Category Archives: Health

South Carolina HomeCare earns high quality rating from CMS

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In recently released results, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System recognized South Carolina HomeCare with a 5-star rating in quality. According to the data, the Columbia home health provider achieved the highest rating possible in the quality category. The star rating system was instituted by CMS as…
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SCBIO Chief Executive Sam Konduros Honored by South Carolina Governor McMaster with Order of the Palmetto

[caption id="attachment_12108" align="alignnone" width="835"] Konduros honored by Gov. McMaster with Order of the Palmetto[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC – November 6, 2017 – SCBIO CEO Sam Konduros was presented with the Order of the Palmetto, the state's highest civilian honor, during SCBIO's annual conference at the Gaillard Center in Charleston last week. Governor McMaster was one of…
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Learn about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Lexington Medical Center to Host Free COPD Event with Screenings, Lecture and Dinner

West Columbia, S.C. – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Caused by lung damage from smoking, environmental hazards or secondhand smoke, patients who suffer with this condition experience symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing and a chronic cough. Lexington Medical Center is recognizing National COPD Month in…
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Columbia Heart Opens Clinic in Kingstree

[gallery columns="2" size="full" link="file" ids="12045,12046"] Columbia, SC – Columbia Heart is proud to announce our newest outlying clinic in Kingstree, South Carolina! Dr. J. Ryan Altman and Dr. Mazen Khalil will travel to Kingstree on a weekly basis to see patients at the new location inside Williamsburg Regional Hospital. With the addition of the Kingstree…
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Lynn Connelly Named NCPA 2017 Independent Pharmacist of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynn Connelly, RPH, owner of Medicine Mart Pharmacy in Chapin, S.C., has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2017 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year. The award is sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC. Connelly received his award during the First General Session of the NCPA 2017 Annual Convention held Oct. 14…
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