Bayhealth Medical Center is central and southern Delaware’s largest healthcare system. Bayhealth is comprised of Kent General and Milford Memorial Hospitals, Emergency, Outpatient, and Sleep Care centers distributed throughout the service area. The system employs more than 3,100 people, including a medical staff of over 500 physicians. Bayhealth is a member of the Penn Cancer Network and is an affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania Health System - Penn Cardiac Care and Penn Orthopedics. Bayhealth is building a new replacement hospital in Milford on 160 acres. Bayhealth is also implementing Epic as its system EMR.
Bayhealth is a leader in providing superior patient care. Kent General Hospital and Milford Memorial Hospital are both accredited by the Joint Commission, and in addition, numerous departments have earned additional certifications and accreditations. Bayhealth is one of 140 hospitals and medical centers around the world to partner with Planetree to provide patient-centered holistic approaches to healing. Plans are underway to build a new State-of-the-Art Hospital in Milford. Scheduled completion is 2018.
About Central/Southern Delaware
Located less than a two hours’ drive from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, Central/Southern Delaware offers communities brimming with history, charm, and personality; accessible outdoor areas; and affordable living. Beautiful farmlands, coastal sceneries, and a mix of old traditions and modern high-tech culture are at your disposal. And, shopping is tax-free!
The City of Dover is not just the capital but also home to many of Delaware’s historical landmarks. It boasts two distinct historic areas – one Colonial and one Victorian. Throughout downtown Dover you will find specialty shops, neighborhood stores, restaurants and very friendly people. Dover is also the home of the “Monster Mile” where you can take in all the action of NASCAR racing! We also host “Firefly”, a music festival that draws 90,000 attendees annually.
Delaware’s beach resorts, including Lewes, Bethany, and Rehoboth are only one hour’s drive south of Dover. Enjoy a stroll along these beautiful beaches, watch whales and dolphins, explore nature walks, take up boating, sail boarding, parasailing and more! Cultural experiences throughout the area include summer arts’ festivals, art galleries, dinner theaters, historic train rides, specialty museums, and outdoor performances by the ocean. It’s no surprise that Delaware is known as the Small Wonder! Come see for yourself!