Saved! Tower finds buyer for Jennersville, Brandywine hospitals — both to remain open

Beleaguered local hospital operator Tower Health announced Monday that it has secured a new owner for Brandywine and Jennersville Hospitals, and that both facilities will remain open as acute care hospitals in Chester County. As Tower worked through a reorganization plan, Jennersville had been slated to close — leaving southwest Chester County without a hospital. The fate of Brandywine — which...

Struggling Tower Health to close Jennersville Hospital, sell Chestnut Hill

After months of thoughtful exploration and analysis, the Tower Health Board of Directors Tuesday announced a series of actions that will reshape the health system and establish a clear path forward for decades to come. At its meeting last week, the Tower Health Board approved: 1) Signing a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic to evaluate and plan for the transfer of...

Jennersville Hospital to hold COVD memorial event, March 30

WEST GROVE – On Tuesday, March 30, at 8 a.m. Jennersville Hospital will host a COVID-19 memorial ceremony to pay tribute to Chester County residents who have died from COVID-19. The event will take place at the newly constructed Reflection Garden located outside of the Emergency Department entrance. A tree will be planted to honor the lives impacted and as a reminder of the lives lost to COVID-19. At...

Tower complete purchase of four Chesco hospitals

Four Chester County area hospitals, Brandywine Hospital, Jennersville Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital officially have new owners. Reading Health System has completed the acquisition of five hospitals and their associated assets from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. The acquisition was finalized on Friday, with an effective date of October 1, 2017. The newly formed health...