Category: Health Care

U.S. News & World Report has named Christiana Care Health System a “Best Hospital” for high performance in a series of metrics. Out of 4,500 hospitals, Christiana Care was one of just 29 to achieve the highest rating in every common condition or procedure. It also ranked third among the 90-plus hospitals in the Philadelphia…

Christiana Care Health System today is holding a special topping out celebration for the Center for Women & Children’s Health in Newark. The center is slated to open in 2020, but at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon a crane will lift a steel beam to the top of the structure in celebration of reaching its highest…

(AP) — In the past year, Theo Gretz has hit major teenage milestones. His voice is getting deeper by the day. His facial hair is coming in spurts. He’s been shaving, or at least trying to. And three weeks ago, the 16-year-old had surgery to remove his breasts, marking a significant moment in his transition…

    RadNet, Inc., a network of outpatient imaging centers, this week announced the joining of two of its affiliated radiology practices, Papastavros’ Associates Medical Imaging (PAMI) and Diagnostic Imaging Associates (DIA). The new practice is called Delaware Imaging Network (DIN) and has 12 locations throughout New Castle County. RadNet said that the merger will…

(AP) — Delaware’s insurance commissioner says there was an error in the proposed rate increase request from the lone insurer offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act in Delaware. The Department of Insurance announced last month that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware was seeking an average rate increase of 5.7 percent for individual…

(AP) — A Delaware student loan collection company is facing a string of lawsuits from regulators, but the CEO says Navient is a scapegoat for a credit industry with an image problem. The News Journal reports that Navient CEO Jack Remondi says there’s a perception that student debt is in crisis. Remondi says his company…

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware requested a proposed 5.7 percent rate increase for its 2019 Affordable Care Act marketplace business. The request goes through the Delaware Department of Insurance, which reviews and seeks public comment on the proposed rate. “While I am pleased to see that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware’s initial…

The Commonwealth Group today announced plans to develop The Delaware Center for Health and Wellness, a 40,000-square-foot medical office building at 620 Churchmans Road. The project is slated for completion in August. The building will feature a energy efficient building envelope, LED lighting and high-end Class A finishes. Lead tenants include The Birth Center of…