Category Archives: Health

Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Edward J. Jakubs, MD

Physician Will Practice at Southern Surgical Group West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Edward J. Jakubs, MD, to its network of care. Dr. Jakubs will work at Southern Surgical Group, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. A graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Jakubs earned his…
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Stroke Can Strike at Any Age: Think FAST for Signs of Stroke

Free Physician Lecture at Lexington Medical Center West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a free lecture on Monday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m. inside Lexington Medical Park 1 at 2728 Sunset Boulevard on the hospital campus in West Columbia. It’s called “Stoke Can Strike at Any Age: Think FAST for…
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Companion Data Services Wins CMS Fee-for-Service Task Order for Third Time

Columbia, S.C. — Companion Data Services, LLC (CDS), which provides health information technology services to both government and commercial entities, has won a new five-year task order from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is the third time CDS earned a CMS task order to host and improve efficiency of Medicare Part…
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Palmetto Health hosts free Zumba in the Park event Friday, July 13

This is first time event is being held in Sumter Palmetto Health presents Zumba in the Park Friday, July 13, 7-9 p.m., USC Sumter, adjacent to soccer field, 200 Miller Rd., Sumter, South Carolina. This free event is open to the entire community and will feature a professional DJ, free bottled water, snacks and door…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Richard C. Webb, MD, FACS

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Surgical Associates West Columbia, S.C. –  Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Richard C. Webb, MD, FACS, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Webb will work at Lexington Surgical Associates, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. A summa cum laude graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, Dr. Webb earned his medical…
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Palmetto Health recognizes Richland Northeast High School for excellence

Palmetto Health recently recognized Richland Northeast High School as the 2018 Teen Talk School of the Year. This award honors a school for its excellence in supporting the teen program and the students who participate. Palmetto Health’s Teen Talk is a 29-week youth development program for middle and high school students in five Midlands school…
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Providence Health-Northeast Introduces Robotic Surgery for Joint Replacement to the Midlands

[caption id="attachment_15596" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Providence Health-Northeast is located at 120 Gateway Corporate Blvd, in Northeast Columbia[/caption] Providence Health performed the Midlands’ first robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery yesterday with great success. This robotic technology transforms the way partial knee, total knee and total hip replacements are performed. People suffering from osteoarthritis (OA), also called degenerative joint…
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BlueChoice® HealthPlan Medicaid Changes Name to Healthy Blue℠

New name strengthens the focus on members and a vision for the future. Columbia, S.C. – Effective July 1, 2018, BlueChoice® HealthPlan Medicaid — a South Carolina Medicaid managed care plan — is changing its name to Healthy Blue℠. The change reflects the insurance product’s rebranding initiative to better align with its mission of promoting healthy lifestyles and high-quality health…
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