U.S. Sen. Tom Carper visits Project Engage programs at Wilmington Hospital

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper visited Wilmington Hospital Nov. 20 to learn about Project Engage. The tour was led by Terry L. Horton, M.D., FACP, chief of the Division of Addiction Medicine and creator of Project Engage, which uses health care professionals known as engagement specialists to reach patients with substance-abuse problems at the hospital bedside and link them to resources in the community that can put them on the path to wellness.

Sen. Carper visited the Wilmington Hospital Emergency Department, the patient care unit on 6 South, and the Rocco A. Abessinio Family Wilmington Health Center to learn how Project Engage helps patients in each of these settings