Christiana Care Health System

About Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care is one of the country’s largest health care systems, ranking as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation in terms of admissions. It includes a network of primary care physicians, medical and surgical specialists as well as home health care, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services and patient/family advisors. A not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. The eBrightHealth ACO seeks to improve the quality of care for more than 26,000 Medicare beneficiaries and reduce unnecessary costs. Christiana Care is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center, the only one of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Christiana Care includes two hospitals with 1,100 patient beds.

New Castle, DE
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Blood Pressure Ambassadors are volunteers, trained and supported by Christiana Care Health System's Center for Heart & Vascular Health, who bring screenings and education to many in the community who have little access to preventive care.

Due to its nursing excellence, Christiana Care has earned redesignation as a Magnet organization from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Christiana Care was first in Delaware to achieve Magnet status in 2010, and is now first in the state to attain re-designation, demonstrating sustained excellence in nursing practice and adherence to national standards.

As one of the top 10 stroke centers by volume in the nation, Christiana Care treats nearly 2,000 stroke patients each year and joins an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.

Led by Director Eric Kmiec, Ph.D., The Gene Editing Institute at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Instituter is a worldwide leader in personalized genetic medicine.

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