These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams follow the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.
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Without these programs, many residents would go without proper health and dental care, as well as additional programs that target specific health problems in our area.
According to the American Heart Association, about 5.7 million adults in the United States suffer from heart failure, with the number expected to rise to eight million by 2030. Statistics show that each year about 870,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 50 percent of those diagnosed will die within five years. However, many heart failure patients can lead a full, enjoyable life when their condition is managed with proper medications or devices and with healthy lifestyle changes.
The world’s top-performing companies help lead the global economy by engaging their workforces. The Gallup Great Workplace Award proves employee engagement delivers positive outcomes, and was created to recognize excellence and the ability to create and maintain an engaged workplace culture.
“Maintaining the health and well being in this community is of great importance to us,” said Selynto Anderson, Community Prevention & Wellness Services Manager at Self Regional Healthcare.
As volunteer leaders, they join 13 existing trustees who give of their time, share their talents and help the Foundation generate philanthropic support to improve healthcare in Greenwood and the Lakelands region.
As the theme suggests, there will be performers creating a spectacle that is sure to add an element of mysticism and awe to the evening. The Foundation welcomes Capsugel to the event as the presenting sponsor of the Cirque Performers.
“These organizations are vital to the health of many people in our community and we are privileged to be able to provide grants to them,” said Selynto Anderson, Community Prevention & Wellness Services Manager at Self Regional Healthcare.
“The proceeds from the Women’s Health Classic will help our hospital continue to provide exceptional care to women in our community,” said Courtney Furman, chairman of the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Board of Trustees.
Jim Pfeiffer, president and CEO of Self Regional Healthcare, said “while much has changed on this campus, one thing that has remained constant over the last 65 years is this institution’s commitment to the healthcare needs of Greenwood and the Lakelands region. Today we pay tribute to Mr. James C. Self Jr.; whose generosity built Self Memorial Hospital after a tornado severely damaged the original hospital structure. Philanthropy built this hospital and philanthropy has never been more important to ensuring our future.”