Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals; Harper, Hellams, and Paige; and Zero Gravity Project recently received a Silver Telly award for the Providence HeartBeat show that aired in 2005 featuring the LifeReach 20th anniversary. Providence Hospitals sponsor a series of television shows named HeartBeat on WIS-TV. These HeartBeat shows are hosted by Heather Hoopes-Matthews and focus on health issues.
The national Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. Of the over 13,000 nationwide entries, only 7 to 10 percent are awarded the Silver Telly each year. A prestigious judging panel of 27 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly, the top honor, upholds the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.
Owned by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine (CSA) Health System, Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals is known statewide for its compassionate care. Our non-profit organization is licensed for 304 beds and is comprised of four entities: Providence Hospital, Providence Heart Institute, Providence Hospital Northeast and Providence Orthopaedic & NeuroSpine Institute. A faith-based health care facility in the Midlands area of South Carolina, Providence employs more than 1,900 caring individuals.
Providence Hospital, located in downtown Columbia, was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1938. The facility is best known for the expertise in cardiac care it provides through Providence Heart Institute, which is recognized statewide as a referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.