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Carney signs bill to create hospital review board

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

The Diamond State Hospital Review Board blew into existence Thursday when Gov. John Carney signed House Bill 350. The board, which will have authority to review Delaware hospital budgets, recommend changes and enforce those changes, will help the state and consumers lower their healthcare bills by limiting the growth of hospital budgets, supporters say. Theoretically, supporters believe, that means the …

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Hospital Board bill on way to Carney, who’s got a pen ready

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Government

The bill that will create a state board to oversee Delaware hospital budgets and order changes is finally on its way to Gov. John Carney to sign. He popped a statement out within moments of the House passing a Senate amendment to the bill, now styled as HS 2 for HB 350 w/ HA 1 + SA 1,  “Rising health …

TSD Review Sept 8

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 8, 2022

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community State to spend $28 million on libraries .2 miles apart Chautauqua tent show expands to Historic New Castle Meet Mr. and Ms. Speedy, court reporters extraordinaire DelDOT planning 2 “Super Weekend” I-95 closures The Point at Cape Henlopen to reopen for offseason Hockessin Library shift …

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ChristianaCare drops out of deal to buy Crozer Health

Staff WriterHeadlines, Health

ChristianaCare’s plans to expand into the Philly area have blown up. The Wilmington health care system announced Thursday that it will not be buying Crozer Health from Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. The two systems had announced the signing of a letter of intent for ChristianaCare to acquire Crozer Health from Prospect on Feb. 11, 2022. Since then, a joint statement …

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Carney: Universal indoor mask mandate in effect 8 a.m. Tuesday

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

As of Tuesday, masks are required in all public indoor settings like shops, gyms and stores. Gov. John Carney announced Monday he will institute a mask mandate that requires Delaware residents to wear them in all public indoor settings In a new revision to the State of Emergency declaration, he also extended the school mask requirement and will deploy more …