May 8, 2019


Stroke in the African American community

Stroke is a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. In South Carolina, African Americans are 43 percent more likely to die from stroke than Caucasians. Young adults are also dying from stroke. Stroke resulted in 16,298 hospitalizations in South Carolina in 2017. Of these, 37 percent were patients younger than 65....
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Construction will begin this spring on $34.7 million Grove Point Hospital

GREENVILLE, SC – Construction on Prisma Heath–Upstate’s replacement psychiatric hospital will begin this spring. The $34.7 million facility, recently approved by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), will replace the 50-year-old Marshall I. Pickens (MIP) Hospital. The new hospital, which was widely endorsed by Upstate behavioral health providers, will be named Grove...
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