Beebe Specialty Surgical Hospital in Rehoboth ready for first patient

Pam George Headlines, Health

  Damp, chilly weather couldn’t diminish the enthusiasm of the group that gathered Thursday in Beebe Healthcare’s new Specialty Surgical Hospital. Health care leaders, board members and caregivers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the $124 million, four-story hospital, located on the Rehoboth campus just off routes 1 and 24. The hospital will care for its first patient …

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Shot 6 times, Milford officer says family is his motivation to recover

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

Milford Cpt. T.J. Webb is still in physical therapy five days a week recovering from his wounds.   On Dec. 10, 2020, Milford Police Cpl. T.J. Webb pulled his unmarked silver Dodge Nitro behind the white SUV driven by a man accused of trying to kill his own brother in Reading, Pennsylvania. Two other police cars pulled up nearby at …

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Nemours is 3rd health system to require employees be vaccinated

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Nemours Children’s Health System, which operates A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, has become the third healthcare network in Delaware to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. The healthcare network announced in a press release Friday that all employees must receive the first dose of a two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine …

Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Blue Cross join to offer Medicare product

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Two Delaware hospital systems and an insurance company plan to offer a Medicare Advantage insurance plan. Photo by Roger Brown/Pexels   Two Delaware healthcare systems and an insurance company plan to form a Medicare Advantage product together to sell in 2022. ChristianaCare, which dominates health care in Delaware and particularly New Castle County, Bayhealth, which offers services primarily in Kent …