Bayhealth nurse recognized nationwide

Staff Report With over 800 centers, including the Bayhealth Wound Care Center, Healogics, Inc. is the largest provider of wound care services in the U.S. Bayhealth Clinical Coordinator Julie Willey, RN, was recently recognized nationwide when Healogics awarded her the esteemed Mary Cook Nurse of the Year Award. The award is named for Mary Cook, […]

Navigating the Grocery for Healthy Options

    The Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared,” also serves as a guideline to achieving a healthy grocery shopping experience, according to Crystal N. Hurley, MS, RDL, LDN, the clinical dietitian at Bayhealth’s Surgical Weight Loss program at Bayhealth Milford Memorial. Hurley advises patients to pick a stress-free time to go to the grocery store. […]

Don’t let bacteria spoil summer fun

Nothing ruins a great barbecue like food poisoning! Summer is upon us and for most that means dusting off the grill and eating outdoors whenever possible. According to the United States Department of Agriculture foodborne illnesses increase during the summer, and the reason why is twofold – bacteria multiply faster in warmer temperatures and preparing […]

Take Steps to Prevent Heat Illness

With temperatures expected to reach the mid-to-high 90s and heat index values ranging from 100 to 105 degrees later this week, the Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages Delaware residents to prepare for extreme heat and take steps to prevent heat illness as temperatures rise. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning […]

Bayhealth ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony Celebrates Milestone

Staff Report On Tuesday, July 11, Bayhealth celebrated a milestone in the construction of the new Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus with the ceremonial “Topping Out” of the steel structure. Located in Milford, the 440,000 square foot hospital is slated to open in early 2019. “This day takes us one step closer to fulfilling the promise […]

Making his pain Scott-free

Harrington resident Lemuel Scott is no stranger to pain, having suffered with abdominal pain for 11 years. It was particularly bothersome when he ate or drank anything. Scott saw a local gastroenterologist who ran tests and prescribed different medications over the years, but nothing helped. He said while it was an inconvenience on his life, […]

Senator Tom Carper Visits Bayhealth Sussex Campus

On Wednesday, July 5, United States Senator Tom Carper visited the new site of the Bayhealth Sussex Campus which will open in early 2019. Senator Carper toured the new facility with local legislators, healthcare representatives and Bayhealth administration. Bayhealth CEO, Terry Murphy, led the tour, describing where each area of the new hospital would be […]

Thompson, Delacruz named Bayhealth’s Nurses of the Year

Bayhealth has announced ICU Night Shift Clinical Coordinator Twinez Thompson, BSN, RN, and 1A Night Shift Clinical Coordinator Glenda Delacruz, BSN, RN, CMSRN, as the Nurses of the Year for Bayhealth Milford Memorial and Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus. Thompson’s nominator believes she is a role model for all nurses in how she approaches her work […]

Gelley Talks About Clark Ave Project

By Terry Rogers Meir Gelley, the CEO of Nationwide Health Systems, the company that is in the process of purchasing the Bayhealth Clarke Avenue campus, says he told his father that he wanted to attend rabbinical school in New Jersey. He was 22 years old and he knew that America was a place to live […]

Legacy of giving extends to second generation

The year was 1973. President Nixon announced a peace agreement in Vietnam. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade. A gallon of gasoline cost 40 cents. And a young Cynthia Jones traveled nearly 850 miles from her hometown of Albany, Georgia, to Milford, Delaware, where she’d eventually raise her family and become a […]

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