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Sixth Annual Amazing Health Expo at Trident Tech
Sixth Annual Amazing Health Expo at Trident TechRoper St. Francis Healthcare brings back community health fair
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Mar. 6, 2013) – Roper St. Francis Healthcare is pleased to host the Amazing Health Expo for the sixth year. The Expo brings physicians and medical experts together to present information on various relevant health issues that affect our community.
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Mar. 14, at Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave., Building 920, in North Charleston. More than 20 RSFH physicians and medical experts will discuss and answer questions on nine important topics including heart, gastrointestinal, vaccination, diabetes and bone and pelvic health information.
Attendees will also be able …
Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in the Nation’s Top 100 Lowcountry hospital recognized as one of the highest performing hospitals in America
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2013)– Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital is the only Lowcountry facility to be named to the Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals list. This is the second consecutive year Bon Secours St. Francis, one of three Roper St. Francis Healthcare hospitals, has earned the distinction.
The annual list is compiled based on study results that analyze hospitals based on overall organizational performance. Hospitals are evaluated in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications; patient safety; average patient stay; expenses; …
J. Chris Hawk III, MD Honored by Roper St. Francis Foundation
J. Chris Hawk III, MD Honored by Roper St. Francis FoundationPhysician Champion Award honors distinguished and devoted doctorCHARLESTON, S.C. (February 4, 2013) – Credited for his exceptional leadership in furthering philanthropy as a means to support advanced patient care, J. Chris Hawk III, MD, recently accepted the annual Roper St. Francis (RSF) Foundation Physician Champion Award. Dr. Hawk, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare physician who practices surgical oncology and general surgery with Charleston Surgical Associates, received the award during the Roper Xavier Society Donor Appreciation Gala held Feb. 2 at the Charleston Place Hotel. Sponsored by Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc., the award is presented each year to a physician who exhibits exemplary service to the …
Roper St. Francis Supports S.C. Birth Outcomes InitiativeSystem continues its Baby Friendly journey with support for national initiative
CHARLESTON, S.C.(Dec. 20, 2012) – Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH) is pleased to be ahead of the curve and a participant in the Birth Outcomes Initiative sponsored by the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). The Birth Outcomes Initiative, a statewide and national effort, which focuses mainly on ending elective inductions for non-medically indicated baby deliveries prior to 39 weeks.
Effective Jan. 1, 2013 and supported by Gov. Nikki Haley, SCDHHS and BlueCross BlueShield of S.C. will no longer cover elective deliveries prior to 39 weeks. The initiative launched in July 2011 with …
Helping Prostate Cancer Patients Navigate from Diagnosis to Recovery
Helping Prostate Cancer Patients Navigate from Diagnosis to Recovery4th Burger Prostate Challenge Golf Tournament Funds Navigatorfor Roper St. Francis
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Aug. 13, 2012)–Roper St. Francis Healthcare announced today that a new service will be available to patients being treated for prostate cancer thanks to proceeds from the annual Ken Burger Prostate Challenge. Roper St. Francis Cancer Care has acquired a nurse navigator who will assist patients and their families beginning this fall. The annual Ken Burger Prostate Challenge will provide ongoing funding for the position.
“The players and sponsors registering for our Sept. 20 tournament will know exactly what their contributions are supporting – a nurse navigator that will …