Category Archives: Health

Joe Rice Serving as 2018 Lowcountry Heart Walk Chair

Dear Charleston community, One out of every 100 children are born with a congenital heart defect. Fortunately, incredible advances are being made to combat this and other heart-related illnesses in order to help our families live healthier, more fulfilling lives, thanks to the groundbreaking research funded by the American Heart Association. These children and their…
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Trident Medical Center Expands Stroke Services

[caption id="attachment_32328" align="alignleft" width="200"] Preston Wendell, MD, Dir., Trident Emergency Services[/caption] Trident Health on Pace to Care for More than 1,000 Stroke Patients This Year North Charleston, SC (May 14, 2018) - Patients needing stroke care in the North Charleston region now have quicker access to a wider variety of stroke procedures thanks to an…
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East Cooper Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scorecard

Mount Pleasant, SC – April 24, 2018 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. East Cooper Medical Center was one of 750 awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety…
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