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Section: Press - posted in 2019

  • Electrophysiologist Joe Pennington, MD, Arrives at Saint Francis Healthcare

    Wilmington, Del. — (October 28, 2019) — Saint Francis Healthcare and the Partners in CardioVascular Health team are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Pennington III, MD. He joins Swarna Bheemreddy, MD, FACC and Yolanda Hendley, MD. Dr. Pennington received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the ...
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  • Delaware Care Collaboration to Receive $4.87M from CMS

    Delaware Care Collaboration, a Partnership of Saint Francis Healthcare and the Medical Society of Delaware, will receive the shared savings for Quality and Care Coordination Performance in 2018 Wilmington, Del. – (October 9, 2019) – Delaware Care Collaboration (DCC) achieved $10.1M million dollars in savings for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) in 2018 – a ...
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  • Saint Francis Welcomes Family Practice Physicians to North Wilmington Outpatient Office

    Wilmington, Del. – (September 4, 2019) – Saint Francis Healthcare has added two new Family Medicine physicians to its staff: Aaron Weaver, DO, and Elizabeth Ebueng, MD. Both are energetic practitioners who see patients from newborns to senior citizens, and both are currently accepting new patients. Aaron Weaver, DO, received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Seeks Volunteers to Work with Patients and Visitors

    Wilmington, Del. – (September 9, 2019) – Saint Francis Healthcare is looking for volunteers to enhance the experience of patients, families and visitors by providing a range of hospitality services. Current volunteer opportunities include: Way Finders Way Finder volunteers greet arriving patients, families and visitors, provide wheelchairs and escort patients to their destinations. ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Earns Accreditation for High-Quality Bariatric Care

    Wilmington, Del. (June 11, 2019) — Saint Francis Healthcare recently re-earned a Comprehensive Center accreditation for bariatric surgery from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The Comprehensive Center designation recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing safe and high-quality care to patients of metabolic and bariatric ...
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  • Saint Francis Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors

    Wilmington, Del. (May 9, 2019) — Recently, Philadelphia Magazine named several Saint Francis Healthcare physicians as some of the region’s Top Doctors in 2019. This rigorous, peer-nominated distinction recognized these Saint Francis colleagues are experts in their respective fields. Bikash Bose, MD – Neurosurgery Helen Chang-DeGuzman, MD – Nephrology Richard W. Henderson, ...
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  • Saint Francis Healthcare Granted Advanced Certification as Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

    Wilmington, Del. (April 22, 2019) — Saint Francis Healthcare has received Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (The Joint Commission). With Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, patients who have suffered a stroke have access to the most advanced resources available for the treatment of stroke. ...
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  • Independence Blue Cross and Trinity Health sign new long-term agreement

    Philadelphia – March 29, 2019 – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic have signed a new five-year agreement, effective April 1, 2019. The agreement – which includes Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, St. Mary Medical Center, and Saint Francis Healthcare in Delaware – demonstrates a continued commitment ...
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  • Saint Francis LIFE Celebrates Sixth Anniversary with Open House

    Media Contact: Maria Miller, 302-660-3361 Delaware's only Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly celebrates six year anniversary. Wilmington, Del. -- Saint Francis LIFE celebrated its Sixth Anniversary with an Open House on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the LIFE Center on the Wilmington Riverfront. Saint Francis LIFE will also announce the anticipated opening of a second site in ...
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