Category Archives: Health

Lexington Medical Center lecture on chronic heel pain Monday

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present its January physician lecture, “Healing the Heel,” on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Michael J. Biediger Auditorium inside Lexington Medical Park 1 on the hospital campus in West Columbia. Mark R. Kutyla, DPM, of Lexington Podiatry, a Lexington Medical Center…
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Palmetto Health Welcomes Victoria Leventis-Shew, D.O., to First Care

Palmetto Health is pleased to announce Victoria Leventis-Shew, D.O., has joined First Care, located at 2406 Decker Blvd., where she will practice alongside Allen Neilsen, M.D. Leventis-Shew is board certified in family medicine. She earned her medical degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky and completed her family medicine residency at…
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Grant to Improve End-of-Life Care in South Carolina

A generous grant from the Physicians Foundation to the Columbia-based South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) Foundation will strengthen the association’s initiative to help physicians work with patients in identifying, capturing and honoring their end-of-life care choices. “The Physicians Foundation is pleased to fund and support the South Carolina Medical Association Physician Practice Innovations initiative,” said…
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Palmetto Health Elects 2016 Board Officers

[caption id="attachment_366" align="alignleft" width="240"] Lester P. Branham Jr.[/caption] The Palmetto Health board of directors elected the following officers: Lester P. Branham, Jr., retired member of S.C. House of Representatives and retired minister, chairman; James E. "Rick" Wheeler, vice president of M-D MetalSource a Division of M-D Building Products Company, vice chairman; Jean E. Duke, financial…
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Elizabeth Cutrell, Ann Simonin

[caption id="attachment_157" align="alignleft" width="240"] Elizabeth Cutrell[/caption] [caption id="attachment_156" align="alignleft" width="240"] Ann Simonin[/caption] Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital pediatric residents Dr. Elizabeth Cutrell and Dr. Ann Simonin received the Lewis W. Blackman Patient Safety Champion Award in the Innovation and Research category at the 8th Annual South Carolina Transforming Health Symposium. The award celebrates researchers who have…
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JoLynn Aponte

[caption id="attachment_153" align="alignleft" width="300"] JoLynn Aponte[/caption] MEDcare Urgent Care has named JoLynn Aponte compliance officer. She previously served as vice president of talent, training and recruiting. A registered nurse and graduate of The Catholic University of America, Aponte’s includes Human Resources Management, Talent Management, Facilities/Building Management, Regulatory Compliance, Emergency Management and Infection Control.
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