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.

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 […]