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Advances in mammography among Breast Cancer Update topics

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  The use of artificial intelligence in screening for breast cancers and a little used technique that can efficiently and economically find cancers in women at high risk for that cancer are  among the topics to be tackled during the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s annual update in May. Dr. Jacqueline Holt, medical director of the Delaware Imaging Network, says that …

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6 named 2024 Superstars in Education & Training Winners

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Six institutions in Delaware have been recognized by the Delaware State Chamber as 2024 Superstars in Education & Training winners. Since 1989, the awards program has recognized educational programs for innovative and impactful programming.  The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., stated that all of this year’s winners exemplify creativity and efficacy in workforce development …

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Delaware to offer statewide lung cancer screening Saturday

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Culture

Delaware on Saturday, Nov. 12, will become the first to offer statewide lung cancer screening, using five facilities up and down the state. The day was chosen deliberately to remove barriers for people who can’t make it Monday through Friday because they work, or have to rely on someone who does. It also coincides with the American Cancer Society’s National …

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Here’s how Del. hospitals focus on underserved communities

Noah ZuckerHeadlines, Health

TidalHealth Nanticoke purchased mobile medical vans to take healthcare services to hard-to-reach communities. Beebe Healthcare started a monkeypox vaccination program for the LGBTQ+ community at the beach. ChristianaCare created a new wellness and psychotherapy center for transgender patients. These are just a few of the initiatives highlighted in the Delaware Healthcare Association’s “Health Equity Report,” which details ways state hospitals …

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Beebe Specialty Surgical Hospital in Rehoboth ready for first patient

Pam GeorgeHeadlines, Health

  Damp, chilly weather couldn’t diminish the enthusiasm of the group that gathered Thursday in Beebe Healthcare’s new Specialty Surgical Hospital. Health care leaders, board members and caregivers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the $124 million, four-story hospital, located on the Rehoboth campus just off routes 1 and 24. The hospital will care for its first patient …

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Bayhealth employees face Feb. 28 vaccine deadline

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus   About one-tenth of Bayhealth Medical Center’s 4,100 employees have asked for an medical or religious exemption so they don’t have to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Most were for religious exemptions, and not many have been granted, based on federal guidelines about who qualifies, said Shana D. Ross, vice president of Human Resources, and Kevin Snyder, …

Doctor who sat on COVID-19 alt-medicine panel leaves Beebe

Charlie MegginsonHeadlines, Health

Dr. Adam Brownstein, pictured at Monday’s panel, parted ways with Beebe Healthcare Tuesday. A Milford doctor who sat on a COVID-19 alternative medicine panel Monday night has parted ways with Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Group. The two events were not related, said Dr. Adam Brownstein, a family medicine physician. He said his departure had been three months in the making …