Category Archives: Health

Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Brian K. Heaberlin, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington ENT & Allergy West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Brian K. Heaberlin, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Heaberlin will work at Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. [caption id="attachment_22465" align="alignleft" width="240"] Brian K. Heaberlin[/caption] Dr. Heaberlin graduated with…
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Providence Home Health earns highest quality ratings from CMS

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In its most recent report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Five-Star Quality Rating System recognized Providence Home Health with a 5-star rating in both quality and patient satisfaction. According to the data, the Columbia home health provider achieved the highest rating possible in both categories. Providence Home Health is…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes William M. Yarbrough, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome William M. Yarbrough to Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery, a hospital physician practice. Dr. Yarbrough proudly joins the highly skilled clinicians and staff at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery to provide cardiovascular surgical consultations, follow-up care and vascular labs as well…
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Heartstrings Hospice of Columbia and Lexington, SC 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heartstrings Hospice has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver's point of…
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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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