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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Bayhealth using new robotic guidance system for spinal surgery

  Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, became the first Delaware hospital to have a robotic guidance system for spine surgery with the purchase of an ExcelsiusGPS system.  Surgery with this system offers many potential benefits for patients, such as...

Del. Valley sees nation’s fastest employment  growth based on job openings

Pay gains remain tiny, GlassDoor report indicates The Philadelphia metro area showed the strongest growth among large metropolitan areas, based on the number of job openings, although pay gains remain modest. The report came from GlassDoor...

Man, woman perish in shooting deaths at Foulk Road nursing home

Two died in a shooting Saturday afternoon at a nursing care facility near Wilmington. Delaware State Police were dispatched to the ManorCare nursing home at 700 Foulk Road, in north Wilmington. Troopers reported that an 82-year-old...

Incyte, Chinese company announce drug development pact

Incyte and Zai Lab Ltd.  announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for the development and commercialization of an investigational antibody, in Greater China. Incyte is based near Wilmington. Under the terms of the...

Christiana Care Middletown earns certification for stroke readiness

Christiana Care Health System’s free-standing Middletown Emergency Department  earned Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital from The Joint Commission. The certification recognizes facilities or hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke...

State to open second substance abuse evaluation clinic in Georgetown

The Delaware  Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15. The clinic will provide screening and referrals to treatment, as well as additional services. The...

Cigarette, vaping sales age now 21 in Delaware

Effective today, Delaware has  raised  the age of sale of tobacco products to 21. The law, known as Tobacco 21, aims to reduce tobacco use, address the youth vaping epidemic and save lives.  “The use of tobacco-related...

Wells used by Dover strip center, office building, 2 residences show...

An office building, two homes and a shopping center with five businesses are now receiving bottled water from the Dover Air Force Base after elevated levels of chemicals used in airport firefighting efforts were detected. The...

Self injector for drug used to treat severe asthma gets OK from European Union...

AstraZeneca announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use issued a positive opinion to add a self-administered pre-filled, single-use pen  to the medicine’s product information in the European Union. The pen...

Chiropractor indicted on insurance fraud charges

Jean Vertus Laine, 42, a chiropractor,  formerly with the Peoples Wellness Center, 556 South DuPont Highway, Milford, was indicted on Monday by a Sussex County Grand Jury, following an investigation by the Delaware Office...