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 […]

Bayhealth, Highmark reach agreement

DOVER — With the clock ticking, Highmark Delaware insurance and Bayhealth Medical Center announced early Friday evening they have reached an agreement in principle that Bayhealth will remain an in-network option for Highmark Delaware members. The agreement in principle is binding and will be implemented through formal agreements to be completed by May 20, Bayhealth […]

Lawmakers seek extension on open enrollment

DOVER — A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers sent a letter to the head of the Office of Management and Budget Thursday requesting the state extend the open enrollment period to allow employees to switch their health care. Due to the conflict between Highmark and Bayhealth, thousands of state employees could be left without convenient care […]

Bayhealth’s new Milford campus plans OK’d by panel

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  DOVER — By a unanimous vote on Tuesday the Health Resources Board Review Committee recommended approval for Bayhealth’s plans for its new Milford health campus. By law, every new hospital and every health care facility expanding its size by a significant amount must have its plans approved by the Health Resources Board. After Tuesday, […]