Mobile hospital can be used for coronavirus surge, state says

DOVER — The state announced a third alternate care site in the event of a coronavirus surge on Tuesday. Bayhealth, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and Beebe Healthcare will take part in a collaborative effort to manage a mobile hospital unit, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and State Health Operations Center said. Its exact location is to […]

Bayhealth to host moment of meditation/prayer today

DOVER – Bayhealth will hold a moment of meditation/prayer for healthcare heroes, patients and the community today at 1:30 p.m. The organization’s Diversity and Spirituality Committee is coordinating this with the help of its Pastoral Care team. All members of the community are invited to participate from their homes by taking 5 minutes at that […]

Bayhealth implements new temporary visitor restriction

DOVER — Bayhealth announced new temporary visitor restriction policies during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that go into effect Thursday at 8 p.m. The policies follow guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The new policies are as follows: •Bayhealth Hospital, Kent and Sussex Campuses will accept no visitors. Exceptions will be made […]

Learn CPR and First Aid at Bayhealth – Kent Hospital

DOVER — Bayhealth will offer the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED & First Aid from 4 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, General Foods Conference Center, 640 S. State St. in Dover. The course is designed for non-healthcare providers in the community. This course will review the steps […]

First babies of 2020 make their debut

Downstate hospitals welcomed the first arrivals for 2020. At Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus baby Kemper MacNiewski Lynch was born to parents Courtney Wisniewski and Tim Lynch at 12:20 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 13.4 ounces. and was over 19 inches long. Baby Kemper joins an older brother and sister. At Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus baby […]

Healthcare programs in Sussex continue to expand

It’s out with the old and in with a modern sense of continuity of care in Milford as a new decade offers fresh healthcare options for residents. Bayhealth jumpstarted a chain of events last year as the healthcare organization closed its former Milford Memorial Hospital after years of planning and opened its brand new Bayhealth […]

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 […]