Self Regional Healthcare’s Cancer Center has achieved QOPI® Certification by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (http://www.asco.org). Self Regional is the first health system in the Lakelands to achieve QOPI certification, and one of just three certified practices in the state of South Carolina.
Self Medical Center • Laurens, the Lakelands’ first patient-centered designed healthcare facility, officially opens January 28. The 28,000-square-foot medical center is located at 22580 Highway 76 East in Laurens and is the new home for physician practices Family Healthcare • Clinton and Internal Medicine • Laurens.
Three future respiratory therapists have each been awarded scholarships from the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation to help fund their studies at Piedmont Technical College.
Self Regional Healthcare has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Self Regional’s higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
Self Regional Healthcare Foundation and Mid-Winter Ball title sponsor Greenwood Capital Associates and Countybank are pleased to announce Lori and Stephen Davis as the first couple ever to co-chair the ball. Mr. Davis is a current member of the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and Mrs. Davis has assisted as a volunteer during previous mid-winter ball events.
Self Regional Healthcare is five-star rated for spine surgery, carotid surgery, treatment of respiratory failure and treatment of heart attack according to a new report from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.
For the second consecutive year, Self Regional Healthcare has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. Self Regional is the only healthcare provider in South Carolina to make the annual list.
The EATON Charitable Gift Fund of EATON Corporation has generously donated $10,000 to Self Regional Healthcare Foundation’s “Forever Self” Campaign.
Self Regional Healthcare welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees during the September meeting and elected officers. S.C. Governor Nikki Haley appointed cardiologist Dr. Walter Ennis James III, manufacturing executive John B. Thompson, and educational leader Gerald Witt to six-year board terms.
The Cancer Center took another step forward this spring with the introduction of a new option in radiation oncology treatments: Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), which delivers highly precise and concentrated radiation to a small area in the body.