Covid-19 staff vaccinations begin at TidalHealth

TidalHealth has begun what is anticipated to be a month-long process of vaccinating its healthcare team against Covid-19. The first administration of the Pfizer vaccine occurred this morning at TidalHealth Nanticoke in Seaford.  Dr. Joseph Kim, a TidalHealth primary care physician in Laurel, was the first in the health system to receive it.  Registered nurse […]

TidalHealth has a new treatment for Covid-19

TidalHealth has become a regional referral site for the administration of a new type of Covid-19 treatment that drew attention when it was used to treat President Trump.  Bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody produced by Eli Lilly & Co., was granted emergency use authorization by the Food & Drug Administration on Nov. 9. Only six hospitals […]

Tidalhealth receives 30 safety and care awards

TidalHealth, the Delmarva-based health system including the hospitals TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and TidalHealth Nanticoke, has been recognized with 30 clinical achievements for the safety and care it provides to patients across cardiac, orthopedic, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular, prostate surgery, gastrointestinal, critical care and labor and delivery service lines in a national study by Healthgrades, the leading […]

Medical center to activate triage tent check-in

With the approach of flu season and during Covid-19, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional has chosen to reestablish its triage and screening tent adjacent to the walk-in entrance of its Robert T. Adkins Emergency/Trauma Center. A greeter or nurse — positioned outside the Emergency Department 24 hours a day, seven days a week — will speak with […]

New heart device implanted at Salisbury medical center

TidalHealth has achieved a medical milestone for the Delmarva Peninsula with the recent successful implantation of MitraClip for the treatment of mitral regurgitation in the heart.  In late September, Delmarva’s first two implantations of the device were performed at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional. The inaugural procedures were performed by a multidisciplinary team including cardiac surgeons Drs. […]

TidalHealth to administer drive-thru flu shots Friday

TidalHealth’s Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is returning for its 26th season on Friday at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium on Route 50 at Hobbs Road. The clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations will be administered to individuals 13 years of age or older (those 13-17 should bring a parent […]

Peninsula Regional group has a new name: TidalHealth

What were once three separate hospitals and numerous specialty medical practices that merged over the past year are now united under one name: TidalHealth. “Starting today, for decades to come, this is who we are together,” said Steven Leonard, President and CEO of what is now known as TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, during an announcement and […]

PRMC begins patient visitations with restrictions

As Peninsula Regional Health System works to balance patient safety and support, the Salisbury medical center has begun new restrictions on visitation. At Peninsula Regional Medical Center, one visitor per patient is now permitted during a patient’s stay, except for patients suspected of having or confirmed to have Covid-19. Visitation hours will be from 2 […]

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.