October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it also has a special significance for Delaware.
In order to fight this epidemic in Delaware, the Sussex County Health Coalition (SCHC) launched the Delaware Goes Purple project in September to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding drug addiction.
September 17th marks the first World Patient Safety Day, a global campaign to raise awareness and make health care as safe as possible. In Delaware, our hospitals have prioritized quality and patient safety in everything they do. We are proud that U.S. News & World Report ranked Delaware #1 in the nation for Hospital Quality.
The News Journal recently featured an Op-Ed by DHA President & CEO Wayne Smith that discusses the national primary care provider shortage and the challenges Delaware faces with primary care access in many areas of our state.