Tower Health announced that it has earned 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition achieving Digital Health Certification Level 7 for both the Acute and Ambulatory settings. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how…

Tower Health Revises Visitor Policy

West Reading, PA., November 24, 2020 - Tower Health is committed to protecting the safety of our patients, staff, and community during the COVID-19 pandemic. With that goal in mind, the health system is updating visitor policies at its hospitals. A patient’s care team will decide on a case-by-case…

Tower Health Medical Group Opens New Family Medicine Location in Sinking Spring

West Reading, PA., November 23, 2020 - Tower Health opened a new Family Medicine location on Monday, November 16. Tower Health Medical Group Family Medicine – Sinking Spring is located at 3855 Penn Avenue in Berks County. The practice will be open Monday through Friday and is accepting new patients and…

How to Protect Your Emotional Health This Winter

West Reading, PA., November 18, 2020 - As winter approaches Tower Health experts offer these tips about maintaining a positive attitude and protecting your emotional health. For many individuals, winter is an especially challenging time because depression often worsens as weather grows colder and there…