Category Archives: Health

CONA’s Dr. Mitchell Serves Victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

[caption id="attachment_17762" align="alignleft" width="402"] Dr. Mitchell lands in Puerto Rico[/caption] (Spartanburg, SC October 20, 2017) Dr. David Mitchell of Carolina Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Associates (CONA) and a team of a 33 volunteers from SC traveled to Puerto Rico recently to aid in the relief efforts for Hurricane Maria. Dr. Mitchell was the only orthopaedic surgeon…
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The Blood Connection Appoints New Members To Board Of Trustees

Piedmont, SC (October 2, 2017) – The Blood Connection has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees. Chad E. Richard of Greenville Health System and Mark B. Johnston of Community Journals will join a 13-member board that helps ensure donor collection and blood processing meet community needs at the highest…
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GHS hospitals recognized for patient safety record

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greer Memorial Hospital and Hillcrest Memorial Hospital – all part of Greenville Health System (GHS) – earned a South Carolina “Certified Zero Harm Award” from the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) in recognition of each facility’s excellent work in preventing hospital-acquired infections. Greenville Memorial was recognized for its prevention…
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Redfern pharmacist June Hay receives teaching award

[caption id="attachment_16993" align="alignnone" width="1506"] June Hay is pharmacy supervisor in Redfern Health Center.Image Credit: Clemson University Relations[/caption] CLEMSON — Redfern Health Center pharmacist June Hay has been named one of South Carolina’s top preceptors. Hay is the 2016-2017 Upstate Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Preceptor of the Year. The award, presented by the South Carolina…
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Miracle on the Hudson survivor to speak at The Woodlands at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Dave Sanderson wasn’t supposed to be on U.S. Airways Flight 1549. But as the last passenger off the plane that made a miracle landing in the Hudson River, Sanderson was forced to quickly manage his resources in a crisis. He will be sharing the lessons learned from this harrowing situation at an…
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GHS CEO named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville Health System (GHS) CEO Mike Riordan has been named to Modern Healthcare’slist of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. The annual awards and recognition program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry in terms…
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CONA Introduces New Total Joint Specialist, Dr. Daniel Gerscovich

(Spartanburg, SC August 9, 2017) Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates (CONA) announced the addition of total joint specialist Dr. Daniel Gerscovich to their practice. “Dr. Gerscovich is an excellent addition to our team, bringing expertise in the latest operative and non-operative treatments for all joint conditions,” said Kelly Roper, CEO of CONA. Dr. Gerscovich focuses…
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