John B. Thompson

Self Regional Welcomes Three and Elects Leadership To Board of Trustees

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.

Gladys Roundtree, the first patient to receive stereotactic radiation therapy at the Self Regional Healthcare Cancer Center, and her radiation oncologist, Dr. Clint Wood.

Cancer Center Adds New Highly Precise Stereotactic Radiation Option

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.

Great Workplace Award for Fifth Year

Self Regional Gallup Great Workplace Award Winner for Fifth Straight Year

For the 5th year in a row, Self Regional Healthcare has been rated one of the world’s top workplaces by the Gallup Organization. It is one of only two organizations in the world to hold that distinction.

Your Community, Your Self Benefits Report

Self Regional Healthcare releases “Your Community, Your Self,” a Community Benefit Report and request for input from the community. Read the articles or download the full report.

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MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Welcomes Self Regional Cancer Center to Clinical Trials Network

Self Regional Healthcare has announced a partnership with The Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Now, cancer patients in the Lakelands region will have access to new and innovative cancer treatments through the Hollings Clinical Trials Network.

Martha Huddelson, registered therapist with a BA in respiratory care, certified asthma educator, and South Carolina Asthma Alliance chairman

Asthma in Schoolchildren

Each year as children return to the classroom there is a sizeable flare of asthma that sends some seeking medical attention.

Clayton Langley, a volunteer at Self Regional for over 22 years, and great-grandson Wil Langley, now in the Junior Volunteer program.

Volunteer Service Runs in the Family

Clayton Langley, a volunteer at Self Regional since 1989, has served the needs of patients and caregivers for over 22 years. Now her great-grandson Wil Langley is serving in the Junior Volunteer program.

Charlotte Blackwell Nursing Scholarship presentation, from left: Jim Pfeiffer, Self Regional President & CEO; scholarship winner Debra Tiller of Abbeville; John Paguntalan, Nurse Clinical Specialist and Nurse Practitioner who serves on the scholarship committee; scholarship winner Tracy Gonce of Ninety Six; and Connie Conner, Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer at Self Regional.

Nursing Scholarships Awarded at Annual Luncheon

2011 recipients of the Mary Ella Ruff Nursing Scholarship and Charlotte Blackwell Nursing Scholarship are honored by scholarship committee and hospital leadership at awards luncheon.

The grounds department growing plants from seed for use in Self Regional beautification and landscaping.

Flowers in full bloom at Self Regional

The Grounds Maintenance department has initiated a program to grow their own landscaping plants instead of using outside companies. The plants are grown from start to finish in an indoor greenhouse monitored daily.

From left are Brenda Jones and Amy Surrett. The two are among 100 RNs across the state selected to receive the honor this year.

Two Self Regional RNs earn Palmetto Gold Award

Two registered nurses at Self Regional Healthcare have earned the 2011 Palmetto Gold Award for excellence in nursing and commitment to the profession.