Barbara Romig, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Barbara Romig, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Barbara Romig, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Tower Health and Reading Hospital.

In this role, Barbara will be responsible for the strategic, operational, and financial performance of nursing and patient care services. She will provide leadership in advancing Tower Health and Reading Hospital's vision for nursing excellence, relationship-based care philosophy, the professional practice model, and strategic and quality plans that align with the strategic priorities of Tower Health. She will be responsible for sustaining the standards of nursing practice throughout the health system, ensuring that the practice environment aligns with the ANCC Magnet Model and supports excellence in practice and care delivery.

Barbara has held numerous roles in her 40 years at Reading Hospital and Tower Health. Most recently she served as Vice President, Nursing Clinical Practice and Education and Center for Patient Safety. She began her career as a Nurse Extern and then became a Registered Nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. She attended Thomas Jefferson University for her Doctor of Nursing Practice, the University of Pennsylvania for her Master of Science in Nursing, and Albright College for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


About Tower Health 

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With nearly 12,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; and a network of 25 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. For more information, visit

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