Category: Health Care

Beebe Healthcare today announced revisions to its strategic expansion first announced in 2017. Among other tweaks, the new plan no longer includes the construction of additional inpatient rooms at the Lewes Campus. Instead, it places greater emphasis on outpatient services and access to advanced medical technology. “Hospitals and health systems throughout the country have worked…

  Saint Francis Hospital now offers Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy, a new method for alleviating obstructive sleep apnea without noisy bedside machines. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the airway collapses during sleep and blocks the flow of oxygen to the brain. The condition affects 18 million Americans and can lead to complications such…

The board of directors of the Nemours Foundation Tuesday announced that Dr. R. Lawrence Moss has succeeded Dr. David Bailey as president and CEO of Nemours Children’s Hospital. Moss is a pediatric surgeon, biomedical researchers, health system executive and teacher. He comes to Delaware after working seven years as surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in…

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Enterprise Center this month will launch a series of lunch time panel discussions on new developments in innovation, technology and other sectors. The first event will take place on June 19 at the University of Delaware’ STAR Campus. The focus: innovations and changes facing the healthcare sector in Delaware…

(AP) — A clinic owner in Delaware has been arrested and charged with submitting fraudulent applications for medical marijuana. Delaware State police said Saturday that Carolan Krajewski has been charged with forgery and tampering with public records. Krajewski is owner of Delaware Holistic Medicine in Lewes. The clinic was formerly known as Disjointed. The clinic’s…

Always Best Care Delaware, a provider of home care and free assisted living placement, is set to expand to Sussex County with a second location at 624 Mulberry Street in Milton. The company’s original facility is located on 101 S. Cleveland Avenue in Wilmington. “We are excited about our expansion into Sussex County and look forward…

Concord Pike in Wilmington has a new tenant in MagnifaSkin MedSpa. The full-service medical spa provides laser skin treatment, botox, hair restoration, stem cell facials, and other procedures. The facility is a partnership between Dr. Tony Cucuzzella of the Christiana Spine Center and Christina Buckley, formerly a DuPont biologist. “I am thrilled to welcome members of…

(AP) — The second half of a $4 million federal grant to fight the opioid epidemic in Delaware has been approved. The News Journal reports that Delaware’s congressional delegation announced the approval of the $2 million Opioid State Targeted Response grant Wednesday. The sum will go toward supporting the three Centers of Excellence that the…

The Senate Health Committee today is considering a bill that would establish a fund to address the rising costs of the opioid epidemic. The Prescription Opioid Impact Fund would be supported by a quarterly fee of $0.01 per morphine milligram equivalent on drug manufacturers. Proponents of the bill say it holds pharmaceutical companies responsible for their…