April 14, 2014

Providence Hospitals opens general surgery practice in downtown Columbia

Providence Hospitals has opened a new general surgery practice, Providence Surgical Associates, on its campus near downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The partners in the new practice are Roland R. Craft, M.D., FACS, and Chad A. Rubin, M.D., FACS. [More]
April 10, 2014

Providence Hospitals first in South Carolina to implant new heart monitor

Providence Hospitals recently became the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), a miniature device that it is barely visible after being implanted. The ICM’s small size means a less invasive surgical procedure for patients, which leads to faster healing. [More]
February 21, 2014

Providence Hospitals donors honor caregivers

The Providence Hospitals “Guardian Angel Program” gives grateful patients and families the opportunity to support the hospital through donations while paying tribute to outstanding caregivers. Since the program began last year, dozens of Providence caregivers have been honored. [More]
February 17, 2014

Providence Hospitals adds two new foundation board members

Providence Hospitals recently announced the addition of two new board members to the Providence Hospitals Development Foundation. The new members are Anna Alessandrini and William Newsome III. [More]
February 17, 2014

Providence Hospitals names Michael French interim CEO

Providence Hospitals has named Michael French interim CEO. French, who began his new role February 17, has most recently served as president and CEO of Michael French & Associates, a health care interim management and consulting firm based in Roswell, Georgia. [More]
February 10, 2014

Providence Hospitals encourages people to ‘take heart’ for American Heart Month

Providence Hospitals is offering free events, easy health tips, heart-healthy cooking demonstrations and more to celebrate American Heart Month throughout February. [More]
February 7, 2014

Providence Hospitals announces new physician practice

Providence Hospitals has opened a new physician practice in Irmo, South Carolina. Called Providence Family Medicine Dutch Fork, the practice is headed up by physician Michelle Archer, M.D. [More]
November 15, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute earns highest quality rating for 14th consecutive rating period

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has, for the fourteenth consecutive rating period, received a “3-star” rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). This rating is based on empirical clinical information, not a patient survey, and exhibits the institute’s long-standing reputation of providing high quality outcomes. [More]
November 13, 2013

Providence Hospitals named best workplace by Healthcare Finance News

Providence Hospitals has been ranked #1 in the first-ever list of the “Best Large Hospital Finance Departments, 2013” by Healthcare Finance News. In a profile related to the honor, Providence’s finance department was noted for focusing on results, clearly defining expectations and offering work space flexibility. [More]
October 28, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

Three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieved high marks in the latest Hospital Safety Score update from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Within the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. John Medical Center received an “A,” St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a "B" and Providence Hospitals received “B” in the fall 2013 update from Leapfrog. [More]