Tower Health

Tower Health Overview

Tower Health, operating under the name Fka Reading Health System, is located in Reading, PA. The organization was established in 1997. According to its NTEE Classification (E22) the organization is classified as: General Hospitals, under the broad grouping of Health Care and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Fka Reading Health System employed 5,772 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Fka Reading Health System generated $534.0m in total revenue. All expenses for the organization totaled $742.8m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 152.0% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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THE MISSION OF TOWER HEALTH IS TO PROVIDE COMPASSIONATE, ACCESSIBLE, HIGH QUALITY, COST EFFECTIVE HEALTHCARE TO THE COMMUNITY.

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OPERATING ROOM: CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL SURGICAL DEPARTMENT PROVIDES SURGICAL SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN BOTH AN INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SETTING. THESE SERVICES INCLUDE BARIATRICS, ENT, GASTROENTEROLOGY, GYNECOLOGY, ORTHOPEDICS, PAIN MANAGEMENT, PLASTICS, PODIATRY, PULMONOLOGY, THORACIC, UROLOGY, VASCULAR AND GENERAL SURGERY. TOTAL SURGERIES FOR FY20 WERE 3,602. JENNERSVILLE HOSPITAL PROVIDES SURGICAL SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN BOTH AN INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SETTING. SURGICAL PROCEDURES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTIES: ENT, GENERAL SURGERY, GASTROENTEROLOGIC, GYNECOLOGICAL, OPHTHALMOLOGY, UROLOGIC AND VASCULAR SURGICAL PROCEDURES. TOTAL SURGERIES FOR FY20 WERE 2,017. POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL SURGICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND ELECTIVE SURGERIES TO THE COMMUNITY ON AN INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT BASIS. EMERGENCY CASES CAN BE DONE 24 HOURS A DAY, 365 DAYS A YEAR - PATIENTS NEEDING A HIGHER LEVEL OF CARE CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO TERTIARY CENTERS IN THE AREA. POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL OFFERS GENERAL, ORTHOPEDIC, VASCULAR, SPINE, ENT, MAXILLOFACIAL, PLASTIC, OB/GYN, OPHTHALMOLOGIC, UROLOGIC AND PODIATRIC SURGERY. TOTAL SURGERIES FOR FY20 WERE 5,586.


RADIOLOGY/ONCOLOGY: CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES IMAGING SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN BOTH AN INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SETTING. THESE SERVICES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO PET SCANS, ULTRASOUNDS, CAT SCANS, MRIS, NUCLEAR MEDICINE, INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, AND MAMMOGRAMS. CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL PROVIDES FREE SCREENINGS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY AND OFFERS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR MAMMOGRAMS VIA FUNDS RECEIVED AT LOCAL CHARITABLE EVENTS HOSTED/SPONSORED BY CHH. TOTAL IMAGING PROCEDURES/SCANS FOR FY20 WERE 79,904. PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL ONCOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT PROVIDES MEDICAL ONCOLOGY AND RADIATION THERAPY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY. PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL PROVIDES CHARITY SERVICES TO THEIR SERVICE AREA WHO MEET THEIR CHARITY POLICY GUIDELINES. TARGETED THERAPIES IN THEIR RECENTLY RENOVATED INFUSION SUITE SELECTIVELY AFFECT ONLY THE CELLS RELATED TO A PARTICULAR CANCER, CAUSING LESS DAMAGE AND FEWER SIDE EFFECTS TO SURROUNDING NON- CANCEROUS CELLS AND BODY SYSTEMS THAN TRADITIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS. PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES IN A NUMBER OF PREVENTIVE AND TREATMENT CLINICAL TRIALS THROUGH THE CANCER TRIALS SUPPORT UNIT (CTSU). TOTAL PROCEDURES FOR FY20 WERE 12,838. POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL CANCER CENTER PROVIDES INPATIENT, OUTPATIENT AND INFUSION SERVICES TO ONCOLOGY PATIENTS IN THE COMMUNITY. THE POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL CANCER CENTER OFFERS A ROBUST SERVICE LINE INCLUSIVE OF MEDICAL AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY WITH RAPID ARC TECHNOLOGY WITH THEIR LINEAR ACCELERATOR AND CYBERKNIFE CAPABILITIES. THE POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL CANCER CENTER IS A FIVE TIME RECIPIENT OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS COUNCIL ON CANCER OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. THERE ARE ONLY 4 CANCER CENTERS IN THE COUNTRY WHO HAVE ACHIEVED THIS DISTINCTION. TOTAL PROCEDURES FOR FY20 WERE 8,040.


EMERGENCY CARE: BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY "24/7/365", REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY. BRANDWINE HOSPITAL ALSO PROVIDES IMMEDIATE ACCESS THROUGH ITS EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO ALL SPECIALTY SERVICES. EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 23,973. CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY "24/7/365", REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY. CHH PROVIDES IMMEDIATE ACCESS THROUGH ITS EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO ALL SPECIALTY AREAS. CHH REMAINS COMMITTED TO THEIR GOAL OF SEEING PATIENTS IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS. EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 35,927. JENNERSVILLE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY "24/7/365", REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY. JENNERSVILLE HOSPITAL ALSO PROVIDES IMMEDIATE ACCESS THROUGH ITS EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO ALL SPECIALTY SERVICES. EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 13,960. PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY "24/7/365" REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY. PHOENIXVILE HOSPITAL ALSO PROVIDES IMMEDIATED ACCESS THROUGH ITS EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO ALL SPECIALTY SERVICES, FROM SURGEONS TO ALL AREAS OF SPECIALTY CARE. PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL HAD "24/7/365" ON-CALL CONSULTANTS FOR PEDIATRIC EMERGECY CASES THROUGH NEMOURS WHICH ENDED 2/9/20. THIS SERVICE NOW TRANSITIONED TO TWO AFFILIATED HOSPITALS. LOCAL EMS PROVIDERS RELY ON PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL FOR ON-GOING MEDICAL EDUCATION. EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 20,239. POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EMERGENCY, URGENT AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY. THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IS OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, 365 DAYS A YEAR AND SERVES PATIENTS FROM BERKS, MONTGOMERY AND CHESTER COUNTIES. THE POTTSTOWN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IS THE SECOND BUSIEST EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY. THERE IS A FULL COMPLEMENT OF SPECIALTY SERVICES PROVIDED AT THE LOCAL AND/OR TERTIARY LEVEL WITH OUR SYSTEM HOSPITAL IN READING. EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 36,130.


EXPENSES INCURRED IN PROVIDING VARIOUS OTHER MEDICALLY NECESSARY HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO ALL INDIVIDUALS IN A NON-DISCRIMINATORY MANNER REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR ABILITY TO PAY. SERVICES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL INPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDES 24-HOUR SUPERVISION, TREATMENT, STABILIZATION AND PLACEMENT FOR ADULTS AND OLDER ADULTS COPING WITH A VARIETY OF ISSUES, FOCUSING ON RETURNING THE INDIVIDUAL TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FUNCTIONING POSSIBLE. THE INPATIENT EATING DISORDERS PROGRAM PROVIDES AN INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT PLAN, GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL THERAPY AND PSYCHIATRIC CARE FOR INDIVIDUALS AGES 13 AND OLDER. TOTAL PATIENT VISITS FOR FY20 WERE 15,562. BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT UNITS INCLUDE: MEDICAL SURGICAL, TELEMETRY AND INTENSIVE CARE UNITS THAT PROVIDE ACUTE INPATIENT SERVICES INCLUDING SUPPORT SERVICES SUCH AS LABORATORY, PHARMACY, PHYSICAL THERAPY, RESPIRATORY THERAPY AND RADIOLOGY. TOTAL PATIENT DAYS FOR FY20 WERE 18,642 JENNERSVILLE HOSPITAL INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT UNITS INCLUDE: MEDICAL SURGICAL, TELEMETRY AND INTENSIVE CARE THAT PROVIDES ACUTE INPATIENT SERVICES INCLUDING SUPPORT SERVICES SUCH AS LABORATORY, PHARMACY, PHYSICAL THERAPY, RESPIRATORY THERAPY, AND RADIOLOGY. TOTAL PATIENT DAYS FOR FY20 WERE 8,015 PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL OB/GYN WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT PROVIDES OB/GYN CARE AND MATERNITY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY "24/7/365". PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL PROVIDES CHARITY SERVICES TO THE SERVICE AREA THROUGH THEIR HEALTHY BABY PROGRAM TO FAMILIES WHO MEET THEIR CHARITY POLICY GUIDELINES. SIX BOARD-CERTIFIED OB/GYNS DELIVER OVER 700 BABIES EACH YEAR AND ARE BACKED BY A LEVEL II NICU AND NEMOURS DUPONT PEDIATRICS BOARD- CERTIFIED NEONATOLOGISTS PROVIDING "24/7/365" COVERAGE THROUGH 2/9/20 AND THEN TRANSITIONING TO TWO AFFILIATED HOSPITALS. PRIVATE ROOMS WITH ROOM- SERVICE ARE PROVIDED. LACTATION SERVICES, FAMILY PREP CLASSES AND POST- PARTUM SUPPORT IS ALSO PROVIDED. TOTAL NEW BORN FOR FY20 WERE 739. TOWER HEALTH URGENT CARE CONSISTS OF 23 LOCATIONS. WE SPECIALIZE IN TREATING NON-LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESSES AND INJURIES. WE PROVIDE COORDINATED AND COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS FOR SCHOOL, CAMP, SPORTS, AND PRE- EMPLOYMENT, AS WELL AS PROFESSIONAL DRIVER EXAMS FROM OUR LICENSED, CERTIFIED MEDICAL EXAMINERS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. AS A PREFERRED PROVIDER FOR MANY EMPLOYERS, WE ARE EQUIPPED TO HANDLE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NEEDS INCLUDING IMMUNIZATIONS, SCREENINGS, DOT AND CDL PHYSICALS. TELEMEDICINE HAS BECOME WIDELY ACCEPTED WITH THE ADVANCES IN REMOTE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES. TOWER HEALTH URGENT CARE IS ON THE FOREFRONT OF PATIENT CARE WITH OUR TELEBURN NETWORK. SELECT TOWER HEALTH URGENT CARE LOCATIONS HAVE PARTNERED WITH THE LEHIGH VALLEY TELEBURN NETWORK TO TREAT BURN PATIENTS BASED ON CONSULTS WITH SPECIALISTS AT THE LEHIGH VALLEY REGIONAL BURN CENTER. TELEBURN ENABLES OUR MEDICAL STAFF TO OBTAIN IMMEDIATE CONSULTS FROM THE BURN CENTER USING DIGITAL IMAGERY. TELEBURN ASSESSMENTS MEET ALL APPLICABLE PRIVACY AND SECURITY REGULATIONS OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA) AND THE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ECONOMIC AND CLINICAL HEALTH ACT (HITECH). ADDITIONALLY, COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING IS AVAILABLE AT SELECT TOWER HEALTH URGENT CARE LOCATIONS. TOWER HEALTH PARTNERS (THP) WAS FORMED TO DEVELOP A PHYSICIAN NETWORK TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH TOWER HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A CLINICAL INTEGRATION PROGRAM. CLINICAL INTEGRATION IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ACTIVE AND ONGOING PROGRAM TO EVALUATE AND MODIFY PRACTICE PATTERNS BY THE NETWORK'S PHYSICIAN PARTICIPANTS AND CREATE A HIGH DEGREE OF INTERDEPENDENCE AND COOPERATION AMONG THE PHYSICIANS TO CONTROL COSTS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY OF HEALTH CARE FOR THE NETWORK'S PHYSICIAN PARTICIPANTS AND THE ENTIRE HEALTH CARE COMMUNITY SERVED. TOWER HEALTH SAW A LARGE DECREASE IN REVENUE DUE TO THE POSTPONEMENT OF NON-URGENT PROCEDURES AND THE CANCELLATION OF ELECTIVE SURGERIES. OFFSITE LABS, RADIOLOGY CENTERS AND PHYSICIAN PRACTICES WERE CLOSED CAUSING A DECREASE IN PATIENT VISITS. OPERATING EXPENSES INCREASED DUE TO THE HIGH DEMAND FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) FOR STAFF AND PATIENTS AND OTHER COVID RELEATED EXPENSES. A STRONG EMPHASIS WAS PLACED ON SAFETY FOR OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF. AS A HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION, WE WORKED TO INFORM THE COMMUNITY THAT DELAYING HEALTHCARE NEEDS PLACES AN INDIVIDUAL'S HEALTH AT RISK. TOWER HEALTH INVESTED IN EXPANDING DIGITAL, VIRTUAL AND TELEHEALTH SERVICES TO STAY CONNECTED WITH THEIR PATIENTS.


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Tower Health Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
George A Jenckes MD
CEO Of Thp
$643,059
Stephen Tullman
CEO Phoenixv
$514,275
John Cacciamani
CEO Chestnut
$449,499
Richard T Newell Jr
CEO Pottstow
$427,172
Richard Mclaughlin
VP Cmo Potts
$397,864
Walter Hunt
CEO Brandywi
$384,736

Tower Health Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Montgomery Radiology Assoc Pc
Med Staff Serv
$876,118
Society Hill Anesthesia Consultants
Anesthesia Serv
$837,640
Berks Schuylkill Respiratory Spec
Med Staff Serv
$837,386
Healthtrust Workforce Solutions Llc
Contract Labor
$1,479,317
Na Partners In Anesthesia Llc
Anesthesia Serv
$3,474,770
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $26,398,349
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$67,016
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$26,465,365
Total Program Service Revenue$469,793,290
Investment income $9,373,520
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $4,676,635
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $20,778,617
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $534,049,241

Tower Health Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 1 grants that Tower Health has recieved totaling $55,669.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
United Way Of Berks County

Reading, PA

PURPOSE: PARTNER AGENCY INVESTMENTS: SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AT PRIMARY CARE SITES

$55,669
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Endowment Analysis

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