Helitransport

Trauma Center PennStarAs a member of the UPHS Trauma Network, the Trauma Center at Reading Hospital has access to the PennSTAR helitransport system, a four-helicopter system serving the greater Philadelphia area since 1988. PennSTAR4, the helicopter dedicated to our trauma center, is based at the Reading Regional Airport in Bern Township.

In addition to transporting patients with traumatic injuries, PennSTAR4 is also used for inter-hospital transport.