A female passenger in a car traveling on westbound U.S. Route 422 through Limerick sustained a minor forearm or hand injury during a crash, state police reported Sunday. She was taken to Pottstown Hospital.
Pottstown and Phoenixville hospitals have earned top rankings from Healthgrades, an online national market to help patients find doctors, for highly rated outcomes in a variety of procedures.
Tower Health has lost a lawsuit it filed against Community Health Systems in 2019, alleging a breach of agreement in its 2017 purchase of Pottstown Hospital. A federal court ruling, released Tuesday, said no violation occurred.
Pottstown Hospital led all Tower Health hospitals in operating losses during the health care system's recently ended fiscal year, according to a report in the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Ann Blankenhorn, who most recently served as chief nursing officer at Pottstown Hospital, has been named by Tower Health as its vice president for nursing clinical practice and education, and patient safety.
Reading Hospital was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among Pennsylvania's best hospitals, owner Tower Health said Tuesday. Pottstown and Phoenixville hospitals also won U.S. News recognition in specialty areas.
Physician Assistant Theresa Cedzo, a 30-year veteran medical specialist in workplace and industrial health issues, has joined the occupational health team at Pottstown Hospital's CarePlex facility.
Tower Health on Tuesday released separate community health needs assessments for its five hospitals, including Pottstown and Phoenixville. During the next three years, it said, all will work to address key health equity issues.