Category Archives: Health

Carrie Barnwell Named Marketing Director at Palmetto Infusion

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. – January 15, 2020 – Palmetto Infusion is pleased to announce that Carrie Barnwell has joined the team as Marketing Director. In this role, she will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive growth for the company. In addition, she will oversee overall brand development and company…
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SC hospitals gain faster access to life-saving medical equipment

Bracing for the peak of flu season, hospitals in South Carolina and nationwide now have a new app to ensure they have the highest quality medical devices needed. Healthcare providers are securing medical equipment at a moment’s notice from US Med-Equip (USME) to treat the surge of patients in their care. US Med-Equip’s mobile app…
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The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence Selected as a Subcontractor of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award under the 12th Statement of Work

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 13, 2020) – Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Health Quality Innovators (HQI) to serve as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work. The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME), a nonprofit organization recognized as a…
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Nephron Opens In-House Pharmacy for Employees, Families

[caption id="attachment_25798" align="alignnone" width="2016"] Bill Kennedy, chief business development officer and a pharmacist by trade, works with Nephron employees on Nephron Pharmacy opening day.[/caption] WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – The vision of Lou and Bill Kennedy – to offer employees of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation an in-house pharmacy for their health care, prescription medication and over-the-counter drug…
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Prisma Health President and CEO Mark O’Halla reflects on his first 90 days

Greenville, SC – In July, Mark S. O’Halla came onboard as Prisma Health’s first president and chief executive officer (CEO). He has spent his first 90 days at every level of the organization engaging team members, developing strategies with the executive leadership team and learning more about the communities Prisma Health serves. With more than…
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Record Gathering of South Carolina Life Sciences Industry Honors USC’s Dr. Harris Pastides, AVX Corporation, Prisma Health’s Jerry Youkey

[caption id="attachment_25161" align="alignnone" width="604"] Harris Pastides honored by Life Sciences industry[/caption] NOVEMBER 4, 2019 – To resounding applause from a record gathering from 11 countries, 32 states and virtually every county in South Carolina, life sciences leaders at SCBIO 2019 in Greenville saluted three leaders – two individuals and one organization – for profound positive…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes South Carolina OB/GYN Associates

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce that South Carolina OB/GYN Associates has joined the hospital’s network of care as a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. South Carolina OB/GYN Associates is home to nine highly skilled physicians who offer a wide range of obstetric and gynecological health services for women in…
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KershawHealth Partnership with Sentinel Health Partners Announcement

CAMDEN, SC – KershawHealth is pleased to announce the addition of Sentinel Health Partners to its network of physician practices and providers. With offices located in Camden, Lugoff, Kershaw and Elgin, Sentinel Health Partners adds 13 locally established physicians, 2 physician assistants and 6 nurse practitioners to KershawHealth’s exceptional team of primary and specialty healthcare…
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KershawHealth celebrates Telehealth Awareness Week

Camden, SC – KershawHealth is proud to partner with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance (SCTA) to celebrate Telehealth Awareness Week (October 21-25, 2019). This awareness week, proclaimed by Governor McMaster, gives a great opportunity to showcase the success of telehealth services provided to those patients in need…
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