Center at Eden Hill marks grand opening

DOVER — Following initial treatment for some maladies, hospital to home isn’t always the best path. Recovering to the point of independence isn’t always as quick as expected or hoped for. Enter The Center at Eden Hill, where physical rehabilitation and/or continued nursing care is provided for an optimal range of one to three weeks. […]

COMMENTARY: Stemming the tide of rising health costs in Delaware

Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care services will more than double our expected growth rate in available […]

Girl Scouts learn about nursing careers at Beebe Healthcare

LEWES — The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare hosted Girl Scouts in an educational event April 21 to educate them about the nursing profession. The fourth annual nursing exploration workshop, created in 2013 by faculty member Morgan Mast, MSN, RN, CNE, promotes nursing through the use of skill stations where the […]

Prison report calls for better patient health management

  DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction needs to improve its patient management, among other priorities, based on a recently completed independent assessment of the prisons’ “sick call” process. Correction officials said Wednesday, the study — performed by National Conference on Correctional Health Care, Resources Inc. — noted the following findings: •The grievance process […]

‘Live for Chocolate’ a sweet way to support women’s health

SEAFORD — Nanticoke Health Services is again joining forces with the Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce and the city of Seaford to promote women’s health awareness at the fifth annual Live for Chocolate on Friday, May 4, from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Seaford. The event will include food, games, education, shopping, music and more. Proceeds […]

Delaware Hospice Center celebrates 10 years

MILFORD — Delaware Hospice celebrated its 10th Anniversary of welcoming patients to the Delaware Hospice Center on Monday, April 9. Over 6,300 patients and families have been served at the Delaware Hospice Center in just 10 years. Serving as a home away from home option for patients of all ages, the center provides short-term symptom […]

Hill provides Hopes and Dreams in Dover

DOVER — Tricia Hill came to Dover last August not really knowing a whole lot about what she was getting herself into. It turned out that Ms. Hill, director of the Hopes and Dreams Peer Resource Center at 621 W. Division St., has fit into the city’s fabric seamlessly. She and her staff of three […]

Veterans’ Memory Care Unit displays technological advances

MILFORD — It was described as a major construction project in one of the wings at the Delaware Veterans Home. The long-term care facility showed off its specialized Memory Care Unit on the newly renovated “Gold Wing” on Friday afternoon. Military veterans at the hospital will receive the quality of life they deserve and keep […]

New short-term rehab center nearing official full-time opening

DOVER — By the end of March a new short-term rehabilitation center years in the making will be cleared to open fully. Center at Eden Hill President Sean Mace’s timeline centers around completion of a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services survey, which is scheduled by the Delaware Division of Health and Social Services. Earlier, […]

Guest Opinion: Congress needs to continue Medicare fixes

Congress recently averted a healthcare crisis by working in a bipartisan fashion to fix a problematic Medicare policy that would have left many of Delaware’s most vulnerable Medicare beneficiaries without access to lifesaving treatment. Lawmakers should build on this bipartisanship and ensure Medicare provides a comprehensive home infusion benefit for beneficiaries here and around the […]