Category: Health Care

Attorney General Kathy Jennings has joined 42 states and Puerto Rico in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs. The lawsuit, filed  by Connecticut Attorney…

The Delaware General Assembly has approved a concurrent resolution, introduced by Senator Nicole Poore and Representative Ray Seigfriedo, to establish a study group examining patient abandonment at hospitals. When a patient recovers to the point that their health status is no longer acute, they are typically discharged to recover at home or in the care…

The Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) and the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) have teamed up to pursue value-based care for physicians in their respective states. The concept of value-based care, which prioritizes health outcomes over volume, has gained currency in Delaware due to state support and wide adoption among companies. MSD’s subsidiary, the Medical Network Management…

By Roger Morris Medical lab testing continues to provide a mixture of good news/bad news headlines as more diseases and conditions are being detected earlier and more precisely, saving or extending the lives of patients, while at the same time dramatically adding to the costs of health care for governments, businesses and patients. Last year,…

By Ken Mammarella A customer-centered focus was front and center when Bayhealth created its Sussex Campus. “It’s all about the voice of the patient,” said Marianne Foard, director of patient advocacy, service excellence and professional recruitment for the health-care provider. “It drives us.” That’s why all 128 hospital beds in the new Milford facility are…

The Post Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover held a ribbon cutting April 5, marking the opening of the first rehab hospital in Kent County. The facility provides care for patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke, Parkinson’s, amputations, hip fractures and orthopaedic injuries. Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long were in attendance at…