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GHS is 'All In' with babies born on Fiesta Bowl Saturday, Greer Memorial, too
DEC 30, 2016

GHS is 'All In' with babies born on Fiesta Bowl Saturday, Greer Memorial, too

It started with a tweet.

On Dec. 28, Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center tweeted photos of babies wrapped in blankets that read “Beat Clemson, 12-31-16, #BuckeyeBaby.”

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Keeping infants safe in the shopping cart
DEC 29, 2016

Keeping infants safe in the shopping cart

StatePoint

Most parents of infants are well-advised of certain dangers. However, there is one safety risk that doesn’t get much attention. Nearly 24,000 children are in accidents involving shopping carts each year, many suffering cuts, bruises, broken limbs and even head and brain injuries.

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Greer Memorial Hospital earns Magnet recognition to its decorated history
DEC 14, 2016

Members of the nursing staff at Greer Memorial Hospital celebrate earning Magnet recognition.
 

Greer Memorial Hospital staff keeps thumping its chest as one of the most decorated hospitals in South Carolina for patient care.

GMH was designated Wednesday only the fourth hospital in South Carolina to earn Magnet Nursing recognition by the American Nursing Credentialing Center / Magnet Commission. The ANCC is an affiliate of the American Nurses Association.

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Project Rx expands year-round drug disposal to Greer Memorial Hospital
DEC 7, 2016

Project RX Drop Box opened its first permanent 24/7 drug disposal box at Greer Memorial Hospital.
 

It hadn’t been five minutes after Project RX Drop Box ceremoniously opened its first permanent 24/7 drug disposal box at Greer Memorial Hospital when law enforcement and health officials witnessed its value.

Donna Bennett of Taylors asked if the drop box was available on Sunday. She wanted to safely dispose of unused medicine that remained after the death of her mother. “We get our prescriptions from Rite Aid and they wouldn’t take them,” Bennett said. “It was the same thing when my father died.”

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Health study: Patients with a primary care physician have lower healthcare costs
DEC 5, 2016

The National Institute of Health has proved that patients with a primary care physician have lower healthcare costs, better management of chronic diseases and high levels of satisfaction with their care.

Establishing a relationship with a primary care physician is beneficial for adult health and wellness. Medical Group of the Carolinas—Mountain Park introduces a new physician, Dr. Todd Fennell, an internal medicine physician.

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SRHS, Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute join landmark study to detect cancer early
DEC 2, 2016

 

 

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