The Reading HealthPlex Story

The story of Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care began in 2003. The project included ten years of planning and took just less than three years to complete one of the most sophisticated surgical centers in our region. From a general introduction to the facility to a look to the future, we asked some of our administrative executives, architects, board members and physicians to help us tell the whole story in their own words...

 

an introduction...

Reading HealthPlex is a 476,000 square foot surgical and inpatient tower that includes seven patient-care levels and combines the hospital’s many surgical services into one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region.


Project planning...

Planning for Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care began in 2006 (Groundbreaking in 2013) and included everyone from administration to physicians to nurses and techs.


FACILITY FEATURES...

Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care is a state-of-the-art project, from the mechanical backbone to the green roof to the leading-edge equipment in the surgical suites.


PROVIDING IMPROVED PATIENT CARE...

An overview of how the new design of Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care will provide for improved and more efficient patient care.


EMERGENCY ROOM AND TRAUMA EXPANSION...

Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care provides for a 17,500 square foot expansion of our existing emergency room, the busiest ER in the state of Pennsylvania, current Level 2 trauma center and includes a second heliport high atop the facility.


AN INVESTMENT FOR OUR COMMUNITY...

Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care is a completely self-funded project out of operations, providing for a dedicated reinvestment back into our community without raising rates, changing our economic model or accruing any new debt.


Advanced Surgical Care...

Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care includes some of the most advanced and efficient surgical capabilities in the region, allowing for the highest level of patient care in a truly extraordinary state-of-the-art facility.


An investment for our employees...

Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care is a leading-edge facility constructed for not only the community, but for our employees so that they can provide the best clinical care possible.


built for the future...

A quick look at how Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care has been constructed with adaptability for the future.