Started in 1867, Reading Hospital remains among the nation's leaders in high-quality, cost-effective health care.

Magnet Recognition

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Reading Hospital in 2016 with Magnet® recognition, the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. In 2021, Reading Hospital achieved Magnet redesignation by the ANCC.


  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022-2023)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2022)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2022)
  • America's 100 Best Specialty Care: Stroke Care
  • Recipient of Excellence Award™: Cardiac Surgery, Joint Replacement, Neurosciences, Pulmonary Care

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

5-Star Rating for Overall Hospital Quality


World's Best Hospitals (2021, 2023)

Verras' Medical Value Index™

One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania


  • American College of Radiology
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognized
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center® for Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Five-Star Quality Rated
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – Acute Stroke Rehabilitation Program
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs (Hospital and Stroke Specialty Program)
  • Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
  • Committee on Stereotactic Breast Biopsy for Mammotest
  • Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification (Advanced Primary Stroke Center)
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification (Heart Failure Program and Advanced Primary Stroke Center)
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (Outpatient Hematology-Oncology)
  • The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Center