The DAISY Foundation was established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The care he and his family received from his nurses inspired this unique award, honoring nurses who make a profound difference in the lives of patients and their families.
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The LINX device is a ring comprised of interlinked titanium beads with magnetic cores. During the procedure it is fitted around the lower esophageal sphincter to control the flow of reflux associated with GERD. The device prevents acidic stomach content from moving up into the esophagus, yet still allows for regular bodily function and food consumption.
The Apollo™ system is an innovative new surgical tool that allows for minimally invasive removal of deeply seated tissue and fluids in the brain during one simple operation. With combined use of an endoscope and image guidance, the Apollo System allows decompression and removal of otherwise inoperable blood clots rooted in the brain.
Schools, churches and community centers are among the groups that have been chosen to receive an automatic external defibrillator (AED) from the Self Regional Healthcare Heart and Vascular Center’s grant program.
The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare (SRH) and Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) announced today that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent that will set the stage for a greatly increased role for Self Regional in delivering healthcare services to Edgefield County.
As volunteer leaders, they join __ existing trustees who give of their time, their talents and assist the Foundation institute philanthropic support to advance healthcare in the Lakelands region.
“Because we could not verify with certainty that the glasses we received were safe to use, we felt that, out of an abundance of caution, we should recall them, and advise that they not be used.”
“Participation in the Corporate Honor Roll signifies a pledge of commitment to the community and the desire to assure all the employees of companies in our region and area residents have access to excellent healthcare, right here at home,” said Ken Coffey, Executive Director, Self Regional Healthcare Foundation.
This innovative program offers paid training for four weeks and guaranteed employment at Self Regional as a Patient Care Technician, upon completion.
The Mary Ella Ruff Nursing scholarship was established in honor of one of Self Regional Healthcare’s most dedicated and influential nurses, Mary Ella Ruff, who retired in 1978 after 35 years of service.