Category Archives: Health

Palmetto Health-USC Gastroenterology and Hepatology medical practice opens

Palmetto Health-USC Gastroenterology and Hepatology has opened its doors to patients on the Palmetto Health Richland campus, 3 Richland Medical Park Dr., Suite 120. The team of medical specialists offers colon cancer prevention, treats a full range of gastrointestinal and liver conditions, and provides treatment of digestive disorders and liver disease. The practice hours are…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Nicholas G. Watson, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Family Practice Lake Murray West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Nicholas G. Watson, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Watson is working at Lexington Family Practice Lake Murray. Dr. Watson graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina in Columbia with…
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SCHIEx helps create secure method for transporting medical records across state lines

What happens when a natural disaster brings a hyper focus on an issue? Things get done. Within six days, what normally takes months to accomplish was completed. On Monday morning as Hurricane Florence was approaching the North Carolina/South Carolina coast, the South Carolina Health Information Exchange (SCHIEx) and the North Carolina Health Information Exchange (NCHIE)…
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2018 Fall Festival at the Lourie Center

Columbia- The Lourie Center will hold its 2018 Fall Festival on Friday October 5, 9 am to 2 pm. The event is free and open to the public. This annual festival is a fun and informative senior wellness expo featuring local senior service representatives, health screenings, flu shots, a free lunch, and an assortment of…
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Carolina Women’s Physical Therapy—the Midland’s only physical therapy practice created exclusively for women—expands services at its new Forest Acres location

Celebrating its fifth anniversary as Columbia’s first and only physical therapy practice exclusively devoted to women, Carolina Women's Physical Therapy and Wellness (CWPTW) announces its new and expanded location at 1735 St. Julian Place, Suite 101. “After five years of offering physical therapy focused on women’s pain management, we began to experience some wonderful growing…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Alicia S. James, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Family Practice Northeast West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Alicia S. James, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. James will practice at Lexington Family Practice Northeast, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. Dr. James graduated from Stanford University in Stanford, California, and earned…
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Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Children’s Emergency Center achieves Pediatric Ready recognition

[caption id="attachment_17105" align="alignnone" width="2520"] Lindsay Dowd, BSN, RN-assistant nurse manager; Elizabeth Sibilia, BSN, RN-nurse manager; Derick Wenning, M.D.-medical director; Amanda Felder, BSN, RN-Pediatric Trauma Program manager; Amanda Harvel, BSN, RN-assistant nurse manager.[/caption] Children’s Hospital is the first in the state to achieve this recognition The Children’s Emergency Center at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recently was…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Michael S. Comer, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Family Practice West Columbia West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Michael S. Comer, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Comer will practice at Lexington Family Practice West Columbia, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. Dr. Comer graduated cum laude from the University of…
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