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.

PRMC earns third consecutive 5-Star rating

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is one of just eight hospitals in Maryland and the only on the Delmarva Peninsula to be awarded a Five-Star rating, the highest possible, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Only 8.9 percent – 407 of the more than 4,500 hospitals in the survey, including PRMC – achieved a […]

PRMC group wins approval for McCready takeover

The Maryland Health Care Commission has granted final approval for Peninsula Regional Health System to assume ownership of McCready Health, the Crisfield-based medical system that serves Somerset County. McCready Hospital, the Tawes Nursing Home and Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living — all located in Crisfield — will officially join the health system March 1.  “McCready Health […]

PRMC/Nanticoke merger to enhance health care

A work in progress for some time, proposed affiliation of Seaford-based Nanticoke Health Services and Peninsula Regional Health System of Salisbury has passed final state and federal regulatory approval. In a Jan. 2 announcement, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Nanticoke Physician Network and all other Nanticoke health care services have joined the Peninsula Regional Health System.  McCready […]

PRMC administrator will deploy with Navy overseas

Chris DiPasqua was commissioned as a Junior Grade Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy on Saturday in an event held at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where DiPasqua has been a Registered Nurse and Nursing Administrator since 2007. The event was held in the medical center’s Hanna Outpatient Lobby, which proudly displays the flags of the United […]