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SC hospitals create Initiant Health Collaborative to reduce costs
Friday, April 11, 2014
Five of South Carolina’s largest health systems have formed a healthcare collaborative to drive down costs of health care. The founding members of Initiant Health Collaborative include Greenville Health System, McLeod Health, MUSC Health, Palmetto Health, and Self Regional Healthcare.
Greenville Health System, Oconee Medical Center Approve Letter of Intent
Friday, April 11, 2014
Greenville Health System and Oconee Medical Center have approved a non-binding agreement that calls for Oconee Medical Center to join GHS as part of an integrated health system benefiting patients in Oconee County and other communities served by the system. Final agreement expected in June.
GHS launches nation’s first Rare Tumor Center
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Patients with rare cancers – and limited treatments – will now have significantly expanded options. Greenville Health System has opened a Rare Tumor Center that is the nation’s first center dedicated exclusively to the treatment and research of rare cancers.
Baptist Easley implements quiet time
Friday, February 28, 2014
Baptist Easley will implement a hospital-wide Quiet Time, a period of time designed to promote optimal healing for all patients, on March 4. Because adequate rest is an essential component of the recovering process, Quiet Time will occur daily for all medical/surgical and critical care patients from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
GHS launches Medical Scholars Program
Friday, February 14, 2014
Greenville Health System launched its first-ever GHS Medical Scholars Program on Feb. 7. The eight-week program is designed to educate participants about the changing healthcare environment and how GHS is helping to transform health care.
Greenville Health System and Oconee Medical Center to Discuss Affiliation Opportunities
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Greenville Health System and Oconee Medical Center approved a Memorandum of Understanding on January 27 stating that the two organizations will explore ways to work together more closely.
Hospitals in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Laurens counties jointly announce temporary flu visitation restrictions
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Hospitals in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Laurens counties have joined together to request that children refrain from visiting hospitalized patients because of the level of flu and respiratory illnesses now in the Upstate. Those hospitals also request that anyone with signs of the flu, respiratory illness or cold also temporarily refrain from visiting hospitalized patients.
GHS Cancer Institute and USC School of Medicine partner on nation’s first human performance lab to tackle cancer fatigue
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The Greenville Health System’s Human Performance Laboratory – expected to open in January 2014 – is the first HPL in the nation to be fully embedded into a cancer research and treatment program.
GHS continues its commitment to veterans
Monday, November 11, 2013
South Carolina is home to more than 421,000 veterans and is among a handful of states experiencing an increase in veteran population. The Upstate, meanwhile, is home to more than 100,000 veterans. Greenville Health System is proud to serve these men and women and is committed to working with veteran groups to better meet the needs of our servicemen and women.
GHS makes history as new form of academic health center
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville Health System was not only named an academic health center this week; it joined with partners Clemson University, Furman University and the University of South Carolina to announce a unique “clinical university model” that will help pave the way for breakthroughs in healthcare delivery, access and affordability.