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26-Day-Old Baby Tested Positive for Coronavirus in Autopsy After Her Death | 7/25/2020

… Getty A 26-day-old baby who died Sunday in Pennsylvania tested positive for COVID-19 , the Berks County coroner said. The newborn girl had been found unresponsive Sunday morning and was taken to Reading Hospital , where she died shortly after being admitted, Acting Coroner John Hollenbach told multiple outlets. She was tested for COVID-19 during an autopsy, and the test came back positive Thursday afternoon, WFMZ 69 News …

Funeral procession honors life of firefighter, tow truck driver who died on the job | 7/24/2020

… truck driver killed Tuesday night while working on I-78 in Berks County. State police, firefighters, and a fleet of H&S tow trucks led the body of 29-year-old Tyler Laudenslager from Reading Hospital to the Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home in Millersburg. It was a day of mourning but also of rememberance from fellow firefighters. “He was always a huge family man, not just his wife and his …

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Janet Anne Fisher | Obituaries | lancasteronline.com | 7/24/2020

… 62 years. Born in Akron, PA, Janet was a daughter of the late Abram E. and Arlene (Hess) Althouse. She graduated from Ephrata High School in 1950 and after receiving her training at the Reading Hospital worked as a Registered Nurse at the Ephrata Community Hospital for 41 years. During the final 15 years of her career she was a health educator in the Wellness Center before retiring in 1995 …

Cause of death undetermined after Berks County infant posthumously tests positive for COVID-19 | 7/24/2020

article READING, Pa. - Authorities in Berks County are continuing to investigate the cause of death of a 26-day-old infant that posthumously tested positive for COVID-19. The infant passed away at Reading Hospital on Sunday, July 19 shortly after she was admitted. She was tested for COVID-19 on Monday, July 20 and positive results were returned on Thursday. The coroner's office says the cause or …

Pennsylvania Tow Operator/Firefighter Honored with Funeral Procession | 7/24/2020

First responders gathered on Thursday to escort the body of Tyler A. Laudenslager, 29, of Halifax, Dauphin County, Pa., from Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., to the Hoover-Boyer Funeral home in Millersburg. Laudenslager was killed July 21 when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle while assisting a disabled vehicle along I-78 in Bethel Township. Along with being a tow operator for H&S Towing, Laudenslager was …

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

… City) — 153,012 7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (New York City) — 150,647 8. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 144,343 9. Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital -Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 130,733 13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 128,079 14. John Peter Smith Hospital (Fort Worth, Texas) — 127,516 More articles on rankings and …

Drivers reminded to ‘Steer Clear’ after tow truck operator struck, killed | 7/23/2020

Anchor A procession was held Thursday in honor of a Dauphin County volunteer firefighter and tow truck driver who was hit and killed.The body of 29-year-old Tyler Laudenslager, of Halifax, was escorted from Reading Hospital to a funeral home in Millersburg.State police said Laudenslager died Tuesday after he was struck by a car while responding to a roadside assistance call on Interstate 78 in Bethel Township, Berks County.Drivers …

Language of official notification irks LRH doctors | 7/22/2020

Language of official notification irks LRH doctors Peshawar July 22, 2020 The administration of Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) has asked the doctors to check the computerised national identity cards (CNICs) of the patients before treating them, however, the language used in the official notification has aroused strong criticism from medics. “In my 17 years career, I have never seen the doctors were ever threatened the way the LRH administration did …

Pennsylvania announces new grant recipients to fight opioid epidemic | TribLIVE.com | 7/22/2020

… grant recipients would build medication-assisted treatment programs for uninsured, underinsured or privately insured residents who suffer from addiction. These grants were awarded to Lehigh Valley Health Network; Penn Medicine — Lancaster General Health; and Reading Hospital — Tower Health. The grant is funded through the State Opioid Response efforts received by the Wolf administration. The grant is meant to combat the substance use epidemic by increasing access to treatment and reducing …

Friends of Reading Hospital Aid Community Organizations With Over $400,000 | 7/22/2020

The Friends of Reading Hospital (The Friends) have provided $400,199 in grant funds to aid hospital departments and community organizations since January 1, 2020. The Friends have designated 2020, their 130th Anniversary, “The Year of Giving” with a focus on how the organization can support the patients, families and staff of Reading Hospital, as well as our local community organizations. Along with their traditional giving, The Friends have developed a …

Latest PacMAT Grant Recipients to Help Fight the Opioid Addiction Epidemic | 7/22/2020

… to residents in several counties afflicted by this disease.” Over the last few months, recent Pennsylvania Coordinated Medication Assisted Treatment grants were awarded to Lehigh Valley Health Network; Penn Medicine – Lancaster General Health; and Reading Hospital – Tower Health. Lehigh Valley Health Network was part of a previous RFA, but had not been publicly announced. Pennsylvania’s hub-and-spoke model has an addiction specialist physician at the center as the hub …

Bern Township death officially ruled a homicide - Reading Eagle | 7/20/2020

Save The death of a 76-year-old man whose body was discovered on a trail in Bern Township Friday night has been ruled a homicide, according to the results of an autopsy conducted Sunday in Reading Hospital , officials said Monday morning. Dennis E. Fink of the first block of Tully Lane was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:46 p.m. Friday by Berks County Deputy Coroner Robert Bickham. An …

Ailing actress gets financial help | 7/16/2020

PESHAWAR: The Bacha Khan Trust on Wednesday handed a cheque for Rs100,000 to actress Sarwat Ali undergoing treatment at the Lady Reading Hospital here. ANP cultural secretary visited the hospital and handed the cheque to the actress. A picture of Pashto and Hindko drama actress Sarwat Ali undergoing treatment at the hospital had gone viral on the social media. The social media users claimed that the actress needed financial support …

6 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… promoted Liz Smith, RN, to chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services, reports wickedlocal.com . 5. Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee named Michael Stadler , MD, CMO and associate dean of clinical affairs. 6. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital (Manistique, Mich.): Seeks a health information management director 3. North Kansas City (Mo.) Hospital: Seeks a clinical analyst 4. Alta Hospitals System (Orange, Calif.): Seeks a healthcare data analyst Epic 1. Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.): Seeks an IT application and clinical informatics manager 2. Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus): Seeks a clinical applications analyst 3. Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.): Seeks a clinical research data …

9 women making moves in healthcare leadership | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/14/2020

… as acting CEO, according to the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican . 8. Brighton, Mass.-based Franciscan Children’s hospital promoted Liz Smith, RN, to chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services, reports wickedlocal.com . 9. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

Tower Behavioral Health Opens in Reading | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. With approximately 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading ; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville ; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia ; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove ; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville ; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown ; and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership of …

Outgoing KMU VC has served KP for 30 years | 7/13/2020

PESHAWAR: Prof Dr Arshad Javaid has served Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the last 30 years in different capacities such as Dean of Postgraduate Medical Institute, Dean and Chief Executive of Lady Reading Hospital and Hayatabad Medical Complex and most recently as the Vice-Chancellor of Khyber Medical University (KMU). Prof Arshad Javaid will soon hand over the charge of Khyber Medical University to the pro-vice chancellor of the KMU. Of …

Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in a HIV-Infected Patient with a CD4 Count Greater Than 400 Cells/μL and Atovaquone Prophylaxis | 7/13/2020

… HIV-Infected Patient with a CD4 Count Greater Than 400 Cells/ μ L and Atovaquone Prophylaxis Abigayle Sullivan , 1 Theresa Lanham, 1 Ronald Krol, 2 and Shilla Zachariah 1 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Reading Hospital -Tower Health System, West Reading, PA, USA 2 Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Reading Hospital -Tower Health System, West Reading, PA, USA Show more Academic Editor: Hector Javier Snchez Prez Received 15 Jan …

Eric L. Powell | Obituaries | lancasteronline.com | 7/13/2020

Eric L. Powell, 60, of Myerstown, died Monday, June 29, 2020 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Born in West Chester, PA on September 16, 1959, he was the son of Walter L. and Winifred E. (McComsey) Powell of West Chester. Eric was a 1977 Graduate of East Senior High, West Chester and 1982 graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster. He worked as a municipal manager in Lancaster, Mt. Union …

ACADIA HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH TOWER HEALTH TO OPEN TOWER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IN READING, PENNSYLVANIA | Globe Newswire | 7/13/2020

… is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading‑edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between …

Covid-19 fatality rate on the decline - Newspaper - DAWN.COM | 7/11/2020

… say any relaxation could spell disaster and that its main focus was on scaling up public awareness. According to them, half of the Covid-19 beds lie vacant in Peshawar’s Hayatabad Medical Complex, Lady Reading Hospital and Khyber Teaching Hospital and Abbottabad’s Ayub Teaching Hospital due to fewer admissions. Officials said the hospitals were filled to capacity after Eidul Fitr when the people failed to adhere to social distancing guidelines …

26 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/10/2020

… Matt Whaley CEO of South Coast Global Medical Center in Santa Ana and Chapman Global Medical Center in Orange, Calif. 24. Bellevue (Ohio) Hospital President and CEO Michael Winthrop will retire Aug. 31. 25. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer. 26. Santa Ana, Calif.-based KPC Health named Jamie Yoo CEO of Anaheim (Calif.) Global Medical Center. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested …

LRH Peshawar Jobs 2020 Lady Reading Hospital Application Form Download | 7/7/2020

For this job visit/GOOGLE “ jobbazaar92 “ Here at this page of jobbazaar92 , we’ll discuss LRH Peshawar Jobs 2020 Lady Reading Hospital Application Form Download , as we all know that this organization is in a revival state and undergoing rapid transformation and due to this, it requires the services of highly educated, very experienced, hardworking and well-disciplined candidates for the post given below. Jobs are announced by organization for which …

Tower Health and Drexel University Announce New Chief Executive Officer for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

… a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading ; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville ; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia ; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove ; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville ; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown ; and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership of …

Drexel University

Tower Health sees 1,000 layoffs as coronavirus losses mount | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/16/2020

Reading Hospital in Berks County, expanded most recently with the December acquisition of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in a partnership with Drexel University. Tower paid $50 million for the hospital’s business, but also signed a long-term lease with a company that paid $65 million more for the real estate. » READ MORE: Coronavirus has cut deep into Philly-area hospitals’ finances Inquirer Morning Newsletter Get the news you need …

Tower Health Transplant Institute Performs First Kidney Transplant at Reading Hospital | PR Newswire | 6/8/2020

PRNewswire/ – Tower Health Transplant Institute (THTI) performed its first organ transplant at Reading Hospital on Monday, May 25 . The three-and-a-half-hour kidney transplant surgery was performed by surgeons Gary Xiao , MD; Stephen … of THTI Kidney Transplant Program and Associate Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine. “This milestone for the Tower Health Transplant Institute is a result of many months of comprehensive preparation by a multidisciplinary …

Medicare

CMS eliminates ASC hospital transfer agreement requirement & more — 8 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/1/2019

Reading Hospital to its Medicare network, including the group’s ASCs. The Oregonian recognized Medford-based Surgery Center of Southern Oregon as a Top Workplace for the first time. Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare named Jennifer Berres senior vice president and chief human resource officer. More articles on coding, billing and collections …

Billing specialist says he was fired by Pennsylvania medical group for reporting false Medicare claims | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/23/2019

A Pennsylvania billing specialist is accusing his former employer of letting him go because he reported false Medicare claims, according to The Pennsylvania Record . Zeth Holbert filed a civil complaint Aug. 5 against Tri-County … with the CMO of West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health’s Reading Hospital. The complaint said Mr. Holbert was given a 30-day termination letter on April 9 and terminated on May 10 for not billing …

Evans Memorial Hospital, Claxton GA

6 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… hospital and health system chief nursing officer and chief medical officer moves were reported in the last two weeks. 1. Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton, Ga., named Hope Gray, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer, according … Stadler , MD, CMO and associate dean of clinical affairs. 6. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

6 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… hospital and health system chief nursing officer and chief medical officer moves were reported in the last two weeks. 1. Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton, Ga., named Hope Gray, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer, according … Stadler , MD, CMO and associate dean of clinical affairs. 6. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

University Medical Center

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.): Seeks an IT application and clinical informatics manager 2. Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus): Seeks a clinical applications analyst 3. Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.): Seeks a clinical research data analyst 4. Akron (Ohio) Children’s Hospital: Seeks a clinical report analyst Meditech 1. Holy Family Hospital (Methuen, Mass.): Seeks a medical informatics manager 2. Hudson Regional Hospital (Secaucus, N.J.): Seeks an IT financial analyst …

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.): Seeks an IT application and clinical informatics manager 2. Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus): Seeks a clinical applications analyst 3. Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.): Seeks a clinical research data analyst 4. Akron (Ohio) Children’s Hospital: Seeks a clinical report analyst Meditech 1. Holy Family Hospital (Methuen, Mass.): Seeks a medical informatics manager 2. Hudson Regional Hospital (Secaucus, N.J.): Seeks an IT financial analyst …

Regional Hospital

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.): Seeks an IT application and clinical informatics manager 2. Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus): Seeks a clinical applications analyst 3. Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.): Seeks a clinical research data analyst 4. Akron (Ohio) Children’s Hospital: Seeks a clinical report analyst Meditech 1. Holy Family Hospital (Methuen, Mass.): Seeks a medical informatics manager 2. Hudson Regional Hospital (Secaucus, N.J.): Seeks an IT financial analyst …

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.): Seeks an IT application and clinical informatics manager 2. Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus): Seeks a clinical applications analyst 3. Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.): Seeks a clinical research data analyst 4. Akron (Ohio) Children’s Hospital: Seeks a clinical report analyst Meditech 1. Holy Family Hospital (Methuen, Mass.): Seeks a medical informatics manager 2. Hudson Regional Hospital (Secaucus, N.J.): Seeks an IT financial analyst …

Hackensack Meridian

9 women making moves in healthcare leadership | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/14/2020

… station KMXT . 2. Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee named Richelle Webb Dixon senior vice president and COO. 3. Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health named Joyce Hendricks chief development officer of network philanthropy. 4. North Shore … and vice president of patient care services, reports wickedlocal.com . 9. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

9 women making moves in healthcare leadership | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/14/2020

… station KMXT . 2. Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee named Richelle Webb Dixon senior vice president and COO. 3. Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health named Joyce Hendricks chief development officer of network philanthropy. 4. North Shore … and vice president of patient care services, reports wickedlocal.com . 9. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

Tower Health

Tower Health sees 1,000 layoffs as coronavirus losses mount | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/16/2020

Tower Health announced Tuesday that it is cutting 1,000 jobs, or about 8% of its workforce, citing the loss of $212 million in revenue through May because of coronavirus restrictions on non-urgent care. Fast … to its disclosure to bondholders. Tower, which is anchored by Reading Hospital in Berks County, expanded most recently with the December acquisition of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in a partnership with Drexel University. Tower …

Tower Health Transplant Institute Performs First Kidney Transplant at Reading Hospital | PR Newswire | 6/8/2020

PRNewswire/ – Tower Health Transplant Institute (THTI) performed its first organ transplant at Reading Hospital on Monday, May 25 . The three-and-a-half-hour kidney transplant surgery was performed by surgeons Gary Xiao , MD; Stephen Guy , MD; and David Reich , MD. Vanessa Smith , 63, of Pottstown , was the first THTI patient to receive a new organ. “I’d recommend this team to anyone,” Ms. Smith said. “I trust them with my …

Medical Center

14 healthcare leaders share daily habits to improve patient experience | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/19/2019

… note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Larry Coomes Chief executive of Queen of the Valley Medical Center (Napa, Calif.) Be kind to and supportive of their co-workers — happy caregivers … Valerie Geyer, MSN, RN Senior director of patient experience at Reading Hospital–Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) Look, listen and feel! Listen to the patient and maintain eye contact when you are in conversation. Learn …

Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Trauma Center Accreditation Granted to One Additional Hospital in Pennsylvania | PR Newswire | 10/2/2019

… in Pennsylvania to 41: Combined Adult Level 1 /Pediatric Level I Trauma Centers 1. Hershey – PennState Health – Milton S. Hershey Medical Center/PennState Health Children’s Hospital Combined Adult Level 1/Pediatric Level II Trauma Centers … Pittsburgh – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Presbyterian 13. West Reading – Reading Hospital – Tower Health 14. York – WellSpan York Hospital – WellSpan Health Pediatric Level I Trauma Centers 15. Philadelphia – St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children 16. Philadelphia …

Michael Stadler

6 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Michael Stadler , MD, CMO and associate dean of clinical affairs. 6. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

6 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Michael Stadler , MD, CMO and associate dean of clinical affairs. 6. Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pa., named Rosemary Wurster , DNP, RN, chief nursing officer …

David Reich

Tower Health Transplant Institute Performs First Kidney Transplant at Reading Hospital | PR Newswire | 6/8/2020

PRNewswire/ – Tower Health Transplant Institute (THTI) performed its first organ transplant at Reading Hospital on Monday, May 25 . The three-and-a-half-hour kidney transplant surgery was performed by surgeons Gary Xiao , MD; Stephen Guy , MD; and David Reich , MD. Vanessa Smith , 63, of Pottstown , was the first THTI patient to receive a new organ. “I’d recommend this team to anyone,” Ms. Smith said. “I trust them with my …

Tower Health Transplant Institute Performs First Kidney Transplant at Reading Hospital | PR Newswire | 6/8/2020

PRNewswire/ – Tower Health Transplant Institute (THTI) performed its first organ transplant at Reading Hospital on Monday, May 25 . The three-and-a-half-hour kidney transplant surgery was performed by surgeons Gary Xiao , MD; Stephen Guy , MD; and David Reich , MD. Vanessa Smith , 63, of Pottstown , was the first THTI patient to receive a new organ. “I’d recommend this team to anyone,” Ms. Smith said. “I trust them with my …