Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health Names Edward Chabalowski Chief Financial Officer
Pottstown, PA (June 2020) -- Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health announced the appointment of Edward A. Chabalowski, CPA as chief financial officer (CFO) effective June 16, 2020. Mr. Chabalowski continues as CFO of Phoenixville Hospital, a role he has held since May 2018.
In this role he will be responsible for providing executive leadership for the Hospital’s budget planning and forecasting, analysis, and financial performance.
In his two years at Phoenixville Hospital, Mr. Chabalowski has teamed with hospital executives and physicians to lead the hospital’s integration into Tower Health; strengthening Phoenixville Hospital through performance improvement initiatives, service line growth strategies, and balanced capital allocation.
Mr. Chabalowski has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare finance, operations, and strategy. Previously, he served as the Vice President and Chief financial officer at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA where he led the operational and financial integration with newly acquired Community Medical Center. Prior to Geisinger, he held the position of chief financial officer at Temple University Hospital and was responsible for the financial management of a 677-bed academic medical center. Mr. Chabalowski is a CPA and received his bachelor’s in business administration/accounting from Rutgers College.
“We are excited to have Ed expand his involvement with Tower Health and join Pottstown Hospital,” said Richard Newell, President and CEO, Pottstown Hospital. “He is a skilled and seasoned healthcare system finance leader with intimate knowledge of the industry. His previous experience in executing and achieving results makes him the right choice to lead our financial strategy.”
About Pottstown Hospital
Located in Pottstown, Pa., and a member of Tower Health, Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed hospital that offers a full range of health services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical and surgical, and diagnostic and emergency care. Pottstown Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across many service lines. Its cancer program is nationally recognized. The hospital also is a Primary Stroke Center; Joint Commission-certified for hip and knee replacement; and Heart Failure and Chest Pain certified. Its Emergency Room, which is second busiest in Montgomery County, sees more than 45,000 patients a year. For more information, visit www.pottstown.towerhealth.org.