Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.
Why Reading health system. Reasons why. 101 reasons. Reading health Value.

Awards

Recognized as a leading health system that is focused on Advancing Health. Transforming Lives – Reading Health System has always been synonymous with high-quality, advanced healthcare. We maintain a highly experienced Quality Management team to help coordinate all aspects of clinical care across the system, and we have instituted many innovative programs to move health forward in our community – from the first clinically integrated organization, Reading Health Partners, to being a founding member of AllSpire Health Partners, created to improve healthcare quality and affordability for communities in the Northeast.

We are pleased to offer information about how Reading Health System compares with other hospitals in Pennsylvania, as well as across the nation. We believe that these quality measures are essential for you in making healthcare decisions for you and your loved ones.

A few of our notable achievements include:

You can view a complete list of Awards and Recognitions here.

Bariatric
 

  • Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery/Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association
  • Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery/American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery in 2015/Healthgrades®

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Breast
 

  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence/American College of Radiology’s Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging
  • Care Award/International Lactation Consultant Association

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Cardiac
 

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care for three years in a row (2014-2016)/Healthgrades®
  • America’s 100 Best Specialty Care — Coronary Intervention/Healthgrades®
  • Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care/Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades® Cardiac Care Excellence Award for three years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades® 2016 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 3 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2014-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery in 2016/Healthgrades®
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 2 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 3 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2014-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 4 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2013-2016)
  • Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Failure Program/The Joint Commission/Healthgrades®
  • Get With the Guidelines® (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure/American Heart Association
  • Mission: Lifeline® Gold Performance Achievement Award for Heart Attack/American Heart Association
  • NCDR Platinum Performance Achievement Award ACTION Registry/GWTG
  • NCDR Premier Status Achievement Award Acute Coronary Syndrome/GWTG
  • Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs in the Nation/Becker’s Hospital Review
  • U.S. News: Rated High Performing for Congestive Heart Failure

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Critical Care
 

  • America’s 100 Best Specialty Care/Healthgrades®
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Critical Care for 3 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2014-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for 3 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2014-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 9 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2008-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism for 3 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2014-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 2 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies for 2 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2015-2016)

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Pulmonary
 

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care:4 Years in a Row (2013-2016)
  • Disease-Specific Certification in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease/The Joint Commission
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades® Pulmonary Care Excellence Award for 4 Years in a Row (2013-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 4 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2013-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 4 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2013-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 4 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2013-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 5 Years in a Row/Healthgrades® (2012-2016)
  • Disease-Specific Certification in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease/The Joint Commission
  • Disease-Specific Certification in Pneumonia/The Joint Commission

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Stroke
 

  • America’s 100 Best Specialty Care/ Healthgrades®
  • Disease-Specific Certification as Advanced Primary Stroke Center/The Joint Commission
  • Get With the Guidelines® Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for Stroke Care/American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award: 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award: 10 Years in a Row (2007-2016)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Neurosciences: 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke: 11 Years in a Row (2006-2016)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke: 10 Years in a Row (2007-2016)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences: 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke: 10 Years in a Row (2007-2016)

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Knee & Hip
 

  • Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip/Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association
  • Disease-Specific Certification in Total Hip Replacement/The Joint Commission
  • Disease-Specific Certification in Total Knee Replacement/The Joint Commission
  • Ranked #1 in Pennsylvania for Knee and Hip Replacements/ProPublica
  • Reading Hospital Readmission Rate for Knee Replacement Ranked Significantly Lower Than Expected by PHC4
  • U.S. News & World Report: Rated High Performing for Knee Replacement

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Obstetrics & Gynecology
 

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades® 2015 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award
  • Recognized by Healthgrades® in 2015 for Superior Performance in Labor and Delivery
  • Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Labor and Delivery in 2015/Healthgrades®
  • Among the Top 10% of Hospitals Evaluated for Labor and Delivery in 2015/Healthgrades®
  • Five-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery in 2015/Healthgrades®

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Spine
 

  • Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery/Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association

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Wound Care
 

  • Diversified Clinical Services Center of Distinction: to the Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society Full Accreditation awarded to the Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Recognizing Superior Clinicians, Leadership, Safety and Quality of Patient Care in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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Miscellaneous
 

  • Medal of Honor for Organ Donation: Presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Named as 2014 Most Wired Hospital Based on Survey Conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks
  • Most Preferred Hospital for Overall Quality & Image/MRC Consumer Choice Awards
  • Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals (teaching hospital category)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades® 2015 Women's Health Excellence Award
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Women's Health in 2015

Accreditations
 

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • American Chest Pain Center
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Level III NICU (PA DOH)
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation – Trauma Center
  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society
  • Vermont Oxford Network (National Network to Evaluate the Quality and Outcomes of Neonatal Care)
  • Certified Urgent Care Center Category 1 Designation by the Urgent Care Association of America: to Reading Health Urgent Care
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program

Institutional Affiliations
 

  • AllSpire Health Partners
  • Alvernia University
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
  • Penn State Hershey College of Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System