Category: Health Care

In 1965, three Wilmington hospitals were facing rapid changes in health care and a booming population. Realizing there was strength in numbers, Memorial, Delaware and Wilmington General hospitals merged to form the Wilmington Medical Center. With the opening of Christiana Hospital in 1985 and an expanding presence in the region, Wilmington Medical Center became Christiana…

Bayhealth’s decision to build a new hospital on a 165-acre site off Route 1 in Milford solved a problem. The original hospital, built in 1938, was landlocked in downtown Milford. Meanwhile, the area’s population is exploding. Milford straddles both Kent and Sussex counties, which are undergoing growth spurts. Between 2010 and 2016, Kent County’s population…

During its 10 years of existence, the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) has expanded to include information about 2.2 million unique patients and more than 14 million deliverers of medical information, reports and results each year. Health professionals and institutions gain quick, secure and accurate information that helps them deliver better care. CEO Jan Lee,…

Company to Watch: Delaware STAR Campus

The University of Delaware’s STAR Campus is more than a hub for science, technology and advanced research. Its blend of academics and research, public and private entities and health care clinics serving the general public has the potential to become an innovative campus model for universities nationwide, says Kathleen S. Matt, dean of UD’s College…