State announces new rules for pharmacy managers

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Insurance announced Monday it has finalized new regulations for pharmacy benefit managers as required by legislation approved by the General Assembly.Pharmacy benefit managers administer prescription drug plans for health insurers, large employers, Medicare Part D plans and other groups, determining the list of medications that a plan will cover […]

PRMC cancer support groups and classes go virtual

SALISBURY, Md. — To better protect and support patients going through cancer treatments or recovering from treatment in the age of COVID-19, the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute has started offering many groups, workshops and classes in a virtual format. Offerings include:Cancer Patient, Survivor and Caregiver Group• Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.• Conference call 410-677-1000, Access code […]

Conaway joins Peninsula Regional Medical Group

OCEAN PINES, Md. — The Peninsula Regional Medical Group of Peninsula Regional Health System recently announced that Jacques Conaway, MD has joined the physician network. Dr. Conaway, a pulmonologist, will be providing care at both Peninsula Regional Medical Center and primarily at the Peninsula Regional Family Medicine office on the Ocean Pines campus starting Aug. […]

Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?Secondhand smoke isn’t believed to directly spread the virus, experts say, but infected smokers may blow droplets carrying the virus when they exhale.Being able to smell the smoke might be a red flag that you’re standing too close to the smoker. The respiratory droplets people spray when they […]

PAM Rehabilitation Hospital to offer brain injury clinic

DOVER — PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover, known as an acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital that also has been providing outpatient therapy including physical, occupational, and speech therapies to the surrounding community, recently announced the expansion of its services to include a new brain injury clinic starting Wednesday Aug. 5.This unique outpatient clinic will be the […]

Nanticoke welcomes Talag to its medical staff

SEAFORD — Nanticoke Memorial Hospital recently welcomed Michelle Talag, MSN-FNP to its medical staff. Ms. Talag, primary care provider, joined Nanticoke in May and is currently accepting new patients to her practice located at the Nanticoke Health Pavilion in Seaford. Ms. Talag received both her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and her Master of […]

Bayhealth Orthopaedics, Dover welcomes Tsui, DO

DOVER — Bayhealth Orthopaedics, Dover, welcomes new primary care sports medicine physician Terrence Tsui, DO. He joins fellow physicians Trinity Pilkington, MD; Darshdeep Singh, DO; John Burger, DO; Andrew Gambone, MD; and Andrew Park, MD.The practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative […]

Levin joins board of Beebe Foundation

LEWES — Beebe Medical Foundation’s Board Chairman Christian Hudson announced that Alan Levin has joined the Foundation Board And Will Serve As A Director.Mr. Levin is currently the senior adviser for SoDel Concepts, which comes after nearly seven years as director of the Delaware Economic Development Office on former Gov. Jack Markell’s cabinet.Before joining Gov. […]

Accessibility remains a barrier as DPH increases testing statewide

Delaware’s Division of Public Health has been working to expand access to COVID-19 testing statewide. But some have found that getting tested is not always simple, while others have not even tried to do so in the first place. Among the three counties, Sussex has recorded the highest proportion of people tested for coronavirus, with […]

Allens’ gift to Nanticoke supports nursing education

SEAFORD — A Seaford couple’s latest gift to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is earmarked for nursing education. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital President Penny L. Short announced last week the receipt of a restricted major gift from Barbara and Chick Allen that will augment and expand financial support for nurses seeking a higher degree or required certification. The […]