Berks Biz

Cultural healing: Reading Hospital turns to Alvernia University to help employees offer care sensitive to patients’ backgrounds

Researchers and health care providers at Reading Hospital have found an important key to improving patient care. Cultural awareness. To address this need, the hospital developed and launched its Cultural Awareness Program this year with Alvernia University. The in-classroom course teaches Reading Hospital employees how to be more culturally sensitive to their patients.

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Tower Health opens UPMC Health Plan Connect Center in Wyomissing

Tower Health, the Berks County-based health network, has opened a new Tower Health-UPMC Health Plan Connect Center inside the Berkshire Mall in Wyomissing. Designed to help consumers with their health insurance questions, individuals and current members can meet one-on-one with associates at the new location, which is open during regular mall hours. The new site ...

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