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ChristianaCare CareVio® Earns Reaccreditation in Case Management and Population Health

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ChristianaCare CareVio®, an award-winning care management organization serving individuals with acute, chronic and complex health care needs, has earned reaccreditation at the highest level of three years. The reaccreditation — in the areas of case management and population health — is from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. CareVio was …

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How Much Water Is Too Much?

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You’ve probably heard that it’s important to drink enough water and that water is the healthiest beverage. While these things are true, you can drink too much water. Overhydration may cause health problems. So may dehydration – drinking too little. Being well-hydrated Being well-hydrated helps nutrients and oxygen travel through your body efficiently. It aids digestion and helps you maintain …

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Colleen Mahoney Honored With DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

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Colleen Mahoney, BSN, RNC-MNN, postpartum nurse on 6M/7M at Christiana Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ChristianaCare DAISY Award recipients are nurses recognized for meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of patients and families by displaying exceptional clinical skills, compassion, calm, respect and partnership. Mahoney was nominated by a new dad who recognized her as an …

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Casey Geary Honored with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

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Casey Geary, LPN, on 8S, the Acute Care for the Elderly unit at Wilmington Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ChristianaCare DAISY Award recipients are nurses recognized for meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of patients and families by displaying exceptional clinical skills, compassion, calm, respect and partnership. Geary was nominated by her patient’s family member …

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Students Explore Health Care Careers On the Road, In the Sky and Beyond

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Kyais Ondari has set his sights on a career in forensic pathology, but for now, the William Penn High School senior hopes to take the first steps in his health care career as an emergency medical technician. That’s why Ondari jumped at the chance to climb inside the ChristianaCare ambulance parked outside the John H. […] The post Students Explore …

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ChristianaCare Announces New Board Leaders and Members

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New members and leaders have been named to the ChristianaCare Health System and ChristianaCare Health Services boards, offering valuable expertise for the health system. Salvatore J. “Chip” Rossi Jr. and Paula Swain have been appointed to the ChristianaCare Health System board of directors. “The ChristianaCare Health System Board welcomes the addition of Paula and Chip, […] The post ChristianaCare Announces …

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Allison Markowski Honored With ROSE Award

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Allison Markowski, a behavioral health specialist on 7N at ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Hospital, has received the ChristianaCare ROSE Award. ROSE stands for Raising Our Standard of Excellence, recognizing outstanding partners in nursing who help deliver compassionate, excellent care to patients and families. Click here to nominate a ChristianaCare caregiver for the ROSE Award. Markowski was nominated by a grateful patient who …

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ChristianaCare Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

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ChristianaCare caregivers and their families marked the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15 by packing 3,000 personal supply kits for use by our neighbors in need. Working in assembly lines at Wilmington Hospital, Christiana Hospital and ChristianaCare Union Hospital, volunteers packed toiletries, washcloths, personal care items and information about available […] The post ChristianaCare Celebrates …

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Jasmine Patel Named Director of Operations, Delaware-Based Emergency Departments and Avenue North

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Jasmine Patel, MHA, has been named director of operations for ChristianaCare’s Delaware-based emergency departments and the Avenue North campus. In this role, Patel supports system and service line annual operating plan (AOP) goals and accreditations while also conducting strategic planning, program development and implementation of new processes for managing flow and optimize resources. Patel joined […] The post Jasmine Patel …

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Game Plan for Treating Concussions

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Treating concussions requires a detailed, individualized plan that we develop based on our own assessments and the patient’s goals. The severity of a concussion, as well as the number of concussions a person has experienced, help determine the type of therapy he or she will require and the length of treatment. The post Game Plan for Treating Concussions appeared first …