Capt. Ashley Blessums has had only one order from her mother during two tours in Afghanistan.
John Mansure may be the President of GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, but he has seen first hand what the advantage of a company-owned pharmacy will mean to his employees and hospital patients.
Last week his son broke his arm in a lacrosse outing. The prescriptions had to be filled at the Patewood campus of the Greenville Health System since Greer Memorial does not have a pharmacy on site.
The inaugural Greer CPW Centennial 5K is scheduled Aug. 24 at 8 a.m.
The event is to introduce new runners to the sport and encourage a healthy lifestyle. The race is part of CPW’s 100 years of operation.
A new 32,000-square foot medical office building has made patient care more convenient and efficient at the Greenville Health System’s Greer Medical Campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning as doctors and patients began using the building.
The building, MOB 340 (Medical Office Building at 340 Medical Parkway) houses the Greenville Health System’s Cancer Institute, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Greenville ENT (ear, nose, throat), Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics and Regional Urology. Aesthetics and urology are new services being offered on the Greer campus.
After more than nine months of deliberation, Laurens County Health Care System (LCHCS) will integrate with Greenville Health System (GHS) as part of an innovative collaborative healthcare approach serving patients in the Laurens County area. Both hospital boards approved the measure June 21, and the integration will be effective on July 1.
The newly re-named Greenville Health System Laurens County Memorial Hospital is part of GHS’ model-of-change approach to health care that stresses innovative patient-driven, cost-effective care. The Laurens County Medical Campus will function as a sixth campus of GHS.
The Mind Body Skills Group, an eight-week program modeled after the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, is scheduled July 9 – Aug. 27 at the Village at Pelham Medical Office Building Community Center.
Dr. Jim West, will facilitate the group in two-hour sessions from 5-7 p.m. during the course.
Dogs and cats provide "parents" so much love and affection. So, it's only natural that pet parents want to return that love by taking care of all their pet's health and wellness needs. Fortunately, now top-of-the-line routine care can easily be provided at home using veterinarian-quality pet health products, which will help save money and possibly a trip to the vet.
Family reunions are a wonderful time to celebrate history and enjoy the company of those near and dear. While reflecting on your family's heritage, it is also important to look ahead to the future of your family by discussing health concerns.
Physicians Carolyn D. Fields, Robert G. Johnson Jr., and Arvin Raheja have joined the staff at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.
Dr. Fields, a family physician, will practice at 1028 N. Church Street, Greenville. She graduated Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and did her residency at the Greenville Hospital System.
The Commission on Cancer (Coc) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System's Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute for its dedication to providing excellent quality care to cancer patients.
Gibbs Cancer Center is one of 79 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. Gibbs Cancer Center has received this distinction three times.
Holy water and prayers began the formal Blessing of Bon Secours Express Care in downtown Greenville on Monday. The addition is an expansion of Bon Secours Medical Group and positioned in downtown Greenville to provide minor, immediate care and urgent care services in the heart of the city.
Doors opened today, but unlike other businesses, before they opened and patients walked through for care, Father Jon Chalmers of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System officially “Blessed” the building and staff.
Motivated to make a difference for their father and uncle who are losing vision to a genetic eye disease, three brothers from Greer, are embarking on the trip of a lifetime: a 50-day, bike ride across the United States.
The Garrigan brothers – Paul, Jr., 24, David, 21, and Thomas, 19 – were inspired by their father, Paul Sr.’s, cross-country cycling trip 25 years ago with a childhood friend. “Growing up we heard stories of him riding 100 miles a day, sleeping in frat houses, and eating peanut butter sandwiches by the loaf,” Paul, Jr. said. “Visions of biking grandeur began to populate our minds.”