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Reading Hospital – Tower Health Employees Participate in ‘No Shave November’

Contest raises money for patients at McGlinn Cancer Institute  West Reading, PA., November 20, 2020 - Beginning Sunday, November 1, 18 generous Reading Hospital team members pledged participation in the “No Shave November” Contest in support of McGlinn Cancer Institute. The month-long event, hosted by…

Tower Health Hospitals Leading Childhood Injury Prevention Efforts

Hospitals to Host Inaugural U.S. National Injury Prevention Day Virtual Event on November 18 West Reading, PA., November 18, 2020 - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a leading pediatric hospital, and Reading Hospital – Tower Health are joining the Injury Free Coalition for Kids in launching the…

Reading Hospital Foundation Receives Donation of Backpacks

Foundation will partner with Street Medicine Program to distribute to homeless patients West Reading, PA., November 12, 2020 - The Reading Hospital Foundation has received a donation of 24 backpacks filled with personal care items from an anonymous donor. The backpacks will soon be distributed to…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Physician, Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD, Named Chair, State Board of Medicine

West Reading, PA., November 9, 2020 - Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reading Hospital -Tower Health and Interim Academic Chair of OBGYN for Drexel University College of Medicine was named Chair, of the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine on October 27, 2020. …

Reading Hospital - Tower Health Receives Five-Star Ratings from Healthgrades

West Reading, PA., November 6, 2020 - Reading Hospital – Tower Health received patient safety recognition and is 5-star rated for cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and critical care according to new research released by Healthgrades. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates…

Reading Hospital – Tower Health Announces Two New Members to Board of Trustees

West Reading, PA., October 28, 2020 - Reading Hospital – Tower Health announced today that Latrice Mumin, Ed.D., MBA, and Yamil Sanchez Rivera, Ed.D., have joined the Board of Trustees. The addition of Drs. Mumin and Sanchez builds on Reading Hospital’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Dr. Mumin…

Reading Hospital Named One of the Top 50 Best Teaching Hospitals in the United States

West Reading, PA., October 20, 2020 - Reading Hospital – Tower Health has been named one of the top 50 best teaching hospitals in the United States, according to a ranking released by Washington Monthly Magazine and the Lown Institute. Reading Hospital ranked as number 46 on the list. Washington…

Susan Looney, J.D., Ed.D Appointed Vice Chair of Reading Hospital Board of Trustees

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Tower Health Performs Berks County’s First Carotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Recently, the Reading Hospital – Tower Health cardiovascular team performed the first carotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in Berks County. Replacing a damaged aortic valve via the carotid artery, located on the side of the neck, is a significant advancement for patients unable to…

Reading Hospital Achieves Prestigious Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Reading Hospital on August 17 with Magnet® recognition, the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Reading Hospital is proud to join an elite group of 441 hospitals…