Category Archives: Health

The Blood Connection offers new service to Greenville’s Shriners Hospital

Piedmont, SC – The Blood Connection and Shriners Hospitals for Children—Greenville have announced a new service partnership. Before a patient receives a life-saving blood transfusion, a routine series of laboratory tests determine patient and donor compatibility. Previously, Greenville Shriners Hospital, like many hospitals, performed these tests on-site and used TBC’s Immunohematology Reference Laboratory for research as…
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IHOP National Pancake Day to benefit GHS Children’s Hospital

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS) will benefit from the community’s generous hearts, and stomachs, as the local recipient of funds raised through IHOP’s 11th annual National Pancake Day. On Tuesday, March 8, guests dining in at area IHOPs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. will receive a free short…
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Piedmont Women’s Center names new director of construction and development

[caption id="attachment_2601" align="alignnone" width="604"] Rob Wess[/caption] Greenville, SC – Piedmont Women’s Center has named Rob Wess, Director of Construction and Development. Wess, a 20-year veteran of the construction and development industry provides a unique combination of qualifications, professional interest and experience to manage and develop the construction of a new medical clinic supporting the growing services…
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Student Health Services at Clemson receives Ambulatory Health Care accreditation

CLEMSON – Clemson University Student Health Services earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Student Health…
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Newberry College launches new major in health care management

[caption id="attachment_355" align="alignnone" width="800"] Newberry College[/caption] NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College has added Healthcare Management as a new Business major. The program focuses primarily on the policies and processes outside of direct patient care. The program also is available as a minor for students who want to supplement their major in another discipline with industry-specific education.…
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North America’s leading barre concept launches in Canada

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Pure Barre, the largest and most established barre concept in North America, opens its first international location this week. The studio is located on Queen Street West, a well-known retail and entertainment district in Toronto, Ontario. Pure Barre's Canadian expansion continues with two Vancouver locations set to open later this year. With the…
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SC BlueCross, SC BlueChoice recognize hospitals for maternity care

Columbia, SC  – In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina and BlueChoice® Health Plan of South Carolina announce the first hospitals in South Carolina to receive the Blue Distinction® Center and Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designations under the Blue Distinction…
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GHS Family YMCA hires Peter Townley

[caption id="attachment_1949" align="alignnone" width="604"] Peter Townley[/caption] SIMPSONVILLE, SC - Peter Townley, MSW, CSCS, USAW-SPC, CPT, has been hired as the new Sr., Wellness Director at the Greenville Health System Family YMCA. Townley has an extensive exercise science background and received his BS in Sports Science with an emphasis on Athletic Training from the University of Kansas, Lawrence,…
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Clemson Eye adds two professionals to new facility

[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1882,1883"] GREENVILLE, SC – Clemson Eye has added two new positions to the professional staff at its new Visual Health & Surgery Center in Greenville. Victoria Gaston has joined the practice as Vision Correction Coordinator. In that role, she works with LASIK patients answering questions, discussing requirements and expectations prior to their procedure…
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