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GHS, USC partner to commercialize medical research

The two institutions will work to connect with biotech companies and identify funding opportunities for clinicians interested in launching startups.

Former GHS CEO named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People...

The list recognizes individuals in the health care industry for their leadership and impact.

Spartanburg Medical Center ranked No. 2 in South Carolina

Spartanburg Medical Center is ranked the second-best hospital in South Carolina and the best in the Upstate, according to U.S. News & World Report.

GHS makes Diversity MBA Magazine’s 50 Out Front list for sixth...

“Receiving this recognition multiple times alongside some of the largest companies and universities in the United States is a great honor and it reinforces GHS’ commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Doug Dorman, vice president of human resources for GHS, in a statement.

New bottle refilling station highlights community health initiatives in Spartanburg

Spartanburg Water's new bottle refilling station on the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trial ties into its Choose Tap program and Spartanburg's Way to Wellville challenge.

British pharmaceutical packager Softbox to put HQ in Greenville

Softbox Systems said the 65,000-square-foot building is scheduled to open next year and that the expansion will involve 70 new jobs.

GHS announces partnership with Palmetto Health, plans to form state’s largest...

"Merger of equals" would serve 1.2 million patients annually and earn a projected $3.9 billion in annual net revenue.

Dominion Senior Living builds second Upstate community

Knoxville-based Dominion Senior Living is building a $10 million, faith-based assisted living and memory care community at Patrick Square in Clemson.

Spartanburg Regional Foundation doles out $646,000 in grants to local health...

The annual grants were presented to 30 different entities during a ceremony on Wednesday, June 7, at the Piedmont Club in Spartanburg.

Construction begins on new $9.5 million senior living community

The facility will have technological integration, on-site enrichment activities, and nurses and professionally trained caregivers, who are available 24 hours a day.

This May Hurt a Bit

Uninsured and underinsured patients cost area hospitals half a billion dollars last year. If AHCA passes, that number could climb.

Comfort Keepers of Spartanburg introduces grandPad to customers

A smile crept across 80-year-old Elizabeth Pruitt’s face as the retired Spartanburg schoolteacher took her first “selfie” on her new grandPad, a tablet for seniors.

Lawyers work on getting S.C. to improve mental health treatment of...

“The conditions for mentally ill inmates in South Carolina prisons have been a real problem for at least the last 17 years,” says one attorney. “That’s when the first of a series of studies were made that pointed out really horrible conditions for mentally ill inmates in the state.”

Canadian firm to buy Greenville’s Span-America Medical Systems

Savaria Corp. envisions making certain accessibility products at Span-America’s factory in Greenville.

Spartanburg-based Care.IT opens first clinic in Pennsylvania

Care.IT (pronounced “carrot”), founded in 2013 by Sean and Meredith Elwell at The Iron Yard’s accelerator in downtown Spartanburg, announced its first clinic in Schnecksville, Penn.

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