What Is Hospital Care at Home?

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As the ChristianaCare Hospital Care at Home program grows, we see the benefits of improving the way we deliver care to our patients. With each patient we care for, we are reminded that a big part of recuperating and getting better is not just physical but mental and emotional. Being home allows patient to visit […] The post What Is …

Medical Bills Made Easier With AblePay

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ChristianaCare is making it easy for patients to understand and pay their medical bills through a partnership with AblePay, a free health care consumer program that provides savings, flexible payment options and a convenient way to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses. Most ChristianaCare patients with primary health insurance, including Medicare, can take advantage of AblePay. AblePay is available for […] The post Medical Bills …

Jennifer Peticacis Honored With DAISY Award

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Jennifer Peticacis, BSN, RN, of Christiana Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Peticacis was nominated for the extra kindness and attentiveness she displayed on her overnight shift, making sure her patient was comfortable after being admitted for severe preeclampsia and also supporting her patient’s husband during a scary time for both. Interested […] The post Jennifer Peticacis …

Madison Pritt Honored With DAISY Award

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Madison Pritt, BSN, RN, of Wilmington Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Nominate a ChristianaCare nurse for a DAISY Award.  Pritt, who works on 7S, was nominated for prompt, attentive care and comforting kindness she showed a patient recovering from surgery. “I am not an easy patient to have. I don’t like […] The post Madison Pritt …

Ashley Janocha Honored With DAISY Award

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Ashley Janocha, BSN, RN, of Christiana Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Janocha, who works on 5B, was nominated by a patient’s son who called her “the embodiment of what nurses should aspire to.” Nominate a ChristianaCare nurse for a DAISY Award.  In his nomination letter, the son said he watched Janocha […] The post Ashley Janocha …

Anna Filip Appointed Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Department of Family & Community Medicine

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Anna Filip, M.D., FAAFP, has been named ChristianaCare Family Medicine Residency program director. In this new role, Filip is responsible for the oversight of family medicine graduate medical education in the Department of Family & Community Medicine, focusing on recruitment and retention, accreditation and innovative curriculum transformation. Filip has long been committed to serving marginalized […] The post Anna Filip …

Erin Kavanaugh Appointed Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine and Physician Executive, Complex and Community Care

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Erin Kavanaugh, M.D., FAAFP, has been named chair of the ChristianaCare Department of Family & Community Medicine and physician executive of Complex and Community Care. In her role as chair, Kavanaugh is responsible for fostering a vibrant, successful academic workplace culture. This includes managing the affairs of the department related to faculty physician performance, credentialing, […] The post Erin Kavanaugh …

HBCU Students See Their Future in Health Care

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Delaney Leonard’s internship this summer with ChristianaCare helped the Howard University sophomore learn about the work of Community Health and its expansive role in supporting education, awareness and access to health care for all people. Just as importantly, the experience also taught Leonard about herself. Over the summer, Leonard hung out with the kids of […] The post HBCU Students …