PAM Rehabilitation Hospital part of health care boom in Dover

DOVER — A sparkling new PAM (Post Acute Medical) Rehabilitation Hospital is quickly taking shape at 1240 McKee Road, near the corner of College Road in northwest Dover. Once the state-of-the-art 42,000-square-foot acute rehabilitation hospital is completed — anticipated to be open by December — it will provide comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services […]

Beebe unveils robotic surgical system

LEWES — Beebe Healthcare welcomed the newest member of its team this month — the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. And, behind the advanced surgical robot is a team of highly trained and dedicated health professionals with Beebe Healthcare’s Center for Robotic Surgery. “The creation of the surgical robotics program at Beebe and the acquisition […]

Center at Eden Hill marks grand opening

DOVER — Following initial treatment for some maladies, hospital to home isn’t always the best path. Recovering to the point of independence isn’t always as quick as expected or hoped for. Enter The Center at Eden Hill, where physical rehabilitation and/or continued nursing care is provided for an optimal range of one to three weeks. […]

COMMENTARY: Finding lung cancer early saves lives

Doctors who treat lung cancer want to catch the disease in its earliest stages, before patients even start showing symptoms. That’s because symptoms — such as a cough that does not go away, weight loss, or chest pain that is worse with deep breathing — too often come after the cancer has spread too far […]

Bayhealth implements infant safety system

DOVER — Bayhealth recently began using a new and innovative infant safety system developed by CertaScan Technologies at both of its hospitals. The proprietary system captures and stores high-resolution digital newborn footprints, which can be used for precise identification in situations like abduction, a lost baby or a natural disaster. The infant safety system, which […]

Warning issued after two die using same stamp heroin packets

NEW CASTLE — Two people who died in Delaware from suspected overdoses last Thursday and Friday over a 24-hour period involved heroin packets with the same stamp, according to the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker is warning people in active substance use in Delaware that DHSS is not […]

Tuberculosis case reported at Wilmington care center

DOVER — More than 600 people may have been exposed to tuberculosis at ManorCare Health Services in Wilmington last year. The Division of Public Health announced Friday the care facility, located on Foulk Road, housed someone with active TB from January to September. The agency mailed letters to potentially infected individuals Friday and plans to […]

Girl Scouts learn about nursing careers at Beebe Healthcare

LEWES — The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare hosted Girl Scouts in an educational event April 21 to educate them about the nursing profession. The fourth annual nursing exploration workshop, created in 2013 by faculty member Morgan Mast, MSN, RN, CNE, promotes nursing through the use of skill stations where the […]

Survive & Thrive 5K and Survivor’s Mile in Lewes benefits Cancer Support Community

LEWES — Join Cancer Support Community Delaware for the fourth annual Survive & Thrive 5K and Survivor’s Mile on Saturday, May 19 at Stango Park, 114 E. Third St., Lewes. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the race/walk is at 10 a.m. Individuals and teams can participate in the 5K walk/run or 1 mile walk […]

International association recognizes Bayhealth Public Safety staff

Submitted photo Bayhealth Constables Jose Mendez, right, and Peter Uhey were recently rewarded for their efforts by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety. Mr. Mendez received the Medal of Merit Award while Mr. Uhey earned the 2017 Russell F. Jones Scholarship. The Medal of Merit is presented to individuals who distinguish themselves in […]