Category Archives: Health

UCI Medical Affiliates Completes New Executive Leadership Team

COLUMBIA, S.C. — UCI Medical Affiliates, the nonmedical management company of Doctors Care urgent care and Progressive Physical Therapy, is pleased to announce the completion of its new executive leadership team. The new team aims to usher in a new era of health care excellence. Jon Belsher, MD, has been selected to lead the organization…
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DHEC Offers No-cost STD Testing April 17

COLUMBIA, S.C. – To promote public health and recognize April as National STD Awareness Month, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is holding a day of no-cost STD screening for South Carolinians. On Wednesday, April 17, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., residents can visit their local health department to be tested for hepatitis…
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Lexington Medical Center Appoints New Board Leaders

Dr. Tripp Jones Becomes Board Chair West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Tripp Jones is the new chair of the Lexington County Health Services District board of directors. Appointed by board members at the February meeting, Dr. Jones will lead the 21-member board for the next year. Dr.…
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Bruce Bailey To Receive 2019 AHA Board Of Trustees Award

WASHINGTON, DC (March 26, 2019) – The American Hospital Association today announced that Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health in Georgetown, S.C., will be awarded its 2019 Board of Trustees Award. The award is presented to individuals or groups who have made substantial and noteworthy contributions to the work of the AHA. Bailey…
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New CBD Wellness Shop Opens on Devine

Columbia, S.C., March 19, 2019 – Vereci, a Columbia-based wellness shop, opened a brick-and-mortar retail location at 2323 Devine Street on Monday, March 11, 2019. Vereci’s expert staff are committed to educating Columbia residents on the potential health benefits of cannabidiol – or CBD – products. The retail operation includes oils, topicals, edibles and pet…
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SCMA Financial Services Expands Services Under New Company Name

Changes reflect firm’s commitment to serving clients in all industry sectors COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – SCMA Financial Services, a full-service brokerage and consulting firm that has served the health care community of South Carolina for 25 years, will now operate as Fulcrum Risk Solutions. The new name reflects the firm’s expansion to provide innovative risk…
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New Heritage Capital Announces Investment in Rhythmlink International

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Heritage Capital (“Heritage”) is pleased to announce a new investment in Columbia, SC-based Rhythmlink International, LLC (“Rhythmlink”), a market leading designer and manufacturer of disposable neurodiagnostic devices and consumables. Rhythmlink’s products provide the connection between “people and machines” in order to identify, record, and monitor important neurophysiological information. Heritage completed its investment via…
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WellCare Names Urcel R. Fields State President, South Carolina

WellCare of South Carolina, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, named Urcel R. Fields as state president. In this role, he is responsible for WellCare’s Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses in South Carolina. “Urcel is a results-driven professional with more than 20 years of healthcare experience,” said Gregg MacDonald, WellCare's division president for…
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