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.
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 ->
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,
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
During the planning process for creating a second location for our cancer center, the design team created life-size mock-ups of rooms to allow Tunnell Cancer Center Executive Director Barry Hamp and the team to see what a room might look like and to have the ability to focus on what is best for the patient—right down to where to place coat hooks. Check out the tour below!
There’s more to building a new emergency department, like the one planned for Route 17 near Millville, than just putting shovels in the ground. Much more.
Beebe Healthcare is creating the next generation of care, starting with current construction to add needed cardiac and vascular space.
The historical significance of the Lewes campus – founded in 1916 by physician brothers Dr. James Beebe and Dr. Richard C. Beebe – is not lost on anyone, including the leaders of Beebe Healthcare today.
One of the most enjoyable ways to raise money for our not-for-profit healthcare system is by accepting donations from those who have received excellent care here at Beebe. Sometimes, they are giving to recognize care they received, other times they give in honor or memory of a loved one. The latter was the case with our recent meeting and donation from the Caggiano family.
Beebe Medical Foundation and the Schell Brothers unveiled the largest single donation ever made for the Beebe Beach Bash.
Every year, the Beebe Medical Foundation hosts the biggest party of the summer in partnership with the Cape May-Lewes Ferry on a docked ferry boat to raise funds for the Emergency Department. This year, the Beebe Beach Bash will be held on Saturday, June 3.
The 2017 Beebe Ball, hosted by Beebe Medical Foundation, raised more than $170,000 for Beebe’s Cardiac & Vascular Services. This annual event brings the community and the medical providers together to enjoy an evening of celebration and fundraising for healthcare services.
Bobby Gulab, MD, Board Certified Internal Medicine physician and newly named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Beebe Medical Group, Beebe’s employed physician group, is working with his team and Beebe’s leadership to plan for the future.
Lynn Amey came to Beebe in 1990 as the vascular lab coordinator. She arrived a few months prior to Dr. Mayer Katz, vascular surgeon, who set up the program at Beebe. At the time, there was no vascular program or lab at Beebe, so it had to be constructed from scratch.
Beebe team members know that to have the best work environment and provide the best patient experience, it all starts with love.
For years, Elinor Boyce had ongoing heart issues. Eventually, she needed to have surgery. She had a heart ablation and continued to work to manage her congestive heart failure. When Beebe Healthcare launched the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program, Elinor knew she wanted to participate.
John & Sharon Kennedy: South Coastal Residents Share Excitement for Planned South Coastal Health Campus [VIDEO]
John and Sharon Kennedy of Ocean View were excited to learn Beebe Healthcare would be building a South Coastal health campus just south of them.
When Liz Zehner first walked through the halls of Beebe, she immediately felt a sense of community. “People waved and said hello,” Liz recalls. “I could feel everyone was like a family.”
Dr. Mayer Katz joined Beebe in 1990 to establish the vascular surgery program. In his nearly 30 years at Beebe, Dr. Katz has made a tremendous impact on the cardiac and vascular service line, on the medical field, and in the community.
When you ask Dr. Leo Eschbach, board certified obstetrics and gynecology physician, what he loves about his job, his answer is easy – the people and the community.