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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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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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GHS MedEx Academy graduate awarded first Zimmerman Scholarship

GREENVILLE, SC – A second-career nursing student, prompted to go into field because of how nurses cared for her dying grandmother, is the recipient of the debut Robyn Zimmerman Scholarship.
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Podcast: Colonoscopies can save lives

[toggle_box] [toggle_item title=”Transcript” active=”true”] Melanie Cole (Host): Colorectal cancer is one of the five most common cancers in the US, yet it is often highly treatable if it’s found and treated early, but because many people are not getting tested the way they should, only about 4 out of every 10 cases are diagnosed at...
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GHS employee achieves dream of U.S. citizenship

Tania Galvan, an admissions counselor at GHS Cancer Institute’s Eastside location, reached a milestone in November of 2017. After 19 years of attempting to achieve U.S. citizenship, she finally became a citizen on November 9, 2017.
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Clement’s Kindness and Cancer Survivors Park celebrate naming of garden in honor of William F. Schmidt III, MD

A dedication event was held Thursday at the Cancer Survivors Park (CSP) to celebrate the naming of the Clement’s Kindness Children’s Garden in honor of William F. Schmidt III, MD. Clement’s Kindness Fund for the Children donated...
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Fall is perfect time to talk balance

At GHS Senior Care, our mission is to help seniors at risk of nursing home placement remain at home with our help. Maintaining good balance is a crucial component of this effort and not something that many seniors give enough thought. “Balance is something we all definitely take for granted,” agrees Joshua Chiu, PT, DPT,...
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Diabetes camps: Let the fun begin!

I love this time of year. There are trips to the pool with the kids. We spend nights cheering on our Greenville Drive while eating hot dogs and watching my son catch a foul ball before getting it signed. Summer is the best. Most of all, it is a time kids get to go to...
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What to know about research linking GERD medications and kidney disease

Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, were first introduced in the late 1980s revolutionizing the management of peptic ulcer disease.  They remain one of the most commonly prescribed medications today and are also available for over-the-counter purchase without a prescription for people with reflux. The recent observational study published in JAMA Internal Medicine this week revealed...
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