Sussex emergency department plans halted

DOVER — It appears an emergency department will not be coming to the greater Georgetown area in the immediate future. The Delaware Health Resources Board Thursday denied Beebe Healthcare’s application to build a freestanding emergency department on Del. 404 just west of U.S. 113 about a mile from Beebe’s primary care and walk-in facility in […]

Bayhealth first in Delaware with ExcelsiusGPS spine surgery system

DOVER — Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, recently became a leader in the field of robotic spine surgery with the purchase of ExcelsiusGPS. Bayhealth is the first healthcare facility in Delaware to have this robotic guidance and navigation system, designed to improve safety and accuracy within the operating room. Surgery with this system offers many potential […]

Flores receives national nurse practitioner advocate award

Bayhealth is proud to announce that Bayhealth Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Suzette M. Flores, DNP, BWS, APRN, NP-C, has been named a recipient of the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) Delaware State Award for Nurse Practitioner Advocate Excellence. This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of individuals who have made a significant contribution toward […]

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, […]

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