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Grand Opening of The Joyce Martin Hill Emergency Mental Health Center at Palmetto Health
11/14/2013

 

MEDIA ALERT:

Grand Opening of The Joyce Martin Hill Emergency Mental Health Center at Palmetto Health

Center designed to offer significant enhancements to the care of behavioral care patients 

 TOPIC:           Join hospital executives, team members and local behavioral care advocates for the opening of the Joyce Martin Hill Emergency Mental Health Center at Palmetto Health,   located on the Palmetto Health Richland campus. Tour of the Center will immediately follow. With the addition of The Joyce Martin Hill Emergency Mental Center, Palmetto Health provides the most comprehensive behavioral health program in South Carolina.

The Center will offer significant enhancements to the care of patients with psychiatric and addiction disorders, will provide 24-hour urgent care for behavioral health patients in the Midlands and will lead to more streamlined, cost efficient programs and care for behavioral health patients.

WHY:             The Joyce Martin Hill Emergency Mental Health Center was made possible because of Joyce Martin Hill, a local philanthropist who gave Palmetto Health Foundation a lead gift of $800,000 to improve care provided to all patients in Palmetto Health’s Emergency Departments by focusing on the unique needs of mental health patients. She then worked collaboratively with Palmetto Health Foundation to secure an additional $800,000 with the help of individuals, businesses, organizations and foundations. 

WHEN:           Wednesday, Nov. 13

TIME:             10:30 a.m.

PLACE:          Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Atrium, 6 Richland Medical Park Dr.

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