July 2, 2012
Out of more than 3,900 hospitals in the United States and Canada, Providence Hospitals was recognized as a top performer connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. [More]
July 2, 2012
Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization made up of nearly 18,000 individuals in 300 chapters nationwide who share their stories by volunteering their time to visit patients in hospitals. [More]
June 8, 2012
Providence Heart and Vascular Institute has again been recognized for its quality outcomes. For the eleventh consecutive rating period, the institute has received a “3 star” rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. [More]
May 29, 2012
Providence Hospitals has announced its 2012 recipient of the Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship: Callie Carroll, a medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. [More]
May 21, 2012
The Sisters of Charity Health System Board of Directors approved the nomination of four new members to the Providence Hospitals Board of Trustees. [More]
May 3, 2012
Libby Anne comes to Providence Hospitals from the American Red Cross where she served as the regional chief development officer for the Columbia, SC region and led a team that was recognized as the “Best Overall Fund Raising Chapter.” [More]
February 29, 2012
In a novel pilot in South Carolina, leaders from Providence Hospitals and other area hospitals are working with insurance executives, church volunteers, Medicaid officials and others to learn if a grassroots campaign can improve the health of residents in ZIP code 29203, which is one of the poorest areas of the state. Using principles of community activism that have proven successful in organizing farm workers and electing government officials, the South Carolina Organizing for Health project is engaging community leaders and citizens to identify unique approaches to improving population health. After the project launches on March 3, about 300 volunteer organizers will begin helping individuals, groups and neighborhoods in 29203 develop wellness programs and other health-oriented initiatives. Read more about it on the Healthcare Financial Mangement Association website.
February 27, 2012
Providence Hospitals opened a new family practice in Lexington County, South Carolina. With the opening of Family Medicine Lexington, Wayne Black, M.D. and Hance Oliver, M.D., join Providence Hospitals, representing more than 50 years of experience serving the health care needs of families in the Midlands of South Carolina. The practice will provide a variety of services to patients from pediatric to geriatric. Read the complete press release here.
June 9, 2011
Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has again been recognized for its quality outcomes. For the ninth consecutive rating period, the Institute has received a “3 star” rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), which denotes the highest category of quality. More...
May 10, 2011
Providence Hospitals has named Daniel Apple as its second recipient of the Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship. Apple, a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, plans to enter a career in ophthalmology upon his graduation in May 2011. More...