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The Next Best Thing is Happening Close to Home

In 2016 alone, individual health-care spending grew 4.3 percent nationally, hitting more than $10,000 per person, according to information provided by the Centers for...

GHS partners with KIYATEC to boost effectiveness of cancer treatments

The partnership will provide ovarian cancer patients with access to series of tests that can indicate how their tumors respond to chemotherapy drugs.

Greer Memorial Hospital gifts more than 38,000 diapers to Upstate diaper...

Christmas came a little early on Thursday, Nov. 30, for a nonprofit that seeks to provide Upstate families with diapers. Greenville Health System’s Greer Memorial...

Anderson-based AnMed Health cuts 159 positions

Anderson-based AnMed Health has laid off 94 employees and eliminated 65 vacant positions. The cuts include full-time and part-time positions, according to a press release...

Spartanburg physician, CU-ICAR looking into concussion after effects in student drivers

John Lucas, a physician and head of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System's Sports Medicine Institute, has started a new project with Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research that will study the driving capabilities of concussed student athletes.

FirstLight Home Care of Greenville expands services across the Upstate

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 240 locations in 33 states throughout the U.S.

Lindsey Graham makes health care pitch to business leaders

“I want to take the money we would’ve spent on Obamacare in Washington and send it back home and let us do a better job.”

Diaper Bank of the Carolinas kicks off campaign to collect 1...

The Diaper Bank of the Carolinas on Friday, Sept. 1, launched the initiative Operation Dry Baby Bottoms in partnership with Community Journals and the Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System.

Palmetto Proactive Healthcare will open location at Drayton Mills Marketplace

Palmetto Proactive Healthcare, a direct primary care family medicine practice, announced Monday it will move into Drayton Mills Marketplace in January 2018.

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.

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