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Christiana Care's monthly health events at the New Castle Farmers Market have provided more than 1,300 people with free cardiovascular screenings, and countless others with information and connections that will help them to improve their health.
For five years, Christiana Care has brought free health education and screenings to shoppers at the New Castle Farmers Market. The monthly events have helped hundreds of people to take steps to improve their health.
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Congratulations to the dentists named Top Dentists by Delaware Today magazine!
Nineteen dentists from Christiana Care’s Medical-Dental Staff were named to Delaware Today magazine’s 2014 Top Dentist List.
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With the help of her Christiana Care care team, Karlyn Grant is battling back and recovering her mobility after a stroke.
Karlyn Grant is battling back to recover her mobility after a stroke. And she's winning.
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The Imagine Delaware forum on heroin addiction in Delaware was a dramatic call to action to solve an urgent health issue in Delaware. It also was a powerful reminder when we partner together as a community, we can solve these problems and help even our most vulnerable neighbors.
Inside a John Dickinson High school’s jam-packed auditorium, Christiana Care leaders highlighted the value of community partnerships in solving the heroin crisis in Delaware, which The News Journal chronicled this week.
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Meet Sophia. It's our privilege to be her health care partner:
At an early age, Sophia was diagnosed with autism and encephalopathy. Thanks to her therapist at Christiana Care, her family sees a bright future ahead.
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Learn about Christiana Care's Emergency Department Observation Unit -- a special team that cares for patients who don't need to be admitted to the hospital, but require care beyond the emergency room.
The ED Observation Unit at Christiana Hospital provides excellent care for patients who don't need to be admitted to the hospital, but need extra care after being seen in the Emergency Department.
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Do you have fun plans for your Fourth of July? Here’s how you can avoid a fireworks-related visit to the hospital on the Fourth. #netDE  
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Nora C. Katurakes, RN, MSN, OCN, Christiana Care’s manager of Community Health Outreach & Education, and Joceline Valentin, community outreach coordinator and Women's Health Navigator, were on Channel 22 for the Window on Wilmington show Wednesday, June 25 to discuss Christiana Care’s Pink Ribbon Program, a free service pairing patients with navigators to improve access to mammography screenings.
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Congratulations to all of the winners of Christiana Care's 2014 Excellence in Nursing Awards!
As part of National Nurses Week, Christiana Care Health System’s Department of Nursing recognized outstanding nurses at a ceremony in the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center.
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Each year, more than 61,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer, The good news is that skin cancer is highly curable if detected early.
During two days of free screenings, more than 200 people got checked for skin cancer. Skin cancer is highly curable when diagnosed early.
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Last night, 700 people joined The News Journal and Christiana Care for a compelling discussion about heroin addiction in Delaware.
The drama came with 700 people who packed a high School auditorium seeking answers, help
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The Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing report called for a minimum of 80 percent of all nurses to have a four-year degree -- a BSN -- by the year 2020. Through a prepaid tuition assistance program, Christiana Care is supporting nurses in their pursuit of higher education.
Christiana Care’s tuition assistance program for nurses supports the educational goal endorsed by the Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing report, calling for a minimum of 80 percent of all nurses to have a BSN by the year 2020.
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Introduction

Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 17th in the nation for hospital admissions.

Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital with two campuses and more than 240 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns.

A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services.

With more than 10,400 employees, Christiana Care is the largest private employer in Delaware and the 10th largest employer in the Philadelphia region. In fiscal year 2011, Christiana Care had more than $2.1 billion in total patient revenue and provided the community with approximately $27.1 million in charity care (at cost).

Statistics at a glance

Among hospitals in the United States, Christiana Care's ranking by volume is:

  • 17th in admissions.
  • 26th in births.
  • 20th in emergency visits.
  • 23rd in total surgeries.

Among hospitals on the East Coast, Christiana Care ranks:

  • 10th in admissions.
  • 12th in births.
  • 10th in emergency visits.
  • 11th in total surgeries.

(Source: American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database of 6,200 U.S. Hospitals, FY 2009, © Health Forum, LLC)