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DHEC, Community Partners Unite to Fight Increase of Arthritis

DHEC, Community Partners Unite to Fight Increase of Arthritis

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the nation, and the number of people with arthritis is growing. Due to the national increase in the…

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Friday, February 28 is Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital.  The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases…

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Bagshaw, Local Veterinarian, Gets Published by Elsevier

Dr. Clarence Bagshaw of the Edgefield Veterinary Clinic grew up on the beaches of Connecticut and Rhode Island, spear fishing, scuba diving, and catching turtles, outside exploring the animal world…

Red Cross Calls for Blood Donations After Severe Winter Weather

Red Cross Calls for Blood Donations After Severe Winter Weather

Urgent need for blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative AIKEN, S.C. – As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible…

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

This Program Involves Care of High Utilizers & Uninsured South Carolina’s Proviso 33.34 (A(1),C,D) Healthy Outcomes Plan (HOP)  supports participating hospitals proposing service delivery models to coordinate care for chronically…

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital announced the forming of The Ridge Healthcare Foundation to raise money “to help with additions to the hospital,” as the CEO expressed in his remarks on…

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today that free nicotine replacement therapy is available to smokers who do not have health insurance through the…

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths — in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 715,000 Americans…

Health Related Home Care: Designated Cardiovascular Pioneer

Health Related Home Care:  Designated Cardiovascular Pioneer

Health Related Home Care was recently named a “Cardiovascular Pioneer” by the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign, which is an initiative of the federal Centers for Medicare &…

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation and the 26th annual Mid-Winter Ball Title Sponsor Greenwood Capital Associates and Countybank are pleased to announce this year’s ball will be co-chaired by Jane Dean…

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