Category Archives: Health

Greer Memorial Hospital recognized as baby-friendly birth facility

[caption id="attachment_20055" align="alignnone" width="640"] Labor and Delivery nursing staff at Greer Memorial Hospital celebrate their recent designation as a baby-friendly birthing facility, placing them among the top birthing centers in the country maintaining an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.[/caption] GREER, S.C. – Greenville Health System’s (GHS) Greer Memorial Hospital has…
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Countybank Honors Greenwood Genetic Center Employees with Gift to the GGC Foundation

[caption id="attachment_19619" align="alignnone" width="1053"] Skinner (far left) and Victoria Hann, Executive Director of the GGC Foundation (far right) accept the gift from Tompkins; April Prince, Vice President of Countybank Trust & Investment Group; Robbie Templeton, Assistant Vice President of Countybanc Insurance; John Cooper, Private Client Advisor with Greenwood Capital Associates; and Richard Thomason, Vice President…
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Mary Black Health System Names Employee of the Year

Spartanburg, SC- Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg has named Cynthia Mendes as the 2017 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a Mary Black employee each year. Mendes was chosen from hundreds of employees for the honor. Employees are nominated for the award by their hospital peers based on their commitment…
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Local Dentist wins Private Practice Award for Southeast Region

Greenville, SC - Dr. Donald Ridgell of Greenville, S.C. was awarded the Private Practice Practitioner of the Year Award from the American College of Prosthodontics for the Southeastern Region. The award is to give recognition for Private Practitioners that are involved in community support, education and patient care. In total there was four Prosthodontists awarded…
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14th Annual IRAPS Gathers Leaders in Chiropractic Philosophy, Research

Sherman College of Chiropractic recently hosted the 14th Annual International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS), a peer-reviewed conference on vertebral subluxation research and the philosophy of chiropractic, in Spartanburg, SC. About 70 doctors of chiropractic attended the event, and 12 hours of continuing education credit were offered. “This year’s IRAPS showcased diverse topics in philosophy…
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Clemson project recognized for conceptual design excellence at Healthcare Design Expo

ORLANDO, Florida — A Clemson University project integrating research and design to develop a safer, more ergonomic operating room received two awards for conceptual design excellence at the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference in Orlando. The Healthcare Environment Awards, sponsored by Contract magazine and The Center for Health Design, selected the Realizing Improved Patient Care Through Human-Centered Design in the…
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SCBIO Chief Executive Sam Konduros Honored by South Carolina Governor McMaster with Order of the Palmetto

[caption id="attachment_18276" align="alignnone" width="835"] Konduros honored by Gov. McMaster with Order of the Palmetto[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC – November 6, 2017 – SCBIO CEO Sam Konduros was presented with the Order of the Palmetto, the state's highest civilian honor, during SCBIO's annual conference at the Gaillard Center in Charleston last week. Governor McMaster was one of…
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Floor plans for the Villas at The Woodlands at Furman released

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – Seniors looking for the most modern and forward-thinking retirement living options will have four separate floor plans to choose from at the Villas at The Woodlands at Furman. The 28 homes in the Villas will be located on the southern end of the Woodlands’ 22-acre campus with 12 of them directly…
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GHS recognized for its use of electronic medical record technologies

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville Health System (GHS) has been validated as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 organization. HIMSS Analytics tracks the adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) technologies in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Organizations like GHS work to complete multiple stages with the ultimate goal of achieving Stage 7, a near paperless environment…
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