Baptist Easley Hospital opens new facility in Clemson

Baptist Easley has opened a new medical facility at Patrick Square. The building will include Clemson Primary Care, Clemson Neurology, Roger C. Peace Rehab Services, and Baptist Easley Sleep Lab. Outpatient radiology and laboratory services are also available at the site, located at 101 Chapman Hill Road, Clemson.

The 2016 Top 5: Health Care

Here are some of the top healthcare news stories of 2016.

New GHS facility in Spartanburg County begins seeing patients

Greenville Health System’s new 20,000-square-foot medical center under construction at 2400 Highway 9 in Boiling Springs will offer multiple services for patients.

Hillcrest Memorial Hospital Honored by American College of Radiology

The Greenville Health System’s Hillcrest Memorial Hospital in Simpsonville was designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Hillcrest is the first and only hospital in South Carolina to receive this designation. To receive the designation, a hospital must undergo a comprehensive assessment of the entire medical imaging enterprise, […]

Spartanburg-based J M Smith Corp. will acquire Burlington Drug Co. of Vermont

Merger expected to close early next year will open up new opportunities for Burlington customers and expand J M Smith’s reach into eight Northeastern states.

Gibbs Cancer Center and SRHS join an ambitious cancer detection trial

The Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System have joined a research team organized by life sciences company GRAIL Inc. as part of a project to improve early-stage cancer detection.

Smith Drug Co. hires VP for new Long Term Care department

Jeff Schneider will be responsible helping Spartanburg-based drug wholesale company better serve independent pharmacies in the LTC market.

New clinic ‘prescribes’ swimming, weights and healthy meals – all on-site

Doctor for Life’s Sarmiento and her husband and business partner, Dr. Emmanuel Sarmiento, started the business after years of frustration with their limitations in treating patients with heart disease, diabetes, strokes and cancer.

Spartanburg health system achieves gold with smoke-free initiative

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center have received “gold stars” for their success in creating tobacco-free workplaces.

Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia stars of Clemson art show

Clemson Downs’ Alzeimer’s and dementia patients have been painting in the facility’s creative studio with help from Clemson University art and communications students for the past semester, as part of a collaborative effort initiated by Stephanie Pangborn, an assistant professor in Clemson’s communication department.

GHS to replace Marshall Pickens with new 120-bed psychiatric hospital

The Greenville Health System (GHS) and the national psychiatric hospital giant Acadia Healthcare have formed a joint venture to build a $64 million, 120 bed hospital on GHS’ main campus. The new 80,000-square-foot inpatient behavioral health hospital is expected to open in March 2018, replacing Marshall I. Pickens Hospital and its 46 beds.

GHS nominates trustees for three open board spots

Richard A. Phillips, Anna Kate Hipp and Donna O. Smith have been nominated to the health system’s board of trustees.

GHS nominates trustees for three open board spots

Richard A. Phillips, Anna Kate Hipp and Donna O. Smith have been nominated to the health system’s board of trustees.

Data breach affects 2,500 GHS patients

About one-fifth of the cardiac-monitored patients at the Greenville Health System’s Carolina Cardiology Consultants were affected by a recent data breach.

Upstate Footcare opens new office in Spartanburg

Hans Blaakman has consolidated two offices in Duncan and Gaffney into a state-of-the-art facility at North Grove Medical Park near Boiling Springs.