Innovative Technology Means Shorter Hospital Stays

“It is amazing to me that Beebe is able to bring such innovative technology to the community,” says Charley Senick as he reflects on the surgery he had at Beebe’s Center for Robotic Surgery.

The surgery, which removed one-third of Charley’s lung, was performed by Kurt Wehberg, MD, board certified and fellowship trained cardiothoracic surgeon with Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr Wehberg is also Chief of Robotics and Vice President of Clinical Innovation at Beebe.

2018-11-19T17:05:33+00:00 Nov. 19|

Beebe Breaks Ground on South Coastal Health Campus

Beebe Healthcare broke ground on its planned South Coastal Health Campus which will include a freestanding Emergency Department and second cancer center on Route 17 in Millville on November 1. On an unseasonable warm fall afternoon, many Beebe team members, local community members, and supporters gathered for this celebratory moment to show their support for this significant forward progression.

2018-11-19T16:23:01+00:00 Nov. 19|

Beebe Believer: Sean Ryan, MD

Vascular surgeon Sean Ryan, MD, began his career with Beebe Healthcare three years ago, joining the esteemed Dr. Mayer Katz at his practice, Beebe Vascular. Dr. Ryan says he was drawn to vascular surgery because of its complexity and the opportunity to develop long-term relationships with his patients, who are often grateful to reclaim a sense of normalcy.

2018-11-19T16:18:43+00:00 Nov. 19|

Giving Tuesday: Is it really better to give than receive?

By: Thomas J. Protack, Vice President, Beebe Medical Foundation
November 21, 2018

When I was young, sometimes I expressed disappointment with the overall results of my birthday or Christmas presents. My parents would often say, “it is better to give than receive.” As I have grown older, I do agree it is better to give than receive, but I must admit I still enjoy receiving thoughtful gifts around the holidays or my birthday.

2018-11-19T16:03:28+00:00 Nov. 19|

[VIDEO] Beebe Celebrates South Coastal Health Campus Groundbreaking

Beebe leaders, team members, and supporters gathered near Millville on November 1 on the site which will be the future home of Beebe’s South Coastal Health Campus! This new campus on Route 17 will include a freestanding Emergency Department and a second location for Beebe’s comprehensive cancer center. WATCH THE VIDEO ->

2018-11-16T22:08:40+00:00 Nov. 16|

Beebe Medical Foundation Launches “I Believe in Beebe” Campaign

The Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare proudly announced the I Believe in Beebe Campaign on October 29 with $29 million raised to date—an historic investment from the community for their healthcare system of choice in Sussex County. The goal set for the I Believe in Beebe Campaign is $34 million dollars. These funds will be used to support Beebe’s multifaceted expansion projects,

2018-11-02T15:17:22+00:00 Nov. 1|

A Gift in Memory of Mom

Beebe Hospitalist Dr. Katie Johnson (Allen) and her husband Bennett Allen recently joined the Beebe Medical Foundation’s 1916 Club and are proud supporters of the I Believe in Beebe Campaign. They made their five year gift pledge in memory of Katie’s mom, Tami

2018-10-12T17:30:34+00:00 Oct. 12|

Advanced Cancer Care Where Our Patients Live

When Kristen Rahn, Nurse Manager of Radiation Oncology, started at Beebe 19 years ago, the Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24 near Rehoboth Beach had not been built yet.

“We were seeing our oncology patients at the Lewes Campus and I remember we had such high volumes that we were scheduling patients from 6:30 a.m. all the way through to 10 p.m.,” Kristen recalls. “When we were able to build the Tunnell Cancer Center, it really allowed us to provide the type of patient care we wanted to provide – during normal business hours.”

2018-10-11T14:01:07+00:00 Oct. 11|

Creating the Next Generation of Nurses

Since 1921, Beebe has been committed to training future nurses at what is now the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare. The school is the only nursing school in the state located on the same grounds as a hospital, which allows students at the school to not only get detailed instruction in classes and simulation labs, it also provides hands-on training on units at the medical center.

2018-10-10T15:21:27+00:00 Oct. 10|
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