The Board of the National Quality Forum (NQF), a nonprofit, organization with a mission to improve the quality of health care for all Americans, has approved the nomination of Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) hospitalist and Chief Medical Informatics Officer Chris Snyder, DO to serve a second term on their Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). This national appointment of Dr. Snyder to the HITAC is for a three year term to conclude in June of 2016.
"It's an honor to be asked to serve for a second term on the HITAC because it validates PRMC's efforts at a national level," said Dr.
Beebe Medical Center announces that Steven Rhone, RN, BSN, MS, NE-BC, has been appointed Vice President of Patient Care Services. He joined Beebe Medical Center from Christiana Care Health System where he served as Administrative Director of Patient Access and Capacity Management.
At Beebe Medical Center, Mr. Rhone is responsible for the hospital's nursing units and for developing and implementing nursing strategy and system policies to ensure quality patient care. He is a member of the Executive Staff and reports to Paul Minnick, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mark Edney, MD, a Salisbury urologist, Chief of Surgery and one of the surgical founders of the Peninsula Institute of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), will testify in Washington, DC on Tuesday, May 21 before the United States House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Subcommittee on Health.
Dr. Edney is leading the American Urological Association's (AUA) effort to obtain passage of House Bill 984, the "Urotrauma Bill." The bill requests the establishment of an inter-agency task force
Lisa M. Bartels, MD, a family practitioner, has joined the Beebe Medical Staff and is seeing patients of all ages at 10 North Front Street, Georgetown. She can be reached at (302) 856-9596.
Dr. Bartels is a member of the Beebe Physician Network. She earned her medical degree at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA. She joins Beebe Medical Staff following a year working in a clinic in rural New Zealand where she provided medical care to all ages. Dr.
Peninsula Regional Medical Center, the dominant healthcare provider on the Delmarva Peninsula, today announced that Standard and Poor's has affirmed its A/Stable long-term bond rating. The rating is attached to the series 2006 Maryland Health & Higher Education Facilities Authority revenue bonds issued as part of the Medical Center's $100 million construction and renovation project, which was completed late in 2009.
Despite the challenges facing all Maryland hospitals from a very low rate reimbursement increase,
Steve Cahoon, MSW, LCSW, a Patient Advocate at Beebe Medical Center, has been recognized by the Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy for his patient advocacy work at both the local and the national level.
The Society honored Steve Cahoon by presenting him with the prestigious Ruth Ravich Award during the annual conference this month in St. Louis, MO. Ruth Ravich was the founder and first president of the Society, and was committed to improving healthcare services and communication between patients and their healthcare providers. The Society is affiliated with the American Hospital Association.
Delaware Hospice's Social Worker, Ronnie Grady, joined Delaware Hospice in 1987 and has tirelessly supported patients and families ever since.
The National Association of Social Workers reports that in the U.S., more than 650,000 professional social workers serve millions of struggling people. They know firsthand how daunting and immobilizing life's tragedies and obstacles can be. But they
This spring, Bayhealth will launch a computerized provider order entry (CPOE) system, joining the growing ranks of progressive hospitals nationwide that use this proven patient safety tool.
Instead of jotting medical orders (for nursing care, labs, medications or radiology exams) on a piece of paper or giving orders verbally, our physicians now enter them directly into a computer system as part of the patient's electronic medical record. Our computer network immediately transmits those orders to the people who carry them out.
- The staff at Bayhealth Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, Milford Memorial, have assisted thousands of people to get back on their feet, literally.
Since late February, they've had the opportunity to care for a patient of a different sort: Galaxy, a 4-year-old black lab. Galaxy, a guide dog, is staying at the hospital with William McCafferty, of Georgetown.
McCafferty, who is legally blind, suffered a stroke on February 21, 2013. After spending four days at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, he moved to Milford's Inpatient Rehab Center, accompanied by Galaxy.
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City announced the ban on super-sized sodas sales, his decision created a media uproar. Advocates of individual liberty invoked fears of a "nanny state where government officials would invade personal freedoms." Mayor Bloomberg's defenders pointed to the epidemic of obesity and the long tradition of governmental responsibility for public health. Add into this mix the impact of the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and you have the ingredients for this year's Peninsula Regional Medical Center's Patient Care Advisory Committee's 8th annual ethics conference.
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