MEDIA ALERT: Holiday happenings bring cheer to hospitalized children at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands
Posted on 12/4/2019

First responders and team members will join together in front of the hospital to light up the night.


Home for the holidays: Warm memories or family drama?
Posted on 11/26/2019

Prisma Health–Midlands Adolescent Recovery Center offers tips for coping with family during the holidays.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands shares U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s 34th annual Trouble in Toyland Report
Posted on 11/21/2019

U.S. PIRG’s Trouble in Toyland finds dangerous toys on shelves during holiday shopping season.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands releases 34th annual Trouble in Toyland Report
Posted on 11/19/2019

Pediatricians caution consumers to watch for recalled toys online and in the home.


November is Bladder Health Month: Three issues to watch for
Posted on 11/13/2019

November is Bladder Health Month. While many of us may not think about our bladder, Bladder Health Month serves as a reminder that bladder health should be considered.


Prisma Health President and CEO Mark O’Halla reflects on his first 90 days
Posted on 10/31/2019

Since he has been at the helm, a few themes emerged – including further integrating the health company, improving the team member experience and relentlessly pursuing perfection for patients.


Prisma Health is BEST in health care … again!
Posted on 10/28/2019

Prisma Health has been recognized as best hospital system for the tenth year in a row by readers of The State newspaper.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands hosts Halloween Carnival
Posted on 10/28/2019

Hospitalized children and their families will have an opportunity to celebrate Halloween by playing carnival games and trick-or-treating in the hospital atrium.


Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital adds Level II Nursery to better serve Irmo community
Posted on 10/28/2019

A Level II Special Care Nursery has enhanced capability over a traditional newborn nursery.


Notice of cybersecurity incident involving Palmetto Health website
Posted on 10/28/2019

Personal information affected may have included an affected individual’s full name, address, date of birth and health information.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands offers Halloween safety tips
Posted on 10/23/2019

The candy aisles are stocked and the jack-o’-lanterns illuminated, reminding us that Halloween is just around the corner.


James R. Stallworth, MD, receives Career Achievement Award from South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Posted on 10/23/2019

During his 40-year career, Stallworth has taught nearly every student who graduated from the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine (USC SOM) Department of Pediatrics.


Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital adds robotic-assisted surgical technology for its patients
Posted on 10/23/2019

Surgeons at the hospital recently performed the first robotic-assisted surgeries in Sumter.


Prisma Health participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 26
Posted on 10/16/2019

Event encourages the public to drop off expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to the front lawn of Prisma Health Richland Hospital.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health host welcome event for Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology Columbia Heart
Posted on 10/9/2019

We are pleased to welcome the 15 cardiologists and seven advanced practice providers, along with more than 90 supporting team members, as this practice becomes Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology Columbia Heart.


Prisma Health sponsors “Hearts and Hands Forever Walk”
Posted on 10/8/2019

The quarter-mile memorial walk is for anyone whose life has been touched by the loss of a baby, through either miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, neonatal or newborn death.


Prisma Health partners with Contessa to bring high-quality hospital-level care into patients’ homes
Posted on 10/8/2019

Innovative care model keeps patients out of the hospital by bringing key elements of inpatient care directly into patients’ own homes.


Prisma Health offers free flu shots
Posted on 10/2/2019

Prisma Health registered nurses will administer the flu shot to anyone six months and older.


Prisma Health welcomes 15 cardiologists from Columbia Heart
Posted on 10/1/2019

Cardiology practice joins Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group.


Prisma Health recognizes September as Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
Posted on 9/27/2019

Atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia, is expected to increase as the American population gets older.


Notice of theft incident involving OB/GYN department
Posted on 9/24/2019

Prisma Health is notifying individuals of a theft that potentially resulted in unauthorized access to patient information.


Notice of theft incident involving emergency department
Posted on 9/24/2019

Prisma Health is notifying individuals of a theft that potentially resulted in unauthorized access to patient information.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Department of Defense, Prisma Health and University of South Carolina partner to study a way for quicker recovery of stress fractures
Posted on 9/23/2019

Researchers received a $2.9 million federal grant from the Department of Defense.


Prisma Health recognizes September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
Posted on 9/23/2019

Man’s life saved by the dedication of the Prisma Health Richland Hospital neurosurgery team.


Prisma Health announces launch of Sumter-based Family Residency
Posted on 9/12/2019

The new Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program is an important step in improving health care access in South Carolina’s rural areas.


Prisma Health addresses theft incident
Posted on 9/6/2019

Prisma Health is notifying individuals of a theft that resulted in unauthorized access to patient information.


Prisma Health waives fees for online care from Prisma Heath’s SmartExam during Hurricane Dorian
Posted on 9/3/2019

Prisma Health is taking steps to make sure the community has access to care from anywhere in South Carolina.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health announces launch of Sumter-based Family Medicine Residency
Posted on 8/27/2019

A new family medicine residency program based at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital and in collaboration with Tandem Health in Sumter has recently welcomed its first four resident physicians.


Concerned about bullying as a new school year starts?
Posted on 8/27/2019

A bully can turn what should be an exciting new school year into a nightmare. If your child is the target of a bully, there are ways to stop the bullying or lessen the impact.


$8.2 million NIH grant helps pave the way for more clinical trials and innovative therapies
Posted on 8/23/2019

Prisma Health expands groundbreaking cancer therapies across more of S.C.


MEDIA ALERT: Free “Stop the Bleed” courses offered to help train the community to help save lives
Posted on 8/22/2019

Prisma Health Richland Hospital Trauma Center provides community education in bleeding control techniques as part of its outreach.


The students are back in school. Want to make your child’s school lunches healthy and appetizing?
Posted on 8/20/2019

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands dietitian nutritionist Tracey Campbell has tips to simplify lunches and snacks


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center awards college scholarship in memory of beloved athletic trainer
Posted on 8/16/2019

Scholarship will be awarded each year by Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center and the Hawkins Foundation.


Concerned about how to get your child into a healthy sleep routine for school?
Posted on 8/15/2019

Many parents relax their children’s bedtime rules and sleep requirements during summer months. This can create a challenge for children who need to get back to a routine for the upcoming school year.


Project READY: An opportunity to experience the consequences of risk-taking
Posted on 8/13/2019

Project READY is a reality-based injury prevention program for teens and young adults ages 13-21.


Prisma Health achieves national recognition in U.S. News and World Report
Posted on 8/5/2019

Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital top 50 for gynecology.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands provides tips for helping children cope with tragic events
Posted on 8/5/2019

Your child saw a frightening story on the evening news. How do you respond to your child’s questions?


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands offers book bag safety tips
Posted on 7/29/2019

With backpacks topping most students' checklists, Prisma Health Children's Hospital–Midlands offers some tips to keep in mind when purchasing and using backpacks.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands pediatrician shares new report about dangers associated with babies sleeping in sitting devices
Posted on 7/24/2019

Several hundred infants die each year in sitting devices like car seats, strollers, bouncers or swings when those devices are used improperly for routine sleep.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health-USC Urology opens new urology practice
Posted on 7/23/2019

The new practice will provide high-quality urological care with the latest technology and innovative treatment plans.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands offers fireworks safety tips
Posted on 7/1/2019

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands, Safe Kids Midlands and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urge families to protect their children from injuries caused by fireworks.


Megan Nagle, DO, and Alex Wagner, MD, named Prisma Health–Midlands residents of the year
Posted on 6/27/2019

Megan Nagle, DO, psychiatry resident physician, and Alex Wagner, MD, pediatrics resident physician, are the 2019 Prisma Health–Midlands Resident Physicians of the Year.


Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and Prisma Health–Midlands encourage HIV awareness, testing
Posted on 6/26/2019

National HIV Testing Day is Thursday, June 27. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and Prisma Health–Midlands join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in encouraging everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 to be tested for HIV at least once.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands hosts Camp Wonder Hands
Posted on 6/25/2019

Camp Wonder Hands, led by Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands, offers a summer camp experience for hard-of-hearing and deaf children.


Camp Wonder Hands participant turned counselor shares story
Posted on 6/25/2019

When Caryn Hudson of Chester was three months old, her doctors discovered that she had profound sensorineural hearing loss. 


When is it safe to leave your child home alone?
Posted on 6/25/2019

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands pediatrician offers tips to help parents decide when a child is ready to stay home alone.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health–Midlands hosts annual Teen Health Summit
Posted on 6/13/2019

The summit will cover a variety of topics including healthy relationships, bullying and college life.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands Hosts CAMP KEMO
Posted on 6/7/2019

CAMP KEMO offers a summer camp experience for children with cancer and blood disorders. CAMP KEMO celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.


C. Warren Derrick, MD/Helen G. Lynch Champion of Children Award presented to pediatric oncologist Ron Neuberg, MD
Posted on 6/4/2019

“Dr. Ron,” as he is affectionately known by patients and staff, retired in 2017 as the medical director of the Aflac Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands. 


Prisma Health announces Mark S. O’Halla as president and chief executive officer
Posted on 5/30/2019

O’Halla will join Prisma Health in mid-August.


MEDIA ALERT: Five students to participate in Project SEARCH graduation tomorrow, Friday, May 31
Posted on 5/30/2019

Program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities transition to work.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health offering students opportunity to simulate daVinci robotic surgery and meet surgeons
Posted on 5/29/2019

Students will compete on the da Vinci simulator and get the chance to ask questions of physicians who perform surgery with the robot


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands and Safe Kids Midlands remind community about important facts about all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety
Posted on 5/29/2019

With three tragic ATV-related deaths over the Memorial Day weekend, Safe Kids Midlands and Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands want the community to know important facts about all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety.


Prisma Health recognizes May as National Trauma Awareness Month
Posted on 5/29/2019

Prisma Health Richland Hospital, the only Level I Trauma Center in the Midlands, wants to remind the community of the importance of household gun safety.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands physicians concerned about heat stroke deaths in children
Posted on 5/24/2019

Physicians remind community of how quickly temperatures can rise in cars.


Pediatric surgeons and trauma physicians concerned about rise in pedestrian injuries in the Midlands
Posted on 5/23/2019

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands pediatricians and Safe Kids Midlands offer tips to keep children safe.


Prisma Health presents free 2019 Teen Health Summit
Posted on 5/23/2019

Event will address issues that teens battle during the school year and throughout the summer.


Family Medicine Center receives CenteringPregnancy accreditation
Posted on 5/22/2019

Practice is the first family medicine location in Medical Group to offer the patient-centered prenatal health program.


MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands patients get a special visit from PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue”
Posted on 5/21/2019

Performers will make a special visit to children at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands.


The gold standard: James Rawl's stroke recovery
Posted on 5/21/2019

James Rawl had just finished lunch at a restaurant when he became choked. Even though James didn’t think anything was wrong, his mother recognized the signs of stroke and called 9-1-1.


Apex Athletic Performance is now the official training partner of South Carolina United FC Training Corps
Posted on 5/16/2019

Apex team will provide athletic training for the South Carolina United FC Training Corps youth soccer skills development program.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center rehabilitation office accepting patients in Fairfield County
Posted on 5/15/2019

Fairfield County community members who are seeking help for their orthopedic rehabilitation needs – from neck and knee pain to stroke recovery to general physical conditioning – do not need to travel out of town for treatment.


Palmetto Health-USC Walk-in Clinic opening Tuesday, May 14
Posted on 5/9/2019

The Walk-in Clinic will replace the Mobile Clinic as a permanent location on the Prisma Health Richland Hospital campus.


Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital named the best in health care … again!
Posted on 5/8/2019

Named Best Hospital and Best Imaging Facility for the second year in a row.


“I thank God I'm still here” – Stroke patient Tonya Williams' story
Posted on 5/8/2019

Tonya Williams' family responded quickly to help save her life after she suffered a stroke while sleeping.


Prisma Health recognizes May as National Stroke and Hypertension Awareness Month, offers free seminars and screenings
Posted on 4/30/2019

Prisma Health–Midlands will offer free seminars and health screenings during May to help educate the community about the dangers of stroke and hypertension.


Prisma Health nurses bring home the gold
Posted on 4/28/2019

This year, 12 Prisma Health nurses received a Palmetto Gold award.


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Posted on 4/24/2019

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands expert offers tips to help community recognize and prevent child abuse.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands recognizes April as National Autism Awareness Month
Posted on 4/23/2019

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands encourages community members to recognize the importance of early diagnosis in treatment of autism spectrum disorder.


Media Alert: Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands physicians remind community of importance of vaccines in protecting the community
Posted on 4/22/2019

Pediatric infectious disease physician Anna-Kathryn Burch discusses importance of vaccines in protecting community from return of diseases including measles, mumps and pertussis.


Maximizing sexual health: What women aren’t talking about with their gynecologist, but should
Posted on 4/16/2019

Being attentive to and mindful of your sexual health is important. For women, full sexual health includes a topic many are hesitant to address.


​Prisma Health Richland Hospital’s Level One Trauma Center physicians and clinical team recognize April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Posted on 4/10/2019

No call, text or other activity is worth compromising your safety or that of those around you.


Prisma Health physician performs innovative treatment for fibroids
Posted on 4/4/2019

Albert Odom, MD, is the only physician in South Carolina and North Carolina currently certified to perform Acessa ProVu procedure.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands pediatricians warn about outbreaks of preventable and once deadly diseases
Posted on 4/1/2019

Medical experts concerned outbreaks of preventable and once-deadly diseases are occurring in children due to parents being misinformed.


Palmetto Health addresses phishing incident
Posted on 3/29/2019

Palmetto Health is notifying individuals of an email phishing incident that resulted in unauthorized access to individual email boxes. The incident was limited to certain employee email accounts, and did not affect our medical record systems.


Prisma Health recognizes March as National Athletic Training Month
Posted on 3/28/2019

Prisma Health encourages community members to learn the importance of athletic trainers for a safer approach to work, life and sport.


Prisma Health offers free screenings in recognition of April as Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month
Posted on 3/27/2019

Nationwide initiative raises awareness, educates the community on the importance of early detection and screens as many community members as possible to help save lives.


Prisma Health–Midlands and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine welcome incoming class of resident physicians
Posted on 3/27/2019

High percentage of program graduates remain in the state to provide advanced specialty care for South Carolinians.


Prisma Health conducts 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment in Midlands and Upstate
Posted on 3/21/2019

The CHNA is designed to help improve the overall health and wellness of a community by identifying its needs, resources and actions needed.


​Palmetto Health-USC dentist provides tips for keeping a healthy smile ahead of World Oral Health Day, March 20
Posted on 3/20/2019

Attitudes and habits established at an early age are critical in maintaining good oral health.


MEDIA ALERT: New Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands logo unveiling
Posted on 3/19/2019

The sun is rising on a new day at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands as we unveil our new logo!


Protect yourself and your loved ones from traumatic brain injuries
Posted on 3/14/2019

During the spring travel season, it's important to remember to protect yourself on the road.


Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine is opening a new family medicine practice in Sumter
Posted on 3/12/2019

The new practice will hold a ribbon cutting and open house, Friday, March 15, 1-3 p.m. Remarks will begin at 1:30 p.m.


​Cardiothoracic surgeon is first in state to perform aortic valve repair with BioStable technology
Posted on 3/7/2019

J. Ryan Burke, MD, is first in South Carolina to perform aortic valve repair with new FDA-approved BioStable technology


Prisma Health provides you with 10 tips to help you spring forward
Posted on 3/5/2019

Things you can do to help how the changes affect your own personal health, sleep habits and lifestyle.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands introduces new security badging system for guests beginning March 4
Posted on 3/4/2019

New procedures are part of a commitment to ensuring the safety of every patient.


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands helps save the life of a child with congenital heart defect
Posted on 2/27/2019

American Heart Month has special meaning for Columbia family.


Prisma Health sponsors free Wellfest event, Saturday, March 2
Posted on 2/27/2019

Community members will have the opportunity to hear speakers on heart health and participate in breakout sessions, cooking and exercise demonstrations and more.


Prisma Health Heart Hospital cardiologist helps high school cheerleader receive care needed to save her life
Posted on 2/27/2019

Competitive cheerleader Sarah Beth Sheridan began having bad headaches, rapid heartbeats and passing out spells.


Prisma Health provides fast facts on cholesterol and heart health management during American Heart Month
Posted on 2/22/2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 102 million Americans 20 years or older have high cholesterol and more than 35 million are at levels that put them at risk for heart disease.


Ribbon cutting set for Turbeville Family Practice
Posted on 2/20/2019

Palmetto Heath-USC Family Medicine will hold a ribbon cutting and open house for its newest family practice on Friday, Feb. 22.


Prisma Health Heart Hospital dietitian provides tips for forming healthier beverage habits
Posted on 2/5/2019

According to The American Heart Association, some major sources of added sugar in the American diet include regular soft drinks and fruit drinks.


Prisma Health hosts series of free seminars as part of American Heart Month
Posted on 1/31/2019

Free seminars led by cardiac providers will focus on heart health.


Prisma Health Richland Hospital has earned the Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers
Posted on 1/31/2019

Hospital is the only one in Midlands and one of three in South Carolina with certification.


Prisma Health Richland Hospital celebrates earning the Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers
Posted on 1/30/2019

Hospital is the only one is Midlands and one of three in South Carolina with certification.


Prisma Health sponsors free WellFest event, Saturday, March 2
Posted on 1/29/2019

As part of the event, Prisma Health is offering free heart health screenings throughout February and at the event.


Prisma Health–Midlands offers several options for patients who are sick or injured and need same-day care
Posted on 1/25/2019

Same-day care is a good option for community members suffering with cold and flu.


Prisma Health Richland Hospital receives ‘No Baby Unhugged’ grant
Posted on 1/18/2019

Award will support or establish hugging programs for newborns whose parents may live far away or are unable to visit.


Prisma Health launches national search for new CEO
Posted on 1/11/2019

Senior corporate leadership team to begin working from executive home office in Greenville this summer.


MEDIA ALERT: Santa and his elves visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Christmas Eve
Posted on 12/20/2018

Santa and his elves join the Columbia Fire Department for the ninth annual Christmas Eve visit to surprise children and their families. 


Palmetto Health offers free tobacco cessation program in Columbia and Sumter
Posted on 12/18/2018

Classes begin in January 2019 for residents of Richland, Lexington, Fairfield and Sumter counties.  


Palmetto Health Gamma Knife® Center celebrates 20 years
Posted on 12/14/2018

One of only two Gamma Knife radiosurgery centers in the state offers brain tumor patients a safer treatment option.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital hosts annual holiday parade
Posted on 12/13/2018

The Children’s Hospital Child Life department hosts a holiday parade for hospitalized children and their families.


Palmetto Health provides cold weather tips to keep you safe
Posted on 12/13/2018

Cold weather has the potential to be dangerous, so it’s important to know what to do when the freezing temperatures happen.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center opens 31,000 square foot Apex Athletic Performance and Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center rehabilitation facility
Posted on 11/30/2018

The facility combines the latest in technological advances for training athletes and rehabilitation of orthopedic patients.


Holiday happenings are designed to cheer up hospitalized children at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 11/29/2018

Media invitation to upcoming holiday events at Palmetto Health.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center opens 31,000 square foot Apex Athletic Performance and Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center rehabilitation facility
Posted on 11/28/2018

The new facility combines the latest in technological advances for training athletes and rehabilitation of orthopedic patients in one comprehensive facility.


Palmetto Health recognizes November as Epilepsy Awareness Month
Posted on 11/27/2018

Epileptologist offers tips on what to do if you are present when someone has an epileptic seizure.


Palmetto Health recognizes November as National Diabetes Month by sharing the story of a young patient
Posted on 11/27/2018

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone people need to get energy from food.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital shares U.S. Public Interest Research Group's 33rd annual Trouble in Toyland Report
Posted on 11/20/2018

U.S. PIRG’S Trouble in Toyland finds dangerous toys on shelves during holiday shopping season.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital releases annual Trouble in Toyland report
Posted on 11/19/2018

Pediatricians caution consumers to watch for recalled toys online, in stores and in the home.


Palmetto Health recruiting members for Patient and Family Advisory Council
Posted on 11/5/2018

The council is a partnership that will lead to the best outcomes and enhance quality and safety.


Palmetto Health is BEST in health care… again!
Posted on 11/4/2018

Palmetto Health has been recognized as best in health care for the ninth year in a row.


Palmetto Health opens new Raymond P.H. Bynoe, MD, Surgical Trauma Unit at Palmetto Health Richland
Posted on 11/1/2018

Unit cares for the most critically injured patients from Midlands and 16-county surrounding area.


Breast cancer survivor shares story
Posted on 11/1/2018

Cindy Myers has been a team member at Palmetto Health for 17 years, but never thought she would be on the other side as a patient.


Palmetto Health opens new Raymond P.H. Bynoe, MD, Surgical Trauma Unit at Palmetto Health Richland
Posted on 10/30/2018

Unit cares for the most critically injured patients from Midlands and 16-county surrounding area.


Palmetto Health recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Posted on 10/26/2018

Palmetto Health Breast Center wants to remind women that early detection still is the best protection.


Palmetto Health offers free flu shots in 2018
Posted on 10/19/2018

Free flu shots offered at schools, churches and community locations during month of October.


Palmetto Health is joining MUSC Health, Sumter School District and the SC Telehealth Alliance to offer education and clinical telehealth services to Sumter County students
Posted on 10/15/2018

The new partnership makes this clinical service available for six elementary schools in the Sumter School District.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers Halloween safety tips
Posted on 10/15/2018

The candy aisles are stocked and the jack-o’-lanterns illuminated, reminding us that Halloween is just around the corner.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital dietitian offers tips to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet
Posted on 10/9/2018

Your age, gender and level of physical activity determine how many fruits and vegetables you should eat.


Palmetto Health sponsors "Hearts and Hands Forever Walk"
Posted on 10/9/2018

The quarter-mile memorial walk is for anyone whose life has been touched by the loss of a baby, through either miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, neonatal or newborn death.


Palmetto Health Richland participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, Oct. 27
Posted on 10/9/2018

Event encourages the public to drop off expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.



Palmetto Health reminds families to make fitness a family affair
Posted on 10/3/2018

What better way to teach your children healthy habits than by being active as a family?


Palmetto Health-USC Gastroenterology and Hepatology medical practice opens
Posted on 10/2/2018

Practice offers colon cancer prevention, treats a full range of conditions and provides treatment of digestive disorders and liver disease.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital celebrates 35th birthday Friday, Sept. 28, with a mini concert
Posted on 9/27/2018

Happy Birthday Palmetto Health Children's Hospital! South Carolina's first children's hospital, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital, was founded Sept. 28, 1983, as a hospital-within-a-hospital.


Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health to become Prisma Health in early 2019
Posted on 9/25/2018

New name to reflect the nature of the organization and the bright future that lies ahead.


Palmetto Health recognizes September as Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
Posted on 9/24/2018

Atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia, is expected to increase as the American population gets older.


Media Alert: Palmetto SeniorCare PACE celebrates 30th anniversary hosts party for participants, Friday, Sept. 21
Posted on 9/20/2018

September is being celebrated as National PACE® (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Month.


Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health to unite under a new brand identity early 2019
Posted on 9/20/2018

Details about the new name and logo to be announced Tuesday, Sept. 25.


Palmetto Health recognizes National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Sept. 22 with free tai chi class
Posted on 9/19/2018

This event is open to all older adults or anyone with balance issues.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center dietitian gives community dietary tips in recognition of September as Whole Grains Month
Posted on 9/18/2018

“Whole grain” has been a buzzword in the nutritional world recently, but what exactly is a whole grain?


Media Alert: Children to throw pies in the face of childhood cancer
Posted on 9/18/2018

Event is a chance for children with cancer and blood disorders to throw pies in the faces of doctors, nurses and caregivers in a delicious spirit of fun!


Fees waived for online care from Palmetto Heath’s SmartExam during Hurricane Florence
Posted on 9/14/2018

Care for more than 100 common conditions offered at no charge to residents impacted by the hurricane.


Palmetto SeniorCare PACE celebrates caregivers during National PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Month
Posted on 9/12/2018

Program helps older adults continue living at home in their community


Palmetto Health responding to those impacted by Hurricane Florence
Posted on 9/11/2018

Palmetto Health is working to help assist as many patients as possible.


Palmetto Health recognizes September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
Posted on 9/5/2018

USC student saved by fast action of the Palmetto Health Richland neurosurgery team.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Children’s Emergency Center achieves Pediatric Ready recognition
Posted on 9/5/2018

Children’s is first in the state to achieve this recognition.



Palmetto Health honors Infant Mortality Awareness Month with awareness walk
Posted on 8/29/2018

Event recognizes infants celebrating their first birthday and remembers those who are not.


Palmetto Health September 2018 Calendar of Events
Posted on 8/29/2018

Upcoming events at Palmetto Health for September 2018.


Palmetto Health Richland Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program receives certification by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Posted on 8/28/2018

AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. 


Association of Black Cardiologists names F. Roosevelt Gilliam III, MD, Palmetto Heart cardiologist, as its Chief of Science
Posted on 8/27/2018

Gilliam will lead all development and implementation of scientific priorities.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Baptist celebrates South Carolina’s first all-private Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s 10th anniversary
Posted on 8/24/2018

Opened Aug. 11, 2008, the 24 all-private rooms with one twin room offer specialized care to ill or premature newborns.


Media alert: South Carolina Immunization Coalition and its partners, including Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, remind the community of the importance of immunization
Posted on 8/13/2018

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the South Carolina Legislature has designated Aug. 13-19 as South Carolina Immunization Week.


Palmetto Health hosts free Zumba in the Park event this Friday, Aug. 10
Posted on 8/7/2018

The theme of this month’s event is “Tribute to the 80s.” 


C. Warren Derrick, MD/Helen G. Lynch Champion of Children Award presented to co-recipients, Diane Bagnal-Moody and USC Dance Marathon
Posted on 8/3/2018

Recipients recognized by Palmetto Health Foundation for their decades of devotion to patients and caregivers.


Pediatric and adolescent gynecologists play an important role in caring for children
Posted on 8/1/2018

Gynecologic care can span a lifetime, now often starting earlier in life.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers book bag safety tips
Posted on 7/30/2018

A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking up on school supplies.


Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine set to welcome new patients in Bishopville
Posted on 7/25/2018

Residents of Bishopville and surrounding communities will have a new avenue for family medical care on Friday, July 27.


Palmetto Health named finalist for International Hospital Federation Award
Posted on 7/23/2018

Award recognizes innovation, excellence, outstanding achievements and best practices.


Andrew Vaughan named 2018 Resident Physician of the Year
Posted on 7/18/2018

Award recognizes medical knowledge and abilities, as well as their commitment to Palmetto Health’s values.


Palmetto Health offers tips for men to protect their health
Posted on 7/17/2018

Make sure to protect your health and well-being.


Palmetto Health provides tips on managing menopause
Posted on 7/13/2018

OB/GYN Alexander Smyth, M.D., shares his insights on medical and practical approaches 
for common symptoms of menopause.


Palmetto Health offers tips to keep your child safe around lawnmowers
Posted on 7/9/2018

Remember to keep children away from dangerous yard equipment.


Computerworld names Palmetto Health to 2018 list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT
Posted on 7/9/2018

Recognized as one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.


Palmetto Health hosts free Zumba in the Park event Friday, July 13
Posted on 7/6/2018

This is first time event is being held in Sumter.


Palmetto Health provides tips to help the community prevent heat-related illnesses this summer
Posted on 6/28/2018

With temperatures already in the 90s and continuing to rise, the excessive heat can also bring along the risk of heat-related illness.


​Palmetto Health recognizes Richland Northeast High School for excellence
Posted on 6/27/2018

Teen Talk School of the Year award honors a school for its excellence in supporting the teen program and the students who participate.


MEDIA ALERT: Camp Wonder Hands, led by Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, offers summer camp experience for hard-of-hearing and deaf children
Posted on 6/21/2018

The camp began 22 years ago in the kitchen of Marolyn Amick, who wanted to provide a summer camp experience for her deaf son, Scott, and other deaf and hard-of-hearing children.


Palmetto Health hosts free Zumba in the Park event this Friday, June 15
Posted on 6/13/2018

Free event is the first in a series and will feature a professional DJ, free bottled water and door prizes.
 


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health hosts annual Teen Health Summit
Posted on 6/6/2018

Community Health event for students in grades six through 12 covers a variety of topics including healthy relationships, bullying and college life


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital hosts CAMP KEMO
Posted on 6/5/2018

Camp serves children with cancer and their siblings.


Project SEARCH graduation set for tomorrow, June 1
Posted on 5/31/2018

Program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities transition to work.


Retired pastor thankful for Palmetto Health stroke care
Posted on 5/29/2018

“I came back inside the house, that’s when it happened.”


When is it safe to leave your child home alone?
Posted on 5/24/2018

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital pediatrician offers tips to help parents decide when a child is ready to stay home alone. 


May 21-27 is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week
Posted on 5/22/2018

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to keep children safe in and around water


Neuroscience ICU provided 'angel-like' care for stroke patient
Posted on 5/21/2018

“It was like a light switch – everything shut down!”


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital celebrates 10 years in free-standing hospital
Posted on 5/18/2018

Local musician Brian Conner will perform mini concert of children’s songs.


Palmetto Health reminds parents to have their children play it safe: Protect your face during spring sports
Posted on 5/17/2018

Four tips to prevent facial injuries with simple safety precaution.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Richland Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosts graduate spring party
Posted on 5/15/2018

A party to celebrate the lives of all babies who remained in the NICU for a period of time before going home.


Palmetto Health recognizes May as Healthy Vision Month
Posted on 5/10/2018

Eight tips to help you protect your vision.


Medicine helped stroke survivor Dena Hodge recover quickly
Posted on 5/7/2018

Dena Hodge, a resident of Abbeville, was treated at the Palmetto Health Stroke Center.


Pastor a 'miracle patient' after brain tumor surgery
Posted on 5/7/2018

Dan Plunkett, a 71-year old pastor of a small church in Lamar, knows firsthand the havoc a brain tumor can cause.


Telehealth monitoring allowed for critical remote stroke diagnosis
Posted on 5/2/2018

On the day of the total solar eclipse Shelby Hall was gathering laundry and a "funny" feeling came over her.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital physicians concerned about rise in heat stroke deaths in children
Posted on 5/2/2018


Physicians remind community of how quickly temperatures can rise in cars.


Palmetto Health presents free 2018 Teen Health Summit
Posted on 5/1/2018

Free annual summit designed to address issues facing teens


Palmetto Health Tuomey named BEST in health care
Posted on 4/30/2018

It’s official! Palmetto Health Tuomey has been named Best Hospital and Best Imaging Facility in the Sumter Item’s first “Best Of” readers’ choice contest.


May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Posted on 4/27/2018

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and the neurosurgeons of Palmetto Health-USC Neurosurgery want the community to be aware of risk factors, symptoms, advanced treatment options and the forming of a new support group for brain tumor survivors and their families.


Palmetto Health recognizes 2018 Palmetto Gold nurses
Posted on 4/23/2018

Eleven nurses from across the Palmetto Health system were honored at the annual Palmetto Gold gala Saturday, April 21, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.


Palmetto Health offers free shred day Friday, April 20, in recognition of Earth Day
Posted on 4/18/2018

In recognition of Earth Day, Palmetto Health is encouraging the community to recycle with a free shred day at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recognizes April as National Autism Awareness Month
Posted on 4/17/2018

Early diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder is extremely important


​April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Posted on 4/13/2018

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to help recognize and prevent child abuse


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Baptist’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hosts graduate spring party
Posted on 4/13/2018

An event to celebrate the lives of all babies who remained in the NICU for a period of time before going home.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group opens family medicine practice in Forest Acres Tuesday, April 10
Posted on 4/6/2018

Namrata Shidaye, M.D., is the first physician to join the health care team at Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine


Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine welcome incoming class of resident physicians
Posted on 4/3/2018

A high percentage of program graduates remain in the state to provide medical care for South Carolinians


Community member benefits from new minimally-invasive treatment for enlarged aortas
Posted on 3/28/2018

Vascular surgeons at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group performing latest in fenestrated endograft


Palmetto Health Baptist receives ‘Baby-Friendly’ designation
Posted on 3/26/2018

Currently there are 496 active Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers in the United States.


Palmetto Health accepting applications for its 2018 Junior Volunteer program
Posted on 3/21/2018

The Junior Volunteer program begins Monday, June 4 and ends Friday, July 27.


Camp Wonder Hands seeks volunteers, counselors and first-time campers
Posted on 3/21/2018

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital-led camp serves children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing


John Pate, M.D., joins Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine in Bishopville
Posted on 3/20/2018

Longtime community physician will open practice this spring.


Palmetto Health recognizes March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Posted on 3/19/2018

There are several screening tests that can detect colorectal cancer early so it can be more easily and successfully treated.



Palmetto Health reminds you to spring clean your medicine cabinet
Posted on 3/16/2018

Spring cleaning is a rite of passage as temperatures begin to heat up and the season starts to change


National Poison Prevention Week is March 19-25
Posted on 3/15/2018

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to protect children


Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group opens the Palmetto Health-USC Spine Center
Posted on 3/15/2018

Center uses a multidisciplinary team approach to caring for patients


Palmetto Health recognizes March as National Athletic Trainers Month
Posted on 3/14/2018

Athletic trainers play important role in health care community


Palmetto Health provides 10 tips to help you spring forward, Sunday, March 11
Posted on 3/7/2018

There are things you can do to help how the time change affects your personal health, sleep habits and lifestyle


Palmetto Health announces 2018 medical staff officers
Posted on 3/7/2018

Palmetto Health is pleased to announce its medical staff officers for 2018.


Palmetto Health is first facility in state to implant HeartMate 3™ LVAD outside of research trials
Posted on 3/1/2018

Palmetto Health is proud to add this device to its arsenal of tools in the fight against heart disease in South Carolina.
 


Local mother grateful for care received from Palmetto Health Heart Hospital
Posted on 3/1/2018

Jessica Smith was standing in a restaurant in Winnsboro, South Carolina June 3, 2017, when her chest began hurting. 


Palmetto Health Richland Trauma Center to sponsor free ‘Tai Chi at the Park’ class
Posted on 2/27/2018

Injury prevention team partnering with the Brain Injury Association of SC to sponsor a free class for traumatic brain injury survivors and their families Tuesday, March 27.


Palmetto Health Richland at the forefront of research to expand treatment window for stroke
Posted on 2/26/2018

More patients could be eligible for treatments to remove or dissolve blood clots that cause strokes


Palmetto Health Richland Trauma Center sponsoring National Stop the Bleed Day training courses
Posted on 2/26/2018

Palmetto Health clinicians will lead two free training sessions on Saturday, March 24.


Palmetto Health’s “Women at Heart” event offers breakout sessions and free flu shots this Saturday, Feb. 24
Posted on 2/22/2018

The forum is designed to increase hearth health among women in the Midlands.


Palmetto Health elects 2018 board officers
Posted on 2/13/2018

Beverly D. Chrisman will continue to serve as chair.


Palmetto Health celebrating its 20th anniversary, Friday, Feb. 9
Posted on 2/9/2018

Over the years, Palmetto Health has expanded its footprint and offerings to serve our community.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital expert explains why flu vaccine still recommended to protect children during this flu season
Posted on 2/6/2018

Studies show the vaccine reduces the impact of the flu among the overall population.


Amtrak train accident results in influx of patients at Palmetto Health hospitals
Posted on 2/4/2018

Most of 62 patients expected to be evaluated, treated and released.


Minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery offers patients an alternative to traditional spinal surgery
Posted on 2/2/2018

Anyone who suffers from back pain knows it isn’t just an inconvenience.


Surgeon saves patient’s foot from amputation using new LimFlow procedure
Posted on 1/30/2018

Palmetto Health is one of only three health care systems in United States to pilot a feasibility study performing the procedure.


Palmetto Health hosts series of free seminars as part of American Heart Month
Posted on 1/30/2018

Free seminars led by cardiac providers will focus on heart health.


Doctors Care, P.A., and Palmetto Health announce collaboration to increase health care access
Posted on 1/26/2018

The agreement builds on an existing strong relationship between the two health care organizations.


Palmetto Health hospitals and outpatient facilities initiate visitors restrictions in response to flu season
Posted on 1/24/2018

Hospital system asks the community for its help this flu season.


New health company announces corporate and board leadership positions
Posted on 1/24/2018

The new health company – using the working name of SC Health Company which was formed by a partnership between Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health – is announcing its corporate and board leadership.


MEDIA ALERT: New York Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Tyler Webb to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 1/17/2018

Former USC Gamecocks baseball pitchers will visit with hospitalized children and their families.


Palmetto Health sponsors free Women at Heart Event, Saturday, February 24
Posted on 1/11/2018

Forum and exhibition will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.


MEDIA ALERT: USC Sumter Baseball players visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 1/9/2018

Players from the USC Sumter Baseball team will bring their mascot, Blaze, to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital for interactive games in the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Atrium. Cornhole, basketball and other games will be set up for hospitalized children and their families. 


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to protect children from extreme cold
Posted on 1/5/2018

With a major winter storm causing freezing temperatures, take extra precautions to protect children.


Apex Athletic Performance offers helpful tips for making sustainable changes in the new year
Posted on 1/5/2018

Dietitian Kristen Ziesmer recommends you make one single change each week.


MEDIA ALERT: Santa to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Christmas Eve
Posted on 12/21/2017

Santa and his elves visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Christmas Eve.


Palmetto Health offers free smoking cessation and tobacco education programs
Posted on 12/19/2017

Quit smoking for the new year and improve your health and the health of those around you.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers holiday safety tips
Posted on 12/8/2017

Use these important reminders to help keep your child safe during the busiest season of the year.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program receives national accreditation
Posted on 11/30/2017

Hospital has received a national certification for its cardiovascular rehabilitation program from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). 


Palmetto Health offers free flu shots Saturday, Dec. 2
Posted on 11/29/2017

Free flu shots offered at community church.


Holiday happenings bring cheer to hospitalized children at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 11/29/2017

A media invitation to holiday events for children at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital shares U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s 32nd annual Trouble in Toyland Report
Posted on 11/21/2017

Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America’s store shelves.


Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health 
finalize partnership to form new health company
Posted on 11/21/2017

Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health finalize partnership to form new health company.


Susan Gaymon awarded Palmetto Health’s James E. Lathren Lead by Example Award
Posted on 11/17/2017

Award given annually to one leader across health care system.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital releases annual Trouble in Toyland report
Posted on 11/16/2017

Pediatricians caution consumers to watch for recalled toys online and in the home.


Home for the holidays: Warm memories or family drama?
Posted on 11/16/2017

Palmetto Health Behavioral Care offers tips for coping with family during the holidays.


Tips for a healthy pregnancy after 35
Posted on 11/9/2017

Learn more about steps women can take to reduce the chance of complications or abnormalities during pregnancy.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center designated “Star Performer” by the American Orthopaedic Association
Posted on 11/8/2017

Achievement is reserved only for institutions that perform the highest level of fragility fracture and bone health care.


Palmetto Health recruiting members for Patient and Family Advisory Council
Posted on 11/3/2017

The council is a partnership dedicated to improving patient experiences.


Palmetto Health presents “Impactful Businesses Generate More Profit: Is your business impactful?”
Posted on 11/1/2017

A diverse and small business development conference and vendor fair.


Keith Shah, Ph.D., joins Palmetto Health as system vice president for Data and Analytics
Posted on 10/30/2017

Shah will serve in multiple leadership capacities within Palmetto Health, the PHQC and the CCI.


Palmetto Health dietitian offers five tips for a healthy Halloween
Posted on 10/24/2017

Halloween is just around the corner and the candy shelves are tempting us.


MEDIA ALERT: “Love Your Melon” superheroes to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 10/18/2017

Superheroes will distribute 75 hats and read to children in the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.



Palmetto Health Children's Hospital offers Halloween safety tips
Posted on 10/11/2017

Tips for a fun but safe Halloween.


​Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital therapy dog celebrates service anniversary
Posted on 10/9/2017

Chiver is dedicated to Children’s Outpatient Physical and Specialty Therapy patients.


Palmetto Health participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Oct. 28
Posted on 10/4/2017

Providing safe, convenient and responsible disposal of prescription drugs.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital provides tips for helping children cope with tragic events
Posted on 10/4/2017

Your child saw a frightening story on the evening news. How do you respond to your child’s questions?


Palmetto Health sponsors "Hearts and Hands Forever Walk"
Posted on 9/27/2017

A community walk for anyone whose life has been touched by the loss of a baby.


Palmetto Health hospitals being activated to assist hurricane victims
Posted on 9/25/2017

Palmetto Health has been activated to assist those who need medical care from Puerto Rico as part of the National Disaster Medical System, a federally coordinated health care system.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children's Hospital recognizes Children and Health Care Week
Posted on 9/25/2017

Midlands first-graders will get a hands-on learning experience in a unique “mini hospital” setting.


Olga Rosa, M.D., receives national Award for Outstanding Service to Maltreated Children
Posted on 9/21/2017

Palmetto Health Children's Hospital subspecialist was South Carolina's first Child Abuse pediatrician.


Palmetto Health to close Baptist Parkridge spa; medical office remains open
Posted on 9/16/2017

Palmetto Health is closing its spa, located at 300 Palmetto Health Pkwy. at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, effective Saturday, Sept. 16.


Palmetto Health Richland celebrates 125th Anniversary
Posted on 9/14/2017

Palmetto Health Richland team members and community members celebrate and reflect on the hospital’s contribution to the Columbia community for 125 years.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Richland celebrates 125th Anniversary
Posted on 9/14/2017

Come celebrate with Palmetto Health Richland team members and community members as they reflect on the hospital’s contribution to the community for 125 years.



Irma baby born at Palmetto Health Tuomey
Posted on 9/13/2017

Her greatest fear was being stuck on the side of the road and going into labor in the heavy evacuation traffic.


Palmetto Health recognizes National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with free ‘Tai Chi at the Park’ class
Posted on 9/6/2017

One in every three older adults experiences a fall each year resulting in injuries ranging from moderate to severe.


Palmetto SeniorCare PACE celebrates National PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Month
Posted on 9/1/2017

Palmetto Health has four PACE centers in the Columbia area.


Palmetto Health recognizes Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month in September
Posted on 8/30/2017

Santa Claus saved by fast action of the Palmetto Health Richland neurosurgical team.


Miss World America to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 8/30/2017

Miss World America is a pre-med student who will compete in the Miss World contest in November.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital staff helps hospitalized boy experience eclipse
Posted on 8/24/2017

North Carolina child had surgery Sunday, but set up special telescope in front of hospital Monday.


Pediatric neurosurgery team at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital saves vision of local high school football player
Posted on 8/14/2017

Friday night lights and high school football will be starting again soon and Jalen Brown hopes to one day be back on the field.


Apex Athletic Performance offers fitness classes
Posted on 8/11/2017

Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center team leads fitness classes with three different options.


Palmetto Health encourages community members to protect their vision if viewing total solar eclipse
Posted on 8/3/2017

Columbia will be home to the longest total solar eclipse for a metro area on the East Coast Monday, Aug. 21.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers healthy sleep guidelines for school children
Posted on 8/2/2017

Sleep medicine expert Trey Brown, M.D., has tips for a back-to-school sleep routine.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital offers book bag safety tips
Posted on 8/1/2017

Orthopedic surgeon recommends ways to avoid injuries


Palmetto Health honored by Department of Defense for extraordinary support
Posted on 7/20/2017

Ambulatory Care Transition Team recently awarded the Above and Beyond Award.


Anna Mervine looks forward to enjoying Camp Wonder Hands again this year
Posted on 7/13/2017

Camp Wonder Hands is Sunday, July 16 through Friday, July 21, at Camp Kinard near Batesburg-Leesville.


American Hospital Association awards Palmetto Health the AHA NOVA Award for improving community health
Posted on 7/12/2017

Dental Health Initiative one of five collaborative programs to win national award.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital hosts Camp Wonder Hands
Posted on 7/12/2017

Camp Wonder Hands, led by Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, offers summer camp experience for hard-of-hearing and deaf children.


Palmetto Health named "Most Wired" for 10th time
Posted on 7/11/2017

Palmetto Health is one of only seven “Most Wired®” organizations in South Carolina.


Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit opens at Palmetto Health Richland
Posted on 7/11/2017

Unit designed to provide critical care to patients with serious neurological conditions.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital campers attend Camp Burnt Gin
Posted on 6/30/2017

Camp serves children with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses.


Maya Benson, local teen, is participating in Camp Burnt Gin
Posted on 6/30/2017

Children's Hospital patient is attending for her last time as camper.


Tips for avoiding summer migraines and headaches
Posted on 6/30/2017

Summer is the season of sun, vacation, days at the pool and family get-togethers.


Palmetto Health Richland receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) reaccreditation
Posted on 6/28/2017

Accreditation is for exceptional competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health to make a major announcement today
Posted on 6/15/2017

Palmetto Health, the largest health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region and one of the state’s largest employers, will make a major announcement today.


Palmetto Health and Greenville Health System announce partnership to shape and lead South Carolina's health care future
Posted on 6/15/2017

Systems have agreed to come together to create a new, not-for-profit, locally governed health company.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to keep children safe in and around water
Posted on 6/14/2017

Summer is a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends at the beach, lake or pool.


C. Warren Derrick, M.D./Helen G. Lynch Champion of Children Award presented to Mary D. Dailey
Posted on 6/12/2017

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recognizes her dedication to children’s health.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health hosts annual Teen Health Summit
Posted on 6/8/2017

The summit will cover a variety of topics including healthy relationships, bullying and college life.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children's Hospital hosts CAMP KEMO
Posted on 6/7/2017

Camp serves children with cancer and their siblings.


Former patient enjoys giving back to CAMP KEMO as a counselor
Posted on 6/7/2017

James Richardson Jr. was in second grade when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.


Jamiah Holloway excited to attend CAMP KEMO for seventh summer
Posted on 6/7/2017

11-year-old Saluda Middle School student loves ballet, lyrical dance and jazz.


Jared Hudson Jr. looks forward to enjoying CAMP KEMO again this year
Posted on 6/7/2017

Batesburg 11-year-old loves riding his four-wheeler, jumping on the trampoline and playing video games.


Stephanie Le named 2017 Resident Physician of the Year
Posted on 6/6/2017

Stephanie Le, M.D., general psychiatry resident physician, was named the 2017 Palmetto Health Resident Physician of the Year at the annual medical and dental resident physician’s graduation.


Palmetto Health Richland recognized by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Posted on 5/31/2017

Stroke and heart failure programs honored with Gold Plus Achievement Awards.


Palmetto Health registered dietitian nutritionist provides tips on osteoporosis prevention throughout life
Posted on 5/31/2017

A condition in which the strength and size of the bones is reduced, leading to increased risk of fracture and complications


Palmetto Health registered dietitian nutritionist provides tips on osteoporosis prevention throughout life
Posted on 5/31/2017

As National Osteoporosis Month comes to an end, there still is some good information to be shared about the condition.


MEDIA ALERT: Project SEARCH Graduation set for May 30
Posted on 5/26/2017

Program helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities transition to work.


Palmetto Health presents "Advantage of a Game Changer: What sets your company above the rest?"
Posted on 5/26/2017

Diverse and small business development conference and vendor fair.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital physicians concerned about rise in heat stroke deaths in children
Posted on 5/15/2017

Physicians remind community of how quickly temperatures can rise in cars.


Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group neuroscience physicians improving the lives of Parkinson’s disease patients using deep brain stimulation
Posted on 5/11/2017

Deep brain stimulation can almost immediately help improve the lives of patients.


Palmetto Health receives Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company
Posted on 5/11/2017

Health care system honored as a national leader in driving employee engagement.


Palmetto Health Tuomey honored with 2017 I SEE YOU CARE Award by Advanced ICU Care
Posted on 5/5/2017

Award recognizes outstanding Tele-ICU collaboration between hospital and remote care teams.


Palmetto Health presents free 2017 Teen Health Summit
Posted on 5/2/2017

Free annual summit designed to address issues facing teens.


Palmetto Health wins award for reducing health care disparities
Posted on 4/28/2017

Palmetto Health is one of four hospitals selected from 16 in Disparities Leadership Program.


Palmetto Health-USC Weight Management Center first in South Carolina to offer Reshape nonsurgical weight loss program
Posted on 4/25/2017

New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center provides no-charge exams to Midlands students
Posted on 4/21/2017

Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center hosts its annual sports pre-participation exams providing free athletic screenings to nearly 2,000 student athletes.


Camp Wonder Hands seeks volunteers, counselors and first-time campers
Posted on 4/19/2017

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital-led camp serves children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.


MEDIA ALERT: Childhood cancer survivor donates medical shirts to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 4/10/2017

Luke’s FastBreaks brings special medical shirts developed by a pediatric cancer survivor.


Palmetto Health Tuomey presents lunch and learn about organ donation
Posted on 4/10/2017

Palmetto Health Tuomey, The Tuomey Foundation and the City of Sumter will collaborate to raise awareness about organ donation.


Palmetto Health announces appointment of Mark Williams, M.D., as its first Chief Clinical Officer
Posted on 4/6/2017

New position will work to improve care coordination and integration across system.


Palmetto Health Tuomey first hospital in state with breast biopsy technology
Posted on 3/29/2017

Machine is another tool to ease anxiety for women who have a breast abnormality.


Car seat safety check includes Spanish-speaking technicians and translators
Posted on 3/27/2017

Buckle Buddies offers tips and car seat safety checks at health fair on March 29.


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recognizes Children and Health Care Week
Posted on 3/24/2017

More than twelve hundred Midlands first-graders will get a hands-on learning experience in a unique “mini hospital” setting at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.


Palmetto Health recognizes March as Save Your Vision Month
Posted on 3/23/2017

Keep your eyes healthy – tips to reduce prolonged exposure to blue light.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital now offers world’s smallest pacemaker
Posted on 3/16/2017

Miniaturized heart device provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology available.


Protect yourself and your loved ones from traumatic brain injuries
Posted on 3/16/2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month


Palmetto Health Richland first hospital in S.C. with new infant footprint system
Posted on 3/15/2017

New system creates digital footprints and security photos of infants.


Palmetto Health recognizes March as National Athletic Trainers Month
Posted on 3/13/2017

Athletic trainers play important role in health care community.


"Springing Forward Sleep Tidbits” to help you sleep better
Posted on 3/13/2017

Sleep medicine physician Antoinette Williams Rutherford, M.D., provides a few tips to help improve your sleep as you adjust.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital offering Watchman™ implant device for atrial fibrillation
Posted on 3/7/2017

Several patients have received implant designed to reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation-related stroke.


Palmetto Health recognizes March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Posted on 3/1/2017

Participate in National Dress in Blue Day, March 3, to support colorectal cancer awareness


Palmetto Health statement on Sisters of Charity lawsuit
Posted on 2/24/2017

All Federal antitrust counts dismissed in their entirety.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital patient receives his wish from Make-A-Wish South Carolina
Posted on 2/22/2017

Check presentation by Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital patient and Make-A-Wish kid, Dean, for his wish to give back to a children’s charity.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Buckle Buddies offer car seat safety checks
Posted on 2/21/2017

In South Carolina, four out of five car seats are installed or used improperly, increasing the risk of injury to children.


Palmetto Health first health care system in Midlands to implant CardioMEMS™ heart failure system
Posted on 2/13/2017

Device offering congestive heart failure patients a better quality of life while reducing hospitalizations.


Palmetto Health reminds community of the benefits of smoothies
Posted on 2/9/2017

Orthopedic Center dietitian Lightsey Jett shares recommendations on how smoothies can help with healthy goals.


Marjorie Hobbs receives Palmetto Health Lead by Example Award
Posted on 1/31/2017

Award given annually to leader who practices strong work ethic and personal accountability.


Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center physicians create a new surgical procedure for bunions
Posted on 1/31/2017

The procedure, Lapiplasty™, is three-dimensional bunion correction that uses advanced methods.


Palmetto Health February Calendar of Events
Posted on 1/31/2017

Upcoming events at Palmetto Health for February 2017.


Palmetto Health recognizes Cervical Health Awareness Month
Posted on 1/31/2017

Palmetto Health encourages all women to speak with their physicians about the risks of developing cervical cancer, what causes it and ways to prevent it.


Free flu shots to be available throughout the community
Posted on 1/16/2017

Palmetto Health will offer flu shots at no charge at different locations around the Midlands.


Palmetto Health announces 2017 medical staff officers
Posted on 1/13/2017

Palmetto Health is pleased to announce its medical staff officers for 2017.


Palmetto Health elects 2017 Board Officers
Posted on 1/13/2017

Board of Directors includes its first female board chairperson, Beverly D. Chrisman.


Palmetto Health sponsors “Women at Heart Forum and Exhibition” during American Heart Month
Posted on 1/12/2017

Forum designed to bring awareness to the differences in heart disease for women and remind the community about living a heart-healthy lifestyle.


Local community member to receive free vision-saving surgery by local eye surgeons
Posted on 1/3/2017

Palmetto Health will help begin the New Year restoring vision to a local community member through Operation Sight.


Team members from Palmetto Health and Save-a-lot adopt senior CHA residents
Posted on 12/19/2016

Team members from Palmetto Health team up with Save-a-lot to provide 380 baskets for residents of the senior high-rises of Columbia Housing Authority.


South Carolina Philharmonic musicians to host concert at Palmetto Health Baptist
Posted on 12/12/2016

The healing power of music will fill the lobby of Ambulatory Surgery.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital welcomes new facility dog
Posted on 12/2/2016

New team member is part of partnership with Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services.


Palmetto Health presents “Are You Ready to Be in the Game?”
Posted on 12/1/2016

Diverse and small business development conference and vendor fair.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital holiday happenings calendar
Posted on 11/29/2016

Holiday happenings are designed to cheer up hospitalized children.


Parents beware – Toxic, hazardous toys widely available online
Posted on 11/22/2016

Children's Hospital teams up with U.S. PIRG to offer tips and interactive tools to help consumers shop safely.


Adolescent Recovery Center opens new location
Posted on 11/17/2016

New location expands access to services for teens.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital releases annual Trouble in Toyland report
Posted on 11/17/2016

Pediatricians caution consumers to watch for recalled toys online and in the home.


Home for the holidays: Warm memories or family drama?
Posted on 11/16/2016

Palmetto Health Behavioral Care offers tips for coping with family during the holidays.


Richard Frierson, M.D., receives national honor for contributions to graduate education in forensic psychiatry
Posted on 11/14/2016

National award recognizes distinguished contributions to the teaching and educational functions of forensic psychiatry.


​Flu mist not recommended this flu season
Posted on 11/14/2016

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital expert explains why.


All the In Between: My Story of Agnes
Posted on 11/9/2016

An exhibition of paintings at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, telling the cradle to grave story of a life well lived.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital teams up with Fireflies to promote reading and literacy
Posted on 11/7/2016

Fireflies Reading Program provides reading incentives to community children.


Palmetto Health recognizes American Diabetes Month
Posted on 11/3/2016

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States.


November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
Posted on 10/28/2016

Palmetto Health will be reaching out and raising awareness about the importance of hospice and palliative care.


Detect breast cancer early with 3-D mammography
Posted on 10/17/2016

Screening and diagnostic tool available throughout Palmetto Health system. 


Palmetto Health releases 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment
Posted on 10/11/2016

Report addresses the major health issues in Lexington, Richland and Sumter counties.


Halloween safety tips from Palmetto Health Children's Hospital
Posted on 10/11/2016

Halloween is just around the corner - tips for a fun, but safe holiday.


Palmetto Health trauma units receive national verifications
Posted on 9/28/2016

Richland and Children’s Hospital verified by American College of Surgeons.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recognizes Children and Health Care Week
Posted on 9/22/2016

Seventeen hundred Midlands first-graders will get a hands-on learning experience in a unique “mini hospital” setting.


Palmetto Health recognizes September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
Posted on 9/19/2016

Palmetto Health wants the public to be aware of this potentially dangerous condition.


Palmetto Health leaders to participate in national ethnic and racial disparities program
Posted on 9/13/2016

Vince Ford and Cynthia Walters selected for Disparities Leadership Program.


Infusion Center first in US to receive prestigious NCQA accreditation
Posted on 9/7/2016

Center is the first in the country to be accredited for providing patient-centered connected care.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to help reduce bullying
Posted on 8/29/2016

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Robin Welsh, M.D., has tips for parents and children.


Columbia Fireflies players to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 8/25/2016

Watching the Spirit Communications Park post-game fireworks from hospital room windows has become a highlight for sick and injured children and their families. 


Palmetto Health to Sisters of Charity: Without Merit
Posted on 8/19/2016

We will vigorously defend the integrity of our organization and our people.


Palmetto Health to sponsor Girlology & Guyology
Posted on 8/17/2016

Forum for children and their parents explores sexual development and maturity.


Healthy sleep guidelines for school children
Posted on 8/16/2016

Studies show that insufficient sleep is associated with lower academic achievement.


Tips for packing healthy school lunches
Posted on 8/9/2016

Palmetto Health pediatric dietitian nutritionist Megan Puryear shares tips for healthy snacks and meals.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital offers backpack safety tips
Posted on 7/21/2016

With backpacks topping most students' checklists, here are some tips to keep in mind when purchasing and using backpacks.


Camp Wonder Hands celebrates 20th birthday
Posted on 7/14/2016

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers camp for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.


Palmetto Health named “Most Wired” for the ninth time
Posted on 7/6/2016

"Most Wired" hospitals use technology for a better patient experience.


Palmetto Health hospitals receive Get With the Guidelines® – Heart Failure Quality Achievement Awards
Posted on 6/30/2016

Richland and Baptist hospitals awarded for implementing quality improvement measures.


Timothy Depp named 2016 Resident Physician of the Year
Posted on 6/9/2016

Emergency Medicine resident named Resident Physician of the Year.


Attending Camp KEMO: Davidiyon Lindsay
Posted on 6/8/2016

Eleven-year-old Davidiyon, of Newberry, was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer.


Attending Camp KEMO: Owen Plasman
Posted on 6/8/2016

12-year-old Owen, of Florence, was diagnosed with high-grade metastatic osteosarcoma. 


Attending Camp KEMO: Ashley Dunavant
Posted on 6/2/2016

Eight-year-old Ashley, of Columbia, is in the last phase of intense chemotherapy. 


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital NICU hosts graduate spring party
Posted on 5/17/2016

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit's annual birthday party celebrates the babies who stayed in the NICU.


Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Posted on 5/11/2016

American College of Radiology designation is awarded for excellence in accreditation program. 


New neurointerventional suite opens at Palmetto Health Richland
Posted on 5/11/2016

Suite has most advanced technologies for treating neurovascular conditions.


Pediatric surgeon concerned about golf cart injuries to children
Posted on 5/5/2016

Children’s Hospital offers tips for keeping children safe while riding in golf carts.


Palmetto Health holds job fair in Orangeburg to recruit health care professionals
Posted on 4/28/2016

Palmetto Health is recruiting registered nurses (RN), patient support technicians (PST), nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, emergency medical technicians, patient care technicians and respiratory therapists to join our team.


Palmetto Health receives full AAHRPP accreditation for human research
Posted on 4/21/2016

One of eight organizations to receive coveted credential.


Palmetto Health recognizes 2016 Palmetto Gold recipients
Posted on 4/19/2016

Eight selected for excellence in and commitment to the nursing profession.


Early diagnosis is key to treating autism spectrum disorder
Posted on 4/13/2016

Children’s Hospital pediatricians suggest early signs to watch for.


South Carolina Philharmonic outreach program to visit Palmetto Health Baptist
Posted on 4/11/2016

Healing Harmonies ensemble to present an upbeat, hourlong performance.


​Palmetto Health Baptist’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Hosts Graduate Spring Party
Posted on 4/7/2016

The NICU hosts a spring party to celebrate the lives of all babies who remained in the NICU for a period of time before going home. 


Grateful for Emergency Care
Posted on 4/5/2016

In celebration of 20 years of the Children’s Emergency Center, a local family shares their story.


Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Launches April 1
Posted on 3/31/2016

New organization is the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty medical group.


Palmetto Health-University of South Carolina Medical Group Launches April 1
Posted on 3/28/2016

Practice will be the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty medical group and 11th largest employer.


Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Welcome Incoming Class of Resident Physicians
Posted on 3/28/2016

High Percentage of Resident Physicians Remain in South Carolina to Care for South Carolinians


Palmetto Health Children’s Emergency Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Posted on 3/22/2016

Midlands family’s experience helped highlight the need for pediatric emergency care.


Palmetto Health Hospitals Receive Blue Distinction Center Designations
Posted on 3/1/2016

Bariatric and spine surgery, cardiac care, knee and hip replacement and maternity care are designated.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Posted on 2/24/2016

Patients, physicians and team members are invited to this event celebrating South Carolina’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to heart care.


Sumter OB/GYN receives Centering Pregnancy certification
Posted on 2/23/2016

Palmetto Health Tuomey-based OB practice rewarded for improving health of moms and babies.


Palmetto Health Emergency Management Team Coordinates Active Shooter Drill
Posted on 2/16/2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Palmetto Health Richland team members and local law enforcement will conduct an emergency drill.


Palmetto Health receives national accreditation for bariatrics
Posted on 2/4/2016

The Weight Management Center has received the three-year “Comprehensive Center” designation.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Turns Red in Recognition of National Heart Month
Posted on 2/2/2016

Throughout the month of February, the outside of the hospital will be illuminated red in an effort to raise awareness of heart disease.


Palmetto Health celebrates Heart Hospital’s 10th year
Posted on 2/1/2016

This February marks the 10th anniversary South Carolina’s only freestanding hospital dedicated to cardiovascular disease


Heart patient Ronald Britt loves his heart through diet and nutrition
Posted on 1/31/2016

Ronald had coronary artery disease, which required a stent to open up the diseased coronary artery.


LVAD a lifesaving bridge for heart patient Eddie Gunter
Posted on 1/31/2016

For patient Eddie Gunter, a left ventricular assist device offered a lifesaving bridge to heart transplantation.


The incredible odyssey of heart patient Jay Mullin
Posted on 1/31/2016

Jay Mullin was working at a food industry show when the unexpected happened. 


USCSOM Preventive Medicine Residency transfers to Palmetto Health
Posted on 1/20/2016

The Preventive Medicine Residency Program sponsored by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine has been transferred to Palmetto Health.


Circus performers to visit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
Posted on 1/19/2016

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Performers will visit patients and their families at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.


PHQC Selected to Join Medicare Savings Initiative
Posted on 1/14/2016

121 new participants join accountable care organization initiatives to improve how the health system cares for patients.


Palmetto Health Celebrates Palmetto Health Tuomey with Flag Raising
Posted on 1/5/2016

On Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, Palmetto Health will celebrate Palmetto Health Tuomey as a member of the Palmetto Health family.


Palmetto Health and Tuomey Healthcare System Finalize Partnership
Posted on 1/1/2016

Tuomey Healthcare System becomes Palmetto Health Tuomey.


Palmetto Health opens hybrid operating room with advanced X-ray imaging system
Posted on 12/9/2015

New operating room offers benefits to patients.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital Unveils New Hybrid Operating Room
Posted on 11/30/2015

Palmetto Health Heart Hospital will unveil its new Hybrid Operating Room on Thursday, Dec. 3.


​Postponed: South Carolina Philharmonic Musicians Host Concert at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital
Posted on 11/12/2015

(Postponed) The healing power of music will fill the atrium at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital.


Palmetto Health Opens Midlands’ First Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
Posted on 11/6/2015

Ribbon Cutting held on Monday, Nov. 9, at 8:30 .a.m. at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital.


Palmetto Health Emergency Management Team Will Conduct Active Shooter Table-top Exercise
Posted on 11/6/2015

Led by the Security Services department, the discussions with help the hospital system further develop its plan to react in the event there was an active shooter.


Patricia Witherspoon, M.D., FAAFP, receives AHEC Halford Award
Posted on 10/22/2015

The Halford Award is presented annually to a Family Medicine residency training program faculty member that shows outstanding leadership qualities in humane education.


Palmetto Health and Tuomey Healthcare System take another step toward partnership
Posted on 9/11/2015

The Board of Directors unanimously voted to make Tuomey a member of Palmetto Health.


Palmetto Health Heart Hospital is First in South Carolina With New Heart Procedure Technology
Posted on 9/8/2015

Newly approved recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve® Evolut® R System improves outcomes of Midlands heart patients.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Recognizes September as Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Posted on 9/4/2015

Sumter girl achieves healthy BMI through participating in Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Lifestyles Clinic.


September is Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Posted on 9/2/2015

During his 30-year career as a pediatric oncologist, Ron Neuberg, M.D., has seen significant advances in cancer treatment for children. 


Trey’s Treats - Childhood Cancer Survivor Shares Love and Treats With Families
Posted on 9/2/2015

Eight-year-old Trey Lewis finished 42 months of treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood leukemia, in October 2013


Art Exhibit Will Honor Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Posted on 8/27/2015

The City of Columbia and One Columbia to host Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital art exhibit in honor of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month.


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Offers Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches
Posted on 8/12/2015

As children get caught up in the anticipation of a new school year, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital dietitian Brooke Grussing shares tips for filling those lunch boxes with healthy snacks and meals.


Project SEARCH kicks off at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge
Posted on 8/10/2015

The Arc of the Midlands, Palmetto Health, District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties and SC Vocational Rehabilitation are partnering to bring Project SEARCH to teens in the Midlands with special needs for the 2015-16 school year.


Palmetto Health Receives $270,000 Grant from The Duke Endowment
Posted on 7/27/2015

Palmetto Health has received a $270,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand its Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). 


Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Provides Tips for Helping Children Cope with Tragic Events
Posted on 7/17/2015

Your child saw a frightening story on the evening news. How do you respond to your child’s questions?
 


MEDIA ALERT: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Presents Camp Wonder Hands
Posted on 7/14/2015

Camp Wonder Hands, led by Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, offers summer camp experience for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.


Palmetto Health Richland Receives ‘Baby-Friendly’ Designation
Posted on 7/2/2015

Palmetto Health Richland has been recognized as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly, USA, Inc., the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital initiative. 


Jennifer France, M.D., Named Palmetto Health’s 2015 Resident of the Year
Posted on 6/23/2015

Pediatric resident receives a plaque, a certificate and $2,500 for winning the award.


Two Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Residents Recognized for Innovations in Patient Safety
Posted on 6/3/2015

Pediatric residents Elizabeth Cutrell, M.D., and Ann Simonin, M.D., each received a prestigious statewide award.


Attending Camp KEMO: Florence’s Davis Streett
Posted on 5/28/2015

Davis “Duck” Streett was at the beach with his family when his leg began hurting. His parents assumed it was because he had been running all day. One Saturday, while attending church, he fell asleep during the service, snoring loudly, which was uncharacteristic for him. David’s parents knew something was not right.


Attending Camp KEMO: Barnwell’s Makenna Campbell
Posted on 5/28/2015

On Valentine’s Day, 5-year-old Makenna Campbell was not feeling well so her parents, Jennifer and Charles Campbell, took her to the doctor. Two days later, blood work and tests revealed Makenna had...


Attending Camp KEMO: Bishopville’s T.J. Felder
Posted on 5/28/2015

T.J. Felder was 11 years old when he had his brain tumor removed at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. His parents, Swanzetta and Tyrone Felder, were shocked because he showed no signs or symptoms.


Palmetto Health Accepts 2014 Foster G. McGaw Prize in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 5/5/2015

Today, Tuesday, May 5, Palmetto Health officially accepted the 2014 Foster G. McGaw Prize for E...


Palmetto Health Supports Mothers and Their Health for Mother’s Day
Posted on 4/30/2015

Palmetto Health Offers OBGYN Tips for Mothers COLUMBIA, S.C.—This Mother’s Day, it is importa...


Moore Orthopedic Clinic Physicians to Join Palmetto Health
Posted on 4/28/2015

Palmetto Health welcomes the 21 physicians from the Moore Orthopedic Clinic who are joining the organization to create a new employed practice.


Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Offers Tips About Infant Immunization
Posted on 4/17/2015

In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week...


Palmetto Health Now Offering Two New Trauma Injury Prevention Programs
Posted on 4/1/2015

Palmetto Health will now offer two additional interactive trauma injury prevention programs to the community through Palmetto Health Richland’s Level I Trauma Center, the only one in central South Carolina.


Palmetto Heart Designated as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice
Posted on 4/1/2015

Palmetto Heart has been honored by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the first cardiology practice in South Carolina, and the second cardiology practice in the United States, to receive the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) recognition.


Mark A. Jones, M.D., Named Palmetto Health Richland Trauma Medical Director
Posted on 3/30/2015

Palmetto Health has named Mark A. Jones, M.D., as the Palmetto Health Richand trauma medical director. Jones has served as the interim trauma medical director since July 2014 as well as the associate trauma medical director since 2010.


Palmetto Health Richland Receives NICHE “Exemplar” Status
Posted on 3/18/2015

Palmetto Health Richland has received “Exemplar” status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders) program. NICHE is the premier designation indicating a hospital’s commitment to excellence in the care of patients 65-years-and-older.


Nick Patel, M.D. Receives Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award
Posted on 2/12/2015

Nick Patel, M.D., Midlands Internal Medicine medical director, received the Microsoft Most Valuab...


Statement by Palmetto Health on the Tuomey Healthcare System Announcement
Posted on 2/6/2015

Yesterday, the Tuomey Healthcare System Board of Directors in Sumter, S.C., voted to enter into e...


Palmetto Health Encourages Community to Remain Mindful During Flu Season
Posted on 2/3/2015

The 2014-2015 flu season is well underway. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) r...


Palmetto Health Breast Center adds new breast screening technology to its arsenal
Posted on 1/28/2015

Tool funded with proceeds from Palmetto Health Foundation’s Walk for Life/Race for Life.


Palmetto Health Receives Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Posted on 1/15/2015

Media Contacts: Elizabeth Lietz, American Hospital Association, (202) 626-2284 ...


Palmetto Health Awarded 2014 Foster G. McGaw Prize
Posted on 1/15/2015

Palmetto Health Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community...


Les Hall, M.D., to lead Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Posted on 10/14/2014

Les Hall, M.D., to lead Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and University of South Carolina School...


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