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DHA News

DHA Testimony At Primary Care Collaborative Meeting
December 12, 2018

Delaware Healthcare Association President and CEO Wayne Smith responded to recent comments about hospital cost in Delaware during the meeting of the Primary Care Collaborative December 12, 2018. In his comments, Smith points out that Delaware hospitals support payment reform and that and are leading the way in Delaware.  Read more....

Press releases

DHSS Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Medicine
 Oct. 15, 2018
Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, a board-certified family physician, has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine(NAM), Academy President Victor Dzau announced today during the organization’s annual meeting in Washington.
Secretary Walker is one of 75 new members this year from across the country and 10 international members. Membership in the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.

DMOST Update for September 2018

Total Trained: 1208
·        From 9/01 to 9/30, 14 people accessed the training deck, and all passed the post-test
·        Since April 1, 2016 we have a 81.3% completion rate (676 users, 550 complete)
·        September Live Training:
o   ManorCare Pike Creek
o   Wilmington Hospital
  • Atlantic Shores
The DHIN and VYNCA are moving forward on the e-form and the registry.  

Lobbyists pushed hard on key bills of 149th General Assembly
July 22, 2018

From the middle of January to the beginning of July, they’re a regular sight at Legislative Hall, milling around in the hallways and chatting with lawmakers in the House and Senate chambers.

Lobbyists play a vital role in the legislative process, even in a state as small as Delaware.

The three most active companies or organizations in lobbying during the 149th General Assembly are all health-related, with the Delaware Healthcare Association leading the way by reporting activity in 469 instances in 2017 and 2018.  Read more.....


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