Category Archives: Health

Interns Join Chiropractic Health Center at Sherman College

Eighteen interns are now ready to see patients at the Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center, a teaching clinic for senior students in their final stage of internship prior to graduation from the doctor of chiropractic program. Interns celebrated the entrance of the final phase of their chiropractic education recently during a pinning ceremony on the…
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GHS chief nursing officer receives healthcare executive award

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelle Taylor-Smith, vice president of patient care services, chief nursing officer and chief experience officer for Greenville Health System (GHS), received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award at the South Carolina Hospital Association’s annual meeting in Columbia earlier this year. [caption id="attachment_12465" align="alignleft" width="350"] Michelle Taylor-Smith[/caption]…
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Research could help save billions on drug development

[caption id="attachment_12342" align="alignleft" width="1498"] Amin Khademi (center) talks with students in his office about the work they are doing as part of his NSF CAREER award.[/caption] CLEMSON — New research at Clemson University could help save billions of dollars on drug development, bring treatments to market more quickly and save the lives of patients who…
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Clemson awarded $1.2M Department of Defense contract for mobile diabetes self-management research

[caption id="attachment_12427" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Jennie Moss (left), a senior research associate at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, takes a blood pressure reading on a patient prior to the diabetes self-management research project’s first phase.Image Credit: Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — The Clemson University public health sciences department was awarded a contract of up to $1.2…
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Spartanburg Regional Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community. This group includes community members and physicians recently elected to serve on the Spartanburg Regional Foundation board of trustees and advisory boards. Elected board members are leaders in the Upstate with a passion for health and a commitment to ensuring the…
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Mary Black Health System -Spartanburg Announces Two New Board Members

Spartanburg, SC —Mary Black Health System -Spartanburg announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees.  “We are proud to welcome Dr. Roy Hobbs and Laura Ringo to Mary Black Health System - Spartanburg.  We believe they both offer perspective, expertise, energy and a voice for residents of our community as we…
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SCRA Announces SC Launch Investment in Patrona Medical

Upstate Company Receives $200,000 Summerville, S.C. – SCRA’s affiliate, SC Launch, Inc., recently finalized an investment for Patrona Medical based in Greenville, SC. The company was accepted into the SC Launch program as a Client Company in September 2016. Patrona Medical designs, develops and markets product innovations associated with the detection and monitoring of patients…
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Interim Healthcare Launches In-Home Hospice Services in Oconee County

For the first time, Oconee County residents have access to the full continuum of in-home healthcare options. GREENVILLE, S.C. — Interim Healthcare, a locally owned and operated agency that specializes in providing high quality, in-home healthcare to Upstate South Carolina residents, has started delivering in-home hospice care to residents of Oconee County. With the addition…
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