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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.