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East Cooper Medical Center honored with two achievement awards from American Heart Association

 

From Left to Right: Meredith McKendrick, Gabrielle Amarante, Peggy Loftis, Dr. E. Beckner, Ronnie Evangelista, Lauren Talaga, and Toni Bunting East Cooper Medical Center is proud to announce two (2) Get With The Guidelines® Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The two awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensuring patient receive…

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Sue Shugart appointed CEO of KershawHealth

 

Seasoned healthcare executive assumes hospital’s top leadership role KershawHealth announced that Sue Shugart has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the hospital, effective immediately. Shugart has been serving as interim CEO of KershawHealth since April, following the departure of the hospital’s former CEO Terry Gunn. Gunn is now market CEO of Providence Health, another…

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Terry Gunn named market CEO of Providence Health and KershawHealth

 

Veteran healthcare executive assumes regional leadership role with oversight of two LifePoint Health facilities Providence Health announced that Terry Gunn has been named market chief executive officer (CEO) of Providence Health and KershawHealth, effective immediately. Both facilities are part of LifePoint Health and are located in Columbia, South Carolina, and Camden, South Carolina, respectively. Gunn…

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MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion dedicated ahead of October grand opening

 

Governor McMaster, elected officials, MUSC leaders, patients, families and donors celebrate innovation, teamwork and community support The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion will open to patients and families in October. In celebration of this upcoming occasion, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster; deputy assistant secretary of the Federal Housing Administration’s Office…

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MUSC trustees hear fiscal year 2019 year-end reports plus recent highlights in fiscal year 2020

 

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA) Board of Trustees held their regularly scheduled meeting to receive reports on academic programs, research and clinical operations. During his annual report to the board, David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, MUSC president, said, “In fiscal year 2019, our institution made significant progress…

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Why Fiber is Important and How to Get More in Your Diet: Plus Pasta Primavera Recipe

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Fiber is found in a wide variety of foods we eat, and is important to our digestive and cardiovascular systems. It helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, and control our weight. A recent study published in the January 2019 Lancet found that, when compared to those who…

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Lexington Medical Center’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications honored in Hall of Fame

 

The Hospital Marketing National Hall of Fame inducted Mark Shelley, vice president of Marketing and Communications at Lexington Medical Center, at its annual ceremony in June. This honor recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in the advancement of marketing of hospitals or health care facilities. “I am honored to be inducted into the Hospital Marketing…

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Rhythmlink ranks 21st for Best Places to Work SC

 

For the eighth consecutive year Rhythmlink has been awarded a spot on the “Best Places to Work in South Carolina” list in the Small/Medium Employer category. This year Rhythmlink placed 21st out of 46 total companies. The list, compiled by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Best Companies Group and SCBIZ, recognizes companies from across the…

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Jim ‘Soni’ Sonefeld to play live acoustic set at Rock 4 Recovery Benefit Concert

 

Hootie & the Blowfish drummer, Jim ‘Soni’ Sonefeld, is scheduled to play a live acoustic set at Rock 4 Recovery 2019, a concert benefitting the LRADAC Foundation. During his intimate solo performance, Sonefeld will open up about his addiction recovery story and spiritual awakening. Sonefeld has been a member of the Grammy Award winning band,…

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U.S. News & World Report names East Cooper Medical Center a High Performing Hospital for Hip and Knee Replacement

 

East Cooper Medical Center is being recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News & World Report Procedures & Conditions ratings, now in their 5th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for common conditions and…

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