Category Archives: Health

South Carolina adds additional newborn screening to save lives

(Columbia, SC, July 1, 2015)--On April 1, 2015, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control added Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) to the panel of newborn screening, which all infants born in the state receive soon after delivery. SCID is a term that describes a group of rare inherited disorders characterized by defects in two…
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MEDcare Urgent Care earns high marks with the UCAOA

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 29, 2015  -- MEDcare Urgent Care, a physician-directed and privately-owned healthcare provider in South Carolina, has achieved the UCAOA (Urgent Care Association of America) Accreditation designation. MEDcare Urgent Care is now recognized as an Accredited Urgent Care Center and a Certified Urgent Care Center, after successfully completing the requirements for UCAOA accreditation.…
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International Biomedical Devices, Inc. Appoints Mark Packer, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Internationally Recognized Leader in Cataract and Refractive Lens Surgery Brings Expertise to Early-Stage Medical Device Company Mount Pleasant, SC- June 16, 2015- International Biomedical Devices, Inc. (IBMD), an early-stage medical device company focused on the emerging, non-laser based, precision capsulotomy category for cataract surgery, today announced the appointment of Mark Packer, MD as the company’s…
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Roper St. Francis Physicians Endowment Grant received

Charleston, SC: February 2, 2015 – The CARES Clinic, a non-profit, student run, free medical clinic, today announced that they are the recipient of a $17,004.30 grant from the Roper Saint Francis Physicians Endowment. The purpose of the grant is to purchase an i-STAT system, a handheld blood analyzer for bedside & patient point of…
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