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Media Advisory: ChristianaCare Sign Unveiling at Union Hospital Marks Integration Milestone

WHAT: ChristianaCare caregivers will celebrate the unveiling of the new ChristianaCare, Union Hospital exterior building sign. Affinity Health Alliance and its subsidiaries, including Union Hospital, became part of ChristianaCare in January 2020. Integration of Union Hospital into ChristianaCare has progressed steadily, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and the unveiling of the new sign is a symbol of the tremendous progress that has been made, as well as ChristianaCare’s commitment to health in the greater Cecil County community.

WHEN: Thursday, July 15, 2021, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: ChristianaCare, Cecil Campus, 106 Bow Street, Elkton, Md.

WHO: Sharon Kurfuerst, Ed.D., OTR/L, FACHE, FAOTA, System Chief Operating Officer & President of ChristianaCare, Union Hospital.


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Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,430 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.

ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.