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Innovative Collaboration in Action in Sussex County

  • 06 / 21 / 2019

Collective Impact is working in Sussex County, Delaware according to Megan Williams, DNP, APRN, FAANP, Board President, Sussex County Health Coalition and Vice President of the Delaware Healthcare Association and Peg Geisler, Executive Director,  Sussex County Health Coalition and Owner of PMG Consulting LLC.  At the Delaware Nursing Summit 2019, these dynamic leaders described how a community works together to create meaningful change in the lives of individuals living in Sussex County. 

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Community Benefits Provided by Tax-Exempt Hospitals Far Exceed the Value of their Tax Exemption

  • 05 / 22 / 2019

Tax-exempt hospitals’ community benefit activities outweigh the value of their federal tax exemption by a factor of nearly eleven to one, according to a new study by AHA. 

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Delaware Hospitals Committed to Value-Based Health Care

  • 04 / 25 / 2019

DHA President & CEO Wayne Smith recently  discussed the movement to value in the article, Delaware Hospitals Committed to Value-Based Health Care featured in Delaware Business magazine.

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Achieving Milestones in Tackling the Rates of Cancer Deaths

  • 04 / 17 / 2019

Recently, the US cancer rate hit an important milestone – death rates resulting from cancer have been on the decline for at least 25 years. According to the American Cancer Society, as of 2016, the cancer death rate had fallen 27 percent since 1991, translating into more than 2.6 million deaths avoided during this time period. Screening and early detection, as well as better treatment and lower smoking rates are all important factors contributing to this decline.

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