Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals

Created in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence Hospitals has always been known across South Carolina for compassionate care. In July 2015, the Sisters of Charity Health System signed a letter of intent for Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital to be acquired by LifePoint Health.  

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence has access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. Providence Hospitals, now known as Providence Health, continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding.

Providence Hospitals - a Ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System

Providence Hospitals in Columbia, South Carolina, was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1938. From its inception through sale in 2015, facility has been best known for the expertise in cardiac care it provides through Providence Heart & Vascular Institute, recognized statewide as a referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.


1938 - 2015: Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospital
Providence Hearts & Vascular Institute

2435 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204

p: 803 256 5300

Providence Orthopedic Hospital
120 Gateway Corporate Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29203

p: 803 865 4500

Established 1938 - Sold 2015

Providence Hospitals is the leading provider of cardiovascular and orthopedics services in the Midlands of South Carolina. Providence is composed of two hospitals, thirteen physician practices, a network of rehabilitation centers, three sleep centers, a school of cardiac diagnostics and is an accredited chest pain center. In total, Providence employs approximately 1,700 dedicated staff.  

Centers of excellence include

Providence Heart Institute: Opened in 1974. Recognized statewide as a referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Its staff has performed more cardiac procedures than any medical team in the state.

Providence Women’s Heart Center: Opened in 2006 as the first program in South Carolina dedicated exclusively to screening women for risk factors of cardiac disease, the #1 killer of women in the U.S.

 

TODAY: Providence Health

Owned by LifePoint Health

Providence Health continues as Catholic hospitals serving the Midlands of South Carolina with compassionate, quality care.

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SCHS communicators present at Catholic Health Assembly about promoting Catholic identity

The Sisters of Charity Health System’s Susanna H. Krey, senior vice president of foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs, and Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs, presented an innovation session at the 2016 Catholic Health Assembly, June 5-7 in Orlando, Florida.

Their presentation, “Communications Guidelines for Promoting Catholic Identity after a Hospital Sale,” was June 6. During the session, they presented a case study on guidelines and how they were introduced to a new partner, focusing on the real-life example of the sale of Providence Hospitals in South Carolina to LifePoint Health. The session also demonstrated how the health system transferred best practices in promoting Catholic identity and how these best practices could apply to similar situations. [More]

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Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina[More]

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Providence Hospitals Joins LifePoint Health

LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence will have access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. It also will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. [More]

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Providence nurse recognized with DAISY Award for work with patients and families

Dee Angela, a coronary care ICU nurse with Providence Hospitals, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Award recognizes the special work that nurses do every day. It was established by the DAISY Foundation—an organization working to eliminate diseases that attack the immune system.[More]

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Providence Hospitals announces new executive leaders

Providence Hospitals and LifePoint Health have announced the appointment of executive leaders for the two-campus Columbia, South Carolina, hospital system. Scott Campbell will assume a key leadership post, serving as lead administrator for Providence Hospitals, and Phil Young will serve in a supporting role as lead administrator for the Northeast campus.[More]

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