When you first meet John Marchetti, you realize he is a man of intention and purpose. In 1989, when the Berlin Wall was “torn down,” John was working for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). He was assigned the daunting duty of initiating and overseeing the Pollution Prevention Program for NNSA’s Production Plants and National Labs.
When Jamie Dickerson was in nursing school, she was visiting her grandfather at Beebe’s Lewes Campus. She noticed the kindness and compassion shown by all the Beebe team members her family interacted with during that time, so when she finished nursing school, Beebe was the first place she applied.
Beebe Healthcare’s Lewes campus is evolving so stay up-to-date on what you’ll see in the future. As the signs of spring begin to brighten Lewes, so too does the transformation of Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus. The swift demolition of the white medical office buildings on the corner of Savannah Road and Fourth Street in February is one of the most noticeable steps toward Beebe’s renovation of the campus.
Construction is moving forward at the new South Coastal Health Campus on Route 17 near Millville. The new campus will include a freestanding emergency department and second cancer center to serve the South Coastal community.
Beebe’s expansion design team worked with the team at Wilmot Sanz, the architecture and interior design firm chosen for Beebe’s South Coastal Health Campus. Kristen Delgandio, Vice President at Wilmot Sanz, led Beebe’s design team through discussions in determining its interior design selections with the ultimate focus of improving patient experience and staff satisfaction.
Beebe’s South Coastal Health Campus, which will include both an Emergency Department and Cancer Center, recently received state approval from the Delaware Health Resources Board (HRB) of their certificates of public review (CPR) application.
It may be vacation time for many area visitors, however plans for the new freestanding Emergency Department at Beebe’s planned South Coastal Health Campus are moving along during the busy summer months.
The way people receive healthcare services is changing rapidly across the country, and Beebe has been changing how it cares for this community, too. Since the peak in hospital admissions reached early last year, Beebe has successfully reduced the number of people who need to stay in the hospital, through its efforts to broaden and elevate its outpatient care, and keep people healthy.
The Jean & Joan Fund, supported by the Jean & Joan Charity Golf Classic, donates funds for the purchase of patient transport vans for Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center. Its mission is to raise funds for equipment and patient services at the cancer center located in
After receiving excellent care at Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus during an episode of chest pain, Louis Melton, who lives in the Millville area, knew he wanted to give back. Most importantly, he wanted to spread the word about Beebe to his friends and community members.
Beebe Medical Foundation hosted the fourth annual Beach Bash on June 2 to benefit Beebe Healthcare’s Emergency Department. This year’s event raised $140,000—the greatest amount recorded in the Beach Bash’s four year history.
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.
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.
“It was several years ago and I remember sitting on the couch and looking at my toes,” recalls Sal Curci. “I had been noticing they were sore, but at that moment I saw they were gray.”
Beebe’s Population Health teams work in the community to keep patients healthier When Kim Blanch stepped into the role of Community Services Manager for Beebe’s Population Health Department, she already knew a lot about the vision of the department.
Surgical teams are undergoing meticulous training on the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System at Beebe’s Center for Robotic Surgery.
Beebe Healthcare has been a part of the Lewes area community for more than 100 years. Since the founding of the healthcare system, the physicians and care providers with Beebe have aimed to provide the highest quality, reliable care for our patients and community. With the launch of Beebe Healthcare’s Center for Robotic Surgery, leaders are paving the way for the future, with advanced technology and well-trained, experienced team members who are now providing robotically assisted cardiothoracic surgery options.
Dr. Karen Smith Coleman first learned about Beebe when she was helping provide coverage for long-time Beebe endocrinologist Dr. Mansour Saberi.
Emergency Department physicians often see patients at their worst moments on their worst days. They arrive with injuries, illnesses, and often they are in a life-threatening situation.
Playing football is a rough sport – and not for the faint of heart. But for Jack Dennis, a 17 year-old, 6-foot, 6-inch athlete, who recently moved to the Delmarva area from Baltimore, Maryland, it is his passion. Jack has played football as well as lacrosse and basketball since he was six. He is a driven and committed athlete, in addition to being an honor roll student who hopes to play sports in college.