Members of the Charlotte Blackwell Memorial Nursing Scholarship committee present a certificate to 2013 scholarship recipient, April Payton. Pictured from left are John Paguntalan, Jackie Thornton, Ms. Payton and Kaye Brock. Not present is scholarship recipient Brandon Scott.

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Awards Annual Nursing Scholarships

The Self Regional Healthcare Foundation hosted its annual nursing scholarship luncheon in late June and awarded seven local students scholarships for a combined amount of $7,000.

Lorraine Angelino of Greenwood is installed as the new Rotary District Governor during a special event held at Piedmont Technical College in June. Here, she receives a pin from Kim Gramling, the immediate past District Governor, who is from Seneca.

Greenwood Professional Appointed Rotary District Governor

Lorraine Angelino of Greenwood has assumed the volunteer post of Rotary International district governor for 2013-2014 as of July 1. Angelino works in Information Systems and Technology at Self Regional Healthcare.

Self Regional a Certified Primary Stroke Center

Self Regional Healthcare Recognized For Stroke Care With Special Certification

Self Regional Healthcare announced today that it has been certified as a Primary Stroke Center by DNV, a leading accrediting organization of U.S. hospitals. Self Regional Medical Center is now home to the only accredited Stroke Center in the Lakelands region.

New floor stripes indicate Mom + Baby Secure Access areas. If you see this marking on the floor, look for the button and check in before visiting one of our patients.

Self Regional Announces Mom + Baby Secure Access System

Self Regional Healthcare is adding a new patient safety system June 18 to provide additional protection for women, babies and pediatric patients at Self Regional Medical Center.

Self Regional Nurse manager Louise Cox thanks Sewing Guild members Linda Goldstein, Sue McFarland and Evie Galloway, with surgical nurse Derquis Mitchell.

Greenwood Sewing Group Creates Special Donation to Surgical Patients

The American Sewing Guild of Greenwood recently donated about 125 handmade items to Self Regional Medical Center to be used by mastectomy patients.

Palmetto Gold winner Ivy Middleton is presented a special recognition certificate from Self Regional Healthcare President Jim Pfeiffer.

Three Nurses Recognized As State’s Best With Palmetto Gold Awards

Three of Self Regional Healthcare’s registered nurses have been recognized as the best in the state with the Palmetto Gold Award for excellence in nursing, and another of Self Regional’s nurses was awarded the organization’s annual scholarship.

The Self Regional Health Express, a 42-foot mobile vehicle, will be utilized by Self Regional to offer wellness and prevention services such as clinical exams, screenings, referral and health education to serve the seven county region of Upstate South Carolina.

Self Regional Healthcare Unveils Community Health Outreach Initiative

The new mobile unit is part of a community health outreach initiative designed to improve the health and well being of residents of the seven-county region of Upstate South Carolina. The Self Regional Health Express, a 42-foot mobile vehicle, will be utilized by Self Regional to offer wellness and prevention services such as clinical exams, screenings, referral and health education.

Free Community Cancer Discussion, led by Matthew Bachinski, M.D.; John Konsek, M.D.; Joanna Sadurski, M.D.; and Clint Wood, M.D.

Community Invited To Free Cancer Seminar April 23

Self Regional Healthcare is inviting the community to a special community presentation led by four local physicians to discuss three of the most common types of cancer—breast cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer.

Big News at Self! Renovations and improvements begin April 15

Big News at Self – Major Facility Renovations begin April 15

Self Regional is making significant improvements in our facilities over the next two years. To make way for these renovations, a number of services and entrances must be relocated to allow for construction to take place.

Neonatologist Terry Marshall, M.D., reads a story to his former patient, Jo'Noah, while his mother, Theresa Peterson, holds him. Jo'Noah was born at 23 weeks at Self Regional Medical Center and weighed just 1 lb. 6 ounces at birth. The little boy, who lives in Greenwood, is a natural jokester, according to his mom, and is growing and developing at a rapid pace.

NICU Baby Reunion Planned for April 27

All babies (and their parents) who were patients in Self Regional’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are invited to attend the 2013 NICU Reunion on Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m. at the Veranda inside the main entrance of Self Regional Medical Center.