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Monday, February 19, 2018

Baptist Easley Hospital opens new facility in Clemson

Baptist Easley has opened a new medical facility at Patrick Square. The building will include Clemson Primary Care, Clemson Neurology, Roger C. Peace Rehab Services, and Baptist Easley Sleep Lab. Outpatient radiology and laboratory services are also available at the site, located at 101 Chapman Hill Road, Clemson.

New GHS facility in Spartanburg County begins seeing patients

Greenville Health System's new 20,000-square-foot medical center under construction at 2400 Highway 9 in Boiling Springs will offer multiple services for patients.

Spartanburg-based J M Smith Corp. will acquire Burlington Drug Co. of...

Merger expected to close early next year will open up new opportunities for Burlington customers and expand J M Smith's reach into eight Northeastern states.

Smith Drug Co. hires VP for new Long Term Care department

Jeff Schneider will be responsible helping Spartanburg-based drug wholesale company better serve independent pharmacies in the LTC market.

New clinic ‘prescribes’ swimming, weights and healthy meals – all on-site

Doctor for Life’s Sarmiento and her husband and business partner, Dr. Emmanuel Sarmiento, started the business after years of frustration with their limitations in treating patients with heart disease, diabetes, strokes and cancer.

Spartanburg health system achieves gold with smoke-free initiative

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System's Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center have received "gold stars" for their success in creating tobacco-free workplaces.

GHS nominates trustees for three open board spots

Richard A. Phillips, Anna Kate Hipp and Donna O. Smith have been nominated to the health system's board of trustees.

Data breach affects 2,500 GHS patients

About one-fifth of the cardiac-monitored patients at the Greenville Health System’s Carolina Cardiology Consultants were affected by a recent data breach.

Upstate Footcare opens new office in Spartanburg

Hans Blaakman has consolidated two offices in Duncan and Gaffney into a state-of-the-art facility at North Grove Medical Park near Boiling Springs.

GHS doctor wins international prize for reducing premature births

An international prize committee has recognized a local doctor who spearheaded a state program that helps prevent premature births, saving South Carolina’s Medicaid program more than $7 million in medical costs. Dr. Amy H. Crockett received the John P. McNulty Prize of $100,000 from the Aspen Institute for her success instituting the CenteringPregnancy model of group prenatal care across the state. The effort first began as a Liberty Fellowship project.

Some Upstate doctors’ offices ditch sterile designs for more at-home appeal

Most people visit a doctor’s office or see a dentist because they must, not as a desire. This is why for multiple generations, these were sterile, no-frills places that focused entirely on utility. No more.

New urgent care center on Augusta

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System plans to expand its AFC Urgent Care-Bon Secours sites to include a new location at 1708 Augusta Street.

New virtual medical service strives for simple, easy, affordable care

For Dr. David Circle, the lightbulb moment for a new health care service began when he walked into an emergency department office one day to see a patient with a sprained ankle with three family members and they were all wearing masks.

RJ Rockers raises prostate cancer awareness with special caps

Spartanburg-based company only brewer in S.C. participating in Pints for Prostates' Crowns for a Cure campaign.

Agfa HealthCare awarded government DIN-PACS agreement

Agfa HealthCare, a medical diagnostic imaging center with a presence in Greenville, recently announced that the U.S. government awarded the company its fourth DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communication System) contract.

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