July 28, 2015

Statement from Terrence Kessler: Sisters of Charity Health System signs letter of intent for Providence Hospitals to join LifePoint Health

We want you to be among the first to know that we, the Sisters of Charity Health System, have signed a letter of intent for Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina to be acquired by LifePoint Health. This is positive opportunity to strengthen Providence for the future and continue its growth as a health care leader in South Carolina. We are pleased that Providence will remain a Catholic health care provider as part of the Diocese of Charleston throughout and beyond this process. [More]
July 19, 2015

Providence Hospitals nurse honored for act of heroism

The South Carolina State Guard recently honored Kelly Winters, a senior charge nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit at Providence Hospitals, for his actions during a fiery, multi-vehicle crash in May, presenting him with the Francis Marion Swamp Box Award for heroism. [More]
July 2, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives American College of Cardiology award for cardiac care

Providence Hospitals is one of only 91 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2015. [More]
June 18, 2015

Providence Physicians practices earn national recognition for patient-centered care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently recognized several Providence Hospitals physician practices with the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designation. [More]
June 2, 2015

Providence Hospitals part of team that saves former Columbia Mayor

In April, former Columbia Mayor Bob Coble fell ill at the South Carolina Statehouse, where a volunteer doctor and two nurses identified the episode as a heart attack and immediately worked to stabilize him. After transport to Providence Hospitals, Mayor Coble received a four-way bypass performed by Edward "Mac" Leppard, M.D., and the Providence team. [More]
May 21, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives five national Aster Awards for health care marketing

Providence Hospitals received five 2015 Aster Awards for health care marketing and communications. The Aster Awards program recognizes the nation’s most talented health care marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising. [More]
April 27, 2015

Providence Hospitals awards Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award

Providence Hospitals named Katherine Neuffer Hines as the 2015 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient. A fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Hines will graduate in May and begin a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wake Forest Baptist Health. [More]
April 20, 2015

Hospitals get new ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver. The new star rating system ranks more than 3,500 hospitals across the country based on patients’ reviews. [More]
February 19, 2015

Providence Hospitals recognized for being fit-friendly worksite

The American Heart Association has recognized Providence Hospitals as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite for helping employees eat better and move more. [More]
January 13, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives quality-based accreditation

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it successfully completed its accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. By earning accreditation, Providence Hospitals has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [More]

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