Category Archives: Health

Palmetto Health recruiting members for Patient and Family Advisory Council

Palmetto Health Patient and Family Advisory Council now is accepting applications. The council is a partnership among health care practitioners, patients and families that will lead to the best outcomes and enhance the quality and safety of patients, family members and providers. Palmetto Health is looking for patients and family members who are engaged in the health…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Candace N. Prince, DO, and Joshua Prince, DO

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="18327,18328"] Doctors Will Practice at Lexington Family Medicine West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Candace N. Prince, DO, and Joshua Prince, DO, to Lexington Family Medicine, the newest physician practice in the hospital’s network of care. The practice provides comprehensive family medical care to patients of…
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South Carolina Life Sciences Industry Honors Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt, Abbott’s Tom Strange, Nephron Pharmaceuticals for Leadership, Contributions to Industry

[caption id="attachment_18128" align="alignleft" width="216"] Bobby Hitt Honored for contributions to SC Life Sciences industry[/caption] Nearly 350 industry leaders on hand to salute inaugural honorees for commitment to advancing South Carolina’s booming life sciences industry NOVEMBER 5, 2018 – To resounding applause from a record gathering from 4 countries, 22 states and virtually every county in…
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SmileDirectClub To Open Local SmileShop in Columbia

SmileDirectClub will open a SmileShop in your community bringing access to care and options for a straighter smile What: SmileDirectClub is proud to announce the opening of its Columbia brick-and-mortar SmileShop location, located at 5228 Sunset Blvd., on Wednesday, October 31st. SmileDirectClub was founded on the simple belief that everyone deserves a smile they love…
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SC BlueCross Only Health Plan Operating in All Counties for Open Enrollment

Benefits include $150 rewards program for healthy activities. Columbia, S.C. – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, the only Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance provider in every South Carolina county since 2016, is encouraging residents to sign up for health insurance during this year’s open enrollment period, which begins Thursday, Nov. 1 and ends Saturday,…
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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina Engaging Members With Telehealth Option

Two of South Carolina’s largest health insurance providers are encouraging people to learn about virtual visits during Telehealth Awareness Week. Columbia, S.C. — BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina are urging people to consider telehealth for their next non-emergency room doctor visit. Members can use the service for behavioral health,…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Johnathan A. Engh, MD, FAANS

Physician Practices at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Johnathan A. Engh, MD, FAANS, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Engh is practicing at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute. He’s an experienced neurosurgeon with specific proficiency in the treatment of tumors of the brain…
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Palmetto Health partners with MUSC Health, Sumter School District and the SC Telehealth Alliance to expand school-based telehealth in Sumter County schools

Palmetto Health is joining MUSC Health, Sumter School District and the SC Telehealth Alliance to offer education and clinical telehealth services to Sumter County students in select schools. To kick-off the partnership, there is a kick off demonstration and press conference, 2:30–3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15, at Manchester Elementary School, 220 W. Clark St., Pinewood,…
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