April 2009

St. Joseph to Expand Services through Affiliation with Medical Center

Reading, PA

St. Joseph Medical Center will expand its oncology services through an affiliation with Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. Under the agreement, St. Joseph’s oncology patients will have expedited access to Penn State Hershey’s medical and surgical specialists and subspecialists, either at St. Joseph or in Hershey. St. Joseph’s patients will also have access to Penn State Hershey’s clinical research study programs. St. Joseph already enhanced its stroke care program through collaboration with Penn State Hershey, and anticipates developing additional agreements that will enhance and expand other clinical programs.