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Upstate cystic fibrosis partnership recognized by national group

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its South Carolina state chapter honored Prisma Health Children’s Hospital and its pediatric cystic fibrosis program for their outstanding partnership in promoting cystic fibrosis (CF) awareness, fundraising and general advocacy for the patients and families they serve. Only 14 of the 200-plus national CF accredited programs received...
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Prisma Health–Upstate announces visitor restrictions due to flu

Due to a significant increase in flu activity, individuals 18 years of age or younger are asked not to visit with patients in any Prisma Health–Upstate facility. In addition, visitors of any age showing signs and symptoms of flu-like illness should also refrain from visiting patients. There have been reports of positive flu tests without...
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“A Hug from Heaven” for children grieving loss of infant siblings

GREENVILLE, S.C. – A physical therapy assistant at Greenville Memorial Hospital is on a mission to bring comfort to children grieving the tragic loss of their infant siblings after watching her own young son grieve the loss of his stillborn brother one year ago. When Codie Sheppard experienced the stillbirth of son Elias Lewis on...
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Great Clips salons raise over $50,000 for GHS Children’s Hospital

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Representatives from Great Clips franchises in our area recently presented Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS) leadership a check for $50,000 that represents funds raised during their annual Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) fundraiser. The Great Clips fundraiser was part of their Great Deeds program and focus on giving, doing and caring...
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Farm To Belly program changing pediatric eating patterns in Greenville County – one preschooler at a time

GREENVILLE, S.C. — An innovative program to curb childhood obesity is changing eating patterns in Greenville County one preschooler at a time, with hopes of expanding the program throughout the state. The program, called Farm To Belly, on Tuesday was awarded the 2018 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award. The program, a collaboration of Children’s...
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Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation celebrates major gift to support breast health

SENECA — Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation, Greenville Health System and Dabo’s All In Team Foundation gathered today (Monday, Oct. 15) to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a $100,000 gift to benefit the Breast Care Center on the GHS Oconee Campus. The gift was the result of proceeds from Dabo’s Ladies Clinic in July. “This...
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Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health to become Prisma Health in early 2019

COLUMBIA and GREENVILLE, SC – (Sept. 25) – Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health will unite under a new brand, Prisma Health, in early 2019. Since November 2017, GHS and Palmetto Health have been operating as the Upstate and Midlands affiliates of SC Health Company, a not-for-profit, locally governed parent company. SC Health Company...
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Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health to unite under a new brand identity early 2019

COLUMBIA and GREENVILLE, SC – (Sept. 20) Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health will come together under a single brand, sharing a new name and logo, in early 2019. As part of the new identity, the GHS, Palmetto Health and Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group brands, including their names and logos, will be retired. GHS...
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Children’s Hospital Radiothon raises more than $240,000 in eleventh year

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The eleventh annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon, presented by Entercom Upstate, has raised $240,266 for Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS), helping sustain the many programs and services that support children and families during a hospital stay. The majority of fundraising occurred during a live two-day radio broadcast on seven Entercom Upstate...
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School of Medicine holds annual disaster preparedness drill

The University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville conducted its seventh annual disaster preparedness drill on Friday, August 24, in partnership with Greenville Health System (GHS), local law enforcement, fire departments and emergency medical services. This year’s event featured new challenges for the participants as well as new partners, including Greenville and Oconee...
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