Category Archives: Health

Palmetto Health named “Most Wired” for 10th time

For the 10th time, Palmetto Health is being recognized as one of the “Most Wired®’ organizations by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Palmetto Health is one of only seven “Most Wired®” organizations in South Carolina. According to the survey, technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships.…
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First Choice by Select Health of South Carolina Launches Mission GED Program

Mission GED is newest education benefit offered to First Choice plan members NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — First Choice by Select Health of South Carolina is now accepting qualified applicants for its new Mission GED program. First Choice Medicaid health plan members are eligible to receive vouchers covering the entire cost of the initial General Educational Development…
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Tips for avoiding summer migraines and headaches

Summer is the season of sun, vacation, days at the pool and family get-togethers. For some frequent migraine sufferers, it also can be a time of intense attacks preventing them from functioning normally. Nearly 37 million people in the United States and 1 billion people worldwide are estimated to suffer from migraines severe enough to…
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Palmetto Health Richland receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) reaccreditation

Palmetto Health Richland has received a full Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) reaccreditation from the American College of Cardiology. Hospitals that earn this accreditation have proven exceptional competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms and have primary PCI available 24/7 every day of the year. This is a three-year accreditation…
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Aflac provides upgrades for United Way’s Eye Clinic for Uninsured Adults

Columbia, SC (June 26, 2017) – WellPartners, United Way of the Midlands’ dental and eye clinic for uninsured adults in Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties, recently received major upgrades thanks to a grant from Aflac. The grant allowed for WellPartners to upgrade its optical fitting room for increased efficiency as well as purchase new chairs…
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Grant for Brain Injury Association of SC

Columbia, SC – June 22, 2017 – The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) received a $10,000 donation from the Southeastern Chapter – National Safety Council (SCNSC), a leading provider of safety training and education. Both Midlands-based organizations are dedicated to the safety of South Carolina communities through education, awareness and prevention. “SCNSC is…
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South Carolinians Confidence in the Affordable Care Act Rises

Critical indicator of success rises 2% in 2017 despite misinformation and political rhetoric South Carolinians’ confidence in the ACA and the affordability of health insurance grew in 2017 as the number of state residents effecting coverage grew by two percent over last year, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The effectuation…
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