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Beebe Healthcare is starting construction on a new surgical hospital in Rehoboth Beach.

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There’s a change at the top of Beebe Healthcare.

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Beebe Healthcare Center in Lewes recently decided to ditch its paper visitor logs for a new computerized system.

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Beebe Healthcare is opening a new center for physical therapy in Rehoboth.

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Technology continues to change the medical landscape in a multitude of ways. Among the latest examples is how certain surgeries are handled.

In traditional surgery, doctors cut a patient open with a scalpel and work with several tools over a few hours until they’ve completed their task and patched the area up.

But at some Delaware hospitals, surgeons have another option: Perform the operation with a robot.

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Beebe Healthcare expects to break ground on a new facility in Millville later this year, bringing services to the South Coastal area that some residents say they’ve been waiting for.

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Beebe Healthcare is developing a cancer center and emergency department in Millville — part of the health care system's plans to better serve Sussex County.

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Beebe Healthcare's Rehoboth campus has deployed new technology to more thoroughly scan cancer patients.




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Delaware is known as the “Small Wonder,” but when it comes to health care, the state is facing some big issues. Despite Delaware's size, the challenges can differ drastically for health care systems above and below the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. In this two-part series, contributor Pam George takes a look at how the state's hospitals are addressing the issues – together and apart. In her second piece, she examines Kent and Sussex Counties.

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Only a few yeas ago, a coughing and wheezing child with viral respiratory infection might prompt an ER doctor to call a pediatrician at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington for a consult and a transport.

“When we would we just get a phone call, it was very easy for the critical care team to say, ‘I can’t see the patient. Send them to our emergency room,’” said Dr. Nicholas Slamon specialist in pediatric critical care at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, part of Nemours Health System.

Today, area ER doctors are more likely to reach for an iPad.