Category Archives: Health

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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Guard Your Heart On Valentine’s Day with the Love of a Dog

Lexington Medical Center Hosting Therapy Dog Stress Break West Columbia, S.C. – Dogs are affectionately called man’s best friend. But did you know their companionship also offers benefits for your heart health? Studies show a canine companion can help with everything from lowering blood pressure to reducing stress. That’s why Lexington Medical Center is hosting…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Heather M. Currier, MD, FACCP

Decorated Military Veteran and Surgeon to Practice at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Heather M. Currier, MD, FACCP, to the hospital’s network of care at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery. The physician practice provides cardiovascular surgery with the latest medical technology and state-of-the-art treatments. An honors graduate of…
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Providence Health Consolidates Cardiology Practices Under One Name: Providence Heart

COLUMBIA, SC – Providence Health is consolidating all of its seventeen cardiologists in seven practices around the Midlands under one name: Providence Heart. Cardiologists of the Providence Medical Group had been working under two separate groups: Providence Heart and Providence Cardiology (which was formerly known as South Carolina Heart Center). However, the providers in these…
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Prisma Health Richland Hospital celebrates earning the Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Hospital is the only one is Midlands and one of three in South Carolina with certification EVENT: Tomorrow, Prisma Health will celebrate Prisma Health Richland Hospital earning The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for stroke centers, the Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. With this certification, Prisma Health Richland…
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