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Gold's Gym is building a fitness center in Greer
OCT 27, 2016

Gold's Gym is building a fitness center in the former Bloom grocery store at 1207 West Wade Hampton Blvd.
 
 

Gold’s Gym is opening a fitness center in Greer.

The $3.6 million, 38,985-square-foot fitness center will be located in the vacated former Bloom grocery store at 1207 West Wade Hampton Blvd.

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GHS physician, CenteringPregnancy program recognized with $100,000 McNulty Prize
OCT 26, 2016

Dr. Amy Crockett, a maternal-fetal medicine physician with Greenville Health System, was named the winner of the prestigious John P. McNulty Prize for her leadership in reducing preterm births in South Carolina.
 

Dr. Amy Crockett, a maternal-fetal medicine physician with Greenville Health System, was named the winner of the prestigious John P. McNulty Prize for her leadership in reducing preterm births in South Carolina by expanding access to CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care. 

The award, which comes with a $100,000 prize, helps to further these efforts.

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Medicaid office in Greer forced to close Wednesday
OCT 21, 2016

Caroline Robertson, Executive Director of Greer Relief and home to the Medicaid office, received a proclamation from Mayor Rick Danner during the non-profit's 80th Anniversary breakfast celebration.
 
 
 

The Greer Medicaid office is closing Wednesday.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is closing the service offered to citizens from Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Blue Ridge, Lyman and Wellford. The Medicaid office is at the Greer Relief and Resources at the J. Verne Smith Center at 202 Victoria Street.

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Bearden honored with prestigious Hynes Award for bringing clinical trials to Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
OCT 21, 2016

Dr. James Bearden, hematology-oncologist with Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, was recognized by the National Institutes of Health with the prestigious Harry Hynes Award.
 

 

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center receives Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
OCT 18, 2016

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center receives Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SMC) has received Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for the third consecutive year (2015-2017), the only hospital in South Carolina to achieve that honor.

Patients have an average, 48.7 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award, according to Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation.

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Lifted: Boil water advisory in Taylors, reports Greer CPW
OCT 18, 2016

Lifted: Boil water advisory in Taylors, reports Greer CPW

The boil water advisory has been lifted in Taylors, the Greer Commission of Public Works announced Thursday.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

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SRHS, UnitedHealthcare reach two-year agreement
OCT 16, 2016

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and UnitedHealthcare have reached a two-year agreement that will keep all SRHS hospitals and physicians in UHC’s network for commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans.

The new contract was effective Oct. 15 ensuring members enrolled in UHC employer-sponsored plans do not experience any interruption in their in-network benefits coverage for services received at SRHS hospitals or physicians.

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Upward hosts STACK sports performance training
OCT 13, 2016

Spartanburg Regional’s STACK Sports Performance Training has a new home in the Upward Star Center adjacent to the Spartanburg Regional Sports Medicine Institute (SMI). 

“With sports medicine physicians on the same property at the Sports Medicine Institute, we are able to tap into that orthopaedic care,” said Matt Lyden, SRHS sports medicine manager. “One example is the Return to Play Program which allows for patients to leave SMI care and go right back into performance with a more seamless transition.”

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Publication: Pelham Medical Center in top 100 as best places to work in healthcare
OCT 13, 2016

Pelham Medical Center (PMC) was chosen as one of 100 companies and organizations named The Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016 by

Pelham Medical Center (PMC) was chosen as one of 100 companies and organizations named The Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016 by "Modern Healthcare".

PMC is a division of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. "Modern Healthcare" is a business publication that produces information targeting the healthcare industry with national and regional healthcare news.

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Eye exams and clear vision empower students to learn more
OCT 11, 2016

Eye exams and clear vision empower students to learn more

StatePoint

Every child deserves the opportunity to excel in the classroom, and clear vision empowers students to perform up to twice as well in school, according to research from the Rural Education Action Program. In fact, experts at The Vision Council confirm that 80 percent of children's learning occurs through visual processing.

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Drug take back day is scheduled Oct. 22, CPW and Greer police partnering on initiative
OCT 10, 2016

Drug take back day is scheduled Oct. 22, CPW and Greer police partnering on initiative

Greer Commission of Public Works and the Greer Police Department will host a drug take back day on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

“The Greer Police Department has done this effort for many years, but the first time partnering with CPW,” GPD Sgt. Chad Richardson said. “We think this is the perfect partnership because we do not want prescription drugs in the wrong hands and (CPW) does not want pills being flushed down the drain.”

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Gibbs: Putting Cancer Research Institute in Greer was calculated on access to GSP International Airport
OCT 6, 2016

Jimmy and Marsha Gibbs attended GSP's announcement Tuesday that it will take over as the fixed base operator beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.
 
 

The Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Greer just became a lot more accessible to patients seeking clinical access and treatment for cancer care.

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District becoming the fixed base operator for commercial and general aviation under the Cerulean brand is another avenue for cancer patients having access to the cancer institute.

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Video: Nancy Welch presented the key to the city by Mayor Danner
OCT 4, 2016

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BensonFAST, Oktoberfest have huge turnouts during festive Saturday
OCT 3, 2016

Jim Benson and GCM Executive Director Cindy Simpler toast the record-setting crowd at BensonFAST.
 

• BensonFAST gallery

• Oktoberfest gallery

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