HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has received an American Heart Association Achievement Award for implementing quality improvement measures that ensure cardiovascular patients receive efficient and coordinated care, ultimately leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer returns to the hospital.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Communities change, businesses grow and the pursuit of quality continues to transform the delivery of health care. At McLeod Health, we believe in our calling to serve patients and their families who entrust us with their care. We are bound by our mission to serve others and filter our efforts through four Core Values: Caring, The Person, Quality and Integrity.
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Two of MUSC Health Florence's robotic qualified surgeons took their tools of trade to HopeHealth Wednesday to show what they can do with them and how patients benefit.
HARTSVILLE – Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is advancing orthopaedic care in the region by offering its surgeons the opportunity to ut…
Because of the need for orthotic services in the area, The Wound Center at MUSC Florence Medical Center began a partnership with MUSC’s Prosthetic & Orthotic Services in Charleston to provide an in-house clinic for patients as they complete their healing journey.
Discovering new ways to treat and prevent cancer is the goal of medical research. One cancer that has benefitted greatly from research is breast cancer.
Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health panel said Tuesday.
MARION, S.C. The Mercy Medicine Free Clinic located in downtown Florence is now accepting patients from Marion County due to the closure of the Helping Hands Free Clinic located in Marion and Mullins.
FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association for its commitment to impro…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics on Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., but other physicians remained hesitant, afraid the court order would not stand for long and thrust them back into legal jeopardy.
FLORENCE, S.C. – An Evening of Hope to benefit the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research was held virtually on Sept. 23. The event raised more than $143,000 for the HOPE (Helping Oncology Patients Everyday) Fund.
When the coronavirus began to disrupt our daily lives in 2020, many women postponed their routine health screenings, including mammograms.
Dedicated to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer, McLeod is the only Breast Health Center in the area accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
Pharmaceutical company Merck says its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Nearly 75,000 more people say they have had their employment impacted by the government-mandated lockdowns to slow the spread of COVID-19 than have had the virus in South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce recently provided data indicating that the number of initial claims filed from March 15, 2020 to Sept. 18 is 926,555. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Tuesday that, as of 11:59 p.m., Sunday, there were a total of 685,360 confirmed cases and 166,646 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state.
HARTSVILLE – Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has recently deployed the Vocera Ease application to improve patient and family communication.
I happen to believe vaccines are a good idea. That’s why I got one.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two days after reporting 138 total coronavirus deaths (110 confirmed) in South Carolina, state health officials reported 49 deaths (41 confirmed) on Friday. That’s a drop of 89 deaths.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The next confirmed coronavirus death in South Carolina will be the 10,000th confirmed death in the state since the pandemic began.
Walking out of a patient’s room in Timmonsville, S.C., I was summoned to the phone. My husband said, “Have you seen the news? America is under attack?”