Nemours, Bayhealth top out new Sussex medical office

MILFORD — With celebratory fanfare, the final steel beam of the future Nemours/Bayhealth Medical Office Building on the new Sussex Campus was hoisted into place Wednesday afternoon. An evergreen tree and an American flag topped the beam that was covered with signatures of event goers. The event, laced with Scandinavian traditions, symbolized the end of […]

Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus nurse wins esteemed DAISY Award

When it comes to working in health care, anyone can make a difference at any given moment. Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus nurse Christy Breeding had been on the job less than a year when she made a lasting impression on the family of one patient. This impact led to Ms. Breeding’s nomination and subsequent win […]

Commentary: Vision fulfilled for Bayhealth Sussex Campus

More than four years ago, Bayhealth unveiled plans for a historic new hospital and outpatient center to serve the people of the central and southern Delaware region. The project was a $314 million reinvestment in the state of Delaware and the largest single investment in the history of Sussex County. I am honored to have […]

Bayhealth to launch residency programs in 2021

DOVER – Establishing residency teaching programs for doctors who have recently graduated from medical school creates a tremendous opportunity for everyone involved, according to Terry Murphy, president and CEO of Bayhealth – that includes hospital staffs, emerging student doctors, as well as patients. That’s why Mr. Murphy and his staff at both Bayhealth Kent General […]

Bayhealth makes move to new Sussex Campus

MILFORD — Milford Memorial Hospital closed its doors Tuesday as Bayhealth moved into a new facility across town, ending an era that has witnessed the ebb and flow of the community since 1938. The historic hospital will live on as a skilled-nursing facility with a myriad other offerings when Nationwide Healthcare Services soon takes over […]

New Bayhealth Sussex Campus set to accept patients in early February, community open house scheduled

As patients continue receiving health care at Bayhealth’s Milford Memorial Hospital this year, innovative technology and fresh construction on a new hospital nears completion in south Milford. First built in 1953, the current 22-acre hospital on Clarke Avenue simply would not hold future growth, Bayhealth leaders contend. So, a change was in order. The new […]

Bayhealth celebrates the first babies of the new year

Women’s and Children’s Services at Bayhealth has announced the first babies born at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Bayhealth Milford Memorial in the New Year. The first baby of the New Year born at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus was a girl. Deborah Edwards of Dover, Delaware, welcomed Kylee Heverin who was born on Jan. 1, […]

Bayhealth adjusts visitation policy as flu cases increase

  DOVER — As the outside temperatures around Delaware have been decreasing, the number of people being stricken with the flu statewide has been increasing. It is those burgeoning influenza numbers that has led Bayhealth to enact a temporary flu visitation policy for its hospitals in Kent County: Kent General in Dover and Milford Memorial. […]

Bayhealth effort to nix 300K award to ex-employee denied

DOVER — Bayhealth Medical Center last week was denied in its bid to vacate results of a civil trial awarding nearly $300,000 to a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against due to a disability. Bayhealth submitted a motion for judgment on Dec. 4 that renewed its request after an August jury trial involving […]

Bayhealth hosts 12th annual Festival of Trees

DOVER — The lobbies of Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Bayhealth Milford Memorial are lined with Christmas trees and the giving spirit thanks to the 12th annual Festival of Trees. Bayhealth’s Festival of Trees is a tradition that calls for hospital departments to decorate trees that are then displayed in the lobbies of each hospital […]