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Take charge of your health today and reduce your risk of having a stroke: http://ow.ly/NxBXM
Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability, but the good news is that you can take charge and reduce your risk for stroke. Here's how.
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Physician assistant is proof that listening to patients and working together as a team are what great care is about: http://ow.ly/NjvvO
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Dr. David Simpson, medical director of the Swank Memory Care Center, discusses dementia and memory loss: http://ow.ly/NhKSK
In this Q&A, Dr. Simpson addresses memory loss and how to prevent it, and caring for a loved one with dementia.
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Congratulations to all of the expert, caring physicians named to Philadelphia magazine's "Top Doctors" list!
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Lung cancer is an equal-opportunity killer. But it's preventable: http://ow.ly/MOkBl
Lung cancer is an equal-opportunity killer, the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. Lung cancer causes 27 percent of all cancer deaths. That is more than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined.
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Quality care and safety for our patients is only possible when the entire team works together. Thank you, to our staff and partners in care, for helping us to achieve yet another "A" rating in quality and safety!
For dedication to patient safety, Christiana Care has earned an A grade — the highest score possible — in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group, a national hospital safety watchdog.
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Hats off to PA Ed Knox for showing what The Christiana Care Way is all about! http://ow.ly/NrjeW
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In a moving ceremony this morning that was covered by The News Journal, NBC10, 6ABC, WHYY and WDDE, Delaware Air Guard Lt. Col. Barry Orbinati honored physician assistant Ed Knox with the presentation of a military coin. Lt. Col. Orbinati credits Knox with saving his life, Watch for the full story in tonight's news!
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Dinner tonight? http://ow.ly/N6cga
This shrimp recipe makes a light meal perfect for spring that is full of flavor, not fat. It's also easy to prepare, making it a perfect weeknight meal.
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By removing language barriers and building greater cultural understanding into our care, we can help the people in our community to live the healthy lives they want to live. That's The Christiana Care Way!
Christiana Care cancer outreach nurses are helping women at the Hindu temple in New Castle to take control of their health by accessing mammograms and other health screenings.
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Happy Mother's Day! Moms-to-be at Christiana Care were treated this week to a special Mother's Day manicure and more:
As a special Mother’s Day treat for moms-to-be in the Antepartum Unit at Christiana Hospital, Christiana Care worked with Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design to offer complimentary manicures to mothers hospitalized for observation or complications during pregnancy.
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Women’s History Month discussion looks at women in the workplace http://ow.ly/MHqvJ
Judy McHugh, senior vice president of the executive coaching firm Leader’s Edge/Leaders by Design, addressed Christiana Care staff during an event recognizing Women's History Month.
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Christiana Care Health System P.O. Box 1668 Wilmington, DE 19899-1668
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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)