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Feb 14, 2024

Why South Carolina’s health care industry faces a ‘watershed moment’

The U.S. health care system’s approach to healing and wellness is part of the …

Feb 14, 2024

Executive appointed to oversee Novant’s $2.4B investment in Mount Pleasant, 2 others

Jason Bernd appointed executive vice president over recent acquisitions in …

Feb 2, 2024

$2.4B deal buys 3 South Carolina hospitals, including Mount Pleasant facility

Three health care centers previously owned by a Dallas firm are being purchased by a Winston-Salem company …

Parker’s Kitchen, a national convenience store and food service company, recently celebrated a ribbon cutting for the new Gregory M. Parker Emergency Department at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston. (Photo/Parker's Kitchen)
Feb 2, 2024

Roper St. Francis marks largest gift ever with new Charleston projects

Officials celebrated the opening of a new emergency department at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston as a result of the gift.

Jan 17, 2024

FoodShare Berkeley County Increases Online Access to Reduce Food Insecurity

Berkeley County, SC- FoodShare Berkeley County received approval from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP online for purchases of fruits and vegetables sold through its Fresh Food Box program. Launched in 2023, FoodShare Berkeley County (powered by Trident United Way) is a member of a state-wide network of FoodSha[...]

Jan 12, 2024

SHL Medical further strengthens vertical capabilities with the acquisition of US manufacturer Superior Tooling Inc.

Continuing its ambitious growth journey, SHL Medical has acquired Superior Tooling Inc., a Wake Forest, North Carolina-based manufacturing company specializing in plastic injection molds. The integration of Superior Tooling will strengthen the SHL’s inhouse manufacturing capabilities, particularly for its upcoming US manufactu[...]

Jan 10, 2024

Genesis Healthcare Celebrates Progress on Its State-of-the-Art Health Center in Walterboro

Excitement is building as construction progresses on Genesis Healthcare’s state-of-the-art health center in Walterboro. With the exterior walls now complete, the facility is set to receive its roof and distinctive brickwork in the coming weeks, bringing the vision of accessible healthcare closer to reality for the communit[...]

Jan 5, 2024

Charleston ENT & Allergy Welcomes Allergist Dr. Ari Zelig

Dr. Ari Zelig comes to Charleston from his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. He looks forward to establishing long-term relationships with patients in the Lowcountry and improving their quality of life. He is board-certified in allergy and immunology as well as general pediatrics and treats patients of all ages with allergic and i[...]

Dec 27, 2023

South Carolina Agriculture Department to take over some food safety responsibilities

Long the purview of DHEC, the responsibility for some of South Carolina’s food safety programs will shift from the health department to the state Department of Agriculture at the start of the new fiscal year …

Dec 20, 2023

Prominent Well-being Leaders Launch Concept to Encourage Human Connection, Build Joy

According to a new Meta-Gallup survey, one out of every four adults has reported feeling very or fairly lonely. With 25 years of combined experience in executive leadership, coaching and development, Charleston trailblazers Gillian Zettler and Chandler Frisbie are on a mission to inject a sense of belonging and connection into t[...]

Dec 20, 2023

New health care operators could move in as South Carolina lifts Certificate of Need regulations

The state’s removal of a decades-old process for gaining approval for new medical facilities could make health care providers more nimble in serving patient needs, but also could bring in out-of-state competition, health care officials say …

Dec 13, 2023

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Receives Prestigious HRSA Health Center Quality Leader Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Genesis Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare services in South Carolina, proudly announces its receipt of the Gold Level Health Center Quality Leader Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for 2023. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Genesis Healthcare has been recognized for its unwa[...]