Colleagues, patients remember Dr. Jim Burns

On the Fourth of July, while communities across the United States celebrated the birth of our nation with fireworks and barbecues, Dr. Jim Burns quietly lost his battle with cancer, at home and surrounded by those he loved most. He was by all accounts a most unusual breed of doctor, multi-talented both professionally and personally. […]

Peninsula Regional to absorb Crisfield hospital

McCready Health of Crisfield and Salisbury-based Peninsula Regional Health System have reached an agreement under which McCready Health will join PRHS this fall. Approximately 18 months ago, McCready Health approached PRHS with a request to examine how an affiliation might be structured, with the goals of guaranteeing the retention and strengthening of healthcare services in […]

Marie Waller and PRMC: Caregivers of Salisbury

Immense gratitude goes out to Bryan LeCompte and the Peninsula Regional Medical Center Foundation for creating “The Giving House.” PRMC and the legacy of the woman best associated with the building – the late Marie Waller – are embodied in the name of the Foundation’s new office occupying what was once Waller’s home. Waller spent […]

PRMC slowly buying up surrounding properties

Peninsula Regional Medical Center officials are gradually buying up properties that surround their campus with the goal of establishing a long-term footprint and improving security. The local health care giant has purchased at least eight business properties that front Route 13, extending south from its main hub. Officials have also purchased several houses along streets […]

PRMC scores among top hospitals yet again

Peninsula Regional Health System and Peninsula Regional Medical Center have achieved the Healthgrades 2019 “America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award.” This is the second consecutive year that Healthgrades has recognized the Salisbury medical center as being among the best in the nation. Peninsula Regional Medical Center is the only hospital on the Delmarva Peninsula to achieve […]

Peninsula Regional will take over Seaford hospital

Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford will affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health Services to provide better care for patients in both Wicomico and Sussex counties. The collaboration — essentially a merger in which Peninsula Regional will play the lead role — was announced at mid-week, after Nanticoke conducted an 18-month search. “For more than 65 years, […]

PRMC excels in latest Healthgrades report

Peninsula Regional Medical Center, a 288-bed hospital of the Peninsula Regional Health System in Salisbury, was today recognized in the 2019 Healthgrades Star Report national study with 36 clinical achievements for the care it provides to patients across cardiac, orthopedic, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular, prostate surgery, critical care, labor and delivery and bariatric service lines. The […]

Surgeon, Pilot, Marathoner — Dr. Lee Does it All

If you ask Dr. Bothwell Lee, flying an aircraft and performing brain surgery are quite similar: both require a gentle touch and continuous feedback, and both have very high stakes. “The brain is opaque and you can’t palpate it to diagnose it, or to operate on it unlike, say, the abdomen,” said Lee, Peninsula Regional […]

Peninsula Regional names its Employees of the Year

Carol Fisher of ED/Pediatrics and Greg Clendaniel of Facilities were recently named the 2018 Employees of the Year at Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s annual employee recognition banquet held in conjunction with National Hospital Week. While presenting the Employees of the Year award to each, President/CEO Steve Leonard described both as leaders, mentors and true champions […]

Distinguished Hospital Award goes to PRMC

Peninsula Regional Medical Center today announced that it has received the Healthgrades 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. The distinction recognizes PRMC as one of the top five percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. PRMC […]