Five Tips for Fall Prevention

It’s no secret that senior citizens are at increased risk for falls, and not just when there’s ice and snow on the ground. Nationally, for non-fatal emergency room visits, falls are the top cause for non-fatal emergency room visits responsible for 28 percent of injuries, said Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus Trauma Registrar Diana L. Curtis, […]

Footsteps for Maddie Donates to Bayhealth

Footsteps for Maddie recently made another generous donation in the amount of $4,000 to the Bayhealth Foundation. The money, which was raised through the second annual Footsteps for Maddie 5K Run/Walk held last fall at Killens Pond State Park, will be used to support Bayhealth’s perinatal and infant bereavement services. Pictured here at a ceremonial […]

Negative Test for Coronavirus

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that one of two pending test results for 2019 novel coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) has come back negative. The individual has been discharged from the hospital and is continuing to recover from their underlying illness at home. Test results for one other person are still […]

Nemours Nears Completion in Milford

by Terry Rogers   On Tuesday, February 4, Lindsay Rhodenbaugh, President of the Bayhealth Foundation, and Cathy Kanefsky, Chief Development Officer for Nemours in the Delaware Valley, presented an update to Sussex County Council on the Nemours/Bayhealth Partnership in Milford. “It was exactly one year ago tomorrow that Bayhealth opened our new campus in Sussex […]

Bayhealth – First Year by the Numbers

One year ago, on Feb. 5, 2019, Bayhealth moved over 60 patients to Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus, officially marking the opening of the new hospital. Bayhealth Outpatient Center, Sussex Campus opened the next day on Feb. 6, 2019. Over the past year, Bayhealth has treated approximately 32,500 patients in the Emergency and Trauma Center, Sussex […]

Bayhealth Surgeon Mentors Students

Two students from Caesar Rodney High School interned last year with Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon Daniel Marelli, MD. As high school seniors, Alyssa Wilson and Katrina Raiche, approached Dr. Marelli after they heard his lecture through the Healthcare Explorers program at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus. This is a program that briefs students about potential healthcare […]

Change of Heart About Diet, Exercise

Dan Gaffney is often the talk of the town. Many people listen to the Milford native each morning on Delaware 105.9 FM. Besides his on-air time on 105.9, Gaffney also works at a radio station in Philadelphia on the weekends. If that’s not enough, he’s father to eight children between the ages of 3 and […]

Bayhealth Offers Winter Safety Tips

Winter brings its own unique health challenges. Some examples include colds and flu, seasonal affective disorder, frostbite, and risk of injury or heart attack from shoveling snow. Bayhealth Family Medicine Physician Joseph Parise, DO, shares the following winter safety tips related to frostbite and shoveling snow. · Prevent frostbite. There are different types of frostbite, […]

Bayhealth Celebrates Educators of the Year

Now in its 16th year, the Educator of the Year Award serves to celebrate those Bayhealth team members who make it a part of their daily routine to educate others – even if they’re not in a traditional educator role. Whether they’re helping their peers learn and grow professionally or educating patients so they can […]

Brown Named DAISY Award Winner

Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit Nurse Gavin Brown, RN, is the most recent recipient of the DAISY Award. A daughter of a former Neuro ICU patient nominated Brown for the award. The patient’s daughter wrote an emotional thank you letter describing Brown’s connection to her mother at the end of her life. […]

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