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Prisma Health announces Mark S. O’Halla as president and chief executive officer

The Prisma Health board of directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mark S. O’Halla as the health company’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO). O’Halla, along with the members of the executive leadership team, will be responsible for advancing the health company’s goal to create a better state of health in South Carolina...
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Greer Memorial awarded advanced certification

GREER, SC – Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital  announced Wednesday that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Greer Memorial received the designation after undergoing a rigorous onsite review. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related...
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Patient navigator to help teens, young adults manage cancer diagnosis

GREENVILLE, S.C. – A cancer diagnosis is a life-altering development for any patient. But for adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients, the effects are often magnified as these patients juggle school, careers and families on top of cancer. A dedicated patient navigator is now able to help AYA patients at Prisma Health manage these challenges,...
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New family medicine residency program to expand primary care in Oconee

SENECA, S.C. – Prisma Health–Upstate today broke ground on a new building that will house one of the organization’s newest residency programs, equipping the next generation of physicians to address rural health care needs. Family Medicine Residency–Oconee will train physicians to meet the primary care needs of patients in rural communities with a population health...
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Prisma Health–Upstate launches transparency initiative

GREENVILLE, S.C. – A newly launched initiative at Prisma Health–Upstate is making the online search for a provider more transparent by incorporating real patient ratings and reviews into providers’ digital profiles. The feedback appears as both a rating between one and five stars and as a written review, and is displayed alongside the provider’s credentials...
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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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Greenville Health Authority announces 2019 Healthy Greenville grant recipients

GREENVILLE, SC – Following a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Board of Trustees awarded an additional 22 grants through its Healthy Greenville program, bringing the total amount of grants to nearly $19.4 million since the program began two years ago. Just-awarded grants range from an innovative opioid-overdose counseling program to initiatives...
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11th annual Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K to take place May 3

GREENVILLE, S.C. — More than 5,000 runners and walkers are expected to take part in the annual Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K on the first Friday in May, marking the eleventh year of the region’s largest 5K. This year’s race begins in Gateway Park in Travelers Rest at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, May 3 and...
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Prisma Health Statement on Laurens County Hospital Incident

Prisma Health Statement on Laurens County Hospital Incident Prisma Health leaders credited law enforcement and team members at Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital for helping quickly resolve an active-shooter incident that occurred just before 2 a.m., Thursday, April 11, at the hospital.   Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Police were made aware of an armed visitor...
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Center for Cancer Prevention and Wellness aims to identify, prevent cancer at earliest molecular development

GREENVILLE, S.C. – As someone familiar with the devastation of a loved one’s cancer diagnosis, Steve Johnson has long been an advocate for knowing his own risks for developing the disease. So when a genetic test revealed he carried a BRCA1 gene mutation, a high indicator for breast cancer, he suggested his three daughters get...
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