For saving the life of a runner who went into sudden cardiac arrest at last year’s Christiana Care Delaware Marathon, several Christiana Care physicians and nurses received... read more »
Christiana Care officially launched its Patient Navigator Program during a news conference Feb. 19 at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at Christiana Hospital. Christiana Care is one of 15 hospitals selected out of 132 eligible hospitals nationwide by the American College of Cardiology to participate in this new program, which is designed to keep patients healthy at home after discharge from the hospital. AstraZeneca is the founding sponsor of the ACC Patient Navigator Program.
The power of sisterhood was evident on a recent Saturday morning at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, where members of four historically African-American sororities gathered to learn about breast health and cancer prevention.
Sorority Sisters Helping Sisters, a breast health education and screening event, was the first event in which the sororities collaborated for health promotion, says Shealese Russell-Reams, Alpha Kappa Alpha’s program chairman and first vice president.
“When you talk… read more »
by Edmondo Robinson, M.D., MBA, FACP, Associate chief medical officer of Christiana Care Health System; physician-in-chief of Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital
Great leaders understand that the health of the spirit is as important as the health of the body. Recently, I was in the presence of greatness. On Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, I joined more than 500 local men and boys in Wilmington for the “Raising Kings”— a conference sponsored by the non-profit One Village Alliance — to encourage positive male engagement in the lives of boys and men of color.
One theme underscores these inspiring initiatives: Feeling valued and valuable are important components of well-being with the potential to transform the futures of young people. This is closely connected with our health and with health care. As the American Public Health Association affirms, “Educational success starts with healthy kids, and kids who complete high school are more likely to have a lifetime of better health… read more »
Gov. Jack Markell unveiled the State of Delaware's new plan to address the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in Delaware during a packed news conference at Christiana... read more »
Christiana Care hosted the Jan. 23 premiere screening of “The Ripple Effect,” a powerful documentary filmed at Christiana Hospital that shows the medical consequences of gang activity... read more »
Christiana Care’s Center for Heart & Vascular Health is dressed in red during the month of February to commemorate American Heart Month.
Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association’s “Control Your Heart for the Future” telehealth program won a national award for innovation at the Medicaid Health Plans of America 2013... read more »
The health care professionals at Christiana Care's new Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness specialize in identifying and treating perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, which represent the most... read more »
A new treatment at Christiana Care can actually remove cholesterol from the blood, helping people with familial hypercholesterolemia, a rare genetic disorder characterized by high levels of... read more »