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

GREENVILLE, SC – Bolstered by an $8.2 million grant from the National Health Institutes, Prisma Health Cancer Institute will expand its groundbreaking cancer research into the Midlands. The additional clinical trials in the Midlands will launch this fall and initially target lymphomas, leukemia and solid tumors. “South Carolina is facing a health crisis, and for...
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Medical students, first responders to participate in annual EMT training drill

GREENVILLE, SC – The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and Prisma Health–Upstate will host their annual emergency medical technician (EMT) training drill on Friday, August 23, equipping current and future first responders to address emergencies quickly, safely and effectively. The event, now in its eighth year, uses realistic simulations of life-threatening events...
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Prisma Health achieves national recognition in U.S. News and World Report

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital has been ranked one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation for gynecology, according to the U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Rankings released on Tuesday, July 30. Prisma Health also was ranked as high-performing in several other specialties and procedures, including cardiology and orthopedics....
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Facility dog program welcomes new hero to adult palliative care team

Greenville, SC – A fictional champion is coming to life as a hero in a different form as the Prisma Health facility dog program welcomes new member Beowulf to its growing ranks. Beowulf, a golden doodle named after the hero of the eponymous Old English epic poem, will join the Canine F.E.T.C.H. (Friends Encouraging Therapeutic...
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Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship Selects Fifth Class

Washington, DC, July 11, 2019 –– Twenty one senior health care leaders were chosen to join the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship’s fifth class and the program’s network of health care entrepreneurs and innovators from across the United States. These leaders will embark on a two-year Fellowship that will strengthen their leadership and challenge them...
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Baptist Easley Hospital reveals renovated women’s center

Easley, SC – Prisma Health Baptist Easley Hospital today revealed their renovated women’s center, featuring remodeled birthing suites that provide additional birthing options for expectant mothers in the growing Easley community. The Garnet and Polly Barnes Women’s Center includes 13 birthing suites remodeled with state-of-the-art equipment and aesthetic improvements. Eight of the suites are designed...
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Prisma Health and Clemson University announce Innovation Maturation Fund partnership

Greenville, SC – Two leading South Carolina organizations have launched a new investment fund designed to boost health care innovation in the state. The Clemson University Division of Research and the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health recently signed agreements to fund up to $200,000 per year in grants through the new Innovation Maturation...
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UofSC names new dean for School of Medicine Greenville

A distinguished academic health leader, recognized for her focus on medical research and education for personalized medicine, has been named the new dean of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Dr. Marjorie Jenkins has been hired to lead the four-year medical school. She will look to continue the school’s growth since it...
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Prisma Health senior day center uses miniature pony for hands-on therapy

GREENVILLE, S.C.  – When it comes to pet therapy, Prisma Health SeniorCare is now working with a horse of a different color. Specifically, Cinnamon – a cinnamon-colored miniature pony specially trained in equine-assisted therapy. Cinnamon will make her debut visit to Prisma Health SeniorCare on Tuesday, June 18, where she’ll visit with more than 30...
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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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