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Babies get new Nikes to celebrate Elena Delle Donne’s Olympic gold: http://news.christianacare.org/2016/08/babies-get-new-nikes-to-celebrate-elena-delle-donnes-olympic-gold/
Celebrating the U.S. Women’s Basketball team’s Olympic gold, Nike donated a pair of Nike Waffle 1 baby shoes to each baby born at Christiana Hospital on Saturday. The shoes, presented to the families in the hospital on Sunday, were packaged with the following message:
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Congratulations to DAISY Award winning nurse Stefanie Desiderio! http://ow.ly/6C8R303mIoQ
Stefanie Desiderio, ADN, RN II, in Christiana Hospital’s Emergency Department, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for July 2016.
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Embrace the summer and eat right tonight with this recipe for grilled fish with tomato and corn salsa: http://ow.ly/NoK2303hwf6 #goodeats
Nothing says summer like fresh, sweet corn and juicy tomatoes. Tomato and grilled corn salsa is a wonderfully fresh, easy-to-make topping for lean grilled fish.
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Christiana Care epidemiologist Dr. Marci Drees provides an update on Zika virus: http://ow.ly/Uhkw3034qEz
Marci Drees, M.D., MS, FACP, DTMH, infection prevention officer and hospital epidemiologist for Christiana Care Health System, provides information on the Zika virus. Q: What…
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Dr. Stephen Eppes interviewed about Zika virus and its implications for our community: http://ow.ly/E0Sw302SzK9
A recent surge in the amount of Zika virus cases in the United States suggests that doctors and patients should have more conversations about upcoming
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Through the generosity and collaboration with the Junior Board of Christiana Care, Wilmington Hospital visitors are getting around easier! http://ow.ly/kLeN302NU8A
Thanks to a new digital wayfinding system, guests at Wilmington Hospital can quickly get clear, easy-to-understand directions to lead them to their destination.
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Conference showcases Christiana Care's highly successful treatments for Parkinson's disease: http://ow.ly/1ml9303mLOp
Christiana Care Health System therapists have two words for people living with Parkinson’s disease: BIG and LOUD. These two unique therapy programs are now offered at five locations across the state and at Christiana Care's Concord Health Center in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Christiana Care also hosts four support groups for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.
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When a family is hungry, their health and well being are at risk. With our community partners, we're working to help http://ow.ly/krJ3303kqWK
Parents and children visiting the Pediatric Practice Program at Wilmington Hospital over the past year have received assistance in overcoming food insecurity, including emergency food provided through a partnership among Christiana Care, the Food Bank of Delaware and Kiwanis Club of Wilmington. Recognizing that parents do not always have access to adequate food, which can result in the lack of proper nutrition for children and adults, the pediatr...
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Medical residents get a glimpse into the real-life health challenges of poverty in a unique simulation: http://ow.ly/UVwH30354us
As his family struggled to keep the electricity on, buy groceries and arrive at medical appointments on time, Jonathan Hilton, M.D., formed a new understanding for what low-income patients experience every day. A first-year resident in emergency medicine, Dr. Hilton faced these obstacles while playing the role of a 16-year-old pregnant girl in a family of four. The challenge was part of Christiana Care’s Community Action Poverty Simulation, held ...
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Congratulations, Elena! And good luck in Rio! You make Delaware proud. http://ow.ly/tMCL302VfIV
Sky forward Elena Delle Donne doesn’t feel the need to hide her sexuality anymore.
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US News ranks Christiana Care among nation's Best Hospitals. Thank you to our physicians, nurses, staff and partners http://ow.ly/3GsG302QZtJ
Christiana Care Health System has been recognized for excellence as the best hospital in Delaware and No. 3 among the 91 hospitals in the entire Philadelphia region by U.S. News & World Report. Moreover, Christiana Care was named among the top 50 in the nation in four specialties: Nephrology, Pulmonology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, and Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery.
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Thank you to our wonderful partners the Junior Board of Christiana Care for supporting optimal care for older adults http://ow.ly/CXcm302NQ6H
The Junior Board of Christiana Care Inc.’s Medicine Ball on May 13 resulted in a gift of $73,725 to Christiana Care for the new Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit opening this fall on the 8th floor of the Carol A. Ammon South Tower at Wilmington Hospital.
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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)