Supplementary Heart Services
You get better results with open communication, education, and support from your Reading Hospital care team. In addition to providing the best possible cardiovascular treatment, we give you and your family information and encouragement through the following services.
Active Aging is a “lunch and learn” program designed to help seniors stay active and healthy. This program is held twice each month and features a variety of health topics. Find upcoming Active Aging programs.
Advancing Wellness is a disease management program for patients with heart failure [PDF] and COPD [PDF].
Cardiac Care Support Group
The Cardiac Care Support Group [PDF] is an open forum for patients who have similar experiences, challenges, and concerns. Peers encourage one another to overcome struggles and celebrate triumphs. Anyone with cardiac disease (heart attack, heart failure, cardiomyopathy) or has had cardiac surgery may attend.
Tower Health at Home brings the services of health care professionals to you in the comfort of your home. For more information, call 484-628-HOME.
Hospice Service provides competent, compassionate end-of-life care to patients requiring acute, general hospital inpatient care for pain and symptom management. Ask your doctor about this service if you or your loved one can’t receive care at home or in another non-acute setting. Treatment focuses on patient and family comfort and palliative care.
Miller Regional Heart Center provides many cardiac tests on an outpatient basis. These procedures do not require an overnight stay. The N1 Cardiac Suite is dedicated to services including cardiac ultrasound, EKG and exercise testing, exercise stress echocardiogram, Holter monitor, and tilt table testing.
Pain Management Protocols
Pain management protocols provided through the Center for Pain Management offer a full range of treatments for non-malignant chronic pain (pain that lasts months and isn’t due to medical conditions that can be cured).
PAWS for Wellness
PAWS for Wellness is animal-assisted therapy offered through Behavioral Health Services. For more information, call 484-628-8070.
The Speakers Bureau provides a free service to people and organizations within our community while introducing them to various healthcare professionals at Reading Hospital.
The Stroke Unit at Reading Hospital offers the best stroke treatment possible, supported by a team of nurses, doctors, therapists, case managers, and chaplains.
Tobacco-Free Wellness Program
The Tobacco-Free Wellness Program works to eliminate smoking, a major risk factor for heart disease. The program reaches out to patients and the community through education, consultation, and collaboration with healthcare professionals and community health agencies.
Women’s Heart Health Initiative
The Women’s Heart Health Initiative provides women with relevant and reliable information to make necessary behavioral changes and informed heart-related healthcare decisions.