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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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Reading Hospital President and CEO donates to Employee Assistance Fund

Reading Hospital President and CEO William M. Jennings has personally donated $2,797.00 to the hospital’s employee assistance fund. Jennings presented his check to Katherine Thomas, president of the Reading Hospital Foundation on Aug. 21.  The donation was the result of Jennings’ pledge to donate $1 to the fund for every run scored in the Reading Hospital Employee softball leagues’ 2019 season.

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Tower Health to absorb Hahnemann’s displaced medical residents

Tower Health, the Berks County-based health network, has announced it will assume responsibility for the majority of resident physicians displaced by the closing of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, according to a press release. Philadelphia Academic Health System, the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital, said on June 26th that the 171-year old, 495-bed hospital would close in September. Under a ...

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