Bon Secours launches employment program for students with disabilities

Eight students from five high schools will participate in the program and complete three 10-week internships in various departments at St. Francis Downtown.

Come Together: The pros and cons of big hospital mergers

Across the country, hospitals are turning to mergers, affiliations, and partnerships to navigate the changing health care landscape. In fact, it’s happening right here at home, with the Greenville Health System (GHS) announcing they’re joining forces with the Midlands-based Palmetto Health.

Hospital systems host free skin cancer screenings

It’s time to get those moles checked.

Clemson-MUSC program to shorten med school, reduce tuition

The Accelerated Pathways to MUSC collaboration will start in the fall of 2017, and it will save students about one year of study.

GHS’s $80M grants program gets a start date and a name

The first of Healthy Greenville’s initial $4 million in grants will go to the organizations that have the best ideas of how to fix the county’s worst health problems.

Greenville expansion of USC’s Arnold School of Health targets population health

The USC Arnold School of Public Health launches new satellite program in Greenville.

GHS offers free head and neck cancer screening

Oral, head, and neck cancers are ranked in the top five cancers nationwide, and they’re particularly prevalent in people who smoke and drink heavily.

Women, know the signs of a heart attack: It may feel like the flu

You probably didn’t know this. In fact, most don’t. Heart disease is the leading killer of women and takes the life of one woman every 80 seconds. For many women, it’s not obvious they’re having a heart attack. Many times, women experience subtle symptoms, not unlike the flu: nausea, tiredness, and fatigue. While men often […]

LiveWell reaches out to corporations to improve employee health

America remains a country where seven out of 10 people are overweight or obese, a daunting problem for the nation and for employers — a message LiveWell Greenville brought home to corporate leaders at an executive summit.

New jail-health care collaboration keeps offenders out from behind bars

Dwight Rice was in jail when a medical emergency sent him to the hospital. His health care providers not only saved his life, they turned it around.

GHS and Clemson announce $31.5 million nursing school

Clemson and GHS break ground at 701 Grove Road for the new Clemson University Center for Nursing, Health Research and Innovation facility.

GHS expands Marshall I. Pickens with 19 psychiatric beds

Marshall I. Pickens Hospital will add 19 psychiatric beds to its 46-bed hospital, after receiving a green light from state officials.

Greenville medical firm receives $200,000 investment from SC Launch

Upstate company receives $200,000 from state-chartered organization’s affiliate. Patrona Medical designs, develops and markets product innovations associated with patient monitoring during hospital stays.

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.