Hyperbaric Center wins another Distinction Award

Peninsula Regional Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians were again honored recently with the Center of Distinction Award, which was presented to Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent […]

One On One, July 30, 2020: PRMC’s Roger Follebout

The always informative and highly entertaining Roger Follebout from Peninsula Regional Medical Center gives us a rundown on how the Coronavirus battle is going at the region’s largest medical center and previews some big changes that on tap for the local health system.

Jack McLean, former Salisbury cardiologist, dies

Dr. John R. “Jack” McLean, 68, formerly of Salisbury, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from complications of Covid-19 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chicago. Born in Baltimore, he was a  son of the late Dr. G. Robert and Jane McLean. He had moved to Chicago, where his daughter lives, about one year ago. He graduated […]

Don’t ignore health problems during crisis

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of understandable concern. As all health care providers work together to control the spread of the virus within their communities, they want you to know that your health and safety remain their top priority. “We have made great strides in keeping people well, directing them to the right […]

Hospital Week recognition more important than ever

This has been one of the most challenging years in the history of U.S. health care.  Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Nanticoke Memorial, the McCready Health Pavilion, our Physician Enterprise, and all other hospitals and health centers across the globe, have spent much of 2020 focused on Covid-19. While the nation fights through one of the […]

More than 2,000 people tested for Coronavirus

More than 2,000 essential workers – most of them employees of local poultry plants — and their family members were tested for Covid-19 over the weekend as part of a multi-state effort to control the spread of the virus in Delmarva chicken processing plants. The Wicomico County Health Department reported that 2,139 people were tested […]

First coronavirus death reported at PRMC

A coronavirus patient has died at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. The patient, whom hospital officials did not name, is the first local victim of the worldwide pandemic. State health officials said late Saturday that the patient was a woman in her 60s. “We are saddened to report the passing of the first patient […]

First coronavirus patient reported at PRMC

The first coronavirus case has landed directly at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, hospital officials said Saturday. PRMC in Salisbury is now treating a patient with COVID-19. Officials declined to offer details, in an effort to protect the patient’s privacy. “Please know that we are providing skilled and compassionate care to this patient and it is […]

PRMC to suspend patient visitation effective Friday

Peninsula Regional Health System has chosen to suspend all inpatient visitation beginning on Friday at both Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis for specific situations including end of life. Two parents or caregivers of pediatric patients will be permitted, as […]

One On One: PRMC CEO details coronavirus plans

Steve Leonard, President and CEO of the Peninsula Regional Medical System, discusses planning and practices that are under way to address the spread of coronavirus. Leonard also outlines the recent acquisitions of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and McCready Memorial in Crisfield.