Category Archives: Health

MTC Respiratory Therapy Program Awarded for Distinguished Credentialing Success

(Columbia, SC) The Midlands Technical College (MTC) Respiratory Therapy program has been awarded the highest level of distinction by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), the accrediting agency for all Respiratory Care programs in the country. The Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award is presented to signature programs as a measure of…
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Lexington Medical Center’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications Honored in Hall of Fame

West Columbia, S.C. – The Hospital Marketing National Hall of Fame inducted Mark Shelley, vice president of Marketing and Communications at Lexington Medical Center, at its annual ceremony in June. This honor recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in the advancement of marketing of hospitals or health care facilities. [caption id="attachment_23812" align="alignleft" width="200"] Mark…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Brian K. Heaberlin, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington ENT & Allergy West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Brian K. Heaberlin, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Heaberlin will work at Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. [caption id="attachment_22465" align="alignleft" width="240"] Brian K. Heaberlin[/caption] Dr. Heaberlin graduated with…
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Providence Home Health earns highest quality ratings from CMS

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In its most recent report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Five-Star Quality Rating System recognized Providence Home Health with a 5-star rating in both quality and patient satisfaction. According to the data, the Columbia home health provider achieved the highest rating possible in both categories. Providence Home Health is…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes William M. Yarbrough, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome William M. Yarbrough to Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery, a hospital physician practice. Dr. Yarbrough proudly joins the highly skilled clinicians and staff at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery to provide cardiovascular surgical consultations, follow-up care and vascular labs as well…
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Heartstrings Hospice of Columbia and Lexington, SC 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heartstrings Hospice has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver's point of…
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UCI Medical Affiliates Completes New Executive Leadership Team

COLUMBIA, S.C. — UCI Medical Affiliates, the nonmedical management company of Doctors Care urgent care and Progressive Physical Therapy, is pleased to announce the completion of its new executive leadership team. The new team aims to usher in a new era of health care excellence. Jon Belsher, MD, has been selected to lead the organization…
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DHEC Offers No-cost STD Testing April 17

COLUMBIA, S.C. – To promote public health and recognize April as National STD Awareness Month, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is holding a day of no-cost STD screening for South Carolinians. On Wednesday, April 17, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., residents can visit their local health department to be tested for hepatitis…
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Lexington Medical Center Appoints New Board Leaders

Dr. Tripp Jones Becomes Board Chair West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Tripp Jones is the new chair of the Lexington County Health Services District board of directors. Appointed by board members at the February meeting, Dr. Jones will lead the 21-member board for the next year. Dr.…
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