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Young professionals in Spartanburg gift more than $15,000 to Upstate Warrior...

Spartanburg Young Professionals (SYP) and the United Way of the Piedmont Young Leaders on Friday gifted $15,050.01 raised during second annual 1831 Gala in January to Upstate Warrior Solution’s Spartanburg chapter.

GHS will open a surgery center in Spartanburg in April

The Greenville Health System plans to renovate a 4,120-square-foot building to create a new surgery center in Spartanburg at 1413 John B. White Sr. Blvd.

Bon Secours Medical Group no longer contracting with UnitedHealthcare

Bon Secours Health System’s discussions with UnitedHealthcare over the past six months fell short Feb. 14 of reaching an agreement with UnitedHealthcare over a...

LiveWell reaches out to corporations to improve employee health

America remains a country where seven out of 10 people are overweight or obese, a daunting problem for the nation and for employers — a message LiveWell Greenville brought home to corporate leaders at an executive summit.

Greenville medical firm receives $200,000 investment from SC Launch

Upstate company receives $200,000 from state-chartered organization's affiliate. Patrona Medical designs, develops and markets product innovations associated with patient monitoring during hospital stays.

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.

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