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ChristianaCare to require staff vaccinations; only system so far to do it

Charlie Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Christiana Care will require all employees to be vaccinated. Delaware’s largest healthcare network has provided employees an ultimatum: be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be fired.  ChristianaCare, which is also the state’s largest private employer, operates hospitals in Newark, Wilmington and Elkton, Maryland, as well as smaller practices throughout Delaware and Pennsylvania.  The company will require all employees, residents, students, contracted …

Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Blue Cross join to offer Medicare product

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Two Delaware hospital systems and an insurance company plan to offer a Medicare Advantage insurance plan. Photo by Roger Brown/Pexels   Two Delaware healthcare systems and an insurance company plan to form a Medicare Advantage product together to sell in 2022. ChristianaCare, which dominates health care in Delaware and particularly New Castle County, Bayhealth, which offers services primarily in Kent …

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Molding future surgeons: Bayhealth launches third residency program

Betsy Price Culture

Pictured right to left are Program Director Bradford Mitchell, MD, FACS, ECNU, and Program Coordinator Katherine Burklew for Bayhealth’s General Surgery Residency Program. The General Surgery Residency Program is the third of Bayhealth’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs to launch and has recently earned accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). General Surgery Program Director Bradford Mitchell, …