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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Direct Energy makes contribution to Ronald McDonald House

Direct Energy, the electric retail supplier contracted by the state of Delaware, celebrated its first anniversary serving Delawareans and its partnership with the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.   To mark the occasion,  Direct Energy employees...

AstraZeneca, Merck get FDA OK for ovarian cancer drug

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for Lynparza (olaparib) for some  types of ovarian cancer. Approvals were for: New use of Lynparza as a maintenance treatment for...

Delaware part of settlement over EpiPen charges to Medicaid

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice will join the United States and other states to settle allegations against Mylan Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary over charges for its EpiPen. The...

Christiana Care again makes Most Wired Hospitals list

Christiana Care Health System has again been selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the United States by the American Hospital Association. Christiana Care was one of  about 425 health systems selected as...

Papayas from Mexican farm no longer present Salmonella risk in Delaware

The Delaware  Division of Public Health  Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology  (OIDE)  has been looking into a  Salmonella infection in July linked to papayas from a farm in Mexico. The department noted that the fruit...

Dover-based Motif Medical launches breast pump product

Motif Medical, Dover,  launched its first double electric breast pump, the Motif Duo.   "We are thrilled to introduce the Motif Duo, a lightweight, handheld pump that was thoughtfully designed and influenced by moms and lactation experts,"...

Delaware Health Information Network earns top information security designation

Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) and BluePrint Healthcare IT announced that DHIN’s  systems have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST (Health Information Trust Alliance). DHIN is in a select group of health...

Easterseals to hold Caregiver Conference in September

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore and the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) are hosting the Easterseals annual Caregiver Conference September 20 at the Executive Banquet and Conference...

Anchor Health Properties buys Alabama cancer center building

Anchor Health Properties, Wilmington, announced the closing and purchase  of the Clearview Cancer Institute ("CCI") medical office building in Huntsville, AL.   Anchor Health Properties   worked with an institutional equity partner, Physicians Realty Trust to fund the...

Former garden center near Newark identified as medical marijuana site

The Newark Post is reporting that the former site of a garden center is slated to become a medical marijuana dispensary and grow center. According to the Post, the former Alexander’s Lawn and Garden...