Bayhealth to purchase Sussex property for future growth

Bayhealth has entered into an agreement to purchase 18 along U.S. 9 at the intersection of Hudson Road in Sussex County. “We are excited to expand our footprint in southern Delaware,” said Bayhealth President and CEO Terry Murphy. “As more services are available on an outpatient basis, we hope that one day this property will […]

Bayhealth Primary Care, Milford celebrates ribbon-cutting

Bayhealth celebrated the opening of a new 5,000-square-foot medical office building located at 804 N. DuPont Blvd. in Milford with a ribbon-cutting at the Quinn Medical Offices. The new facility includes three Bayhealth Medical Group primary care physicians, plus their clinical staff and administrative support teams. Currently, Drs. Preeti Gupta, Anita Bapat and Ambreen Raza […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grant allows patients to go home with dignity

DOVER — Bayhealth Medical Center Inc. received a $2,500 grant from the Walmart Distribution Center in Smyrna, Delaware to pay for much needed clothing and other items to stock its Clothing Closet. Lead Patient Advocate Jane Hewitt explained that the Clothing Closet at Bayhealth provides new sweatpants, sweatshirts and T-shirts to needy patients upon their […]

Houston man wins suit against Bayhealth over thyroid removal

  DOVER The alleged improper removal of a Houston man’s cancerous thyroid three years ago brought a $180,000 judgment against Bayhealth Medical Center and a doctor, his legal representation announced Thursday in a news release. A Kent County Superior Court jury returned its civil verdict for plaintiffs Daniel and Janet Russum, represented by attorneys Frank […]

Bayhealth’s 12th Go Pink! campaign a success

DOVER — For more than a decade, Bayhealth has been raising money for screenings, education and overall breast cancer awareness through its annual Go Pink! campaign. Funds raised during the campaign are used to provide breast screenings and education programs offered through Bayhealth and its community partner the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. The majority of […]

Bayhealth doctors provide care in Nicaragua

  DOVER — The calling has always been there for general surgeon Brandt Feuerstein to travel abroad and help heal the less fortunate. It just seemed as if the timing was never right. That all changed when Dr. Feuerstein and his team of three from Bayhealth Kent General Hospital traveled to Nicaragua in the heat […]

Construction crew builds breast cancer awareness

  MILFORD — About 425 construction workers, from carpenters to iron workers, put down their tools Tuesday morning and gathered outside the multi-story hospital they are building to don pink T-shirts and hard hats to raise awareness for breast cancer screenings. The pause in work is critical to raise awareness about early detection, said Adam […]

Bayhealth breaks ground on 165-acre health campus

    MILFORD ­— With a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning, Bayhealth moved one step closer to realizing its new Milford health campus. “With one scoop of earth, we begin a new phase of the town’s development,” said Milford Mayor Brian Shupe. “This will be a memorable day for all of us. When the health campus […]