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Jul 31, 2013, 13:22 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Partners with CORD:USE to help New Mothers Donate their Newborn's Cord Blood

 Christiana Care Health System has partnered with CORD:USE, the nation's foremost cord blood banking organization, to ensure that mothers are...

Jan 28, 2013, 15:10 ET
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Dr. Thomas Bauer of Christiana Care named President of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery

 Thomas Lee Bauer, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery at Christiana Care Health System, has been elected the 2013 president of the oldest...

Jan 28, 2013, 15:06 ET
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Randy Gaboriault of Christiana Care Health System Named Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader

Randy Gaboriault, vice president and chief information officer at Christiana Care Health System, has been recognized by IDG's Computerworld...

Dec 10, 2012, 10:24 ET
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Diana Dickson-Witmer, M.D., FACS, appointed medical director of Christiana Care Breast Center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Diana Dickson-Witmer, M.D., FACS, has been named medical director of the Christiana Care Breast Center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. She...

Dec 06, 2012, 08:22 ET
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Christiana Care Health System to Provide Free Hip and Knee Replacements, December 6, as Part of Operation Walk USA 2012

 Christiana Care Health System's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in collaboration with Operation Walk USA 2012, will provide free hip and...

Aug 16, 2012, 12:23 ET
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Christiana Care Health System's Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital awarded Three-Year CARF reaccreditation

Brain Injury program earns accreditation for first time Christiana Care Health System's Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital has...

Aug 13, 2012, 10:35 ET
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$2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant supports research at Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at Christiana Care

 A research team at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at Christiana Care Health System and the Center for Translational Cancer Research...

Jul 25, 2012, 15:36 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Selected by CIO magazine as CIO 100 Award Honoree

Christiana Care Health System has been named a recipient of a 2012 CIO 100 Award from IDG's CIO magazine for a two-part, break-through...

Jun 21, 2012, 06:00 ET
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Nation's First Combined Emergency and Family Medicine Resident Graduates from Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care Health System's innovative, combined Emergency Medicine/Family Medicine (EM/FM) allopathic residency program, the first of its...

Jun 20, 2012, 08:57 ET
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Christiana Care Wins Beacon Award for Excellence in Critical Care

Medical Intensive Care Unit Redesignated with Prestigious Award Christiana Care Health System is the recipient of the Silver Beacon...

Jun 20, 2012, 06:00 ET
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Christiana Care Health System's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center Selected to Continue Participation in NCI Community Cancer Centers Program

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, selected Christiana Care Health System's Helen F. Graham Cancer...

Jun 19, 2012, 15:37 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality Survey by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Christiana Care Health System has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report, an...

Jun 19, 2012, 13:14 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Wins Prestigious Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Grant

Christiana Care Health System has been awarded a $10 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to design a new care model...

Jun 11, 2012, 15:51 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Earns "A" for Patient Safety

Christiana Care Health System has received a grade of "A" for patient safety in a first-ever report card on safety in the nation's...

May 17, 2012, 11:43 ET
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Study by Christiana Care Health System's Dr. Andrew Doorey identifies Unnecessary Surgeries due to Induced Vasospasm

  Research led by Christiana Care Health System's Andrew Doorey, M.D. has found that a small number of patients mistakenly undergo...

May 17, 2012, 11:39 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Involved in Key Infection Prevention Study

Christiana Care Health System's health care workers are participating in a major study to determine if wearing gowns and gloves for all patient...

Apr 30, 2012, 12:23 ET

Christiana Care Health System's Value Symposium Attracts Doctors from Across the Nation

Experts discuss improved patient care, increased access and optimizing value  Doctors from among the nation's leading hospitals gathered...

Apr 27, 2012, 10:26 ET

Health Care Experts to Present at Christiana Care's Inaugural Value Symposium

  Discussion to focus on need for increased value of patient care  On April 30, 2012, Christiana Care Health System's Value...

Apr 24, 2012, 09:25 ET

Health Care Experts to Present at Christiana Care's Inaugural Value Symposium

Discussion to focus on need for increased value of patient care On April 30, 2012, Christiana Care Health System's Value Institute hosts...

Apr 10, 2012, 08:37 ET
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Christiana Care Health System Achieves Accreditation by FACT

Christiana Care Health System's Bone Marrow Transplant Program was recently awarded accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of...