A new hybrid cardiac catheterization laboratory at Penn State Health St. Joseph is now open, offering the Berks community expanded treatment options with leading-edge catheterization and imaging technology.
A $5.5 million addition to Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center featuring leading-edge radiation oncology technology is now open and offering people in the Berks region a wider range of treatments close to home.
An innovative, quality-focused practice that has been committed to the health and well-being of children in the Berks County community for almost 30 years is now part of Penn State Health Medical Group.
Penn State Health and All About Children Pediatric Partners, P.C. announced today they have reached agreement for the Berks County practice to join Penn State Health Medical Group. Together, they will expand access to compassionate preventative and acute health care services for children and families in the Berks region.
A practice whose providers are known for a 35-year tradition of providing community-focused family medicine services to Berks and Schuylkill County residents is now part of Penn State Health Medical Group.
Tomorrow we celebrate 145 years of health and healing in serving the Berks community. Ours is a story filled with both care and compassion as well as change and transformation.
Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center will use a $1 million dollar grant to create hybrid catheterization labs on its Bern Township campus. The technology of the hybrid catheterization labs will allow St. Joseph Medical Center to provide patients in need of cardiovascular treatment, as well as radiology and oncology procedures, with cutting-edge, exceptional care close to home.
Dr. Marc Rovito remembers the early years of breast cancer treatment. “I’m an old-timer,” said Rovito, medical director and medical oncologist at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s cancer center. “I’ve been doing this awhile. If you had a 1 centimeter (tumor) you always got chemo. Period. Those are women we don’t by and large treat with chemotherapy. There are a lot of women who are no longer exposed to chemotherapy that used to be.”